Background and experience
Costas assumed his current role in 2020, having previously been an Associate Director within our Luxembourg Depositary team; a position he had held since joining the Group in 2017.
Before joining the Group, Costas was a member of the senior leadership team at Saltgate Alternative Investment Services, where he oversaw the provision of accounting, administration and depositary services in Luxembourg. He was also responsible for client service delivery and ensuring a robust internal control environment within the business.
Costas held various different senior positions during his time at the firm and, in just under ten years, went from a managerial position to a Director and Conducting Officer role, being a member of the Luxembourg board. During this period, he also held various other roles, including Head of Depositary, Compliance Officer and MLRO.
Costas’ first role in financial services was as an Audit Manager at KPMG Luxembourg, during which time he was primarily responsible for managing Luxembourg GAAP and IFRS audits of regulated and unregulated real estate funds and group structures.
- Degree in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics (graduated with first-class honours).
- ACA qualification in Accounting and Finance from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Outside of the office
Aside from cycling and swimming, Costas likes to spend his spare time adding to his stamp collection, which spans a wide variety of different countries, cultures and themes.