Marina Antoniou specializes in capital markets risks and controls with a focus on conduct risk and regulatory remediation projects. She is the Global Head of Global Markets Risk & Control assessment at a leading banking group. Previously, Marina acted as a senior consultant on Global Regulatory Remediation with Accenture. In the past, Marina acted as Head of Audit for Citigroup and received the Global recognition award for her performance in internal audit. Marina also served as the Chair of the London Citigroup 'Charity of The Year Fundraising' Committee. Previously, she worked on due diligence projects during M&A banking transactions.
Marina acted as a mentor for the University of Warwick as well as the Global Thinkers Forum. Marina is a qualified chartered accountant and member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. She completed a Technology Entrepreneurship course at Harvard. She also studied FinTech at the University of Oxford Said Business School, during which she developed a FinTech innovation idea aiming at fundraising for people impacted by natural disasters. Marina studied Investment Management at the London Business School and has an MSc in Economics & Finance from Warwick Business School. She is a Warwick University Ambassador and an Executive Member of the Warwick Finance Professional Network, organizing Finance related speaker series events at The Shard. In the past, Marina was a member of the University of Warwick 'Audit & Risk' Committee. She acted as a visiting presenter at Exec MBA courses covering conduct risk and innovation as well as a guest speaker specializing in subjects such as leadership and FinTechat conferences globally.
Marina is an Executive Board member of the London 'Hellenic Centre' focusing on arts and culture. She is a co-founder of the ‘Hellenic Tech Network’, a non-profit association which was created in 2021 to promote a closer cooperation among professionals in Tech globally. She is a 'Hellenic Bankers Association' ambassador and drove the 'HBA – UK Student Award', for students who wish to pursue a finance career in the UK. She is also the Operating Committee Deputy Chair of the ‘Olive Branch Aid’, a foodbank providing food and daily essentials across London communities and schools.
She is a multiple award-winning photographer and exhibited globally in London, New York, France, Holland and Spain. In 2018, her work was included in the Biennale of 'Fine Art & Photography' in Barcelona. Marina published five photography books and proceeds were donated to children hospices in London.
Marina is very interested in climate risk and currently studying a Wharton Business School course on ESG.She hold solo photo exhibitions on climate risk at the London Hellenic Centre and at the Cyprus High Commission in central London and collaborated with the 'Institute of Natural Resources in Greenland' to support their research through her photography work on whales.