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Malta Business Who’s Who 2021 is an annual publication that forms part of the WhosWho media brand. The WhosWho brand includes the online business search engine and networking portal WhosWho.mt

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MALTA BUSINESS WHO’S WHO

2021 THE PEOPLE WHO MATTER IN BUSINESS Visit WhosWho.mt for daily updates on who’s who in Malta

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MALTA BUSINESS WHO’S WHO

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Malta Business Who’s Who 2021 is a high-profile, annual publication that forms part of the WhosWho media brand. The publication includes who’s who profiles of local businesspeople, professionals and people working in management, and who are based in Malta. The WhosWho media brand also incorporates whoswho.mt, Malta’s first business online search engine and business networking platform.

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Content House Group would like to thank all the protagonists, contributors, advertisers and the project team who have made this publication a success. The profiles are largely being published in the featured individuals’ alphabetical order. For ease of use, a who’s who index may be found in the initial pages of the publication, while a company-based index may be referenced at the end. The content within the profiles in this publication does not necessarily reflect the views of Content House Group Ltd, as the Publisher. The selection process of who’s who profiles featured in the Malta Business Who’s Who 2021 edition has been made at the sole and exclusive commercial and editorial discretion of the publishing company. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission of the publisher is strictly prohibited. The publication is distributed to leading businesses in Malta, as well as to prominent businesspeople and CEOs in Malta. The publication is also distributed to leading companies operating in key sectors in the economy. It is also sold at all leading newsagents.

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INDEX Aquilina Norman

A Abela David

EuroBridge Shipping Services Ltd

Abela Jacqueline Melita Ltd

Abela James NIU Ltd

Abela Katja

Atelier Maison

Abela Roberta

Enemed Company Ltd

Abela Stephen On Point Ltd

Abela Steve

Plaza Centres plc

Agius Andrea

The General Soft Drinks Company Ltd

Agius Duncan Elektra Ltd

Agius Ian

Malta Communications Authority

Agius-Vadalà Paula Atelier Maison

Alrtami Rajab S.

Medelec Switchgear Ltd

Amato George

Hudson Holdings Ltd

Amato Lowell Alison

Alliance Real Estate People

Apap Peter Prohealth

Apap Bologna Philip BizAv Services Ltd

Aquilina David BELAIR Property

Aquilina Karl

Salvo Grima Group Ltd

42

Farsons Group

Aquilina Robert

54

Salvo Grima Group Ltd

Arciola Hermione

55

KPMG

Arrigo Alan

56

Robert Arrigo & Sons Ltd

Arrigo Andrew

55

Robert Arrigo & Sons Ltd

Arrigo George

57

The GL Company Ltd

59

Krypton Chemists Ltd

55

Turkish Airlines Inc

60

68

Azzopardi Arthur

80

68

Azzopardi Joseph

79

69

Azzopardi Julian

81

69

Azzopardi Mark

69

GO plc

Malta University Consulting Ltd UP Ltd

Jesmond Mizzi Financial Advisors Ltd

81

Azzopardi Mark

81

70

Arter Merve

70

Bajada Roderick

83

72

Barbaro Sant Rebecca

84

72

Baron Tyron Lloyd

83

72

Bartoli Andrè

83

73

Bartoli Pavia Eric

85

74

Bartolo Annelyse

86

75

Bartolo Ivan

86

76

Bartolo Karl

86

73

Bartolo Parnis Theresa

87

78

Beetham Alex

87

73

Bencini Mark

87

79

Bevan Stacey

90

A Plus Solutions Ltd

Atkinson Sylvana Attard Adrian Attard Alfred

Attard Anthony Mazars Malta

61

79

Arslan Mehmet Gurhan

Bank of Valletta plc

61

No12 Fine Wines and Provisions Salvo Grima Ltd

70

Fenech & Fenech Advocates

62

Azzopardi Andrew

Arrigo Matthew

Flock Image Co Ltd

61

68

Attard Charles

Juanafil Consultants Ltd

63

Attard Gordon

64

Attard Katrina

Alliance Real Estate People Panta Lesco Group of Companies

63

Attard Kevin

66

Attard Paul

Attard Holdings Ltd wearegoat

67

Attard Pierre

63

Attard Flores Noel

CMA CGM Malta Agency Ltd Bortex Clothing Industry Co Ltd

Working Town

B Malta Public Transport The Authentic Brief InboundMuse Ltd

The Westin Dragonara Resort Izola Bank plc

Consolidated Biscuit Co Ltd BITS Ltd

Medserv plc India Ltd

Abacus Corporate Services Ltd Valletta Legal SNB Digital


INDEX Bezzina Joseph M.

91

Borg Kevin

Bilocca Daniel

91

Borg Miguel

Bonavia James

91

Borg Nikolai

Bonello Jesmond

92

Borg Sarah

Bonello Michael

92

Borg Vanessa

92

Borg Barthet Jacques

93

Borg Caligari Nevise

93

Borg Cardona Chris

93

Borg Grech Edward

94

Borg Grech Jeremy

Medelec Switchgear Ltd KSi Malta Deloitte

Content House Group Ltd Alliance Real Estate People

Bonello Mirko Bluefort Ltd

Bonello Rishi

Rosemont (Malta) Ltd

Bonello Ghio John Farsons Group

Bonnici Charlo Learning Works

Bonnici David

Bonnici Group Ltd

Bonnici Rebecca

Business English Language School Ltd

Bonnici Rosanne

Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Bonnici Stephen

94 94

Melita Ltd

Bank of Valletta plc Maypole Group HBM Malta Ltd KPMG

AP Valletta Ltd

Malta Communications Authority Farsons Group Bluefort Ltd

Alliance Real Estate People

102 102 103 104

105

Buttigieg Scicluna Marianne

117

109

Buttigieg Vella Alistair

Brimmer Josianne

111

97

Brincat Dowdall Suzanne

111

98

Brockdorff David

112

98

Brockdorff Juanita

114

98

Bucaioni Alessio

Borg Christopher

Charles Scerri & Associates

Borg David ARQ Group

Borg Frank

Alliance Real Estate People

Borg Joseph A. Trilogy Ltd

KPMG

Wes Trade Ltd

99

Bugeja Daniel

102

Bugeja Eemer

Carlo Gavazzi Ltd Seifert Systems Ltd

Evolve Ltd

TradeMalta Ltd

GMC Transport Co Ltd Cosmed Ltd

Universal Import & Export Ltd

118

120

110

111

BPC International Ltd

117

117

Borg Arianne

PG plc

Calleja Ltd

Buttigieg Mark Anthony

96

Borg Charles

Bugeja Calleja Theresa

115

108

Briffa Farrugia Natalie

AML - Atlantis Management Ltd

DC Aviation (Malta) Ltd

119

The General Soft Drinks Company Ltd Alliance Real Estate People

Bugeja Stanley

115

Buttigieg Anton

109

Fenech & Fenech Advocates

DHL Express

105

Briffa Malcolm

CareMalta Group

Bugeja Lawrence

116

Busuttil Delbridge Christopher

109

Melita Ltd

Malta Communications Authority

105

Borg Micallef Gertrude Melita Ltd

Bugeja Jesmond

C Cachia Carmel

121

Cachia Franklin

120

Cachia Josef

120

Cachia Kurt

123

Calleja Catherine

123

eSkills Malta Foundation CSB Fintech Ltd

Fintech Solutions Limited Arrigo Group Ltd Atlas Insurance PCC Ltd

Calleja Olivia Ann

Olivia Ann Calleja Lighting & Interior Design

124

112

Calleja Ruth

123

112

Calleja Vincent

125

PMQS

Kelly Industries

115 43


INDEX Callus Gatt Miraide

126

Caruana Ayrton

141

Castillo Ian

156

Camilleri Anthony

125

Caruana Clive

142

Cauchi Robert

154

Camilleri Audrey

128

Caruana David

139

Cauchi Delia Maria

157

129

Caruana Eugenio

143

Centi Alessio

157

125

Caruana Jo

143

130

Caruana Paul

144

Chetcuti Clifford

145

Chircop Jane

Domain Group

camilleriparismode

Camilleri Dental Medical Clinic

Camilleri Christabelle V&C Group

Camilleri Jeremy Cashpoint Malta Ltd

Camilleri Joseph

BOV Asset Management

Camilleri Justin John Lewis Press Ltd

Camilleri Kris Pretty Neat

Camilleri Kurt

O&S Shipping Ltd

Camilleri Mark Anthony

Western Union Business Solutions

Camilleri Martina Inspectra Ltd

Camilleri Matthew Castille

Camilleri Miriam

MCConsult & Associates Ltd

Camilleri Sarah GO plc

Camilleri Simon

Creditinfo Malta Ltd

Camilleri Timothy Sailpower Ltd

Camilleri Victor camilleriparismode

Camilleri Gambin Mark Preeo Software

Carbone Ira

Salvo Grima Group Ltd

Caruana Antoinette Farsons Group

GO plc

CCPS Malta KPMG

Farsons Group Finesse Group

Paul Caruana Tuition Centre

130

Caruana Curran Joe Jr

130

Casapinta Chris

RE/MAX Executives Ibragg Alter Domus

131

Casolani Ian

132

Casolani Niki

150

131

Cassar Andrea

143

131

Cassar Claudine

151

133

Cassar James

151

Cassar Jeremy

151

Cassar Marcel

152

BELAIR Property BELAIR Property Cassar Marine Group Deloitte

Event Planner Co Ltd

136 137 138 133 133 139 139

Marsovin Winery APS Bank plc

149

Cassar Mario

152

Cassar Robert

Konsultadvisory Ltd Avifilm Export Corp Ltd

Cassar Robert MaltaPost plc

Cassar Pullicino Louis Ganado Advocates

Cassar Torregiani Conrad Deloitte

44

148

ICON

KPH Group Ltd

The Malta Institute of Accountants Wes Trade Ltd

Cheregi Mihai

United International Management (Malta) Ltd Airmalta

Sapphire Real Estate Group of Companies Ltd

Chircop Kevin

Enemed Company Ltd

Chircop Vivienne

Sapphire Real Estate Group of Companies Ltd

Ciantar Stephen Hydrolectric Ltd

160 157 161 162 161 161

Ciantar Wayne

163

Ciappara Marisa

164

Cilia Charles

163

Cilia Karl

163

Construction Engineering Ltd ARMS Ltd

MaltaPost plc Enemalta plc

Cini Alan

Rocksteady Digital Agency | Broadwing Job Placement Agency

167

152

Cini Charles

168

154

Cleland Robin

168

155

Coleiro Louis

168

154

Collins Fereday Isabel

169

MeDirect Bank (Malta) Plc 20/20 Strategy

Coleiro Group of Companies Ltd Malta Communications Authority


INDEX Collinson Nicholas Cloud RPO (Malta) Ltd

Collis Michael Anthony BNF Bank plc

Comodini Vladimiro RSM Malta

Cordina Gordon Bank of Valletta plc

Cordina Michel

HSBC Bank Malta plc

Corrieri Andrew

Pharmaconsulta Ltd | Meditpharma

Corrieri Simon Anici Group

Cortis Kenneth

Crane Currency Malta Limited

Costa Graziella Melita plc

Crouzet Sophie SiGMA Group

Cuschieri Charles

Camilleri and Cuschieri Consulting Engineers

Cuschieri Ruben

Motherwell Bridge Industries Ltd

Cutajar Alex Viracy Media

Cutajar Marvic

Content House Group Ltd

170

Dau Mohamed

Mediterranean Aviation Co Ltd (Medavia)

173

De Bono Silvio

170

De Cesare Simon

170

De Domenico Darren

181

174

De Gaetano Roger G.

183

174

De Gaetano Wismayer Gillian

183

174

de Giorgio John

183

175

De Leonardo Kevin

184

175

De Martino Kenneth

175

Debattista Ray

176

IDEA Group

Eden Leisure Group

Frank Salt Real Estate Ltd Link School of English Link School of English

Shireburn Software Ltd Alliance Real Estate People Kdm Investments Ltd Bank of Valletta plc

Debono Anthony Carnaby Ltd

Debono Daniel

176 176 177

Malta Business Bureau

DeBono Edward

Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Debono Fabien

Alliance Real Estate People

Debono Geoffrey Debono Group

D D’Arrigo Angelo

Alliance Real Estate People

Dalli Angelo 111 Holdings

Darmanin Anthony J FGP

Darmanin Jesmond Storm Design

181

Debono George BNF Bank plc

178 177

Debono James Maypole Group

Debono Kyle

Michael Grech Financial Investments Services Ltd

177

Debono Mario

180

Debono Mario

BAS LTD

Maypole Group

182 181

Debono Michael

194

Debono Michael

194

Debono Reuben

196

Debono Sebastian

198

Debono Wesley

199

DConsulta

Debono Group

Maypole Group Maypole Group

Snowhite Laundry

Degabriele Raphael

Alliance Real Estate People

Deguara Cristina MC Deguara Ltd

Deguara Kevin

Remax Blue Harbour – R Capital Ltd

200 199 199

185

Delia Clifford

202

185

Delia Joanna

203

185

Demajo Jean Paul

202

187

Demicoli Christopher

204

187

Demicoli Clive

202

188

Demicoli Mary Grace

205

187

Depasquale Isabel

205

Desira Jesmond

205

189

KPMG

People & Skin

DRS Demajo Dental Clinic PTL Ltd

RE/MAX Affiliates Msida Debono Group

Content House Group Ltd Adpro-Instruments Ltd

190 191 194 195

Dhaim Alsaied

Lafitrade Holdings B.V. (OC 87)

206

Diacono Anthony S.

206

Dimitrijevic Tanja

206

Medserv plc

WH Innovation Ltd

45


INDEX Dingli David J.

Resource Productivity Consulting Services

Dingli Jonathan KPMG

Dobrovolskiy Nikolay

Corel Malta Ltd - Parallels

Doublesin Maria-Gabriele

Intercultural Consultancy & Comopetence Development Ltd

207

Alliance Real Estate People

Ellul Claude KPMG

Ellul Helga Advise Ltd

Ellul Soler Jacques

Jesmond Mizzi Financial Advisors Ltd

Ellul Sullivan Ernest Sullivan Maritime Ltd

Ellul Sullivan John KPMG

DFK Malta

Farrugia Duncan

207

Alcom Enterprises Ltd

Farrugia Emanuel

207

DFK Malta

Farrugia Gordon

210

First Car Rental

Farrugia Jonathan

APL Swift Services (Malta) Ltd

E Ellul Anthony

Farrugia David

213

213 215

Fabri JP

Seed Consultancy

Falzon Aaron

Malta Public Transport Ltd

Falzon Rachel

ReWired HR Consultants

215

Farrugia Anthony

217

Farrugia Dana

218

Cyber Pass Ltd Tech.mt

Fenech Mark

231

Fenech Martin

233

Fenech & Fenech Advocates World Express Logistics Ltd

Fenech Oliver

224

Fenech Tonio

233

224

Fenech Close Bernard

Farsons Group

Farrugia Nathan Vistage

Farsons Group

Farrugia Ruth

C. Fino & Sons Ltd

Farrugia Sacha J.

CSB Group

Farrugia Stefan

Fava Graziella

Chemimart Group & Kemimport

Fava Pierre

Chemimart Group & Kemimport

Fava Reginald

Chemimart Group & Kemimport

224 226 227 227 227 228 228 228

Felice David

229

Fenech Ann

229

Fenech Corinne

229

AP Valletta Ltd

Fenech & Fenech Advocates StreetHR

46

232

Eight24

233

Eunoia Limited

215

Fenech Josette

Fenech Paul

Farrugia Stefan

216

223

231

Playmobil Malta

223

Farsons Group

Carlo Gavazzi Ltd

F

222

Fenech Gayl

Farrugia Louis A.

Farrugia Philip

213

217

231

KPMG

223

Farrugia Michael

212

221

Fenech Doreen

Farrugia Kenneth Bank of Valletta plc

211

217

PT Matic Environmental Services Ltd Crane Currency Malta Ltd Fenech Farrugia Fiott Legal

234

Professional Marketing Services Ltd

235

Filletti Kevin

235

Filletti Maronna

237

Fino Jean Carlo

238

Fiorini Tony

239

Firman Edward

240

Francica Maurizio

235

Frendo Albert

243

Frendo Alexia

243

Attrans Limited Joseph Cachia & Son Ltd C. Fino & Sons Ltd

Ozo Group of Companies Ltd Edward Firman & Associates Ferraracasa

Bank of Valletta plc Kindred Group

G Gaerty Elizabeth EG Legal

243


INDEX Gaerty Mary

Green Skip Services Ltd

Galea Adrian

Clutch Play Advisors

Galea David

Beat Group Ltd

Galea Envic Ultramar Ltd

Galea Jonathan BCA Solutions

Galea Mark

Blonde and Giant Ltd

Galea Martin

MAPFRE Middlesea plc

Galea Michael

Galea General Services Ltd

Galea Michael

MAPFRE MSV Life plc

Galea Monica

Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Galea Rosalind Freedor Ltd

Galea Rosanne Future Focus Ltd

Galea Pace Kevin

FirstUnited Insurance Brokers Ltd

Galea-Lauri Hilary KPMG

Ganado Max

Ganado Advocates

Gatesy Andy

Toly Products Ltd

Gatt Nathalie Debono Group

Gauci Anthony ARMS Ltd

Gauci Chris

Maypole Group

Gauci Dennis Mark KSi Malta

244 244 244 245 245

Gauci Ian

254

Grech Andrew

266

Gauci Borda Myra

258

Grech Daniel

266

Gauci Carlton Sarah

259

Grech David

267

Gauci Jr Mario

258

Grech Diana

267

Grech Francois

269

Grech Johann

270

Grech Jonathan

267

Grech Joyce

271

Grech Martin

271

Grech Peter-Jan

271

Gregory Colin

272

Gregory George

272

Grima Kenneth

272

Grixti Simon

275

Gusman Matthew

275

GTG Advocates Gauci Borda

Creek Developments Plc Burmarrad Commercials Ltd

Gauci-Maistre Jean-Pie

Regus

Wyzer Ltd

Clinica Joia

C+M Marketing Ltd

Gauci-Maistre Xynou Legal | Assurance

258

246

George Elvia

260

Malta Film Commission

247

Gera Dean

260

JMartans Automation Ltd

245

Gera Nicole

260

HSBC Bank Malta plc

248

Gerada Joe

261

Malta Dairy Products

Bank of Valletta plc Dean Gera Group Dean Gera Group Family Business Office

251

Ghio Antonio

251

Ghio Joseph

251

Goeke Matthias

252

Gokalp Gulen Bilgi

252

Fenech & Fenech Advocates Fenech & Fenech Advocates IBG Automation Malta Ltd

263

BRND WGN Co Ltd

263

Amicorp Ltd

263

RSM Malta

Carisma Spa & Wellness International Ltd

264

Gonzi David

264

253

Gonzi & Associates Advocates

252

Fenech & Fenech Advocates

254

Ripard Larvan & Ripard Ltd (RLR)

255

Seed Consultancy

264

Goodwin Darius

265

Gouder Nicky

265

Gravina Christian

265

Grech Andrei

266

256 254

AG Group

Fenech & Fenech Advocates A++ Consultancy Ltd

Gonzi Paul

GCS Malta

Exigy

Gusman Yachting

H Halpin Catherine

275

Harmanci Av Ezgi

276

The Quad Ltd

Harmanci & Partners

Hathout Mazen

The General Soft Drinks Co Ltd

278 47


INDEX Herbst Amor Bluefort Ltd

Hoa Pham Thai

276

L

276

Laferla Keith

279

Laferla Jr Mark

S. Mifsud & Sons Ltd (SMS SHIPPING)

280

Livori Nikolai

Huber John A.

