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Demetrios (Takis) Neophytou worked as a teacher for a few years, and then continued his studies in Special Education, in Scotland and later in Rehabilitation, in Germany. He is one of the pioneers in the above two fields in his country and during his 36 years’ work, he initiated the import of many innovative programs and ideas that have positively influenced social attitudes and have greatly improved the quality of life and the level of services for persons with disabilities in Cyprus.

From 1983 to 2003 he was the director of the Christos Stelios Ioannou Foundation, an umbrella organization providing services to persons with disabilities.

He is the president of the Cyprus Portage Foundation, member the International Portage Association, member of EASPD, Secretary of Very Special Arts Cyprus and member of the Board of several other organizations in Cyprus.

Since 2007 he is the General Director of the Cyprus Red Cross Society.