Cypriot shipping fund Pelagic Partners has expanded its top team with the appointment of experienced finance man Michalis Vasiliou as an executive director.

The owner of tankers and offshore wind vessels said the qualified accountant worked for KPMG in Cyprus from 2007 to 2022.

He served as a board member and head of the asset management services division.

Vasiliou was also chairman of the investment funds committee of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus and chairman of the alternative investment funds committee of the Cyprus Investment Funds Association (CIFA).