280

B.I Pharma Ltd

Houghton Janine FGP Ltd

Houlton Edward James

Malta Business Bureau

VBL Group

Incorvaja Monica

Consolidated Biscuit Co Ltd

Ivankovic Antonio GO plc

Laferla Insurance Group Kanon Gaming Ltd

MMH Malta Ltd

280 281 282

Magri Brian

Alliance Real Estate People

Magro Christian Magro Brothers Ltd

Magro John

Magro Brothers Ltd

Magro Michael

Magro Brothers Ltd

J Jasenaite Laura Cool Ride-Pooling

Magro Axelsson Nicola

281

Koger Przemyslaw Alter Domus

Kraemer Thomas Timberland Finance

Kuijt Bjorn Bluefort Ltd

Kulchyckyj Bohdan H. Rclin Pharma Ltd

Mamo Maurizio

301

Gasan Mamo Insurance Ltd

289

4Sight Group

290

Mangion Dino

Medichem Manufacturing (Malta) Ltd

301

Mangion George

301

Mangion Jonathan

302

Mangion Pierre

303

Mantas George

302

Marinelli David

302

Marston Denise

304

Massa Ariadne

306

PKF Malta

291 293 286 286 294

A. M. Mangion Ltd PKF Malta

AquaBioTech Group DM Europe Ltd

DEA Aesthetics & Wellness Media Insiders

Mazzola Raisa

306

Mahon John

294

McCarthy Stephen

307

Mercieca Bonamy

306

Mercieca Martin

308

Mercieca Michael

309

Mercieca Steve

309

Micallef Annabelle

309

Adi Associates Environmental Consultants Ltd

294

284

Mallia Bernard

296

285

Mallia Elian

296

281

Mallia James

297

Mallia Josianne

296

Equinox Group TMF Group

Alliance Real Estate People Salvo Grima Group Ltd

Mallia Michael Debono Group

48

298

287

295

Mallia Adrian

286

Mamo Julian

Advocate Magro Axelsson & Associates Lufthansa Technik Malta

K

298

EMCS TAX ADVISORY

M Maggi Angelique

I Imbroll Andrei

Laferla Insurance Group

Mallia Stefano

298

Content House Group Ltd Malta Digital Innovation Authority FCM Bank Ltd

Class Optical Group PMQS

Quicklets | Zanzi Homes Tutto Marketing Ltd

Micallef Brian

The General Soft Drinks Company Ltd

310


INDEX Micallef Carlo

Malta Tourism Authority (MTA)

Micallef Carmen Tutto Marketing Ltd

312 313

Mifsud Ivan

323

Muscat Jean Claude

Mifsud Jonathan

325

Muscat Jonathan

Mifsud Brothers Ltd Buddy Limited

Saint James Hospital Group Alta Care Laboratoires Ltd

Micallef Clyde

313

Mifsud Malcolm

326

Muscat Mireille

Micallef Dean

313

Mifsud Pierre

323

Muscat Azzopardi Adrian

Micallef Dylan

314

Mifsud Rebecca

323

Micallef Godwin

315

Mifsud Robert

327

Micallef Gordon

315

Mifsud Simon

328

Micallef Jay Jay

316

Mifsud Taylor Marvic

329

Milioto Amber

328

Salvo Grima Group Ltd Firstbridge Services Ltd Alliance Real Estate People ASAG Plastics Ltd RSM Malta

Alliance Real Estate People

Micallef Joseph

Ing. Joseph Micallef Strategic and Operational Excellence Advisory

315

Micallef Maria

317

RSM Malta

Micallef Maria

The General Soft Drinks Company Ltd

Micallef Noel

Carlo Gavazzi Ltd

Micallef Paul Edgar

Malta Communications Authority

Micallef Robert

Mifsud & Mifsud Advocates EMD ADVOCATES DWP VFA Agent Ltd Malta Communications Authority S. Mifsud & Sons Ltd Ozo Group of Companies Ltd Tutto Marketing Ltd

Mizzi Jack

319

BMIT Technologies

Mizzi Jesmond

Jesmond Mizzi Financial Advisors Ltd

Mizzi Maurice

317 320

Office Group Limited | Avanza Training Academy

321

Micallef Sarah

Mizzi Organisation

Mizzi Noel KPMG

Mizzi Pierre

Alliance Real Estate People

331

332

Olivieri Louis

341

333

Onen Fersun

341

Micallef Xuereb Denise

322

Muscat Fabio

Mifsud Carlo

322

Muscat Ivan

Mediterranean Insurance Brokers (Malta) Ltd

O

342

Muscat Daniel

Luxury Living Technologies Ltd

339

OCock Josh

322

Ozo Group of Companies Ltd

EuroBridge Shipping Services Ltd

332

Mediterranean Aviation Co Ltd (Medavia) AX Group

Napier Matthew

341

334

AAA SERVICES MALTA

338

N

Exante Ltd Zeta

Muscat Brian

Multi Packaging Ltd

Merlin Computers Ltd

338

Oakes Michelle

328

317

Micallef Grimaud Aurelio

Musù Sandro

337

338

332

Content House Group Ltd

Credence Corporate and Advisory Services Ltd

337

O’Brien Patrick

Montanaro Simon Melita Ltd

Melita Ltd

337

334 336 334

Growth Gurus Louis Olivieri

CMA CGM Malta Agency Ltd

P Pace Anthony KPMG

Pace Christine

343

Dorkins Ltd | CMB Property Management Ltd

343

Pace David

343

KPMG

49


INDEX Pace Jesmond Fact Group

Pace Lehner Ben

344

Rocksteady Digital Agency | Broadwing Job Placement Agency

345

Palumbo Antonio

344

Palumbo Group

Papps Edward

FCM Travel Solutions

Parnis Morgan

Business Leaders Malta

Parnis Patrick

Parnis & Associates Ltd

Parnis England Nicholas Food Industries Ltd

Passariello Caterina

MACTT Educational Group Ltd

Passariello Sergio

ARP Group Ltd – Malta Business

Patil Nikhil GO plc

Pavia Lawrence

Island Insurance Brokers Ltd

Pecorella Sandro Multi Packaging Ltd

Pederson Klaus TradeMalta Ltd

Pellegrini Petit Pierre Attard & Co Food Ltd

Peralta Carl

77 Great Estates

Peregin Christian Lovin Malta

Perry James

Federation of English Language Teaching Organisations Malta

Pisani Sue Studioseven

Pisani Wayne Grant Thornton 50

Place Stephen

355

Sammut Christian

362

Polidano Aldo

355

Sammut Malcolm

364

Portelli Jean

355

Sammut Matthew

365

Portelli Manuel

357

Sammut Nick

366

Psaila Michael

357

Sammut Nikolai

367

Puglisevich Ivor

358

Sammut Paul

369

Pulé Konrad

357

Sammut Zammit Jennifer

364

Sansone Simon

364

Satariano Lee

370

359

Scerri Charles

370

Mediterranean Aviation Co Ltd (Medavia)

359

Scerri Richard

371

Rizzo Michel

359

Scerri Silvio

372

Roesch Harald

360

Scerri Stephen

370

Rosa Daniele

360

Place VIP Concierge Polidano Press Limited FirstUnited Insurance Brokers Ltd

344 347 348 348 348

Malta Motorways of the Sea Mamo TCV Advocates MCE Ltd

Malta Public Transport

350

Refalo Ivan

352 353 353 353 354

NIU Ltd

Alliance Real Estate People ICE Malta

Alliance Real Estate People Salvo Grima Group Ltd

Art Diamond Boutique

Rausi John

349

Salvo Grima Group Ltd

Malta Producers’ Association

R

349

349

BMIT Technologies

Rausi Co Ltd

Allied Newspapers Ltd Melita Ltd

Wes Trade Ltd

S Said Michael

Dean Gera Group

Charles Scerri & Associates TradeMalta Ltd ARMS Ltd

Scan – PC Options Ltd

Scerri Herrera Justine Michael Kyprianou Fintech Partners Ltd

373

Schembri Alistair

373

Vistra (Malta) Ltd

360

Schembri Deborah STM Malta Pension Services Ltd

375

Said Randolph

361

Schembri Giles

373

Saliba Henri

361

Schembri Ray

376

Salt Douglas

361

Schiavone Charles

376

Melita Ltd

354

Virtu Ferries Ltd

354

Frank Salt Real Estate Ltd

KPMG

RAYAIR Automation Ltd DHL Express


INDEX Schranz David

376

Spiteri Patrick

391

Tabone Grech Benjamin

402

Sciberras Adrian

377

Spiteri Ritianne

392

Tanti Joe

401

Sciberras Antoine

379

Spiteri Sandro

391

Tedesco Joseph

403

Teuma Joe

404

Thomson Mizzi Alex

405

Tonna Beverly

404

Tonna Nick

406

Dakar Software Systems Fairwinds Management Ltd Malta Communications Authority

EWS Trustees

Alliance Real Estate People San Anton School

Sciberras David

380

Spiteri Bailey William

391

Sciberras Gareth

377

Spiteri Staines Patrick

393

Scicluna Christina

377

Stafrace Pierre

394

Scott John

381

Stilon Simon

394

Seifert Michael

381

Stivala Aaron

394

Seifert Philipp

381

Stivala Elexia

396

Seisun David

382

Sullivan Karl

396

Sevasta Anton

383

Sullivan Nigel

396

384

Sullivan Peter

Invent 3D Ltd

BRND WGN Co Ltd

Ganado Advocates

Crane Currency Malta LTD Seifert Systems Ltd Seifert Systems Ltd Buddy Ltd

Identity Malta Agency

Seychell Joseph

Malta Communications Authority

Sommei Antonio

386

Spagnol Francois

387

Spiteri Adrian

386

Spiteri Joe

388

Spiteri Keith

386

Spiteri Mark

389

Spiteri Matthew

389

Spiteri Matthew

389

Amino Chemicals Ltd Alliance Real Estate People AQS Med Limited Maypole Group Salvo Grima Group Ltd Island Insurance Brokers Ltd Altern Ltd

Content House Group Ltd

RSM Malta

T4B Services Ltd Farsons Group

CC Car Parks plc Planit Travel Services Ltd Planit Travel Services Ltd Sullivan Maritime Ltd Sullivan Maritime Ltd Mediterranean Trading Shipping Co Ltd

Engel & Völkers Malta

Malta Business Bureau EuroBridge Shipping Services Ltd Dedicated Micros (Malta) Ltd Growth Gurus novolegal

BMIT Technologies

U Urpani Jackie India Ltd

V Valentino Gordon

397

Alliance Real Estate People

Vasoli Federico

dMTV - International Legal & Tax Guidance

T Tabone Alan

Vassallo Alison

Fenech & Fenech Advocates

397

Vassallo Jonathan

397

Vassallo Marco

398

Vassallo Nazzareno

399

Vassallo Pio

Tabone Luke

401

Vassallo Brincat Ben

Tabone Patrick

401

Vassallo Cesareo Chris

Forestals Group of Companies

Tabone Anne Marie Farsons Group

Tabone George

Alliance Real Estate People

Tabone Kevin

C. Fino & Sons Ltd Forestals Group of Companies Sigma Coatings (Malta) Ltd

404

Dixcart Management Malta Ltd KPMG

Vassallo Group Vassallo Group Aluserv Ltd

Domestica Ltd

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413

Vauban Francesco

413

Xerri Leslie

413

Xuereb Aidan

415

Xuereb Andrew

415

Xuereb Angelo

415

Xuereb Charles

416

Xuereb David

427

iAS - Innovative Architectural Structures

435

417

Xuereb Greta

427

Zammit Saviour

435

418

Xuereb Joseph

427

Zammit Terry

417

Xuereb Nick

417

Xuereb Reuben

Viroc International Ltd Consolidity

Vaughan Johnson Simon HSBC Bank Malta plc

Vella Alison

Salvo Grima Group Ltd.

Vella George Grant Thornton

Vella Jason Enemalta plc

Vella Josianne TradeMalta Ltd

Vella Mark

Powerhouse Audiovisuals & Events

Vella Patrick

Malta Communications Authority

Vella Stephen Lufthansa Cargo

Vella Falzon Nicolai

Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Vella Vassallo Charlene Vassallo Group

von Brockdorff Matthew Atlas Insurance PCC Ltd

420

X Alliance Real Estate People Alliance Real Estate People Realhouse Property Management AX Group

Trident Estates plc

The Malta Chamber Salvo Grima Group Ltd Savina Dental Clinic Toly Products Ltd QPM Ltd

Xuereb Simon KPMG

AnthiaZammit Legal

Walls Carmen TradeMalta Ltd

Warrington Michael AX Group

Weenink Camilleri Susan Farsons Group

Wood John

Computime Software Ltd

Woods Edward

Trader Marine Yacht Services Ltd

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Zammit Bjorn

The General Soft Drinks Company Ltd

Zammit Caroline

425

MISCO

426

C+M Marketing Ltd

426

Zammit Lyndsey

Gadgets Ltd

Zammit Noel

426

Heritage Malta

Zammit Peter

Medelec Switchgear Ltd

434 434 435 436

De La Rue Currency and Security Print Ltd

437

428

Zammit Alamango Nikita

438

428

Zammit Laferla Edmond

437

428

Zammit Tabona Edward

437

Zammit Tabona Justin

439

Zammit Tabona Veronica

439

Zarb Andre

439

ARMS Ltd

Mamo TCV Advocates

Fortina Investments Ltd Infinitely Xara

429 430

Zammit Christopher

429

BELAIR Property

Zammit Lawrence

Zammit Martina

429

Zammit Iggy

434

Novargo Ltd

De La Rue Currency and Security Print Ltd AMC Marketing Ltd

Zammit Joshua

423

Z Zammit Anthia

433

Agora Estates plc

420

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Zammit James

Villa Arrigo Ltd KPMG

Zarb Ray

European Pilot Academy – Malta (Falcon Alliance Group)

440

Zarb Tonio

440

Zarb Adami Brian

440

KPMG

431

Cybersift

Zavirovska Ana-Marija Alliance Real Estate People

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David Abela Managing Director EuroBridge Shipping Services Ltd Logistics & Freight Forwarding Website Email Mobile Fixed

eurobridge.com.mt david@eurobridge.com.mt (+356) 7949 2715 (+356) 2248 7030

BUSINESS PROFILE Having joined EuroBridge Shipping Services Ltd as a Customs Clearance Executive back in June 1998, I was promoted to Operations and Marketing Manager in December 1999. I immediately demonstrated great dedication to the cause and a willingness to keep on learning the trade. In August 2000, at the young age of 22, I acquired a major part of the shareholding of the company and became one of the youngest Managing Directors in Malta. After the initial difficult years trying to find my feet, results started to show and, nowadays, EuroBridge is one of the leading logistics and freight forwarding companies in Malta. Having its own fleet of trailers, the company offers regular and established groupage and full load services throughout Europe and the rest of the world. I strongly believe that my secondary level education at St Aloysius College helped me form my dedicated and disciplined character. I also worked with a local transporter, which means I have been involved in all sections of the freight forwarding industry. This, together with achieving a Diploma in Transport and Logistics Studies (MCILT), helped me to become extremely knowledgeable of the sector throughout the years.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES

EDUCATION

Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor (DGSA)

1989-1994: St Aloysius College

Managing Director, EuroBridge Logistics Ltd

1994-1995: G.F. Abela Sixth Form

Haulage Contractor, Burdnar Licence Holder

Diploma in Transport and Logistics Studies

PREVIOUS 1995: Accounts Clerk, Bezzina Ship Repair Yard 1996: Accounts Clerk, London Garage Ltd (AVIS) 1997: Accounts Executive, Miksons Transport 2008: Director, Globe Logistics S.r.l.

Motto Yours to count on

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Jacqueline Abela Head of Human Resources Melita Ltd IT, Telecommunications & Software

Business Profile After joining Melita in 2007, I was promoted to Head of Human Resources in 2008. I am now responsible for the success of all areas within Human Resources, including recruitment, retention and employee relations, as well as for the operations of the Human Resources Department. I hold a Diploma in Human Resources Management and a Diploma in Workplace Psychology. In my free time, I enjoy travelling, walking and cooking. Website melita.com Website Email jacqueline.abela@melitaltd.com Email Contact Contact No No (+356) 2727 0270

Katja Abela Architect Atelier Maison Property, Real Estate & Construction

Business Profile I started up Atelier Maison six years ago together with Paula with the aim to design spaces for our clients that promote good quality of life through one’s home, work, style and culture. Always working towards new and innovative design solutions, elements such as planes, volumes, light and shadow are adopted as the building blocks to create environments that recognise their maximum potential and capability. Website ateliermaison.com.mt Website Email katja@ateliermaison.com.mt Email Contact Contact No No (+356) 7904 8106

Steve Abela Chief Executive Officer Plaza Centres plc Property, Real Estate & Construction

Business Profile My professional career started in the architectural field and I later moved into property management. I am now the Chief Executive Officer of Plaza Centres plc. In 2014 and 2017, I graduated in Facilities Management from the Leeds Beckett University. I am a member of the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) and have extensive experience in the fields of project management, space planning and health and safety. Website plaza-shopping.com Website Email info@plazamalta.com Email Contact Contact No No (+356) 2134 3832

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James Abela Co-founder and Executive Director NIU Ltd IT, Telecommunications & Software Website Email

niu.com.mt james@niu.com.mt

BUSINESS PROFILE I am co-founder of NIU, a full-service web agency based in the Maltese Islands, selected by companies of all sizes for expertise in web application development, mobile apps, WordPress and WooCommerce development, hosting, security and digital marketing services. I am co-founder of one of Europe’s leading ICT academies, ICE Malta, representing educational partners Adobe, Autodesk, Linux, Microsoft, Cisco, AWS, and The Digital Marketing Institute, among other prestigious brands, to deliver in-demand industry learning. I am also co-founder of TheStudentCampus. com, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company which has built a unique, intuitive platform which positions students and employees at the heart of the educational arena. In 2017, TheStudentCampus won ‘Malta’s Best Tech Startup’ award by the Malta Communications Authority - Malta’s biggest ‘Badge of Honour’ in eBusiness. I am regularly invited as a guest lecturer at the University of Malta and am a regular contributor for a number of publications and conferences focused on education in the digital era, entrepreneurship and ICT.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Co-Founder and Executive Director, NIU

SOCIETY Visiting lecturer at University of Malta

Co-Founder and Executive Director, ICE Malta Co-Founder and Executive Director, TheStudentCampus.com

EDUCATION 2006-2010: BSc IT (Hons) in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence, University of Malta

Motto Do what you love and you will never work a day in your life

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Roberta Abela Chief Finance Officer Enemed Company Ltd Environment, Energy & Alternative Energy Website Email Fixed

enemed.com.mt roberta.abela@enemed.com.mt (+356) 2220 8229

BUSINESS PROFILE My experience in different positions in the accounting profession has equipped me with the necessary tools to lead and manage the finance department in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. Being part of senior management, my focus is to implement the strategy and vision of the company, whilst maintaining a robust control environment in the finance department. As a company, we seek ways in which we can give back and help our employees, society and the community. As an individual, this makes me proud to work for Enemed. Being part of the Enemed family gives me energy and motivation to strive for more and continuously seek improvement. The successes of my team and of our company motivate me to always push to the next level and achieve more.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES 2019-Present: Enemed Co Ltd, Chief Finance Officer

PREVIOUS

EDUCATION 2003-2006: Bachelor of Commerce in Banking, Finance and Management 2005-2009: ACCA

2006-2010: Audit Associate, KPMG

2010: Certified Public Accountant and Auditor

2010-2013: Senior Internal Auditor, Vodafone Malta

2015: Certified Internal Auditor

2013-2014: Finance Manager, Premier Restaurants 2014-2019: Senior Manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers

SOCIETY 2018-2019: Board Member of the Malta Forum of Internal Auditors

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Stephen Abela Director On Point Ltd IT, Telecommunications & Software Website Email Mobile Fixed

onpointserv.com sabela@onpointserv.com (+356) 7906 5353 (+356) 2722 0597

BUSINESS PROFILE My career, which has spanned over 13 years, has led me through a number of projects that were focused on one specific area, the fintech sector, within all kinds of industries. In a nutshell, the aim is to bridge technology with the financial requirements of companies, creating solutions that reflect the requirements and processes followed by the same company. The experience I have gathered has led me to set up a company together with my partners, which is based on two key factors: an on-point level of service and, equally important, a multinational outlook, both internally and externally. Through this, we aim at creating an environment that is dynamic and embraces different outlooks and different cultures, which, ultimately, gets translated into better solutions for clients. My career has led me to look into ERP solutions, VAT matters and company operations from a fintech point of view.

