Cyprus Tech and Finance Recruitment Specialist

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Emerald Zebra 

Founded in 2021 by the leading recruitment industry executive Donna Stephenson, Emerald Zebra exists to service the financial and technology jobs market across Cyprus and beyond. Licensed by the Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance (License 406), its inception is in response to the ongoing attraction and facilitation of direct investment in key economic areas in Cyprus, as well as the promotion of Cyprus as a tech hub and European investment destination.

The rationale behind EZ’s formation was simple; opportunities for roles in Cyprus in the financial, technological and fiscal outsourced services sector are growing exponentially month on month. Cyprus itself has become the destination of choice for many large corporations that have opened satellite offices or European Headquarters.  These organisations have publicly stated that the infrastructure, educated population and not least fantastic climate makes Cyprus the ideal location to base their enterprises.

Emerald Zebra's Founder

Donna Stephenson is a highly experienced recruitment and human resources-centric executive, with a 20 year career to date in Cyprus, Malta and originating from the UK (Hays Plc). Prior to founding Emerald Zebra in 2021 for tech and finance jobs in Cyprus, Donna established and managed a market leading recruitment, HR and payroll consultancy group for 13 years, the largest in Cyprus, for which as founder, until her successful exit in 2018, she was at the forefront of several businesses within the group. Donna has lived in Limassol almost permanently for the last 19 years and has assisted the careers of thousands of local and expat individuals over this time as well as providing career opportunities in Cyprus to repatriating Cypriots.  

About the team

The team combines an extensive network, recruiting experience and psychometric skills assessments (where applicable) with digital marketing and social networking skills, bringing a fresh approach to candidate sourcing. With talent in demand, we aim to build improved candidate attraction methods and a consultative approach with clients and candidates long term.  

Our goal is simple: to recruit OUTSTANDING people in Cyprus for our client’s tech and finance sector businesses.


Whether you need a DevOps Engineer, QA Manager, Business Analyst, .Net or Angular Software Developer for your tech department in Cyprus or an entry-level Accounts clerk, ACA/ACCA Qualified Accountant, Risk and Compliance Officer, Financial Analyst, Fund Manager or a CFO for the board, an HR Manager or a PhD data scientist, the team at Emerald Zebra have it covered!

As an extension to your HR department, we also provide a concierge executive recruitment service personally led by our founder, Donna Stephenson.

Furthermore, we provide a psychometric assessment facility for employers and candidates in the situation where a candidate has passed a first interview, to undertake the assessment before the next stage. 

In short, whatever your requirements, we'll find opportunities and people that always stand out from the crowd. To learn more about how the Emerald Zebra Team can help your company recruit the best talent today, get in touch at: 


Emerald Zebra operates an AI Powered Recruitment Portal managed by our in-house team of tech and finance recruiters. We support you through the recruitment process from CV submission, the interview process, offer management and thereafter if your candidacy meets with the criteria set by our client.

Be the first to hear about new tech and finance job opportunities that match your chosen criteria, register at our recruitment portal or follow the link here to receive our latest jobs directly to your inbox.

Alternatively, you can send your CV by email to the Emerald Zebra recruitment team at

Search for job opportunities HERE. We look forward to assisting you with your next career move!


Your personal information and data is confidential at all times. At Emerald Zebra, we never submit your CV to any third party without obtaining your express permission first. Due to the small market that Cyprus is and to maintain the utmost confidentiality, a confidential version of your CV is submitted to our clients on your behalf and only following your expressed permission. You can read more about Emerald Zebra's privacy policy here.


Emerald Zebra Ltd is a Cyprus incorporated company with HE418998 and is licensed by the Ministry of Labour license 403 pertaining to Private Employment Agencies Law and Regulations 2012 for the supply of permanent recruitment services in the Republic of Cyprus.

The Tech & Security

EZ uses a cloud based 360 recruitment CRM and application management platform provided by UK based This is an ultra-secure cloud-based solution partnered with Microsoft Azure. Firefish Software Ltd is compliant with the requirements of the Cyber Essentials Scheme and has been accredited with their certificate of assurance in relation to Data Security. For further information on cyber security measures visit the link here