Programme Coordinator / Senior Lecturer
Mr Nicholas Orphanides is a senior lecturer at Intercollege the College, holding the position of the Programme Coordinator of the “Diploma in Culinary Arts in Greek”, “Diploma in Culinary Arts in English”, and “BA Culinary Arts Management in Greek”. He has extensive experience in coordinating and teaching in higher education programmes and possesses comprehensive expertise in presentations, lectures and teaching both in academia and the hospitality industry. He is a certified trainer for vocational training with the Human Resource Development Authority (HRDA), and has served as a Secretary (BoD member) of the Cyprus Chefs Association for seven consecutive years. He is very well-connected with professionals and partners in the hospitality industry in Cyprus and abroad. He frequently attends educational and training courses in Food and Beverage. He participates as an expert in a number of European programmes. His research and studies support the operational skills of employees in the hospitality industry. Mr Orphanides has served on steering committees in a number of projects while working on the development of Digital Educational Programmes for the Cyprus Ministry of Education, Sport and Youth.
Mr Orphanides obtained his “Diploma in Hotel Management” at the “Institut Hôtelier Cesar Ritz” in Switzerland, and then graduated from De Montfort University in England with the “BA in Hotel Business Management”. He holds an MBA with a specialization in Management from the University of Nicosia.