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EDUCATION

2017-Present: Director, On Point

ACCA

2018-Present: Managing Partner, VAT4U Malta & Cyprus

BSc Business and Computing, University of Malta

PREVIOUS 2006-2017: Technical Consultant, Demajo Group 2017: Finance Operations Manager, Credorax

SOCIETY 2014-Present: Founding Member – Agara Foundation

Motto The differences that distinguish us are a source of ideas and solutions second to none

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Andrea Agius Supply Chain Manager The General Soft Drinks Company Ltd Manufacturing Industry Website Email Mobile Fixed

gsd.com.mt andrea.agius@gsd.mizzi.com.mt (+356) 9948 5492 (+356) 2229 1700

BUSINESS PROFILE An experienced logistics manager with a demonstrated history of working in FMCG, particularly Food & Beverage, I am a professional skilled in operations management, event management, leadership, marketing, and business development. As the Supply Chain Manager at General Soft Drinks Ltd, I am tasked with providing strategic advice and guidance to the Production, Warehouse and Distribution teams, ensuring appropriate policies are developed to meet the company’s mission and objectives and to comply with all relevant statutory and other regulations. My hands-on approach is ideal when it comes to promoting good working conditions and good employee morale, while facilitating and promoting good inter-departmental relationships. I always seek ways to improve profitability and efficiency through innovation and by challenging the status quo.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES 2004-2006: Sales Manager, Chef’s Choice Ltd 2006-2017: General Manager, Nectar Ltd 2017-Present: Supply Chain Manager, GSD

EDUCATION 2002: Higher Diploma in Hospitality Management, Institute of Tourism Studies 2004: Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Tourism Management, University of Malta 2012: International MSc in Strategic Innovation and Future Creativity, University of Malta, University of Potsdam (Germany), University of Teeside (UK), University of Turku (Finland)

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Duncan Agius Managing Director Elektra Ltd Corporate Groups of Companies

Business Profile Through my experience in the electrical and lighting industry, I gained the necessary knowledge to develop and execute my company’s strategies. My career started more than 20 years ago, and I have never looked back since I have been managing Electrical Supplies and Services Ltd, or ESS Ltd. Together with my team, we constantly strive to steer the company towards a profitable direction and focus on keeping in line with its vision, mission and long-term goals. Website elektra.com.mt Website Email info@elektra.com.mt Email Contact Contact No No (+356) 2546 3000

Paula Agius-Vadalà Architect Atelier Maison Property, Real Estate & Construction

Business Profile I started up Atelier Maison six years ago together with Katja and our main focus is to create high quality design and architecture. Our work is very ‘client-centric’, where we ensure that the proposed design reflects the needs of our clients. Not only do we address how the space will work in the present but also how it will evolve in the future. We thrive for excellence in creating architectural balance in all our projects. Website ateliermaison.com.mt Website Email paula@ateliermaison.com.mt Email Contact Contact No No (+356) 7930 0387

Rajab S. Alrtami Managing Director Medelec Switchgear Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile Being a Libyan national, I have a direct contact with the company’s main Libyan client. Apart from being Managing Director since 2015, I am also a member of the Board of Directors overseeing smooth coordination between management and the Board in the business of decisionmaking. I am a graduate in electrical engineering, and have 25 years’ experience in various executive positions in different sectors of the electrical industry. Website medelec-switchgear.com Website Email rartami@medelec.com.mt Email Contact Contact No No (+356) 9922 2242

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Ian Agius Chief of Operations Malta Communications Authority Public Entities, Government & Professional Organisations Website Email Fixed

mca.org.mt ian.p.agius@mca.org.mt (+356) 2133 6840

BUSINESS PROFILE An accountant by profession, I started my career at KPMG where I developed a sound professional advisory acumen while working with clients in a variety of industries based in Malta and other countries. Subsequently, I joined the Malta Communications Authority where I have been responsible for setting up and putting in practice several regulatory operational functions. I also contribute to the strategic and policy development of national and European frameworks for telecoms and posts.

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George Amato Supply Chain and Data Management Director Hudson Holdings Ltd Retail

Business Profile Being responsible for the supply chain management and data management teams within the Group, I set up a distribution centre for the Group to service its African clients and its own retail operations on the continent. Having joined the Group in 2004, I contributed to overhaul the working practices in the supply chain, bringing in efficiencies and cost benefits together with upgrading the use of data and analytics through the introduction of BI. Website hudson.com.mt Website Email george.amato@hudson.com.mt Email Contact Contact No No (+356) 7949 5640

Peter Apap Chief Executive Officer and Founder Prohealth Healthcare, Safety & Security

Business Profile At Prohealth, I am happy to lead a strong team of professionals at every level who are passionate about what they do, to drive the development of the company further. After completing my Pharmacy degree in 1991, I gained valuable experience in pharmacies, both in a public hospital in an in-patient setting, as well as in private pharmacies, before getting into sales and marketing of pharmaceuticals locally. John Jaccarini, Andrew Paris and I started Prohealth back in 1995, and established ourselves successfully over these 25+ years in the field of pharmaceuticals, dermo-cosmetics, medical devices and dental care in Malta and Libya. Website prohealth.com.mt Website Email peter@prohealth.com.mt Email Contact Contact No No (+356) 2338 5000

Karl Aquilina Chief Executive Officer Salvo Grima Group Ltd Corporate Groups of Companies

Business Profile I have initiated a process of geographic diversification, innovation and expansion to the family-owned business celebrating its 160th anniversary last year. Having joined Salvo Grima Group in 2003, I occupied several roles within the firm before my selection for the post of Chief Executive Officer in 2014. I have been instrumental in extending the Group’s operations to Palma de Mallorca, the Netherlands, Cyprus and Tunisia as well as strengthening the Group’s superyacht industry services among other projects. Website salvogrima.com Website Email kaquilina@salvogrima.com.mt Email Contact Contact No No (+356) 9949 6691

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Alison Amato Lowell Head of Administration Alliance Real Estate People Property, Real Estate & Construction Website Email Mobile

alliance.mt alison@alliance.mt (+356) 7990 6692

BUSINESS PROFILE I have been working in administration for over 14 years and currently lead the Admins team at Alliance Real Estate People. My educational background in Human Resources and experience in team management have taught me key takeaways throughout the years. Effective communication, good workflows, and positive interactions do improve the morale and productivity of the team. I also believe in building a rewarding team environment to inspire each member to bring out the best in themselves as well as bring their best to work. My key strengths include employee relations and engagement, planning and organisation, event coordination, team building and training.

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Philip Apap Bologna Captain BizAv Services Ltd Aviation & Travel Website Email Fixed

bizav.eu p.ab@bizav.eu (+356) 2147 0829

BUSINESS PROFILE I have been involved in the civil aviation industry for over 35 years, with experience in various roles including as a pilot and trainer but also in management positions. I have organised and managed flight operations documentation systems and set up a fuel and environmental cost management programme for airlines. Together with my partners, I established a Malta-based professional aviation consultancy and services support firm, BizAv Services Ltd, as well as Alpha One, a flight officer training organisation also based in Malta.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES

EDUCATION

BizAv Services Ltd

Airline Captain

Home Dimensions Holdings Ltd

A320 & B737 TRI

PREVIOUS 1985: Managing Director, Home Dimensions Ltd 2009: President, Heritage Committee 2010: Managing Director, BizAv Services Ltd

Aviation Security Instructor CRM Trainer EASA Regulation Instructor

SOCIETY

2017: Chief Executive, Alpha One

Chairman, Round Table Malta One

2019: Managing Director, Malta Academy of Aeronautics Ltd

Member, Rotary Club Malta

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David Aquilina Director BELAIR Property Property, Real Estate & Construction Website Email Mobile

belair.com.mt daquilina@belair.com.mt (+356) 7942 6065

BUSINESS PROFILE My real estate knowledge comes from years of experience in the property and construction industry throughout the years. I graduated as a Chartered Accountant and Auditor from the University of Malta. I quickly focused my attention onto business development and the property industry. I am proud to have successfully seen to the completion of many real estate development projects and today I am an Executive Director of one of Malta’s leading real estate agencies, leading a dynamic team of specialised individuals and taking an active role in the day-to-day management of the company. I am also the Managing Director of a family-owned property development and rental company in which I have implemented the expansion of its property portfolio over the past 25 years, including opening various avenues of diversification, among which was an investment in what has today become one of Malta’s leading fashion retail companies. This investment has now grown into a franchise operation with a number of fashion retail stores, each strategically located and representing major fashion brands. I am also a non-executive director of a Malta-based and listed property company which has a clear vision to enhance its asset portfolio value and which strives to identify opportunities in key cities in Europe’s developing markets.

PREVIOUS 1996-Present: Managing Director, JND Properties Ltd 2010-Present: Managing Director, Belair Operations Ltd

EDUCATION Property Agents Award BA (Hons) Accountancy, University of Malta

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Norman Aquilina Group Chief Executive Officer Farsons Group Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile I was appointed Group Chief Executive in July 2010. I am the first non-family member to head the management team of this public listed company – Simonds Farsons Cisk Plc. I joined the Farsons Group as Managing Director of Quintano Foods, when the business was acquired by the Group in 2004. In 2007, I was appointed Group Chief Commercial Officer. I am also a former Senior-Vice President of the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise & Industry and a former President of the Malta Business Bureau. Website farsons.com Website Email sfc@farsons.com Email Contact Contact No No (+356) 2381 4114

Robert Aquilina Chairman Salvo Grima Group Ltd Corporate Groups of Companies

Business Profile I am Chairman of Salvo Grima Group of Companies, which specialises in ship supply, travel retail, logistics and distribution. Having joined Salvo Grima Group in 1973, I was Chief Executive Officer until 2016. I have been instrumental in expanding the Group with operations in Europe and North Africa, besides Malta. I hold several company board mandates and am currently Chairman of the Logistics Business Section at the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry. Website salvogrima.com Website Email robertaquilina@salvogrima.com.mt Email Contact Contact No No (+356) 2560 7000

Hermione Arciola Partner KPMG Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile Fulfilling a leading role in local and cross-border vendor and buy-side due diligence assignments for clients in various sectors, I also assist clients with the raising of debt and equity finance through the local capital market. I have accumulated a wealth of experience assisting both local and international clients through the delivery of valuation, mergers and acquisitions and financing assignments.

Website kpmg.com.mt Website Email hermionearciola@kpmg.com.mt Email Contact Contact No No (+356) 2563 1000

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Alan Arrigo Director Robert Arrigo & Sons Ltd Aviation & Travel

Business Profile I am an accountant by profession, previously practising with a Big 4 firm in Malta, Italy and Luxembourg. I joined the family business, Robert Arrigo & Sons, a destination management company and incoming travel and tourism agent in 2009, taking care of its core business of supporting foreign travel agents and tour operators by offering a complete range of services such as hotel accommodation, bus and shuttle transfers, rental cars, excursions and tour guide services. Website robertarrigo.com Website Email alan@robertarrigo.com Email Contact Contact No No (+356) 2328 5000

Andrew Arrigo Director Robert Arrigo & Sons Ltd Aviation & Travel

Business Profile I am a lawyer by profession and have practised with Ganado Advocates after completing my Master’s in the UK. When I joined the family business, Robert Arrigo & Sons, a destination management company and incoming travel and tourism agent in 2010, I assumed responsibility for the commercial side in supporting foreign travel agents and tour operators, offering a quality range of services such as hotel accommodation, bus and shuttle transfers, tours and excursions and other destination services. Website robertarrigo.com Website Email andrew@robertarrigo.com Email Contact Contact No No (+356) 2328 5000

George Arrigo Entrepreneur – Business Consultant The GL Company Ltd Management Consultancy & HR

Business Profile I established The GL Company Ltd following an uninterrupted successful career. My contribution in this company is to help others in the private and public sectors achieve their goals faster and easier than ever imagined through the experience and expertise I have gained in different circumstances over the years in various sectors. Everybody is trying to adjust to a new normal, but this doesn’t mean that the changing circumstances should stop anyone from reaching their goals. I have actively contributed for more than 45 years towards both the private business sector and in the public sector by serving in various different positions.

Website Email glarrigo@outlook.com Email Contact Contact No No (+356) 9943 3310

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Matthew Arrigo Business Development Director Krypton Chemists Ltd Healthcare, Safety & Security

Business Profile I am the director responsible for maintaining, developing and growing the product portfolio at Krypton. Much of this stems from understanding all clinical customer requirements in terms of medical devices, commodities and materials. My main customer account concerns the Malta NHS supply chain, the largest consumer of products in this field. In my position, I am reponsible for ensuring the strictest adherence to regulatory and EU legislation governing medical devices and IVDs.

Website kryptonchemists.com Website Email matthew@kryptonchemists.com Email Contact Contact No No (+356) 9903 0904

Mehmet Gurhan Arslan Director Turkish Airlines Inc Aviation & Travel

Business Profile After graduating from the Public Administration Department of Anadolu University, my journey in the aviation industry started in 2000. I have 20 years of business working experiences in the fields of sales, finance, marketing and operations within different countries in the Middle East and Africa and, now, I am actively contributing towards Turkish Airlines’ success in Malta.

Website Website turkishairlines.com Email Email salesmalta@thy.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2092 7540/41/42

Merve Arter Management Director A Plus Solutions Ltd Management Consultancy & HR

Business Profile In providing special services to companies and individuals during the preparation of session and citizenship application filing, investment orientation, real estate selection and company setup, I combine my experience and knowledge gained as the competent representative of Malta Enterprise with the sectors we are working with. Thanks to a strong international communication network, we are a reliable business partner when reaching experienced professionals across the world. I ensure we offer a service without compromising quality. Website aplussolutions.com.mt Website Email info@aplussolutions.com.mt Email Contact Contact No No (+356) 7936 7373

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Sylvana Atkinson Director Flock Image Co Ltd Services Industry

Business Profile Having started the business together with my husband in 1996, we have now grown our company from a one man show to a small company employing 15 people. We are proud to have been part of various prestigious waterproofing and industrial floor projects in Malta and Gozo. As a Director of the company my aim is to always help our customers find the best possible solution for their needs and offer a professional service through our people and products.

Website flockimage.com Website Email syl@flockimage.com Email Contact Contact No No (+356) 2157 2759

Adrian Attard Partner Fenech & Fenech Advocates Law Firms & Professional Legal Services

Business Profile A Partner within the Marine Litigation Department, I was admitted to the bar in 2009. I hold a Master’s degree in international maritime law and also obtained a PhD from Queen Mary University of London. My main areas of practice are shipping and dispute resolution with vast experience in most types of wet and dry shipping disputes. I also regularly assist shipping financiers in enforcement scenarios. Moreover, I handle several marine fuel disputes. Website fenechlaw.com Website Email adrian.attard@fenlex.com Email Contact Contact No No (+356) 2124 1232

Alfred Attard Chief Officer Corporate Finance Bank of Valletta plc Banking, Investment & Financial Services

Business Profile I have been employed with the bank for the past 44 years and have been mostly involved in business lending throughout my career. I currently hold the post of Chief Officer Corporate Finance and am responsible for the bank’s corporate finance unit, which provides personalised attention and tailor-made financial solutions to the bank’s high valued corporate clients. In 1995, I spent six months at the bank’s representative offices in Australia.

Website bov.com Website Email alfred.attard@bov.com Email Contact Contact No No (+356) 2275 3026

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Anthony Attard Managing Partner Mazars Malta Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile As Managing Partner of Mazars Malta, one of Malta’s leading multi-disciplinary audit and advisory firms, I am committed to giving clients an efficient and value-for-money service, underlined by a high level of commitment and quality. Owing to our size, we offer a wide range of specialised services while retaining a personalised approach in terms of delivery. As an integrated member of Mazars Group, we are in a position to draw upon the experience from Mazars worldwide. Website mazars.com.mt Website Email contact@mazars.com.mt Email Contact Contact No No (+356) 2134 5760

Kevin Attard Founder and Chief Executive Officer Attard Holdings Ltd Logistics & Freight Forwarding

Business Profile Attard Holdings, which I founded, is a leading Maltese company offering shipping, transportation, Customs and freight services. We have the necessary assets and experience to provide all shipping services under any circumstances, regardless of potential logistical difficulties or geographical constraints. Attard Holdings had a humble start but always strived to maintain the highest standard of service and efficiency at the best prices and this is why the company has grown and stands where it is today. Website facebook.com/customsandfreightpassalacqua Website Email kevin@attardholdings.com.mt Email Contact Contact No No (+356) 9949 4622

Pierre Attard Commercial Manager CMA CGM Malta Agency Ltd Maritime, Shipping & Yachting

Business Profile Holding Senior Executive positions, I have gained experience in large multinational logistics and shipping companies with senior management experience in commercial sales, operations and integrated IT solutions. I also have experience with start-up companies, developing strategies and building customer centric teams.

Website cma-cgm.com Website Email mlt.pattard@cma-cgm.com Email Contact Contact No No (+356) 2568 1163

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Charles Attard Lead Business Consultant Juanafil Consultants Ltd Corporate Groups of Companies Website Email Mobile Fixed

juanafil.com.mt charles@juanafil.com.mt (+356) 9949 3594 (+356) 2747 0999

BUSINESS PROFILE As the co-founder of Juanafil Consultants Ltd, I’ve occupied key roles at the Juanafil Group since 1992. I am also the lead consultant to the Group’s private and corporate clients, specialised in business planning, tax planning, human resources, problem solving and business introductions.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES 1999-2001: Lecturer on MBA Outreach, Maastricht School of Commerce, Malta Institute of Management 2016-2019: Committee Member Consultant, The Presidency H.E. Marie Louise Coleiro Preca

EDUCATION Bachelor of Arts Post Graduate Diploma in Education

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SOCIETY Tax Advisor, FIAU registered Member, Malta Institute of Management


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Gordon Attard Chief Operations Officer Alliance Real Estate People Property, Real Estate & Construction Website Email Mobile

alliance.mt gattard@alliance.mt (+356) 7943 1977

BUSINESS PROFILE Spending nine years residing in Canada in my younger years gave me a more international perspective on things like business standards and project execution. Over the past 24 years, I have worked mostly in hospitality and real estate, climbing up the ladder to the position of COO at Alliance Real Estate. My work history gave me the opportunity to work intimately with buying and selling customers and, as a target-driven individual, I have repeatedly and overwhelmingly beat expectations in reaching goals and sales targets. During this time, I also accumulated a wealth of knowledge and experience in areas such as business development and marketing, along with corporate operational management. Aside from building relationships with others as a foremost strength, I am passionate about what I do, and through my energetic approach, I am committed to make a difference in facilitating and delivering results for Alliance and all its contacts. I am a perfectionist by nature and creativity is one of my hallmarks.

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Katrina Attard Chief Executive Officer Panta Lesco Group of Companies Corporate Groups of Companies Website Email Fixed

panta.mt enquiries@pantalesco.com (+356) 2144 1361

BUSINESS PROFILE Following a successful career as an economic analyst in London for a leading UK advisory firm, it was in 2009 that I decided to join Panta Lesco Ltd as a Business Development Manager. After four years working across all aspects of the Group, I was appointed General Manager at Panta Marketing and Services Ltd and later in 2019 promoted to CEO Designate to the Group. 2021 marks the start of my career leading the strategic direction of Panta Lesco as the Group’s Chief Executive Officer. Panta Lesco is a leading building services contracting firm, predominantly specialising in electrical, mechanical, plumbing, HVAC and lift installations across a wide range of market sectors. In essence, the company strives to adopt an engineered design to fit the client’s particular requirements, offering the smartest solutions coupled with top-quality installations and first-class maintenance practices throughout the lifetime of the installed product. After obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Management from the University of Malta, I attained a Master’s Degree in Economics and Finance from the University of Edinburgh.

EDUCATION 2001-2005: Bachelor of Commerce, Economics and Management (Hons), University of Malta 2005-2006: MSc in Economics and Finance, University of Edinburgh

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Paul Attard Chief Executive Officer wearegoat IT, Telecommunications & Software Website Email Mobile

wearegoat.com paul.attard@wearegoat.com (+356) 9924 8451

BUSINESS PROFILE I started wearegoat, an award-winning digital agency, in 2012 with a friend from LCC University. Our aim was to create beautiful website designs and functional solutions. After running wearegoat for six years in London, I moved back to Malta to get married and open a studio here. I continue to run both studios and our team with my partner. It’s important for me to have a hand in all projects we take on, from building promotional websites for businesses that are just getting started, to custom digital solutions for industry leading brands such as British Vogue, FarFetch, Mediterranean Yacht Sales, and The Art Newspaper.

EDUCATION Web Design Degree, Brighton and Hove College MA Graphic Branding & Identity, London College of Communication

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Noel Attard Flores Shipping Manager Bortex Clothing Industry Co Ltd Retail

Business Profile I have been working in different roles with Bortex since 1994, and I am now Shipping Manager. This role incorporates several duties such as managing all-important documents: shipping invoices, Customs declarations, Eur1, etc. It is also my responsibility to track and prioritise orders, resolve issues regarding shipped orders, and collaborate with warehouse and other managers to optimise processes. My ambition is to continue growing in this area within Bortex.

