Serafeim Karaiskos

Serafeim Karaiskos


Serafeim is heading the Executive Search & Selection practice of ICAP in Greece and Cyprus. He has led several Executive Search and Selection projects at C–Level and at various industries (Banking, Insurance, Telecoms, FMCG, Shipping etc.).

He has also participated in projects concerning the design of Performance Management systems, Organizational Restructuring, design and implementation of Assessment and Development Centers and competency-based Employee Assessment and also Business Planning. Before joining ICAP, he has gained extensive experience in Executive Search roles as Head of Accounting & Finance specialty of Randstad and Senior Consultant at Executive Search & Selection practice of PwC.

Serafeim started his professional career as a Military Officer holding the rank of a Captain of the Hellenic Armed Forces. As a battery commander he was Head of Operations and responsible for the training and development of officers and professional soldiers. He was also member of the committee for the selection of professional soldiers.

Serafeim holds an MBA degree from MBA International, with specialization in Management & HR from Athens University of Economic and Business, a BSc in European Economic Studies from Athens University of Economic and Business and a BA in Military, Diplomatic and Law studies from the Hellenic Military Academy (SSE). He is fluent in Greek and English, with basic conversational ability in Spanish. He is a HOGAN, Kenexa and SHL certified assessor.