Mr. Michael Agapiou has extensive experience in the financial operations, requirements and audit of Companies in the financial and consulting sector, with an experience which spans back for around eighteen years.
Having started his career in one of the big Audit firms in 1998, Mr. Agapiou has worked as an external auditor for a period of eight years.
From 1998 to 2002, Mr. Agapiou has worked in the audit & tax department of Deloitte, whilst at the same time he has also participated in the preparation of feasibility studies, due diligence reports and the preparation of the financial parts of the prospectus for companies making new issues of shares.
In 2003, Mr. Agapiou joined BDO in the position of Manager, in the Company’s audit & tax department.
In 2006 Mr. Agapiou took the position of the CFO of an Investment Firm, where he was heading the accounting department, as well as being in charge for the preparation of the Company’s budgets and financial reporting to CySEC.
For the last eight years, he is the CFO of MAP S.Platis Group, a market leader in the provision of licensing, compliance, internal audit, risk management, capital adequacy and related services for regulated entities such as investment firms, payment and banking institutions and investment funds and their managers. Amongst others, Mr. Agapiou is the Internal Auditor of a number of Investment Firms, while in addition he was the head of the Group’s advisory areas that relate to financial aspects and capital adequacy requirements in the aforementioned sector. Further, he has been an instructor in training courses relating to financial aspects and capital adequacy requirements in the financial sector.
Mr. Agapiou holds a BA (Hons) in Accounting, Finance and Economics from the University of Essex, UK, is a Fellow member of the ACCA, and holds an Advanced Licence from CySEC to provide MiFID services.