Website bortexgroup.com Website Email noelattardflores@bortexgroup.com Email Contact Contact No No (+356) 7982 2971

Andrew Azzopardi General Manager Yacht Division No12 Fine Wines and Provisions Salvo Grima Ltd Maritime, Shipping & Yachting

Business Profile By combining hospitality management, business (MBA) qualifications and a passion for wine, I started and developed an international superyacht supply company specialising in fine wines. The company, partly owned by Salvo Grima & Sons Ltd, was established in 2013 and has quickly become one of the leading provisioners to superyachts in Mallorca, Barcelona and Malta. In 2020, the company expanded its operation in Mallorca through the introduction of gourmet foods to the portfolio. Website no12wines.com Website Email andrew@no12wines.com Email Contact Contact No No (+356) 7928 8036

Joseph Azzopardi Group Chief Executive Officer Malta University Consulting Ltd Management Consultancy & HR

Business Profile Throughout my managerial career, I have always strived to make a difference by being relevant to client needs whilst having access to quality resources. At Malta University Consulting Ltd, we provide services to industry through our access to the widest spectrum of knowledge-based resources at the University of Malta and beyond. We offer businesses a one-stop shop by bringing together experts from different disciplines to service multidisciplinary consulting and accredited training needs. Website muhc.com.mt Website Email info@muhc.com.mt Email Contact Contact No No (+356) 2340 8903

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Arthur Azzopardi Chief Officer – GO Business GO plc IT, Telecommunications & Software Website Email Mobile Fixed

go.com.mt/business arthur.azzopardi@go.com.mt (+356) 7982 0000 (+356) 2124 6200

BUSINESS PROFILE A seasoned professional at CO Level, with a rich background in the ICT and the telecommunications industry, I possess a proven track record in transforming and growing businesses in areas with a high content of technology. Having joined GO in 2006 as part of the team responsible for transforming the organisation, I went on to work in different senior roles over the years. Following the successful turnaround of GO’s wholesale business, I was recently appointed Chief Officer for GO Business.

PREVIOUS 1999-2003: Business Advisory, PricewaterhouseCoopers 2003-2006: Chief Information Officer, Mater Dei, St Luke’s & Boffa Hospitals 2006-2009: Programme Director, GO plc 2009-2013: Senior Manager, Strategy, GO plc 2013-2016: Chief Officer, Corporate Strategy & Business Development, GO plc

2016-2018: Chief Officer International, Wholesale & Corporate Projects, GO plc

EDUCATION 1992-1995: BSc, Business & Computing, University of Malta 1998-2002: MBA, Strategic Management, Henley Business School

Motto I look to the future because that’s where I’m going to spend the rest of my life – Burns

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Julian Azzopardi Chief Executive Officer UP Ltd Management Consultancy & HR

Business Profile I joined UP Ltd as CEO in April 2019 on the back of over 20 years working in Europe, Asia, Africa and South America. My focus was socio-economic and educational development at international, national and local levels. Working with public, private and nongovernmental entities, my belief was always to empower people or businesses to self-develop in order to build community growth. I have brought this vision to all the programmes and activities I design and deliver as part of our corporate and executive coaching services. The company’s objective is to help people get unstuck and unlock their potential, an ethos aligned completely with my own. Website upyourlevel.com Website Email julian@upyourlevel.com Email Contact Contact No No (+356) 9976 4776

Mark Azzopardi Executive Director Jesmond Mizzi Financial Advisors Ltd Banking, Investment & Financial Services

Business Profile As Executive Director at Jesmond Mizzi Financial Advisors Ltd, I am responsible for asset management and corporate advisory services. I hold various directorships and chair the Investment Committeeof Merill SICAV plc. My career in finance started in Geneva with Edmond De Rothschild Group, devising risk management strategies for institutional clients. I have a doctorate degree in business administration, specialising in alternative investment strategies and am a visiting lecturer at the University of Malta.

Website Website jesmondmizzi.com Email Email info@jesmondmizzi.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2122 4410

Mark Azzopardi Managing Director Working Town Management Consultancy & HR

Business Profile I am a mechanical engineer by profession, with experience in directorship and senior management positions including with companies regulated by the MFSA. I’ve worked in investment promotion, financial services, manufacturing and environmental consultancy, have led teams in Malta and abroad, and both within the public sector and private industry. At Working Town we aspire to become a social enterprise by organising events and short training sessions on topics of social interest for business such as mental wellness at work, environmental awareness, cyber security, inter-cultural communication and others. I enjoy working in multicultural environments.

Website Website muhc.com.mt Email Email info@muhc.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2340 8903

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Roderick Bajada Human Resources Director Malta Public Transport Car Industry & Land Transport

Business Profile I have been working in Human Resources for the past 23 years, the last six of which serving as Human Resources Director for Malta Public Transport, which employs more than 1,300 people. It forms part of an international network of companies within the transport and mobility sector. My experience in other sectors includes hospitality and aviation.

Website Website publictransport.com.mt Email Email enquiries@publictransport.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2122 2000

Tyron Lloyd Baron CEO and Founder InboundMuse Ltd New Technology

Business Profile Customer-obsessed entrepreneur at heart; fluent in techGeek. With a Master’s in Business, and a background in Classics (Greek and Latin), I am a geek who unites the depth of the specialist with the width of the polymath, finding no greater joy than solving problems and finding answers through data and discourse. Over the last 10 years I have been leading Software-as-a-Service tech companies from Idea to Fundraising, and First-Customers to Scale in the sectors of advertising and hospitality both locally and abroad. I am an experienced Director and Founder, bringing together multi-disciplinary teams around tech ideas.

Website Website inboundmuse.com Email Email tyron@inboundmuse.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 7999 0666

Andrè Bartoli Assistant Director of Sales & Marketing The Westin Dragonara Resort Hotels, Restaurants, Caterers & Entertainment

Business Profile After spending four years training at the Institute of Tourism Studies, I served as Food and Beverage Supervisor at The Westin Dragonara Resort Malta, subsequently occupying various positions, including Events Coordinator, Sales Manager, Account Director, Leisure and E-Commerce and now Assistant Director of Sales and Marketing. My main responsibility is to attract guests to this property, located on a 74,000-square-metre private peninsula, surrounded by the turquoise Mediterranean Sea. Website Website Email Email Contact No Contact No

marriott.com/hotels/travel/mlawi-the-westindragonara-resort-malta andre.bartoli@westin.com (+356) 2374 5406

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Rebecca Barbaro Sant Creative Partner The Authentic Brief Media & Marketing Website Email Mobile

theauthenticbrief.com maestro@theauthenticbrief.com (+356) 7941 1984

BUSINESS PROFILE As a creative entrepreneur, I take my inspiration from the world at large. Way back to my university days in the UK, I loved collaborating with people from all over the world to generate ideas that create specific outcomes – be that awareness, sales, or brand building. Whilst in New York, I placed special emphasis on understanding the nuances of strategy and planning. The Authentic Brief’s core values are based upon my personal ones – positivity, honesty and adaptability. The latter is based on my experience that to succeed, you must be flexible and move with the times – constructive feedback is how we all grow. I tend to look at the whole creative picture – looking at how all brand touchpoints influence the bigger picture. It’s never just about a billboard, but about the entire identity. My forte is sitting down with a client, getting to know them and understanding where they want to take their business. I thrive on analysing trends to see what will achieve the best results. Creativity isn’t just the ‘idea’. It’s the homework behind the idea – the knowledge that it will work successfully.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Creative Partner with awesomesafety.co

PREVIOUS 2006-2007: Events Coordinator, MI Malta 2009-2011: Marketing Executive, Alberta Group May 2012-July 2012: Account exec (intern), BRND WGN Co Ltd May 2013-June 2013: Copywriter | Brand Strategist Intern, The Brooklyn Brothers, New York July 2013-April 2014: Brand Executive | Copywriter, TBWA\ANG May 2014-May 2016: Creative Strategist, Redorange Image Consultants

May 2016-Present: Creative Partner and Founder, The Authentic Brief

EDUCATION Certificate Field Of Study Digital Marketing Bootcamp, General Assembly Bachelor of Arts (BA) Advertising and Branding, University College for the Creative Arts at Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham, Maidstone and Rochester Creative Communication Diploma, Brighton and Hove’s premiere creative college Certificate in Business Management, European Institute of Education

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Eric Bartoli Pavia Business Development Manager Izola Bank plc Banking, Investment & Financial Services Website Email Mobile Fixed

izolabank.com/mt-en ebartoli@izolabank.com (+356) 7903 7414 (+356) 2203 7414

BUSINESS PROFILE After five years in the manufacturing industry working with UK-based clients, I moved into the financial services sector, specifically within the commercial banking environment. Working in commercial banking, I acquired extensive experience in understanding the fundamentals of a multitude of commercial operations. It also became evident how well-planned financing structures can help nourish a business throughout its lifecycle. Today, I specialise in structuring tailor-made banking facilities for large corporate entities across a multitude of industries. Izola Bank offers an array of business banking products – our factoring product is of particular note as it can help both small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and also large enterprises maintain healthy liquidity to keep their operations running smoothly or to provide cashflow in their ambitions for growth. Networking with the business community and helping entrepreneurs achieve their goals is what today motivates me in my professional life.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES 2011-2014: Senior Account Executive, Gutenberg Press Ltd 2014-2016: Plant Manager, Gutenberg Press Ltd 2016-2019: Commercial Relationship Manager, HSBC Bank Malta Plc

EDUCATION Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) Marketing and Management, University of Malta

Motto Character and core values are the deciding factors to success

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Annelyse Bartolo Technical Manager Consolidated Biscuit Co Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile I have been working with Consolidated Biscuit Co Ltd since 2009, when I started my career as Quality Assurance Manager and then moving on to Technical Manager in 2013. In my position of Technical Manager, I am responsible for food safety, new product development and also provide technical assistance in the production of crackers, biscuits and snacks.

Website Website cbiscuits.com Email Email annelysebartolo@cbiscuits.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2144 0361

Ivan Bartolo Founder and Chief Executive Officer BITS Ltd IT, Telecommunications & Software

Business Profile With over 35 years’ experience in business, I now dedicate my time working with other business leaders, my customers. In my job, I deliver training, mentoring and business transformation consultancy. This includes the facilitation of high-powered workshops where all business stakeholders come together to focus on business innovation and simplification. In my role of workshop facilitator, my focus is to manage the process that will deliver the outcome without ever influencing the content.

Website Website bits-consult.net Email Email ivan@bits-consult.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9946 4767

Karl Bartolo Group Chief Executive Officer Medserv plc Environment, Energy & Alternative Energy

Business Profile Possessing a strategic acumen underpinned by extensive analytical skills, financial know-how, and a continuous drive towards business process improvement, I have a positive track record of delivering cost control and revenue growth. A Certified Public Accountant by profession, I commenced my career with KPMG, later joining Mellieħa Bay Hotel and Comino Hotels as Financial Controller. I moved to Medserv in 2008 and was promoted to Group Chief Financial Controller, becoming Chief Executive Officer of the Group in 2018.

Website Website medservenergy.com Email Email info@medservenergy.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2220 2000

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Director India Ltd Retail

In October we celebrated the 25th anniversary of the first Accessorize store in Malta. Along the years, we have built a strong brand loyalty, currently operating from seven locations. Monsoon caters for ladies and children’s wear.

I am co-Director of Monsoon and Accessorize in Malta and Gozo.

We are proud to represent these brands. Since their inception in the 1970s, there has been a focus on sustainability, helping underprivileged communities, and no animal cruelty is involved in the production process. Website Website monsoonaccessorize.com.mt Email Email general@monsoon.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2133 3668

Alex Beetham Client Director Abacus Corporate Services Ltd Corporate, Fiduciary & Trustees

Business Profile My background is predominantly in client services and business development and, throughout my career, I have lived and worked in the Isle of Man, Malta and London. My specialist knowledge is within the superyacht and aviation industry, where I have managed portfolios of companies for very high net worth individuals. In addition, I have also administered and had a great deal of exposure to marine, trading, holding, property ownership, technology and e-Gaming companies.

Website Website abacustrustgroup.com Email Email alex.beetham@abacustrustgroup.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2065 0500

Mark Bencini Managing Partner Valletta Legal Corporate, Fiduciary & Trustees

Business Profile I primarily work in the fields of banking law, intellectual property, real estate and conveyancing. Together with the other partners and associates of the firm, I am also engaged on matters relating to corporate law and cryptocurrency. Valletta Legal also offers fiduciary services through the licensed fiduciary company, Valletta Trustees Ltd.

Website Website vallettalegal.com Email Email mark@vallettalegal.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9982 0854

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Stacey Bevan Chief Executive Officer and Founder SNB Digital Media & Marketing Website Email Mobile

snbdigital.com hello@snbdigital.com (+356) 9934 2540

BUSINESS PROFILE I started my career in the digital sector 13 years ago. My first role as a consultant for a web development company exposed me to the world of marketing and this prompted a desire to learn more. Subsequently, I decided to attend university and graduated with a First Class BA (Hons) degree in Marketing Management. I since gained experience in advisory and creating and implementing digital and omnichannel communication strategies for start-ups and established multinationals. I grew businesses quickly and my strategies and knowledge caught the attention of numerous organisations and industry experts, including Google. I became a lead trainer for Google Digital Academy, course leader for numerous Google Partners, Global Course Director for the CIM and guest lecturer at top universities across the UK. My goal is to share my knowledge and help businesses grow in the digital space which is why SNB Digital was created as a global digital training provider, upskilling and consulting organisations and individuals through digital transformation.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES International performance marketing and digital strategy consultant Google approved trainer and partner International public speaker Google Workshop and Virtual Labs facilitator

PREVIOUS 2007: Digital Marketing Consultant 2013: Marketing Manager 2015: Head of Strategy, Digital Marketing Training and Visiting Lecturer

2016: Head of Marketing 2018: International Head of Performance Marketing

EDUCATION Google certified for Google Ads, Search, Analytics, Digital Sales and Mobile Advertising 2018: CFTE Certification in Fintech 2018: CFTE Certification in Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Finance 2013: Graduated with a First Class BA (Hons) degree in Marketing Management

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Joseph M. Bezzina Finance Manager Medelec Switchgear Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile I was appointed Finance Manager in 2014 and am responsible for the overall financial matters of the company. During my time with Medelec, which I joined in 1981, I accumulated a wealth of experience in the finance industry and in conducting business with financial institutions and large corporations both local and foreign. All this makes me well versed in modern financial systems for the better management of commercial entities’ funds.

Website Website medelec-switchgear.com Email Email jbezzina@medelec.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 9940 2585

Daniel Bilocca Director – Risk & Compliance KSi Malta Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile I am an experienced Risk and Compliance Professional occupying the post of Director of Risk and Compliance at KSi Malta. In addition to managing the Compliance division at the firm, my responsibilities also consist in formulating internal policies related to AML and Risk, consultant and advisor for external clients and setting up presentations on related subjects to be delivered to both internal and external stakeholders.

Website Website ksimalta.com/en/home Email Email dbilocca@ksimalta.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2122 6176

James Bonavia Senior Manager - Private and Global Employer Services Deloitte Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile I graduated with Honours in accountancy from the University of Malta in 1996 and subsequently joined the Tax Department of the then Arthur Andersen representatives in Malta, focusing mainly on direct tax compliance and advisory for corporate and personal clients. When the firm merged with Ernst & Young in 2002, I decided to specialise further in VAT advisory and compliance. In 2007, I joined Deloitte’s International Tax Department specialising further in international tax.

Website Website deloitte.com Email Email jbonavia@deloitte.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2343 2364

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Jesmond Bonello Co-Founder and Managing Director Content House Group Ltd Media & Marketing

Business Profile In 2004, I co-founded Content House Group, which today is one of Malta’s largest and leading print and online media publishers. Content House Group owns and manages over 22 successful media brands in Malta and employs over 35 professionals. I am also a Director on the Board of a number of other companies and, for several years, I also sat as director on the board of Malta Enterprise and of the National Commission for the Advancement of Women. Having worked in the media industry for over 25 years, I have garnered extensive experience in the media business industry as well as in online and print publishing.

Website Website contenthouse.com.mt Email Email jbonello@contenthouse.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2132 0713

Michael Bonello Founder and Chief Executive Officer Alliance Real Estate People Property, Real Estate & Construction

Mirko Bonello Chief Technology Officer Bluefort Ltd IT, Telecommunications & Software

Business Profile Alliance is a newly formed real estate agency brand built on the existent network of strategically located offices around Malta, and the wealth of knowledge, professional experience and strong personal relationships of its founding partners. The Alliance team consists of more than 160 of the most trusted property advisors in Malta, managed by myself, together with my partners, Paul Sammut, Gordon Valentino, Angelo D’Arrigo, Mario Gauci, Aidan Xuereb, Fabien Debono, Jay Jay Micallef, Brian Magri and Dylan Micallef. Ongoing training through the in-house Alliance Academy will facilitate the highest levels of stakeholder satisfaction and help create the most innovative networking platform for local real estate investors. Website Website alliance.mt Email Email mike@alliance.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 9944 0165

Business Profile I am the co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Bluefort Ltd. With various academic degrees, I am also proficient in five languages and have more than 12 years’ experience in the information technology industry. I’m passionate about technology and have participated in large global projects throughout my career. When I’m not focused on helping businesses thrive through technology, I enjoy outdoor activities with my family and flying drones.

Website Website bluefort.com.mt Email Email info@bluefort.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 9902 8483

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Rishi Bonello Director Rosemont (Malta) Ltd Corporate, Fiduciary & Trustees

Business Profile I have been working within the financial services industry for the past 14 years, including 11 years with EMCS and Grant Thornton. I specialise in corporate services, yacht registration and residency programmes. I am an active member of the Malta Maritime Law Association, a member of the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners and a member of the subcommittee dealing with the Prevention of Money Laundering and Funding of Terrorism Regulations.

Website Website rosemont.com.mt/en Email Email office@rosemont.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2099 6522

John Bonello Ghio Group Head of Food Business Farsons Group Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile When I joined Farsons Group in 2011 as General Manager of Food Chain Ltd, I spearheaded the growth of the restaurant business through the opening of a number of new outlets. In 2015, I was appointed Director of Quintano Foods Ltd and, subsequently, named Group Head of Food Business.

Website Website farsons.com Email Email sfc@farsons.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2381 4114

Charlo Bonnici Chief Executive Officer Learning Works Education, Research & Training

Business Profile Human resources management and training are areas I have been involved in for many years. I worked my way up to Human Resources Director level with one of the largest groups of companies on the island. I had also occupied a senior position within the Ministry of Education. I was involved in setting up the CareMalta Academy in 2010 out of which Learning Works evolved in 2019, becoming its first Chief Executive Officer and Principal.

Website Website learningworks.edu.mt Email Email cbonnici@learningworks.edu.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2143 2333

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David Bonnici Executive Director Bonnici Group Ltd Corporate Groups of Companies

Business Profile As an architect and civil engineer, my main focus is on the project management of large-scale construction and engineering projects and Bonnici Brothers have long been successfully involved in various road projects for Infrastructure Malta apart from other jobs like underground infrastructure works, landscaping, paving as well as residential and industrial buildings. Together with a multi-disciplinary team at Bonnici Brothers, I pride myself in completing complex projects within strict timeframes and to the highest quality and specifications.

Website Website bonnicigroup.com Email Email dbonnici@bbg.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 7943 2004

Rebecca Bonnici Owner and Chief Executive Officer Business English Language School Ltd Education, Research & Training

Business Profile As owner and CEO of Business English Language Schools, my vision revolves around putting together tailor-made programmes for companies by identifying and fine-tuning key performance characteristics related to the specific area of business. I conduct a needs analysis and select the most suitable teaching material and techniques to plan a learning progamme suited to the company and its employees’ needs. The study experience is supplemented with real-world scenarios and business cases which the employees face in their day-to-day tasks.

Website Website belsmalta.com Email Email rb@belsmalta.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9989 9534

Rosanne Bonnici Partner Fenech & Fenech Advocates Law Firms & Professional Legal Services

Business Profile A Partner at Fenech & Fenech Advocates, a full-service law firm having a predominantly international clientele, I head its Tax and Immigration Department being recognised as a leading tax and finance lawyer and having practised in both areas for 25 years plus. In particular, my practice includes domestic and international taxation, wealth planning and immigration law. I also assist clients with matters concerning companies, trusts and foundations.

