Chris Theophilides, CEO Celestyal Cruises

Chris Theophilides was appointed CEO of Celestyal Cruises in July 2018, having previously served as the company’s Vice President, Strategy & Business Development then as Chief Operating Officer tasked with overseeing commercial activities as well as business development initiatives. Prior to joining Celestyal Cruises, Chris distinguished himself as a Senior Manager in Corporate Finance at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) where he specialised in merger and acquisition transactions, business re-organisations, strategic options analysis and business valuations.

Chris was born in Cyprus and obtained his Masters Degree in business administration in the US prior to becoming a Certified Public Accountant. Chris is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus (ICPAC).