About Us

Cyprus Subsea Consulting and Services C.S.C.S. Ltd (CSCS) was founded in December of 2012 in Nicosia, Cyprus. The company blends academic and technical expertise with seagoing and survey experience. CSCS carries out scientific research and commercial and governmental projects in the Eastern Mediterranean, Middle East, Europe and North America. CSCS specializes in marine robotics and autonomous systems. Since its beginning, CSCS has been serving the public and private sectors with equipment maintenance, rentals and official resales, as well as, data collection, analysis and reporting services.

Prime Mission:

Operate, maintain, develop & supply ocean gliders & other innovative marine monitoring products while delivering excellent marine services

Daniel Hayes
Managing Director

Dr. Daniel Hayes is a Physical Oceanographer experienced in autonomous platforms and operational oceanography. He holds a Ph.D. and MS in Oceanography from the University of Washington.

After Arctic and Antarctic expeditions, Dan relocated to Cyprus in 2004, set up the national glider program and advanced the operational oceanography group on the island.

Now, Dan shares his expertise as one of the leaders driven to establish a European and international glider infrastructure for science and industry. He has a long history of managing research and commercial contracts, as well as scientific and technical achievements in cooperation with the CSCS team.

Kyriakos Mavris
Technical Director

Kyriakos Mavris is an experienced Electrical and Electronics Engineer. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of South Alabama. After graduation, he worked with Philamon Inc. – a company specializing in commercial and military electromechanical devices and systems.

After his time in the US, Kyriakos worked for 25 years with the Cyprus Port & Marine Police – the last 5 years as a Commander. During his service, he conducted numerous operations at sea, coordinated and supervised projects, led ship and equipment procurement, and taught electrical and electronics subjects.

Since his early retirement as a Commander, Kyriakos has been involved in the technical aspects of CSCS while maintaining customer relationships and expanding the business.

Rana Abu Alhaija
Environmental Consultant

Rana Abu Alhaija is a Marine Ecologist specializing in plankton with a Ph.D. in Environmental, Energy and Atmospheric Sciences from the Cyprus Institute.

She was the lead planktonologist in several research cruises in Malta and Cyprus, overviewed and carried out the taxonomical identification data analysis and composed environmental assessment reports. With over eight years of research and project management experience, Rana set up and operated a long-term monitoring plankton survey in Cyprus – the first of its kind in the Mediterranean Sea.

Rana is enthusiastic about in-depth learning. She co-authored a children’s play about the role of plankton and the effect of pollution on the marine environment.

Jerald Reodica
Systems Engineer

Jerald Reodica is a neo-generalist with a diverse background of professional experiences. He holds a BA in Political Science from San Francisco State University.

After working as a direct care social worker and in fine home construction in San Francisco, Jerald joined SolarCity to become a part of the renewable energy revolution - eventually installing over 2 megawatts of solar photovoltaic systems. In addition to supervising PV installation crews as a California Residential Electrician, he trained other builders as a Technical Trainer & Instructional Designer. He later created award winning instructional training videos for Tesla as a Multimedia Developer.

Jerald joined Cyprus Subsea as a Systems Engineer in 2019. As a lifelong learner, he is currently applying his interdisciplinary experiences and capabilities toward marine autonomous system integration and technical documentation.


Sergey Vekli
Underwater Robotics Engineer

Sergey graduated from Kuban State University with a Master's degree in Radiophysics in 2001. After university, he worked in the IT sphere and successfully passed Cisco CCNA and acquired professional practice skills as a Network Engineer. In parallel, he upgraded his skills in electronic design and embedded systems programming as a full-stack developer.

Sergey joined Cyprus Subsea in 2023 where he is involved in many projects as an Underwater Robotics Engineer. He continues learning and expanding his knowledge and skills in the sphere of underwater autonomous systems.