Website Website fenechlaw.com Email Email rosanne.bonnici@fenlex.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2124 1232

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Stephen Bonnici Group PAC and HR Strategist The General Soft Drinks Company Ltd Manufacturing Industry Website Email Mobile Fixed

gsd.com.mt stephen.bonnici@gsd.mizzi.com.mt (+356) 9949 6852 (+356) 2229 1000

BUSINESS PROFILE Following my appointment to Group PAC and HR Strategist, I have been providing support to the CEO in the formulation, implementation and maintenance of the HR strategy, objectives, policies, budgets, and other related responsibilities. In my capacity of Public Affairs and Communications strategist, I am responsible for providing strategic counsel on all issues relating to the public image and reputation of the company, the brands we represent, corporate, beverage category and ingredient reputation issues with emphasis on regulatory and taxation issues. I also provide leadership and counsel within the company’s Incident Management Crises Resolution Team, ensuring effective management of incidents, identification and monitoring of potential issues in a manner that protects our consumers, employees, environment and company assets.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES 1994-1999: Quality Systems Analyst, The General Soft Drinks Company Ltd 1999-2003: Quality Systems Coordinator, The General Soft Drinks Company Ltd 2003-Present: Human Resources & Public Affairs Communications Manager, The General Soft Drinks Company Ltd

Motto With every step I get closer to my goal

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Arianne Borg Selected Properties Officer Alliance Real Estate People Property, Real Estate & Construction Website Email Mobile

alliance.mt arianne@alliance.mt (+356) 7900 5544

BUSINESS PROFILE After graduating with a BA (Hons) Accountancy degree in 1996 and later with a Master of Arts degree in Financial Services from the University of Malta in 2004, I worked for a number of years in accounting and finance roles until 2014, when I decided to move to real estate. I worked as a property advisor until July 2020, when I was offered the position of Selected Properties Officer. In this role, I manage properties that are listed with us on an exclusive basis for several months. This entails dealing with property owners and the entire Alliance team of property advisors to ensure we are delivering on our promises to our clients. My role includes planning and organisation of the onboarding process, coordination with external contractors, and internal marketing workflow, as well as motivation and training of property advisors to assist them with securing new listings.

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Charles Borg Chief Executive Officer PG plc Retail

Business Profile A fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (UK), I was appointed Chief Executive Officer at PG plc in 2016. Prior to that, I had a 34-year career at Bank of Valletta during which I occupied various senior management positions, including that of Chief Executive Officer between 2012 and 2015. In addition, I also occupied directorship positions of listed companies in Malta and was appointed Chairman of the Housing Authority for the 2009-2011 period.

Website Website pggroup.com.mt Email Email info@pggroup.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2349 6100

Christopher Borg Partner Charles Scerri & Associates Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile My focus is mainly on tax advisory and international client services. I also have a keen interest in the blockchain and Fintech industry, which is thriving here in Malta. I am a Certified Public Accountant and a registered Auditor. I am also a designated person on our subsidiary company, CS Fintech Services Ltd, after successfully completing the VFA agent course with the Malta Institute of Management.

Website Website csagroup.mt Email Email chris.borg@charlesscerri.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9989 0371

David Borg Founding Partner ARQ Group Corporate, Fiduciary & Trustees

Business Profile I am a Chartered Accountant by profession and a co-founding Partner at ARQ, a professional services organisation based in Malta. Prior to moving into private practice I held senior finance positions with a number of international companies operating out of Malta across multiple sectors. I am also the Vice Chairman of Integra International, an international association of independent accounting, tax and audit firms. I head ARQ’s Advisory practice and i am also an innovative and creative thinker, active in developing and diversifying the Group’s service lines and strategy.

Website Website arqgroup.com Email Email dborg@arqgroup.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2549 6000

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Frank Borg Chief People Officer Alliance Real Estate People Property, Real Estate & Construction Website Email Mobile

alliance.mt academy@alliance.mt (+356) 9916 4101

BUSINESS PROFILE I was born in Malta and attended college in Bath (UK), and Oklahoma (USA). With my background in HR and international talent development, and having worked in enterprises of various sizes, I use my knowledge and expertise, together with my own continuous learning, to train, coach and motivate individuals on reaching their goals and sales targets as easily and as quickly as possible. I authored three books on sales, goals and public speaking and have built a wide variety of training content for groups of all sizes. Throughout my career I have had the opportunity to train many people from diverse demographics and cultures throughout parts of Europe, North, Central and South America and the Philippines. In my role as Chief People Officer at Alliance, I am in charge of human resource development and manager and resident trainer of Alliance Academy. On an ongoing basis I am managing a series of courses at different levels, as well as supporting other lecturers to deliver the real estate licensing course to our team of property advisors. Alliance comprises a team of more than 150 property advisors backed with a network of branches around Malta and the wealth of knowledge, professional experience and strong personal relationships of its founding partners.

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Joseph A. Borg Director Trilogy Ltd Retail

Business Profile As the co-Founder of Trilogy Ltd., I head the company’s retail operations and buying process across all the brands – Tommy Hilfiger, Armani Exchange, Calvin Klein and Mango. With over 25 years’ experience in retail, I am responsible for expansion and brand development. As a fashion company that represents the best brands on the Maltese market, we strive to inspire and provide cusomers with the self confidence they need. Website trilogy.com.mt/shop Website Email info@trilogy.com.mt Email Contact Contact No No (+356) 2138 0653

Kevin Borg Director of Sales Melita Ltd IT, Telecommunications & Software

Business Profile When I joined Melita in 1992, I used to manage the installation and services team, then held numerous positions before being appointed Director of Sales in 2012 with responsibility for Melita’s sales across all channels for residential and small business customers. During my leisure time, I enjoy anything related to DIY, especially carpentry. I also have a passion for classic cars and own a couple, which I have restored to their original pristine condition.

Website Website melita.com Email Email kevin.borg@melitaltd.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2727 0270

Miguel Borg Chief Risk Officer Bank of Valletta plc Banking, Investment & Financial Services

Business Profile I am the Chief Risk Officer and a member of the Management Board of Bank of Valletta plc and was appointed Executive Director on the Board of Directors in August 2017. I am also a Director of BOV Asset Management Ltd and chair the Risk Committee of the company. I am also the chairman of the Risk Committee of MAPFRE MSV Life plc as well as Chairman of the Central Co-Operative Fund.

Website Website bov.com Email Email miguel.borg@bov.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2275 3404

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Nikolai Borg CFO Maypole Group Corporate Groups of Companies Website Email Fixed

maypole.com.mt info@maypole.com.mt (+356) 2258 1581

BUSINESS PROFILE I am a passionate finance professional who has over 20 years’ experience spread over various industries and roles. As Group Chief Financial Officer, I am responsible for monitoring the Group’s financial situation and planning for its financial future whilst ensuring that all the necessary control structures are in place. I am a qualified accountant, registered tax practitioner and MBA holder.

PREVIOUS 2004-2014: Sales & Business Development Manager, Visual and Sound Communications Ltd 2014-2018: Senior Finance Manager, Henley & Partners

EDUCATION ACCA Diploma in Taxation MBA

Motto Being honest may not get you a lot of friends but it’ll always get you the right ones – John Lennon

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Sarah Borg Director HBM Malta Ltd Corporate, Fiduciary & Trustees Website Email Fixed

hbmgroup.com sarah.borg@hbmgroup.com (+356) 2132 3626

BUSINESS PROFILE For the past 11 years, I have occupied the position of Malta Director for HBM Group as well as Head of Accounting. Joining from the Big Four, I moved to HBM Group to manage a team of professionals in the fields of corporate, accounting and company secretarial services. Being a multi-disciplinary Group in various locations, I also assist clients in their international corporate structuring requirements and ongoing business management.

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Vanessa Borg Director, Strategy Advisory KPMG Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Jacques Borg Barthet Director Of Practice AP Valletta Ltd Services Industry

Business Profile Heading KPMG’s Strategy Advisory service, I have years of experience in developing and assisting companies in developing strategies that enable them to operate more effectively and enhance shareholder value. I have a knack for facilitating complex decision-making, supporting organisations to be future-facing and mitigating emerging issues. I have been active within the international management field for over two decades, also serving as Chief Executive within the insurance industry. In 2007, I founded my consultancy and training company, and I am engaged in a number of international projects as a strategy advisor within the hospitality, manufacturing, education, tourism, IT, communications, retail, iGaming, financial services and public sectors. Website Website kpmg.com.mt Email Email Contact No vanessaborg@kpmg.com.mt Contact No (+356) 7990 0258

Business Profile I read for a BA (Hons) in architecture at the University of Malta and an MA in urban design at Oxford, UK. I started my career at AP’s affiliated company, aoM, where I had a key role in the realisation of a large-scale development project. I am now Director of Practice at AP.

Website Website apvalletta.eu Email Email jacques@apvalletta.eu Contact No Contact No (+356) 2124 3981

Chris Borg Cardona Head - Logistics Farsons Group Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile As Head of Logistics, I am responsible for all aspects of warehousing and distribution operations at Farsons. I was appointed Distribution Manager at the new centralised Logistics Centre in 2007, where I led the distribution functions of Farsons and FBIC. In 2009, I was promoted to Logistics Manager responsible for both the warehousing and the distribution functions, the management of EcoPure Ltd and have since been involved in major extension projects within logistics.

Website Website farsons.com Email Email sfc@farsons.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2381 4114

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Nevise Borg Caligari Manager, Human Resources and Administration Malta Communications Authority Public Entities, Government & Professional Organisations Website Email

mca.org.mt customercare@mca.org.mt

BUSINESS PROFILE I have been working for the Malta Communications Authority since 2007. HR is my profession and, even after all these years in this profession, due to the way HR is evolving, I still find it challenging and strive to keep abreast of new developments. I believe in finding the best qualities and giving opportunities to all those that want to grow. It is my greatest satisfaction when an employee who had joined us in a junior role, keeps studying and grows within the Authority. My principles in life and towards staff are honesty, respect and responsibility. Staff members are the greatest asset in all organisations and, as an HR professional, I believe that when you invest those three principles, that same investment shall be returned to you.

PREVIOUS 1997-2007: Finance & Administrative Executive – Management Efficiency Unit, OPM

EDUCATION Professional qualified in Human Resources, People Management and HR legal issues

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Edward Borg Grech Chief Executive Officer Bluefort Ltd IT, Telecommunications & Software

Business Profile I am the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Bluefort Ltd. With more than 10 years’ experience in the information technology industry, I’m not only technically orientated but also hold an MBA degree. I believe that foundations should not simply be laid and left; I am passionate about helping businesses grow through professional services coupled with leading technologies. When I’m not helping businesses succeed, I enjoy scuba diving and travelling.

Website Website bluefort.com.mt Email Email info@bluefort.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 9902 8483

Gertrude Borg Micallef Head of Legal and Regulatory Affairs Melita Ltd IT, Telecommunications & Software

Business Profile I joined Melita in 2011 as a Legal Counsel and was appointed Head of Legal and Regulatory Affairs in 2018. My responsibilities include providing legal advice and ensuring regulatory compliance. I received my LL.D and MJuris in EU and Comparative Law from the University of Malta. I am a warranted lawyer and a member of the Chamber of Advocates. When not at work, I enjoy Latin and ballroom dancing, reading and travelling.

Website Website melita.com Email Email gertrude.borgmicallef@melitaltd.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2727 0270

Malcolm Briffa Director of Business Services Melita Ltd IT, Telecommunications & Software

Business Profile I joined Melita in 2008 as Head of Marketing, holding various positions before being appointed Director of Business Services in January 2016 with responsibility for Melita’s business-to-business connectivity and data services. I obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Master’s of Arts from the University of Malta and have since studied at INSEAD, the Digital Marketing Institute and the London Institute of Banking and Finance. I am married and have two young children.

Website Website melita.com Email Email malcolm.briffa@melitaltd.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2727 3535

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Jeremy Borg Grech Branch Manager Alliance Real Estate People Property, Real Estate & Construction Website Email Mobile

alliance.mt jeremy@alliance.mt (+356) 9982 4743

BUSINESS PROFILE After completing my studies in engineering, my passion for architecture and eye for detail drew me to pursue a career in real estate. Since those initial days in 2005, I have come across some of the greatest opportunities, thanks mostly to my ability to identify the right properties and value them correctly. As Branch Manager at Alliance Strand, one of the largest real estate offices in Malta, spread over three floors with no less than 38 property advisors, I advise, consult and support my team in their work across various locations and property types in Malta. In our business, I am very well known for being spot-on with property valuations according to the current market trends, which advice mutually benefits both our vendors and purchasers alike. Alliance comprises a team of more than 150 property advisors backed with a network of branches around Malta and the wealth of knowledge, professional experience and strong personal relationships of its founding partners.

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Natalie Briffa Farrugia Chief Executive Officer CareMalta Group Healthcare, Safety & Security

Josianne Brimmer Partner Fenech & Fenech Advocates Law Firms & Professional Legal Services

Business Profile My extensive experience in the industry, a passion for missionary work and a strong academic background, having obtained a Master’s degree in Gerontology and Geriatrics, have strengthened CareMalta Group’s care philosophy and commitment to achieve the highest quality of service. CareMalta Group, the largest operator offering care services for the elderly on the island, oversees more than 1,600 elderly people in the nine homes it runs. It also provides respite services to children and older adults with disabilities through HILA. Website Website caremalta.com Email Email info@caremalta.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2258 4200

Business Profile A lawyer with 20 years’ experience, I practise principally within the financial services and corporate regulatory fields, and am also very active in asset finance as well as mergers and acquisitions work, having acted for international financial institutions and corporate groups in the acquisition of stakes in the largest listed or regulated corporate groups with Maltese affiliates. I hold directorships and regulated roles with financial service licence holders, leveraging experience gained as inhouse counsel with international investment management firms. Website Website fenechlaw.com Email Email josianne.brimmer@fenlex.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2124 1232

Suzanne Brincat Dowdall Managing Director AML - Atlantis Management Ltd Maritime, Shipping & Yachting

Business Profile My shipping career started in 1994 and I have worked in maritime related roles ever since. A Certified Public Accountant by profession, I have over 25 years’ experience in maritime affairs and an extensive ship management background. Having worked in the maritime sector both in the local and international markets, I am presently the Managing Director of AML-Atlantis Management Ltd, a locally established company that specialises in crew management, yachting, ship registration, maritime advisory and corporate services. Website Website amlmalta.com Email Email sdowdall@amlmalta.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2133 0820

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David Brockdorff Managing Director BPC International Ltd Media & Marketing

Business Profile I am an experienced communications strategist, having devised numerous campaigns in Malta and other markets. I hold a Master’s in marketing from Lancaster University and previously worked as advertising manager with an international company in Belgium. I am active in notfor profit activities and a Council Member of the Malta Employers’ Association. BPC International, a Malta-based agency, provides international-standard advertising, design, consultancy, media, digital, and public relations services, adding tangible value to clients and brands.

Website Website bpc.com.mt Email Email david.brockdorff@bpc.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2124 3211

Alessio Bucaioni Chief Executive Officer Wes Trade Ltd Services Industry

Business Profile My wide international experience as Sales Director is backed by my personal background as business developer on behalf of Airbus Defence and Space in the Eurofighter and Tornado projects in Munich, Germany. I also have extensive experience as Sales Director on behalf of Aeneas Consortium in the Tripoli International Airport project.

Website Website westradeltd.com Email Email a.bucaioni@westradeltd.com Contact No Contact No (+393) 3311 65292

Daniel Bugeja Manufacturing Manager Carlo Gavazzi Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile I am responsible for controlling the manufacturing operation, ensuring that production quality, efficiency and cost targets are met. My duties also include making sure all workers and departments meet the productivity and efficiency standards of the organisation and in accordance with incoming client orders. Furthermore, I monitor all aspects of the production process to see that all personnel and resources a properly allocated, improve performance using manufacturing best practices and foster and promote self-improvement in every individual. Website Website gavazziautomation.com Email Email dbugeja@carlogavazzi.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2360 1735

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Juanita Brockdorff Partner KPMG Accountancy & Auditing Firms Website Email Fixed

kpmg.com.mt juanitabrockdorff@kpmg.com.mt (+356) 2563 1000

BUSINESS PROFILE Since joining KPMG in 2002, I have worked in corporate taxation, providing advice to multinationals seeking assistance in tax matters and related planning. Over the past three years I have brought together professionals from tax, regulatory, accounting and tech backgrounds to service EmTech clients. I also provide feedback on proposed legislation, including on cryptocurrencies and ICOs, to government authorities. From a tax perspective, my work covers international and domestic tax issues, extending to direct and indirect taxation. I assist with effective global tax solutioning, including mergers and acquisitions, and advise on access to tax treaties, foreign tax credits, financing and efficient repatriation. I have also delivered restructuring advice to gaming clients. I regularly deliver presentations on topical tax issues at both local and international fora and have published articles in various international tax journals and reviews. I am a highlyrespected specialist in my field. I am a member of the International Fiscal Association, recognised by Expert Guides, and ranked as a Band 1 practitioner of note by Chambers and Partners, where I am highly rated for my “expertise and drive” and as one who “advises a raft of impressive clients on both direct and indirect taxation mandates”. I am particularly noted for my work on behalf of leading multinationals.

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Member of the Malta Chamber of Advocates

Doctor of Laws, University of Malta

Member of the International Fiscal Association (IFA)

Master of Laws in International Tax Law, University of Leiden, The Netherlands (summa cum laude)

Member of the International Bar Association (IBA) Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practictioners (STEP) Council Member and Tax Committee Chairperson of the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners (IFSP)

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Eemer Bugeja Financial Controller Seifert Systems Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile A Certified Public Accountant by profession for the past 16 years, I occupied various roles with international manufacturing companies. In 2012, I moved to Seifert Systems Ltd as the company’s Financial Controller. The company specialises in the production of thermal management solutions, with a varied product portfolio to satisfy its customers located across the globe. I have ample experience managing the finances of a dynamic company operating in a very competitive and complex market.

Website Website seifertsystems.com/en Email Email eemer.Bugeja@seifertsystems.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2220 7334

Lawrence Bugeja Sales Manager DHL Express Logistics & Freight Forwarding

Business Profile About 11 years ago, I joined DHL Express within the Sales Department, my experience in the sales environment dating back about 20 years. I acquired knowledge in various industries, always willing to learn and eventually reach my aims and objectives. Within DHL Express, it is my role to manage the team and to make sure we meet the company’s targets and objectives by giving the best quality service to our customers.

Website Website dhl.com.mt Email Email lawrence.bugeja@dhl.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2180 0148

Stanley Bugeja Managing Director DC Aviation (Malta) Ltd Aviation & Travel

Business Profile I have occupied the role of Managing Director of DC Aviation Ltd since 2008, when DC Aviation GmbH (formerly known as Daimler Chrysler Aviation) decided to expand into Malta. DC Aviation offers business aircraft management, sales, charters, maintenance and handling. Previously I owned and managed the first dedicated business aviation handling and charter company in Malta. I’m also a founding Member and President of Malta Business Aviation Association, a Board Member of the European Business Aviation Association and Founding Partner of Malta Aviation Conference and Expo (MACE). Website Website dc-aviation.com.mt Email Email info@dc-aviation.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2137 5973

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Jesmond Bugeja Chief Executive Officer Malta Communications Authority Public Entities, Government & Professional Organisations Website Email Fixed

mca.org.mt jesmond.bugeja@mca.org.mt (+356) 2133 6840

BUSINESS PROFILE I am an accomplished management professional with an extensive track record in managing complex operations in the public and private sectors. I held senior executive management roles across diverse industries including ICT, telecommunications and identity management. I have a strong background in telecommunications network management and policy development, having worked in the industry for more than 15 years. My career started with the then-national telecommunications operator in Malta and subsequently held operational and managerial roles at Ericsson AB in Stockholm, Sweden. I was also the Group IT Manager for the Gollcher Group and headed the Passport Office in Malta. I am the Chief Executive Officer and acting Chairman of the Maltese regulatory authority for electronic communications – the Malta Communications Authority, and I represent Malta as a board member in the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC). I hold a Master’s degree in Leadership and Management from the University of South Wales and a post graduate diploma in Digital Marketing. I am a certified Prince 2 Project Management Professional and a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer.

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Theresa Bugeja Calleja Managing Director Calleja Ltd Importers, Distributors & Wholesalers

Business Profile I am Managing Director of Calleja Ltd, which was established in 1925 when Emmanuel Calleja, at the time one of only four people authorised to do industrial electrical installations on the island, opened a small shop in Birkirkara. Driven by beliefs that transcended economic cycles, generations of products and trusted employees, it is today one of the leading importers of electrical and plumbing supplies. We have products ranging from electric cables to light fittings and switchgear.

Website Website calleja.com.mt Email Email sales@calleja.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2144 0341

Mark Anthony Buttigieg Director GMC Transport Co Ltd Logistics & Freight Forwarding

Business Profile As a Director of GMC Transport, I believe in win-win situations and long-term trustworthy relationships with customers. What distinguishes our team is the ability to listen carefully and provide customised and feasible logistics solutions. We service the whole spectrum of the logistics industry and clients are provided with a single-source solution, making their goods reach their destinations efficiently and cost-effectively. We use our own fleet of trucks and trailers and a network of worldwide partners who match our high standards.

