Philippos Katranis has been appointed as the project manager and a member of the Steering Committee for the licensing process for a single Integrated Casino Resort in the Republic of Cyprus. He has been involved throughout the project, from the initial market sounding and policy development, to the preparation and final publication of the Law and Regulations governing Casino Gaming in Cyprus and to the design running and conclusion of the award procedure for selecting the single licensee. He is currently the Head of Public Procurement Directorate at the Treasury of the Republic of Cyprus. Prior to this Mr Katranis was heading the e-Procurement and Framework Agreements Unit and was the project manager responsible for the introduction and implementation of the electronic procurement System in Cyprus. In addition, he introduced the Framework Agreements and electronic catalogues in public procurement in Cyprus. Before joining the Treasury of the Republic of Cyprus, Philippos Katranis for five years worked as an auditor in a multinational accounting firm. Mr Katranis is a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and holds a degree in Public and Business Administration from the University of Cyprus.