Maria Sofokleous Olympiou is the second Consul General of the Republic of Cyprus in Samara. She officially assumed duties 1st of May 2018.
She had been working at the Department of Fisheries and Marine Research since 2000.
She holds a degree of Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Nicosia and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) at the Open University of Cyprus. She, also studies Fisheries Management at the Institute of Fisheries Management in UK.
She speaks Greek, English and French. She is married to Soteris Olympios and they have two daughters, Anmari and Victoria.