Website Website gmc.com.mt Email Email info@gmc.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2559 7100

Marianne Buttigieg Scicluna Director and Managing Pharmacist Cosmed Ltd Healthcare, Safety & Security

Business Profile I graduated in 1970 with a Pharmacy Bachelor Degree from the University of Malta and Cosmed Pharmacy was established in 1978. The ethos of the pharmacy is patient centric and we provide a holistic service to our community through the services offered by two full time general practitioners and more than 40 consultants. Being a Managing Pharmacist for almost 50 years also entitles me to serve as a counsellor to our esteemed clients.

Website Website pharmacy.com.mt/hamrun/cosmed-pharmacy Email Email cosmedmalta@gmail.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2122 5991

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Christopher Busuttil Delbridge Managing Director Evolve Ltd Importers, Distributors & Wholesalers Website Email Mobile Fixed

evolveltd.eu cbusuttil@evolveltd.eu (+356) 9982 0808 (+356) 2248 9900

BUSINESS PROFILE A passionate entrepreneur, curious scientist, creative leader and proven businessman, my hallmark is the high energy and enthusiasm I bring to my endeavours. I am widely recognised for my affable character and for a pillar in supporting Malta’s industry switch to higher technological ventures, such as the production of pharmaceuticals, state-of-the-art technology in healthcare and semiconductors. I built Evolve Ltd within the Attard & Co Group from scratch, offering services such as designing, equipping, maintaining scientific workspaces and training industry professionals. In Evolve’s wide portfolio, the most significant might be the design and build of the first medical cannabis processing facility in Malta, the design, build, equipping and maintaining of the largest independent GMP testing lab in Europe, and the introduction of molecular biology diagnostic testing methods in the healthcare industry. More recently, I successfully internationalised the brand being the first company in the world to design and build an EU-standard laboratory in West Africa.

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1999-2003: Scientific Consultant, Scientific Division, Attard & Co (Industrial) Ltd 2003-2006: Manager, Scientific Division, Attard & Co (Industrial) Ltd 2006-2012: Director, Evolve Ltd

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Malta Representative, Young European’s Environmental Research Competition/London International Youth Science Forum 1995-1999: BSc (Hons) Chemistry and Biology, University of Malta 2010-2011: PG Dip (Lvl 7) in Wood Conservation Science, Università Degli Studi di Firenze/Heritage Malta

SOCIETY 1996-1998: Co-founder SciLink, Junior Section of the Malta Chamber of Scientists 1997-1998: Member, organising committee of the National Science and Technology Week 1996-1999: Student Representative, Faculty of Science, University of Malta 2002-2004: Founder and Member, AkaPhellas, a cappella quartet 2018-2019: Committee Member, VOCA choir 2017-Present: Chevalier, Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, Lieutenancy of Malta 2019-Present: Secretary, Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, Lieutenancy of Malta

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Anton Buttigieg Chief Executive Officer TradeMalta Public Entities, Government & Professional Organisations Website Email Mobile Fixed

trademalta.org anton.buttigieg@trademalta.org (+356) 9982 6867 (+356) 2247 2400

BUSINESS PROFILE Joining TradeMalta as Chief Executive Officer in 2015, I helped shape the trade promotion strategy which supports Malta-based businesses to internationalise and become export-ready. A dedicated team of professionals at the organisation provides a wide-ranging portfolio of services that caters for different modes of entry within specific markets. We also pride ourselves in encouraging businesses to reach out of their comfort zone and establish new partnerships in non-traditional markets. The aim of the entity I head is to help define and strengthen Malta’s profile around the world as a reliable business partner and a fantastic country to do business with overall.

PREVIOUS 2002-2004: Economist, Central Bank of Malta 2005-2010: Management Consultant, MISCO 2010-2013: Business Development & Administration Manager, Panta Marketing & Services Ltd 2013-2015: Director, Business Leaders Malta

EDUCATION 2000: Honours Degree in Economics, University of Malta 2004: Master’s Degree in International Economics and Marketing from SDA Bocconi School of Management, Milan, specialising in industry analysis

2015-Present: Chief Executive Officer, TradeMalta

Motto Watch, listen, learn

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Chief Executive Officer Universal Import & Export Ltd Manufacturing Industry

My team and I assist clients technically during any stage of the industrial process, from design and R&D, moving on to factory floor implementation and then to supplying consumables for production.

Universal Import & Export Ltd has been providing a service to both the local and foreign industry since 1972.

Universal services various industries such as pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, electronics, construction, aluminium apertures, plastics, marine and aviation.

Website Website universal.com.mt Email Email ab@uiel.eu Contact No Contact No (+356) 9990 6265

Franklin Cachia Senior Manager Tax and Regulated Industries CSB Fintech Ltd Banking, Investment & Financial Services

Business Profile An experienced lawyer with my main areas of practice being International and Maltese Tax Law, Financial Services Law and VFA & Blockchain Law, I head the Tax and Regulated Industries Unit at CSB Group. I am a tax and accounting lecturer and skilled in Transfer Pricing, Managed Funds, Legal Writing, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), and Corporate Governance. In addition, I have a strong educational background in Bitcoin, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency.

Website Website csbgroup.com Email Email franklin.cachia@csbgroup.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2557 2557

Josef Cachia Head of Legal Department Fintech Solutions Ltd Banking, Investment & Financial Services

Business Profile I am the Head of Legal of Fintech Solutions Ltd and specialise in Corporate Law, Commercial Law and Financial Services. Furthermore, I passed the VFA Agent test in 2019 and continued specialising in fintech and blockchain. I regularly address conferences abroad, deliver presentations and also service clients requiring blockchain related services.

Website Website ksimalta.com/en/home Email Email jcachia@ksimalta.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2122 6176

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Carmel Cachia Chief Administrator eSkills Malta Foundation Education, Research & Training Website Email Fixed

eskills.org.mt info.eskills@eskills.org.mt (+356) 2123 4710

BUSINESS PROFILE Considering myself to be a technically knowledgeable and business-savvy management IT professional, my career reflects systems and management qualifications coupled with sound and successful leadership as well as ‘hands-on’ project management experience. My focus is on achieving bottom-line results while formulating methods to reach project objectives and business solutions to meet a diversity of needs. I have a successful record of delivering large projects on time and according to budgets, practicing a team-based management style and excellent interpersonal/communication skills. In addition, I have a very good track record in increasing business by winning important bids, the proper negotiation of contracts and ethical conduct.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES

Upskilling on digital skills of SMEs, students, teachers, youths and citizens Digital career guidance and advice Developing more use of professional IT frameworks, e.g. European e-Competence Framework and Framework of IT Professionalism Championing local and international campaigns, e.g. EU Code Week

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Chief Administrator, eSkills Malta Foundation Chief Officer and Director, Loqus Public Sector Managing Director and Projects Director, Key Group/PwC Tech Malta

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Chartered and Fellow Member of the British Computer Society (BCS)

Institute for the Management of Information Systems (IMIS) Technical Certifications in Project Management using PERT, Systems Analysis & Design Method (SSADM), industry certifications in information security management, software testing, PRINCE2 project management Management training in executive development, negotiation for business leaders, performance appraisal and ISO consulting.

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Chairman, British Computer Society (Malta Section) Council Member, University of Malta Board Member, Institute of Aerospace Technologies, University of Malta Board Member, Centre Distributed Ledger Technologies, University of Malta Board Member, Euro-Mediterranean Centre for Educational Research, University of Malta

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Kurt Cachia Chief Executive Officer Arrigo Group Ltd Aviation & Travel

Business Profile I am the CEO of Arrigo Group Ltd, which I joined in 2000 as Financial Controller, later becoming General Manager and, finally, being appointed Chief Executive. Between 1992 and 2000, I was employed as Account Manager at Deloitte, when I was also consulting for Arrigo Group before joining the company full time.

Website Website arrigogroup.com.mt Email Email kurt@arrigogroup.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2349 2349

Catherine Calleja Director and Group Company Secretary Atlas Insurance PCC Ltd Insurance & Pensions

Business Profile In addition to being Director and Group Company Secretary of the Atlas Group of Companies, I am also Managing Director of Atlas Healthcare Insurance Agency, a subsidiary of Atlas Insurance. A chartered insurer, I am immediate past President of the Malta Insurance Association and now chair the Human Resources Committee at the Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry, and am a Visiting Lecturer at the Department of Insurance and Risk Management at the University of Malta.

Website Website atlas.com.mt Email Email catherine.calleja@atlas.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 9949 4845

Ruth Calleja Interior Designer PMQS Services Industry

Business Profile Originally hailing from Msida, I worked with Michael Mercieca in project management and helped in the design process from the moment I started to study interior design. I received my Diploma in Interior Design in 2015 and now I offer interior design services on a freelance basis. I am also a qualified Business Administrator. There are two aspects I love. One is the initial brainstorming and mood board stage, where the possibilities are endless and it is the most freeing time in design. The second is that moment when I know I have created a composition. It happens at a different time with each design, but there is always one moment when I see the perfect item that pulls the whole look together. It is very satisfying! Website Website michael-mercieca.business.site Email Email ruth.pmqs@gmail.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 7921 2110

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Olivia Ann Calleja Lighting and Interior Designer Olivia Ann Calleja Lighting & Interior Design Services Industry Website Email Mobile Fixed

oliviaanncalleja.com info@oliviaanncalleja.com (+356) 7999 5995 (+356) 2141 7866

BUSINESS PROFILE I consider myself to be a woman driven by great passion and dedication in my field of work. I am a lighting and interior designer who, for the past 18 years, has been involved in designing a large variety of projects locally and overseas, spanning all sizes and types of residentials, from studio apartments to double height villas. I have also worked on many commercial projects, ranging from boutiques, jewellery shops, bars and coffee shops to façade architectural lighting, flower shops, shopping malls and boutique hotels. I started working in the family business at a tender age, and went on to study lighting design, architectural lighting design and lighting engineering in London and Birmingham. While in Malta between my studies, I also studied for and obtained the electrical wireman licences for three-phase certification. Furthering my studies, I concentrated on interior design and exterior architectural design at Chelsea Harbour in London.

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Vincent Calleja Managing Director Kelly Industries Importers, Distributors & Wholesalers

Business Profile I am the Managing Director of Kelly Industries, which imports and supplies upholstery products such as foam, rubber, textiles, upholstery tools and accessories. We also import marine and outdoor fabric and act as distributors of a wide range of mattresses produced at Vitafoam Ltd, partly owned by myself. Furthermore, we are suppliers of storage beds and sofa beds mechanisms and stock a range of soundproofing and acoustic performance sheets.

Website Website kellymalta.com Email Email kelly@link.net.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 7923 9817

Anthony Camilleri Co-Director camilleriparismode Retail

Business Profile Being the founder’s great-grandson, I joined the family business in 1969, specialising in interior fabrics and I am now one of the company’s three directors. We are determined to retain the acumen and hard work of our forefathers, who made it through the worst of times after WW II when the business took a very hard knock but experienced a boost subsequently. Our great-grandfather’s and grandfather’s fighting spirit must live on.

Website Website camilleriparismode.com Email Email you@camilleriparismode.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2010 2030

Jeremy Camilleri Chief Executive Officer Cashpoint Malta Ltd Gaming

Business Profile I have been involved in the gaming industry for more than 14 years, since 2006, in fact. I handle all the operations of Cashpoint Malta Ltd, including logistics and the daily running of the company. Compliance and legal requirements, as set out by the relevant authorities of the jurisdictions we operate in, also fall within my responsibility. We take responsible gaming very seriously.

Website Website cashpoint.com/en Email Email office.malta@cashpoint.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2132 2311

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Miraide Callus Gatt Executive Director Domain Group Education, Research & Training Website Email Mobile Fixed

domaingroup.com.mt miraide.callusgatt@domaingroup.com.mt (+356) 7943 3688 (+356) 2143 3688

BUSINESS PROFILE I co-founded Domain Group way back in 1995. The delivery and accreditation of courses including collaboration with UK universities and providers proved to be critical towards the success of this Group. Apart from computing and ICT courses, we expanded our expertise in delivering management, business and hospitality courses up to Master’s in Business Administration. Throughout these years, I accumulated a wealth of knowledge and experience in successfully managing this Group of companies. Consequently, in 2008, Domain Academy was founded. I am particularly driven and motivated by the contribution and involvement of the Institution’s entire focus-oriented workforce at all levels. These are aligned with corporate values in reaching our objectives together towards exploring and providing new career opportunities for all our students to enjoy life and learning, commencing at registration and culminating with graduation.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES 1995-Present: Executive Director, Domain Group 1995-Present: Executive Director, Computer Domain Ltd 2009-Present: Executive Director, English Domain Ltd 2012-Present: Executive Director, Domain Services Ltd 2012-Present: Executive Director, Domain Academy Ltd

Motto Challenges only make you stronger

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Audrey Camilleri Paediatric Dentist and Partner Camilleri Dental Medical Clinic Healthcare, Safety & Security Website Email Mobile Fixed

camillericlinic.com info@camillericlinic.com.mt (+356) 7933 0026 (+356) 2133 0468

BUSINESS PROFILE Camilleri Dental Medical Clinic, where I am a Partner, is one of Malta’s longest standing groups of family practices, established in 1960. Providing excellent dental care for children from infancy through to adolescence, including those with special needs, I enable my patients to attain and maintain optimum oral health throughout their lifetime. One of my special fields of interest is trauma to anterior teeth, and I cannot further stress the importance of early visits to a dentist following an accident that involves damage to the teeth. I have been the representative of the Dental Association of Malta as the EU/International Liaison Officer for the past 12 years, and regularly attend meetings of the Council of European Dentists, which is a European association that represents over 340,000 dentists across Europe. Its objective is promoting the interests of the dental profession in the EU by monitoring EU political and legislative developments that have an impact on the dental profession.

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2002-Present: Partner, Camilleri Dental Medical Clinic

1996: Dental degree, University of Malta

2002-Present: Part-time Assistant Lecturer in Paediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Surgery, University of Malta.

2000: Master’s in Paediatric Dentistry, Eastman Dental Institute, University of London 2001-2002: Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh fellowship degree, Edinburgh Dental Institute

Motto As a paediatric dentist, it is my passion to help children cultivate a lifetime of great oral health

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Christabelle Camilleri Chief Executive Officer V&C Group Property, Real Estate & Construction Website Email Mobile

vccontractors.com christabelle@vcgroup.mt (+356) 7957 2241

BUSINESS PROFILE A woman working in a male dominated industry with a demonstrated history of working in the construction, development, retail, education and hospitality industries through the diverse Group of Companies, V&C Group. I have extensive experience as an art and design professional, while also having attained a Master’s degree in Accountancy, as well as a B.Commerce degree in Accountancy and Marketing. In 2016, I joined V&C Group as a Finance Manager, after working at PwC. I worked my way up within the Group, having overseen the launch of an education company, Lil’Ville Childcare, the purchase of Bitmac Ltd, the operations and financial aspect of V&C Contractors, V&C Developments and V&C Investments Ltd, the purchase and operations of all hotels within our hospitality portfolio, as well as overseeing all employees and operations of all companies that fall within V&C Group. Today, I occupy the role of CEO at V&C Group, allowing me to work in a fast-paced and diverse environment as well as constantly seeking new business development.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Director: V&C Contractors Ltd, Centerparc Holdings Ltd, V&C Developments Ltd, V&C Hospitality Ltd, V&C Investments Ltd, V&C Medical Ltd, AutoHub Ltd, Lil’Ville Childcare Ltd, V&C Finance Ltd Founder: Benny Bunny and Lil’Ville Childcare

EDUCATION Post-Secondary, St Aloysius College Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), Second Upper Degree, in Accounting & Marketing, University of Malta Master's in Accountancy, University of Malta

June 2018-April 2020: V&C Group CFO/COO

PREVIOUS October 2011-March 2016: PwC

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Joseph Camilleri Executive Head – BOV Asset Management BOV Asset Management Ltd Banking, Investment & Financial Services

Business Profile I am the Executive Head responsible for BOV Asset Management, the UCITS fund management arm of the Bank of Valletta Group. I have extensive experience in the investments industry, having worked in the financial sector for over 30 years. During such time, I occupied various managerial positions within Bank of Valletta Group, Malta’s leading banking group: personal lending, corporate lending and Representative Office Manager at the Group’s Milan office, among others.

Website Website bovassetmanagement.com Email Email joseph.camilleri@bov.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2275 5599

Justin John Camilleri Business Development Manager Lewis Press Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile Starting my career in the manufacturing industry over 14 years ago, I gradually climbed the corporate ladder holding various positions within the manufacturing, retail, FMCG and service industries. My experience was supplemented by pursuing a number of certifications including the Henley Executive MBA. I joined Lewis Press, a leader in the printing and packaging materials for the pharmaceutical industry sector, as a Business Development Manager in early 2019. My role includes helping to expand the company’s business portfolio, providing continuous support to the directors/owners as the company grows into a medium-sized enterprise, as well as facilitating the family’s third generation transition into the management structure.

Website Website lewispress.com Email Email jjcamilleri@lewispress.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 7929 1760

Kris Camilleri Technical Director Pretty Neat IT, Telecommunications & Software

Business Profile Having led several small teams throughout my career as a developer, I have come to love the empowerment enabled by software. Founded on the principles of timely delivery, uncompromising quality, and transparency of process, we at Pretty Neat pride ourselves on delighting our customers with every website/app/service we release. We work collaboratively with enterprises, small businesses, and startups to find elegant solutions to prickly problems.

Website Website prettyneat.io Email Email kris@prettyneat.io Contact No Contact No (+356) 9937 6616

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Kurt Camilleri Managing Director O&S Shipping Ltd Maritime, Shipping & Yachting

Business Profile With 20 years’ experience, I come from a family with strong links to the local maritime industry. My relatives have been sailors, stevedores, trade unionists and customs officers. The maritime industry is truly in my blood. I founded and built O&S according to what I envisioned a successful maritime company should be: a specialist within the industry but also versatile and capable to adapt to customer demand.

Website Website oands.com.mt Email Email sales@oands.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2397 1100

Martina Camilleri Finance Director Inspectra Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile As Finance Director of Inspectra Ltd, I have pushed the company to grow and diversify beyond quality control and inspection. My efforts to increase efficiency and insight on reducing costs have allowed the company’s calibrations unit to grow, whereby we are increasing our accreditation as well as opening a new business unit in software programming. My pivotal influence can be felt throughout the company, leading change and strategising for future endeavours.

Website Website inspectra.eu Email Email martina.camilleri@inspectra.eu Contact No Contact No (+356) 7937 6617

Matthew Camilleri Chief Executive Officer Castille Management Consultancy & HR

Business Profile Prior to setting up Castille, I worked in assurance and financial consultancy for a Big 4 firm in London after having founded and raised finance for a tech start-up in Oslo, Norway in 2000. Castille is the professional network in tech and financial talent, modelled to service new global work trends. Through our specialised digital platform, we support clients with certified global software and data teams, permanent recruitment and employer branding. In this way we offer candidates and employees unparalleled opportunities to develop professionally. I love sports and travel. Website Website castilleresources.com Email Email brand@castilleresources.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2093 3000

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Mark Anthony Camilleri Country Manager and Executive Director – Malta Western Union Business Solutions Banking, Investment & Financial Services Website Email Mobile Fixed

business.westernunion.com/en.mt markanthony.camilleri@westernunion.com (+356) 9946 7473 (+356) 2328 9210

BUSINESS PROFILE With over 19 years’ experience within the payments industry, I started my career with Travelex in 2001 before the company was bought out by Western Union Business Solutions in 2011. My journey in the payments industry started from an operations position to later becoming a CRM manager. Today, I am the Head of Sales and Executive Director at Western Union Business Solutions Malta. Throughout my professional career, I have gained knowledge and skills to handle a wide variety of clients ranging from VSE/SMEs to corporate banks. Handling circa 1,000 clients on our books, while also managing my team members and the whole target for the Malta business have contributed to both personal and professional growth. My pleasure is to network, meet people and learn from them, service their business needs and ultimately help them grow by servicing their payments through a worldwide connected company.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Western Union Business Solutions (Malta) Ltd: 2011-2013: Customer Relationship Manager

PREVIOUS 2001-2005: Operations Executive, Travelex Financial Services 2005-2011: FX Dealer/CRM, Travelex Financial Services

2013-2019: Head of CRM 2020-Present: Head of Sales 2018-Present: Executive Director 2020-Present: Country Manager & Executive Director

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Miriam Camilleri Managing Director MCConsult & Associates Ltd Maritime, Shipping & Yachting

Business Profile I firmly believe one of our strengths is the ability to offer an efficient and personalised service. We offer services under several jurisdictions but, particularly, under Maltese law. We carry out ship, yacht and mortgage registration, company formation, crew certification and render legal, financial and other ancillary services. A member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, I chair the Malta branch, am Vice President of the Malta Maritime Law Association and am Birdlife Malta Council member.

