Mikaela Messiou is a visionary entrepreneur, who has been working in her family businesses, as a Managing Director and CEO, for the past 16 years. Led by her own passion for achieving an optimum state of health and wellness, she co-founded Damaris Health & Wellness Center with a mission to provide a holistic approach to well-being, by nurturing the mind, body and spirit. Bringing together state-of-the-art facilities and dedicated to delivering excellence in every service performed at the center, she created a space that unites the concept of feeling healthy, strong and energetic and looking radiant, all under one roof.
Mikaela graduated with First Class Honors in Business Administration and French from the University of Reading. She continued her studies at the Ecole de Commerce de Strasbourg, and at the University of Oxford, where she gained a Master of Science in Human Resource Management. She founded her first business, in the fashion industry, when she was 25 years old and she continuously comes up with new ideas, if only there was more time to implement them all. In her spare time she loves traveling, learning new things and spending time with family and friends. She feels passionately about her philanthropic work and she has raised funds and awareness for several charities. Mikaela lives in Strovolos with her husband, Andreas, and their twin children.