Neophytos Zavrides is the City Engineer at Pafos Municipality, Cyprus. He worked in Efpalinos Consulting Llc in Cyprus where he was the CEO and the founder.

Neophytos Zavrides received the Diploma in Civil Engineering from NTUA Greece in 1992 and the MSc in Transport Engineering and Operations from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne UK in 1993.

As a consultant engineer for 20 years (1996 – 2015) he has been extensively involved in major and minor transportation projects and participated among others in environmental and traffic impact assessment studies and road safety research projects. He also participated in EU projects for urban regeneration, road safety and transportation.

On December 1st, 2015, he was appointed as the City Engineer for the Municipality of Paphos with responsibilities for all the engineering work of the city.

Pafos Municipality

2015 - current

Responsibilities for all the engineering work of the city. Duties include; the supervision and coordination of the planning and building departments, the issuing of permits, the streets, parks, water supply, street lighting and general maintenance departments as well as the preparation of new projects’ proposals, studies, procurement, construction works supervision and contract management.

Efpalinos Consulting Llc

1996 - 2015

As a consultant engineer for 20 years (1996 – 2015) he has been involved in the study and design of major and minor transportation projects including the design of new & upgrading of existing rural, urban roads and highways and the participation in several environmental, traffic impact assessment studies, etc.


Associate at the University of Cyprus responsible for the 2 majors of Highway Engineering and Transportation Engineering of Civil Engineering Department for the four academic years 2007-11. For both subjects he was responsible for both lecturing and examination.

He also participated in several European Research projects in the field of urban civil engineering, urban regeneration and transportation. including, SARTRE3, MEDA TEN-T, ROSE25, COST Action C8, SUPREME, COST Action C27, SARTRE4.

He is also actively participating in the area of Road Safety representing the Cyprus Technical Chamber at the Road Safety Board of Cyprus between 2002 and 2014. Ηe was a member in the study group for the 1st and the 2nd Cyprus Road Safety Strategic Plan 2002 -06 and 2012 – 20 respectively.

Travelling and Cultural activities are of great interest at free time.

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