Website Website mcconsult.com.mt Email Email services@mcconsult.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 9942 4545

Victor Camilleri Co-Director camilleriparismode Retail

Business Profile Having joined the company in 1971, I spent many years running the Valletta shop, specialising in fashion fabrics. It was in Valletta that it all started, when my great-grandfather, Paolo, opened a shop in 1890 selling clothes and accessories, handbags, hats and haberdashery, then trading under the name of A la Ville de Lyon. All three directors running camilleriparismode ensure we maintain a close relationship with clients and keep the standards the family business is renowned for.

Website Website camilleriparismode.com Email Email you@camilleriparismode.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2010 2030

Mark Camilleri Gambin Founder and Managing Director Preeo Software IT, Telecommunications & Software

Business Profile I have been managing Preeo Software since 2010, and hold a BSc in Software Engineering and an MSc in Advanced Computer Studies. I work together with a small team and an international client base; understanding business needs and producing technical solutions. Preeo specialises in tailor made software, helping many transform their ideas into products. I am particularly keen on using technology to optimise process efficiency. This focus and a passion for creating great user experiences also enabled the team to build Talexio; a complete HR, Payroll, Training and Performance Management solution. We, at Preeo, are natural problem solvers, applying logic and systematic thinking to break down complexity and developing robust solutions. Website Website preeo.software Email Email mark@preeo.software Contact No Contact No (+356) 7927 3738

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Sarah Camilleri Head of Human Resources GO plc IT, Telecommunications & Software Website Email

go.com.mt sarah.camilleri@go.com.mt

BUSINESS PROFILE With over 10 years of experience in the field of Human Resources, primarily in the telecommunications and hospitality industries, I have always used my passion for business and people to not only strengthen operations but also to shape people’s development and careers. I have focused on leadership, organisational and people development, and operations, therefore strengthening my expertise across different HR pillars. My additional interest in marketing, analytics and technology has helped shape many HR strategies over the years. Over the past eight years I have actively participated in supporting GO in this evolving story, working towards giving our people the experience to do what they do best every day. Throughout my journey I have also had the pleasure to coach a number of HR professionals through numerous lectures with FHRD and other institutions.

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December 2010: Human Resources Assistant Manager, Corinthia Hotels

2009: Diploma in Human Resources Management, University of Leicester

September 2012: HR, Training and Development Manager, GO plc

Current: MBA, Henley School of Business

January 2018: Senior Manager Human Resources, GO plc August 2019: Head of Human Resources, GO plc

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Simon Camilleri Chief Executive Officer Creditinfo Malta Ltd Banking, Investment & Financial Services Website Email Mobile Fixed

mt.creditinfo.com info@creditinfo.com.mt (+356) 9915 9962 (+356) 2131 2344

BUSINESS PROFILE With over a decade of experience in setting up and developing innovative credit risk management companies throughout Europe, as Chief Executive Officer of Creditinfo Malta Ltd I am responsible for leading the company’s business strategy, with a focus on building partnerships and business relationships. Under my leadership, Creditinfo Malta launched the first business score card on the island and created new products for the marketplace. Prior to joining Creditinfo Malta, I worked as Managing Director for Creditsafe in the UK, in addition to also managing the company’s start-ups in Ireland, France and Sweden. As a result of my credit industry experience and a further 10 years in the insurance industry, I have provided independent consultancy in these areas. I am also regularly invited to deliver conference presentations, lead courses and join discussion panels at an international level. Additionally, I have written numerous articles for trade journals and the press.

PREVIOUS 1994-2001: Regional Head, Endsleigh Insurance UK 2001-2009: Managing Director, Creditsafe UK

EDUCATION Bachelor of Science in Urban Land Economics, Sheffield Hallam University

2002-2005: Managing Director, Creditsafe Sweden 2004-2009: Managing Director, Creditsafe Ireland 2005-2009: Chairman, Creditsafe France 2009-2011: Self-Employed Consultant

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Timothy Camilleri Managing Director Sailpower Ltd Maritime, Shipping & Yachting Website Email Mobile

sailpower.com.mt info@sailpower.com.mt (+356) 7949 4500

BUSINESS PROFILE I set up Sailpower Ltd, a Maltese company, in 2005 together with Angela Camilleri, offering clients two of the top luxury yachting brands worldwide from X-Yachts (Denmark) and Riviera Yachts (Australia), as well as a choice of smaller, superior quality seacraft from Boston Whaler (USA). With a background of over 35 years in yachting and sales, both Angela and I are able to advise the client to make the right choice for an ultimate sailing or motoring experience. We guide the client through the complicated process of fitting out the new boat, commissioning and delivery, as well as offering reliable after-sales care. Sailpower Ltd also represents Banks Sails Italia, the well-known sail loft that produces a full range of racing and cruising sails, including the patented MEMBRANE sails. We guarantee short delivery time, competitive prices, and expert back-up from the nearby loft in Bari.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES 1988: Doctor of Medicine, private family doctor 1995: Internationally authorised seafarer doctor

EDUCATION Primary/Secondary education, St Aloysius College 1998: Doctor of Medicine, University of Malta

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Ira Carbone Brand Manager Salvo Grima Group Ltd Corporate Groups of Companies

Business Profile Part of the sixth generation of the Grima family, I joined the Group in 2009. Previously, I worked as Brand Executive before moving to the Travel & Distribution Department concentrating on Group trading efforts. Recently, I moved to the Tobacco Department and am now a Brand Manager representing the ever-growing portfolio with brands including Swedish Match, Scandinavian Tobacco Group and Mazaya Shisha Tobacco. I hold a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) degree.

Website Website salvogrima.com Email Email icarbone@salvogrima.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 7986 2244

Antoinette Caruana Group HR Manager and Company Secretary Farsons Group Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile Specialising in change management and human resources management, I have been actively involved in local industrial relations for years. I have held a number of positions in the private sector including the posts of Chief Human Resources Officer for Lufthansa Technik Malta and General Manager Human Resources of the Brandstaetter Group.

Website Website farsons.com Email Email sfc@farsons.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2381 4114

David Caruana Partner KPMG Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile As a valuation specialist, I have led numerous valuation assignments in various industries and advised clients in a number of equity transaction engagements. Over the years, I have accumulated a wealth of knowledge and experience, participating and leading engagements involving valuation/fairness opinions, the raising of finance and advising on financial structures and strategy. I am the firm’s Quality and Risk Management Partner.

Website Website kpmg.com.mt Email Email davidcaruana@kpmg.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2563 1000

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Ayrton Caruana Chief Service Operations Officer GO plc IT, Telecommunications & Software Website Email

go.com.mt ayrton.caruana@go.com.mt

BUSINESS PROFILE I entered the telecom industry 12 years ago and was instrumental in formulating, supporting and pushing the transformation of the People Agenda at GO. I have led HR teams for most of my professional career supporting business units to maximise the potential of their people to do and achieve more whilst ensuring that they keep up with the latest technologies and modern work practices. Recently, I ventured into operations and am currently responsible for GO’s Facilities and Fixed Network Build and Maintenance, as well as other supporting functions such as Procurement, Warehouse, Security and Fleet. I get motivated by building the right environment for people to grow and prosper in their career, for them to come up with new ideas and pursue change and for them to collaborate with each other and enable the great things we do each day at GO.

PREVIOUS 2010-2013: Senior Manager Human Resources, GO plc 2013-2019: Chief Human Resources Officer, GO plc 2019-Present: Chief Service Operations Officer, GO plc

EDUCATION 2003-2007: B.Com Hons (Public Policy)

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Clive Caruana Founder and Managing Partner CCPS Malta Accountancy & Auditing Firms Website Email Mobile Fixed

ccpsmalta.com info@ccpsmalta.com (+356) 9947 5132 (+356) 2014 2300

BUSINESS PROFILE I have held various accounting positions with several medium-sized local companies. In 2006, I moved to a reputable worldwide audit firm as an accountant, working closely with the Tax Partner and Corporate Services Director. At Grant Thornton (Malta), I was promoted to Corporate Services Manager, also heading Grant Thornton Fiduciaire Ltd’s team, gaining exposure on managing international corporate and private clients, in particular running corporate services, using and interpreting IFRSs as well as handling tax compliance, financial statements, and structures and advisory. This includes the everyday application of Malta’s tax refund mechanism; the interpretation of double tax treaties; and overseeing Maltese holding, financing, trading and shipping companies in the context of international tax structuring and VAT compliance and advisory. In 2012, I moved to a local law firm to head the tax compliance and accounts team. I am a fellow member of MIA, ACCA, MIT and a member of IFSP and Finance Malta.

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2018-Present: Head of Finance & HR, Miles Express Cargo System Ltd

Certified Public Accountant and Registered Auditor, ACCA

2019-August 2020: Chief Financial Officer, Phoenix Payments Ltd

Diploma in Taxation, FMIT Dip Tax

PREVIOUS 2006-2012: Manager Corporate Services, Grant Thornton Fiduciaire Ltd 2012-2013: Tax Manager, Chetcuti Cauchi Tax Advisors Ltd

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Eugenio Caruana Chief Operations Officer Farsons Group Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile Having joined Farsons Group as a Trainee Brewer in 1988, I was appointed Head Brewer in 2004 with direct responsibilities for the brewing/water treatment operations and the overall quality function at SFC. I also formed part of the technical team responsible for the building of the new brew house, which was successfully commissioned in 2012. I was appointed Head of Production in 2012 and later promoted to the post of Chief Operations Officer.

Website Website farsons.com Email Email sfc@farsons.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2381 4114

Jo Caruana Founder and Business Etiquette Consultant Finesse Group Media & Marketing

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I founded the Finesse Group because I understand how challenging it is for businesses to effectively finesse their client journey - from their communication to their customer care. The Group, which was formed in 2020, comprises five microenterprises: Finesse Content & Digital for StoryBrand messaging, content creation and digital marketing, Finesse PR & Events for public relations and media strategy, Finesse Consulta for business etiquette and customer care training, Finesse Media for niche marketing opportunities, and Finesse Learning for global online learning. As a Group, we work with clients all over the world in a variety of ways, from creating blog posts and social media campaigns to mystery shopping, business etiquette consultancy, and bespoke course creation. As Malta’s only certified StoryBrand Guide, I am passionate about helping business leaders and marketers finesse their operations and achieve greater success.

Website Website finesseconsulta.com Email Email Contact No jo@finesseconsulta.com Contact No (+356) 9946 2273

Andrea Cassar Chief Executive Officer Cassar Marine Group Maritime, Shipping & Yachting

Business Profile At Cassar, where I have been working for the past 16 years, we contribute to the growth of the marine industry in Malta, specialising in an array of marine-related services, ranging from ship repair to tugging, dredging and marine-related construction. My ambition is to motivate and drive our dedicated team of skillful employees to pride themselves on achieving greater heights in our marine industry, attaining the highest standards.

Website Website cassarmarinegroup.com Email Email info@cassarshiprepair.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2124 4500

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Paul Caruana Owner and Principal Paul Caruana Tuition Centre Education, Research & Training Website Email Mobile Fixed

paulcaruanatuition.com paul.h.caruana@gmail.com (+356) 7929 9730/(+356) 7747 4681 (+356) 2122 1358

BUSINESS PROFILE For over 35 years, I have been teaching accounting, economics, marketing and business studies in Maltese state schools. Previously, I taught at Mikiel Anton Vassalli Junior Lyceum in Tal-Ħandaq; at Giovanni Curmi Higher Secondary School, Naxxar, where I held the position of Senior Teacher in economics between 1997 and 2001; and at Margaret Mortimer Girls’ Junior Lyceum, in Santa Luċija, where I held the position of Head of Department (Business Studies) between 2001 and 2014 and Head of Department (Accounting and Business Studies) from 2014 (on the reintroduction of accounting in state schools). I specialise in teaching accounting, economics, marketing and business studies to beginners leading to Ordinary, Intermediate and Advanced levels. I also accept students with no knowledge of accounting following diploma and degree courses with accounting content, including B.Com first year students with no knowledge of accounting following the non-accountancy course.

PREVIOUS Head of Department (Accounting and Business Studies), Education Division, Ministry for Education and Employment

EDUCATION 1985: Bachelor of Education (Hons)

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Joe Jr Caruana Curran Manager and Co-Franchise Owner RE/MAX Executives Ibragg Property, Real Estate & Construction Website Email Mobile Fixed

remax-malta.com joe@remaxexecutives.com.mt (+356) 7944 2069 (+356) 2137 8953

BUSINESS PROFILE I started my career working in the family business at a young age. At first, I spent months moving into different departments in order to learn from more experienced people whilst seeing which role I would enjoy most and excel at. Sales and marketing was where I found myself in a natural habitat. In 2014 I decided to branch away from that to open a RE/MAX Franchise. Our purpose is that of finding or selling homes for our clients, while giving them our very best, effective and professional service in an integral and ethical manner.

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2001-2014: Sales & Finance, Frozen Art

St Edward’s College

2005-2014: General Manager, Meat & Spice

Worth Abbey, UK

2010-2014: General Manager, Clear Vision 2011-2016: Director, The Lido Malta 2014-Present: Director, JMEK LTD 2020-Present: Director, Nutrifully Ltd 2010-Present: General Manager, Panelpix LTD

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Chris Casapinta Country Executive (Managing Director) Alter Domus Corporate, Fiduciary & Trustees Website Email Mobile Fixed

alterdomus.com chris.casapinta@alterdomus.com (+356) 9944 3303 (+356) 2205 1000

BUSINESS PROFILE After qualifying as a certified public accountant and auditor in 2000, I joined PwC, starting my career with the Malta office and later working in a number of offices in the network, mainly in the Investment Management field at PwC Milan (Italy), Boston (United States) and London. Most of my time was spent in the audit practice, however I was also involved in a number of capital markets and transactional assignments. In late 2010, I joined Alter Domus to set up the office in Malta. Alter Domus is an independent firm headquartered in Luxembourg offering corporate, management and other support services including fund administration. The office in Malta now serves a number of a reputable international clients and employs close to 160 full time professionals. I also sit on a number of boards of both local and international family offices, multinationals and asset management firms.

EDUCATION June 1998: Bachelor of Commerce, University of Malta June 2000: BA (Hons) in Accountancy, Certified Public Accountant and Auditor, University of Malta

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Ian Casolani Managing Director BELAIR Property Property, Real Estate & Construction Website Email Mobile Fixed

belair.com.mt ianc@belair.com.mt (+356) 9949 6159 (+356) 2011 8000

BUSINESS PROFILE I graduated from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK) in 1998, later becoming the Managing Director of BELAIR Property, a company I was instrumental in developing and growing over the past 25 years. It is now recognised as one of the leading players in the real estate industry, also specialising in the relocation of foreign nationals and companies to Malta. Over the years, I have also been involved in various property developments both in Malta and overseas. I am a firm believer in the long-term potential of the local property market. I have held various positions as President of the Federation of Estate Agents (FEA) as well as within the Council of the Malta Chamber of Commerce, where I am currently an active member on the main Council. In these roles, I have been active in discussions with various administrations on residency schemes and policies related to the property sector. Married with two children, I am passionate about sailing, which I do my best to enjoy in my free time.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Director in various entities involved in the rehabilitation or development of property both locally and overseas

EDUCATION 1992-1995: BCom, University of Malta

SOCIETY Council Member, Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry President, Federation of Estate Agents (FEA)

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Niki Casolani Letting Director BELAIR Property Property, Real Estate & Construction Website Email Mobile

belair.com.mt niki@belair.com.mt (+356) 9944 3299

BUSINESS PROFILE Having grown into the business from a young age, I have been able to acquire a great wealth of knowledge about the real estate industry. With it I have been able to grow a database of trusted clients, most of whom I can now call friends. Through this growth I have been able to successfully build a strong and experienced letting team that is capable of assisting in any rental situation. Principally I focus on Business Development and the general management of the Belair Group letting team, while ensuring that Belair Real Estate maintains a reputation for high standard business conduct.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES 2002-2010: Letting Consultant 2010-2015: Senior Property Consultant 2015-Present: Director, Belair Property

EDUCATION St Aloysius College University of Malta Property Agents Award

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Claudine Cassar Consulting Director Deloitte Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile I have over 18 years experience in leading digital transformation projects. My team is the recipient of many awards, including the prestigious Good Practice Label in the European eGovernment Awards in recognition of proven credibility, excellence and scope by the European Commission. Throughout my career, I was responsible for the successful delivery of several digital projects, with particular emphasis on the public, telecommunications and banking sectors.

Website Website deloitte.com/mt Email Email ccassar@deloittedigital.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2343 2364

James Cassar Managing Director Event Planner Co Ltd Services Industry

Business Profile Besides being an events entrepreneur, handling the logistics of some of the most popular events in Malta and Gozo, whether expos, summits, festivals, sports activities or corporate launches, I am also an events lecturer and researcher and am currently completing a PhD in events at Bournemouth University. I have been the Managing Director of Event Planner Co Ltd since 2013 and am also Director of One Culture Group Ltd, Eleven Entertainment Group and of Merchandise Malta Ltd.

Website Website myeventplanner.com.mt Email Email james@myeventplanner.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 9925 3356

Jeremy Cassar Chief Executive Officer Marsovin Winery Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile As CEO I oversee the effective and efficient functioning of the company as a lucrative business, and moreover strive to maintain highest standards of production of quality wine. Together with an outstanding technical team and committed employees who share my passion, I lead the Winery to further explore the traditional styles of wine and aim to improve on previous achievements. Whilst dealing with the global market challenges and local agriculture concerns, I focus on the future by investing in the family vineyards and modernising technologically the winery to increase efficiency, quality and ultimately more successful Marsovin vintages for more generations to enjoy.

Website Website marsovin.com Email Email jeremy@marsovinwinery.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2366 2223

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Marcel Cassar Chief Executive Officer APS Bank plc Banking, Investment & Financial Services

Business Profile My 33-year professional career started with a Big 4 firm, then moving to bank regulation and supervision. Since 1996, I have held senior executive positions in banking and financial services and, in May 2018, was appointed Chairman of the Malta Bankers’ Association. I am a CPA, member of the Malta Institute of Accountants and hold an MBA in bank financial management. I lecture at the University of Malta and make regular conference contributions.

Website Website apsbank.com.mt Email Email headoffice@apsbank.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2560 3000

Mario Cassar Managing Director Konsultadvisory Ltd Management Consultancy & HR

Business Profile A certified executive coach and mentor, my role focuses on building leadership capacity through bespoke programmes, combining executive coaching with training, using over 20 years of top management experience in different economic sectors. Leadership development programmes range from resolving conflict to increasing employee engagement, leading with emotional intelligence and leader as coach. Our team coaching programmes help team members to better navigate interpersonal dynamics, enabling the team to deliver more efficient and effective outcomes.

Website Email m.cassar@konsultadvisory.com Email Contact No (+356) 9947 0099 Contact No

Robert Cassar General Manager Avifilm Export Corp Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile As General Manager at Avifilm Export Corp Ltd, I oversee daily business activities, improve overall business functions, train heads of departments, manage budgets, develop strategic plans, set policies and communicate business goals. I provide leadership and management to the business and am fully responsible for the day-to-day running of all departments.

Website Website avifilm.com Email Email rcassar@avifilm.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 7942 7022

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Robert Cassar Head Business Relations and Sales MaltaPost plc Logistics & Freight Forwarding

Business Profile At MaltaPost, my role is to assist customers to focus on their core business. On a daily basis, I meet with entrepreneurs, established businesses and government entities. After understanding their requirements, we offer MaltaPost’s tailormade solutions in last mile delivery to anywhere in Malta and Gozo or overseas; in document management (archiving, scanning and shredding); in back office support (data entry and cleansing, hybrid mail); payment handling (through our network of postal offices); and marketing services.

Website Website maltapost.com Email Email rcassar@maltapost.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9943 9430

Conrad Cassar Torregiani International Tax and Legal Leader Deloitte Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile I am the firm’s leader for international tax services with responsibility also for legal and transfer pricing within the firm’s practice. Furthermore, I am responsible for Deloitte Malta’s tax policy group and leading the firm’s online gaming and betting industry grouping, Leader International Tax and Deloitte Legal, Malta.

