Christakis Mavris was born in 1959 in Assia Ammochostos, where he resided until 1974. He joined the Cyprus Police Force in 1984, upon the completion of his military service.
After completing the Training Course for Recruit Officers, for which he was ranked first, he served at various Departments and Services of Cyprus Police, including the Operations Branch, the Office of the Chief of Police and the Prosecution Office as a Public Prosecutor. He has also served at Nicosia Police Division as Officer in charge of the Town and Suburbs and as Assistant Divisional Commander. Additionally, he has also served at the Cyprus Police Academy as Deputy Director and from 2009 until 2016 the he was the Director of the Crime Combating Department.
His first promotion was in 1992 when he was promoted to Sergeant, while in 1998 he was promoted to Inspector. Subsequently, he completed a one-year course with the National Security School of Greek Police and served as a trainer at the Cyprus Police Academy.
In 2002, upon being promoted to the rank of Chief Inspector, he was posted in charge of the Prosecution Office of Police Headquarters and then at the Prosecution Office of Nicosia Police Division. In 2005 he was promoted to Superintendent B, in 2006 to Superintendent A and in 2009 to Chief Superintendent. Additionally, from 2007 until 2009 he was appointed as Acting Director of the Central Prisons.
Mr Marvris holds a Degree in Law from Democritus University of Thrace and a Degree from the National Security School of Greek Police. He has also attended various training programmes in Cyprus and abroad.
For a number of years he was also a member of the Committee of the Cyprus Police and Military Co-operative Savings Society ltd. He is also an appointed member of the Anti-Crime Council.
Mr Mavris is married and has three children.