Socrates Leptos – Bourgi
Assurance Partner, Global Shipping & Ports Industry Leader
Socrates is a UK qualified chartered accountant (ACA) and has been with PwC since 1998. He has over 12 years of experience as an auditor in both the UK and Greece, as well as 4 years of experience as a deal advisor within the Transaction Services department of PwC in London and Athens.
Socrates is the Global Shipping & Ports Industry Leader of PwC. In his role, Socrates coordinates with the shipping industry leaders across the global PwC firm network to discuss current issues that impact the industry and develop appropriate responses and solutions to deliver to our clients. He actively supports the delivery of both audit and advisory services and promotes the knowledge sharing among industry subject matter experts to develop best practices for our shipping clients around the world.
His clients include both listed and private shipping companies. Other than audit services, Socrates has experience in providing services to the shipping industry associated with capital markets transactions (e.g. IPOs, follow-on offerings), Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, process mapping and internal control systems implementation, development of budgeting systems and methodology etc.