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Board of Directors

Andreas Andreades, Executive Chairman

Cypriot, born in 1965

Andreas Andreades - Executive ChairmanMr. Andreas Andreades joined Temenos in 1999, initially in the position of Chief Financial Officer, before assuming the responsibilities of the Deputy Chief Executive Officer in 2001 and then the Chief Executive’s role from July 2003 until July 2011, when he was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Since he joined Temenos, the company has grown from less than 150 employees to more than 3,500 and to more than 1,600 clients and approaching USD 500 million in annual revenues, establishing it as the global leader in banking software.

Mr. Andreades started his career with KPMG in London in 1988 and then with Pepsico between 1994 and 1999. Mr. Andreades holds a Masters engineering degree from the University of Cambridge and is a UK chartered accountant.

Sergio Giacoletto-Roggio, Vice-Chairman, Non-Executive & Independent Director

Swiss, born in 1949

Sergio Giacoletto-Roggio, Non-Executive & Independent DirectorSergio Giacoletto-Roggio serves as Vice-Chairman and as an Independent Director. His current portfolio of positions includes Chairman of Oberthur Technologies Holding, Senior Independent Director at Colt Technologies SA and Operating Partner with Advent International. In December 2008, Mr. Giacoletto-Roggio retired from Oracle Corporation where he had been a Company Officer and Executive Vice President for Europe, Middle East and Africa since 2000.

Prior to joining Oracle in 1997, Mr. Giacoletto-Roggio was President, Value Added Services for Europe at AT&T. Earlier in his career, Mr Giacoletto-Roggio spent 20 years with Digital Equipment Corporation in various senior management and executive roles in services, sales, marketing and information management.

Mr. Giacoletto-Roggio holds a Master Degree in Computer Science from the University of Turin, Italy.

George Koukis, Non-Executive Director

Greek & Australian, born in 1946

George Koukis - Non-executive directorAs founder of TEMENOS, Mr. George Koukis was Chairman of the Board of Directors until July 2011.

Mr. George Koukis has been active in the software industry for more than 25 years, having begun at Qantas where he was heavily involved with the computerisation of the company’s management accounting department. He then spent six years with Management Science America (MSA) in Australia where he held various management positions, including that of the managing director.

Mr. Koukis holds a degree in commerce from the University of Technology in Sydney, Australia and is a registered CPA. Mr. Koukis is currently Chairman of the Board of Trustees of The Classical Opera, a non-profit organisation based in the United-Kingdom.

Ian Cookson, Non-Executive & Independent Director

Swiss, born in 1947

Ian Cookson, Non-Executive & Independent DirectorIan Cookson has been active in the Financial Services sector for over 30 years and has built one of the most efficient IT operations in Private Banking worldwide. He is currently a member of a number of Boards of Directors in the EFG International Group and provides consulting services to EFG notably in the area of Executive Remuneration.

Chief Operating Officer of EFG International and a member of the Executive Committee until September 2007, he was previously a member of the Executive Committee of EFG Bank (since 2002). Prior to this, Mr. Cookson was the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of EFG Bank (1997-2002), Chief Operating Officer of Banque de Dépôts, Geneva (1991-1997) and the Head of Management Services of CBI-TDB Union Bancaire Privée (1986-1991).

Erik Hansen, Non-executive and Independent Director

Danish - Born 1952

Erik Hansen, Non-executive and independent directorErik Hansen is a recognised software industry veteran with over 30 years of experience as a senior executive at leading software companies.

Mr Hansen is currently Chairman of the Board of Myriad Group AG having previously been CEO and Board Member at Day Software (2008-2011) which was acquired by Adobe in 2010. Prior to this, Mr Hansen held several senior leadership roles at companies including TIBCO Software (2000-2004), TA Triumph Adler (1994-1997) and Apple (1990-1994), both in Europe and in the United States.

Mr. Hansen holds a degree from the business college in Horsens, Denmark.

Thibault de Tersant, Non-Executive & Independent Director

French, born in 1957

Thibault de Tersant, Non-Executive & Independent DirectorThibault de Tersant is a member of the Board of Dassault Systèmes and has been executive vice president and CFO of the company since 1988 and Senior EVP since 2006. During his tenure in Dassault Systèmes, Mr de Tersant, who manages an organization in charge of Finance, Legal, Sales Administration, Pricing, Contracts Negotiations, Internal Control and M and A, has conducted more than 50 successful acquisitions totalling in excess of $ 4 billion. He oversaw Dassault Systèmes’ successful initial public offering on the Paris and Nasdaq stock exchanges in 1996, as well as a secondary offering in 1997.

Mr. de Tersant has more than 25 years of experience in the software industry. Thibault de Tersant is a graduate of the ESSEC Business School and of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris.

Amy Yip, Non-Executive & Independent Director

Chinese (Hong Kong), born in 1951

Potrait image of Amy YipMs. Yip has over 35 years of experience in global financial markets covering different aspects of the industry.  She is currently a Managing Partner of RAYS Capital Partners Limited, an Executive Director of Vitagreen, Hong Kong, an INED of AIG Hong Kong and a non-official member of the Commission on Strategic Development of the Central Policy Unit of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

Ms. Yip began her career at the Morgan Guaranty Trust Company of New York (1978 - 1985), going on to hold progressively senior appointments at Rothschild Asset Management (1988-1991) and Citibank Private Bank (1991-1996). Ms. Yip also served as an Executive Director of Reserves Management at the Hong Kong Monetary Authority from 1996 to 2006, where she was responsible for the investment of the assets of the Exchange Fund of Hong Kong. 

In 2006, Ms. Yip returned to the private sector as the Chief Executive Officer of DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited (2006 to 2010), where she was concurrently Head of the Wealth Management Group at DBS Bank.

Ms. Yip was awarded the Bronze Bauhinia Star in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in July 2000. Ms. Yip holds an M.B.A. from Harvard University and a BA from Brown University.