The Stelios Philanthropic Foundation is organized under the UK legal form of a company “limited by guarantee” which in effect is owned by its members.
These members are the equivalent of the shareholders while the trustees are the equivalent of directors of the company.
The seven trustees and ten associate members, when combined, are the 17 members that “own” the Foundation.
Ms Orla Murphy is the partner of Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou. They live in Monaco where their daughter Aria Haji-Ioannou was born on the 29th of May , 2018. Ms Murphy was born in Ireland, obtained a Bachelor degree in equine sciences from Limerick University and moved to Monaco in 2008, where she worked as a sales executive for interior design firm Boutsen Design specialising, in yachts and private aviation.
Aria Haji-Ioannou is the daughter of Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou and Ms Orla Murphy.
Tracy is currently the UK Charity Projects Co-ordinator for the Stelios Philanthropic Foundation. Following nearly a decade working in the not-for-profit sector, in many administrative and management roles for a touring theatre company, she joined Sir Stelios and his team at easyGroup in 2000. For the last 15 years she has worked for the Foundation managing all its UK activities. Tracy is delighted to have been awarded the role of Associate Member.
Alan’s professional career has been in the Maritime and Shipping Industry. He is retired CEO of Braemar Shipping Group PLC and currently Non Exec Chairman and Trustee of IFAN Maritime – a UK Charity. Trustee and Council member – MSSC Sea Cadets and a Council member of RNLI. Alan has known Stelios since the mid 70’s when he worked with his late father Loucas Haji-Ioannou, owner of Troodos Shipping.
Ken was born in Cyprus, educated in England, and after working in various overseas posts spent the majority of his career in London as a Director of a merchant bank. He now lives in Monaco where he delivers tax solutions on super yachts. Ken is also the Treasurer and a Board member of the Gustavia Yacht Club.
A practicing Chartered Accountant based in Limassol, Cyprus. Panicos studied economics in the UK and then he joined a City of London firm of Chartered Accountants where he trained and obtained his practicing certificate. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He shares common family roots with Stelios and has known him since Stelios’ childhood years. Panicos’ accounting firm provides its services to Stelios Philanthropic Foundation in Cyprus.
Mary Telemachou was born and raised in London till she moved to Greece. She holds a BA of Arts in Economics from Deree College in Athens and a MA in International Business and Economic Development from the University of Reading. In 1985 she joined Troodos Shipping and worked alongside the legendary ‘King of Tankers’ Loucas Haji-Ioannou in the Sales and Purchase Department and in 1988 she joined Half Note Productions, the leader and pioneer in the field of culture and arts in Greece and in Europe. Mary went on to become the General Manager of the company and spearheaded the international arts department until 1997 when she then became the owner and CEO of the company. With over 34 year’s experience, Mary is one of the foremost persons in her field with experience in event organization and concert promotion, fundraising events, artist management, artist booking agent, tailor-made creative concepts and implementation for international corporate clients. The creative success of the company has been linked to major cultural events featuring high calibre international artists from all genres, such as Elton John, Tina Turner, José Carreras, Sting, Bob Dylan, Diana Ross, Miles Davis, David Bowie, Sarah Brightman, Mario Frangoulis, Nana Mouskouri and many more and to the majority of Greek artists: Mikis Theodorakis, Academy Award winner Manos Hadidakis and others. Clients include: Disney, Athens 2004, Ministry of Culture of Beijing, The Beijing Olympic Games 2008, All State Insurance, Eurobank Private Banking, Procter and Gamble and many more. Fundraising is big part of the company’s activities with events for causes as: Amnesty International “Human Rights Now!, The Acropolis Museum, José Carreras Leukemia Foundation, ’Floga’ for Children with Cancer, ‘I Live for Me’ fighting cancer and chronic diseases, MDA Hellas for people with neuromuscular diseases, The Great School of the Nation (Constantinople), The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans providing scholarships to students who face adversity, International Live Music Conference ‘Nikos Fund’ fundraising (UK). Today, Mary runs Half Note Productions and is the global personal business affairs management of renowned classical cross-over tenor Mario Frangoulis and international agent.