Website Website deloitte.com/mt Email Email ctorregiani@deloitte.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2343 2364

Robert Cauchi Chief Executive Officer KPH Group Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile Possessing a Henley Master’s degree in Business Administration, I joined KPH Group in 2018 focusing my energy to ensure sustainability of the milk producers’ cooperative. My long and challenging experience in the manufacturing industry ingrained in me a continuous improvement philosophy that is now driving the dynamics of change to further the growth of this important sector. KPH Group Ltd includes Malta Dairy Products Ltd, the KPH feed mill and Malta Beef Products Ltd.

Website Website kphgroup.com.mt Email Email info@kphgroup.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2123 459

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Louis Cassar Pullicino Managing Partner Ganado Advocates Law Firms & Professional Legal Services Website Email Fixed

ganado.com lawfirm@ganado.com (+356) 2123 5406

BUSINESS PROFILE I am an experienced litigator specialising in commercial litigation, particularly active in admiralty and shipping, banking, corporate, insolvency, insurance, telecommunications, pensions and contractual disputes with an international dimension. For over 30 years, I have been advising numerous institutions and have been involved in the market’s most complex maritime, banking and commercial litigation cases. I have appeared for international banks in the enforcement of security on loan defaults and have dealt with a wide range of cross-border and multi-jurisdictional disputes. In June 2015, I was appointed Managing Partner at Ganado Advocates with a vision to continue driving the success achieved by the firm over the years.

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1988-1995: Ganado Advocates, Associate

Admitted to the Maltese Bar, Superior Courts of Malta

1995-2015: Ganado Advocates, Partner

Member of the Chamber of Advocates

2015-Present: Ganado Advocates, Managing Partner

EDUCATION 1986: Doctor of Laws (LL.D), University of Malta

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Ian Castillo Managing Director ICON IT, Telecommunications & Software Website Email Fixed

icon.com.mt ian@icon.com.mt (+356) 2144 0080

BUSINESS PROFILE A tech entrepreneur with 25 years’ experience in the industry. I am the Co-Founder of ICON, one of Malta’s most recognised names in the field of digital transformation. We have built a solid reputation for working with our customers to rapidly bring ideas to market, improve the efficiency of existing processes and leverage cutting edge technologies to tap into new markets. I am a firm believer in building and motivating mature, multi-disciplinary teams that bring value to every project. I am also a Co-Founder and Board Member of ebo.ai, a tech company offering exciting, AI powered customer engagement solutions in the fields of healthcare, gaming, and financial services.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Ebo.ai – Leveraging the power of AI to transform customer conversations

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Maria Cauchi Delia Chief Executive Officer The Malta Institute of Accountants Public Entities, Government & Professional Organisations

Business Profile Joining the Malta Institute of Accountants (MIA) in 2013 as Financial Controller, I was promoted to Chief Executive Officer in 2016. I have extensive knowledge of the accountancy sector and the finance industry as well as wide experience in planning, managing and reporting on numerous public-sector system audits. Prior to joining MIA, I occupied senior positions with APS Consult Ltd, a subsidiary of APS Bank, the Medicines Authority, the National Audit Office and Ernst & Young.

Website Website miamalta.org Email Email info@miamalta.org Contact No Contact No (+356) 2258 1900

Alessio Centi Sales Manager Wes Trade Ltd Services Industry

Business Profile With more than 11 years’ involvement in the business to back me up, I have wide experience as Account Manager and Project and Service Manager. I also have technical background in telecommunication and security systems as Pre-sales Manager.

Website Website westradeltd.com Email Email a.centi@westradeltd.com Contact No Contact No (+393) 9272 45688

Clifford Chetcuti Chief Executive Officer Airmalta Aviation & Travel

Business Profile Starting as a cadet pilot with Air Malta, in 1994, I joined Emirates Airlines, progressing through managerial roles within the company. Later, I moved to Qatar Airways, assuming the role of Vice President Flight Training and Head of the approved training organisation. In 2018, I was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Airmalta where I focus on the improvement of efficiencies in its organisational and operational structure, boosting its brand image and ensuring it evolves in a boutique regional airline.

Website Website airmalta.com Email Email customercare.airmalta@airmalta.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2299 9345

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Mihai Cheregi Managing Director United International Management (Malta) Ltd Corporate, Fiduciary & Trustees Website Email Fixed

uibt.com info@uibt.com (+356) 2010 8648

BUSINESS PROFILE I started my professional career with Intertrust SA, in Luxembourg, shortly after joining United Luxembourg. In 2013, I relocated to Malta and I currently serve as Managing Director of United International Management (Malta) Ltd. My academic qualifications include two BA diplomas in Business Administration from the University of Orleans (France) and The Academy of Economic Studies (Bucharest, Romania), as well as a Master’s Degree in Economics, Finance and Management related to the European Union environment from the University of Nancy 2 (France).

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Company registered to act as Company Service Provider in terms of the Company Service Providers Act, 2013 Authorised Trustee/Co-Trustee, providing Fiduciary Services in terms of the Trusts and Trustees Act, United International Trustees (Malta) Ltd Director of Administrators of Private Foundations, in terms of Article 43(12)b of the Trusts and Trustees Act, United International Trustees (Malta) Ltd

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Jane Chircop Founder and Director Sapphire Real Estate Group Of Companies Ltd Property, Real Estate & Construction

Business Profile It was my own clients who encouraged me to branch out on my own because they felt more secure making their investments directly with someone like me. Armed with 10 years of managerial experience in the property business, this was just the trigger I needed to finally take the plunge. Since 1995 in the business, I know every aspect of the local market like the back of my hand, thus being able to give clients the best personalised service.

Website Website sapphirerealestate.com Email Email info@sapphirerealestate.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2157 7474

Vivienne Chircop Director Sapphire Real Estate Group Of Companies Ltd Property, Real Estate & Construction

Business Profile After studying at St Michael Foundation, aged 16, I joined the OIC Navigational Watch course. In 2010, I chose to follow in the footsteps of my mother, Dame Jane Chircop, and embark on a female entrepreneurship career in her business as Chief Executive Officer for seven years. I have owned my own company since 2018. I am the sole Director and franchisee of the Gozo office and am in charge of the Only Made in Gozo concept project.

Website Website sapphirerealestate.com Email Email vivienne@sapphirerealestate.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2757 7474

Stephen Ciantar Managing Director Hydrolectric Ltd Environment, Energy & Alternative Energy

Business Profile With over 20 years’ experience in both the local and export markets, I managed teams focusing on international trade, business development and sales export in Europe, the Middle East and North America. I organised stands in international exhibitions in Italy, Germany, Spain, Egypt, Dubai, the USA and Russia and was Export Manager for 13 years, acquiring knowledge in moving consignments to various countries. Being Managing Director of Hydrolectric Ltd for 10 years, I have experience of the local market.

Website Website hydrolectric.com.mt Email Email stephen.ciantar@hydrolectric.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 9911 6559

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Kevin Chircop Executive Chairman Enemed Company Ltd Environment, Energy & Alternative Energy Website Email Mobile

enemed.com.mt kevin.c.chircop@enemed.com.mt (+356) 9953 8497

BUSINESS PROFILE I am a hands-on person, however, I rarely give instructions since I am more of a mentor. My aim is to maximise the potential of each team member. My primary focus is the vision for the future of the company which together with my team, is translated into daily tasks. Every decision that we take is meant to contribute to achieving this vision. It is important to me that our team feels ready to be the best, and I want everyone to enjoy coming to work. I am not just interested in what they’re doing at work but also outside of work. Are they happy? Is there anything stopping them from doing their job properly? I consider the whole team to be part of my own family and if in any way I can help, I gladly will.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Chairman, Enemalta plc

EDUCATION 2001-2005: MBA, Henley Business School

Chairman, Engineering Resources Ltd

PREVIOUS 2010-2013: Global Leader, Investment Promotion & Trade, Malta Enterprise 2013-2014: Advisor to Minister for Energy and Water 2014-2015: Executive Director, Business Strategy & Projects, Enemalta plc

Motto Measure what you do every day and reflect on what can be done better

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Wayne Ciantar Director and Shareholder Construction Engineering Ltd Property, Real Estate & Construction

Business Profile Construction Engineering Ltd is a turnkey company set up in 2017, mainly focusing on demolition, construction and finishing works. After graduating with honours in construction engineering, I worked for several architects and contractors. Having done both office and on-site work for over 10 years, I believe we can give clients the best experience they can get in our field of work. Our team of licensed builders and workmen strive to deliver projects on time, laying stress on quality.

Website Email wayne_7489@msn.com Email Contact No (+356) 9911 6559 Contact No

Charles Cilia Head Logistics and Ecommerce Services MaltaPost plc Logistics & Freight Forwarding

Business Profile At MaltaPost, I am responsible for developing new products and services, refining the current services to meet the customers’ needs and identifying key business opportunities. I also manage the Document Management and Back-Offices Services. E-commerce logistics activity has increased considerably, with both consumers and businesses leveraging on a global market and, with my expertise in the e-commerce industry, I ensure the company is the market leader in innovative solutions.

Website Website maltapost.com Email Email ccilia@maltapost.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 7998 0077

Karl Cilia Divisional Manager Distribution Systems Enemalta plc Environment, Energy & Alternative Energy

Business Profile I am a Member of the Board of Management of Enemalta, heading the distribution systems sections. Graduated and specialised in information systems, I formed part of IBM’s Global Services team specialising in utility business solutions for almost four years. I joined Enemalta in 2015 to head its smart metering management project, focusing primarily on all smart meter-to-cash operations. I was appointed Member of the Board of Management in 2018.

Website Website enemalta.com.mt Email Email karl.cilia@enemalta.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2298 0526

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Marisa Ciappara Chief Officer Finance ARMS Ltd Public Entities, Government & Professional Organisations Website Email Mobile Fixed

arms.com.mt marisa.ciappara.1@arms.com.mt (+356) 7949 0352 (+356) 2245 2717

BUSINESS PROFILE My career as an accountant started with a local accountancy/audit firm where I gained experience in various areas of accountancy including statutory company audit, management accounts, cash flow projections, forecast, payroll, planning in taxation, VAT and project management. I then worked for several years as Financial Controller with the Corinthia Group of Companies within the hospitality industry both locally and abroad. Eventually, I decided to be a full-time mother for eight years but kept myself updated by being a part time selfemployed accountant for small and medium sized businesses. In 2018, I took up full-time employment again and joined LESA as Financial Controller. Prior to the breakout of the COVID-19 pandemic, I decided to make another move forward in my career and joined ARMS Ltd as Chief Officer Finance, a role which is very challenging and which I enjoy doing.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES 2013: Director, GHRC PLC 2014: Director, Vilhena Sicav PLC 2017: Director, Malta Enterprise 2020: Chief Officer Finance, ARMS Ltd

PREVIOUS 1995-2010: Financial Controller, Corinthia Group of Companies 2011-2018: Self Employed Accountant

Motto The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are

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2018-2020: Financial Controller, Local Enforcement System Agency

EDUCATION BA (Hons) Accountancy, University of Malta Bachelor of Commerce, University of Malta

SOCIETY 2013: Treasurer, MSPCA 2017: Treasurer, PL


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Alan Cini Co-Founder, Managing Director and Chief Creative Officer Rocksteady Digital Agency | Broadwing Job Placement Agency Media & Marketing Website Email Mobile Fixed

rocksteady.digital | broadwing.jobs alan@rocksteady.com.mt | alan@broadwing.jobs (+356) 7909 4066 (+356) 2017 3227

BUSINESS PROFILE I know the mechanics required to create a robust IT and web infrastructure that would hold its own against a nationally saturated market, all the while offering a vast amount of experience in marketing, branding, and concept creation, and fully equipped with the creative flair to launch both Rocksteady Digital and Broadwing Recruitment as memorable contenders within their respective industries Having started my career as a software engineer, I was never averse to a new challenge and, throughout my career, I developed a deep understanding of marketing and a passion for design. My previous engagements required me to become a hybrid and adapt to rapid changes, while quickly absorbing new ideas and concepts to develop innovative and creative solutions to problems. I bring to the table an energy and drive that encourages others to step out of their comfort zone and risk failure to follow their dreams.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES 2018-Present: Co-Founder, Director & Chief Marketing Officer, Broadwing Ltd 2019-Present: Partner, Malta Office, Consolidity

PREVIOUS 2008-2013: Software Developer/Graphic Designer, Game Services Ltd 2011-2016: Software Engineer, CSB Group 2011-2016: Software Developer/Creative Designer, Vacancy Centre 2013-2016: Creative Design Executive, Malta Sotheby’s International Realty

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BSc (Hons) in Software Development – Distinction, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Society

SOCIETY 2013-Present: Public Relations Officer, Overseas RUFC 2016-2018: Public Relations Officer, Malta Guide Dog Foundation 2016-2018: Public Relations Officer, Malta Male Testicular Cancer Awareness 2019-Present: Public Relations Officer, Malta Rugby Football Union

Motto Knowledge is power

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Charles Cini Chief Business Officer MeDirect Bank (Malta) plc Banking, Investment & Financial Services

Business Profile I have been in the banking sector for over 35 years, serving in roles at both branch and head office functions in a number of banks. I joined MeDirect in August 2010 during which period I developed the corporate banking service offering covering pure account and deposit services, foreign exchange, payments and lending. I have recently also taken responsibility for Retail Banking, which includes deposits, investments and payment services. I am an Associate of the Institute of Financial Services.

Website Website medirect.com.mt Email Email charles.cini@medirect.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2557 4389

Robin Cleland Managing Partner 20/20 Strategy Management Consultancy & HR

Business Profile I am the Managing Partner at 20/20 Strategy, a boutique strategy consulting firm specialising in growth and data-driven strategy. I hold an MBA from the Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge. Over the past 20 years, I have advised leading global brands and new emerging brands on growth strategy, and have delivered strategy engagements in the FMCG, Automotive, Luxury, Education, Hospitality and Pharmaceutical sectors across Europe, Asia and North America.

Website Website 20-20strategy.com Email Email robin@20-20strategy.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9900 8080

Louis Coleiro Managing Director Coleiro Group of Companies Ltd Importers, Distributors & Wholesalers

Business Profile I started in the family business in 1981 and was responsible for the setting up and operations of a paint manufacturing company producing for the local and foreign markets. I handle the day to day running of the retail shops which, apart from paint, also market auto parts and garage equipment. Yacht Pride SRL was established in 2016 and is one of the leading yacht painting companies in Italy where prestigious super yachts are finished, including new-builds and refits.

Website Website coleiro.com Email Email info@coleiro.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9947 1978

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Isabel Collins Fereday Communications Coordinator Malta Communications Authority Public Entities, Government & Professional Organisations Website Email Mobile

mca.org.mt isabel.fereday@mca.org.mt (+356) 9939 4336

BUSINESS PROFILE I occupy the position of Corporate Communications Coordinator at the Malta Communications Authority. This year I was nominated and elected to Co-Chair the Expert Networking Group of Communications for the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC). My communications career spans 20 years in broadcast TV and media content for museums and exhibitions, with my work focusing on my areas of interest: art and technology. I am excited at the prospects and challenges that new technologies bring for society and look for new ways of communication, utilising these channels. I graduated with BA Hons in Media from the University of Westminster, which holds a reputation for new wave thinking. I also hold a Master’s in Innovation and Creativity from the University of Malta, where my studies delved into creative communication approaches.

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Nicholas Collinson Director Cloud RPO (Malta) Ltd Management Consultancy & HR

Business Profile Running my own businesses in the UK for over 30 years helped me develop a range of key skills in areas such as finance, marketing, IT, sales, recruitment, leadership, and strategy. My experiences have tested my abilities to adapt, learn quickly, make brave decisions and bring people along with me at the same time. Now living in Malta, I bring the enthusiasm and drive built up over the years into this exciting marketplace. Website cloudrpo.com Website Email nc@cloudrpo.com Email Contact Contact No No (+345) 2034 1554

Vladimiro Comodini Business Advisory Partner RSM Malta Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile I am a Certified Public Accountant and Auditor with over 20 years of experience, both locally and overseas. I lead the Business Advisory Unit with focus on gaming, financial services, medical cannabis, start-ups and innovation initiatives. Our teams at RSM offer a one-stop shop for licensing, pre-certification and compliance processes, valuations, capital raising, business plans and feasibility studies. We assist clients throughout the whole change process to face new challenges, market developments and innovation.

Website Website rsm.global/malta Email Email vladimiro.comodini@rsm.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2278 7000

Gordon Cordina Chairman Bank of Valletta plc Banking, Investment & Financial Services

Business Profile I am a leading economist on the Maltese Islands with professional experience spanning 25 years in banking, policymaking, academia and private sector consultancy. I have several years of Board and Risk Committee experience in major financial institutions in Malta, including at Bank of Valletta. I have served as Manager of the Research Department of the Central Bank of Malta; Director General of the National Statistics Office; Head of the Economics Department of the University of Malta; and Economic Advisor to the Malta Council for Economic and Social Development. I was appointed to the BOV Board of Directors in October 2020.

Website Website bov.com Email Contact No (+356) 2131 2020 Contact No

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Michael Anthony Collis Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director BNF Bank plc Banking, Investment & Financial Services Website Email Fixed

bnf.bank customercare@bnf.bank (+356) 2260 1000

BUSINESS PROFILE Having worked in the banking industry in the UK and Middle East for over 30 years, I held various senior positions in a number of banks with responsibility for a wide variety of activities, including retail and wholesale banking, corporate finance and private banking. My banking career started with Lloyds Bank plc, after which I joined Mizuho Bank where I held various senior positions and led its UK Corporate Banking and Corporate Finance activities. Prior to my appointment as CEO and Managing Director at BNF Bank, I served as Chief Executive Officer of Al Faisal International for Investment QPSC (Qatar), the majority shareholder of BNF Bank, a position which I have since relinquished. I occupied this position since 2015, during which time I was also responsible for AFII’s proprietary trading and strategic financial investments, including the acquisition of Banif Bank (Malta) plc in 2016.

PREVIOUS Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director, Ahli United Bank (UK) Ltd Senior Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer, Ahli United Bank B.S.C, Bahrain Executive Director/Head of European Corporate Finance, Nikko Bank, UK Chief Executive Officer, Al Faisal International for Investment QPSC (Qatar)

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Michel Cordina Executive Director and Head of Business Development HSBC Bank Malta plc Banking, Investment & Financial Services

Business Profile I was appointed Executive Director on 2nd April 2019 and am presently Head of Business Development. I worked in various areas in both Personal Banking and Commercial Banking, occupying executive roles within HSBC Bank Malta, including Head of Commercial Banking, Deputy Head of Operations, Head of Business Transformation and was also the Programme Manager responsible for bringing the HSBC Contact Centre to Malta. In 2010, I was seconded to HSBC Commercial Banking in London as Head of Sales Performance.

Website Website hsbc.com.mt Email Email michelcordina@hsbc.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2380 4832

Andrew Corrieri Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs Medical Logistics Pharmaconsulta Ltd & Meditpharma Importers, Distributors & Wholesalers

Simon Corrieri Director Anici Group Healthcare, Safety & Security

Business Profile I started Pharmaconsulta in 2009, offering consultancy services, contract manufacture, laboratory analysis and QP batch release through approved, GMP audited and certified suppliers. Having built a reliable, successful career in the pharamaceutical and medical cosmetic trade, I launched Meditpharma as a oneman operation in 2016, growing into a company that boasts global reach and an ever-growing portfolio. It is an expert in cold-chain transport, guaranteeing temperature-controlled deliveries even to the most remote locations, offering training and advice to major companies, ensuring patient safety. Website Website pharmaconsulta.com - meditpharma.co Email Email andrew@pharmaconsulta.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 7930 3202

Business Profile I am a Partner at Anici Group and a registered Qualified Person for Medical Gases and Solid Oral Dosage Form. I, along with my business partner, Marcus, expanded Anici Group from one pharmacy to four pharmacies in the span of three years. We have created a household name and attribute our success to our forward thinking and implementation of avant-garde technologies.

Website Email simon@anici.com.mt Email Contact No (+356) 7942 4080 Contact No

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Kenneth Cortis Director and Chief Financial Officer Crane Currency Malta Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile I joined Crane Currency Malta Ltd as Chief Financial Officer in 2017 when the company’s world-class factory in Hal Far was still a plan. Since then we have completed this €100m project and implemented lean manufacturing processes that are now producing a competitively priced product. Our business model attracted the attention of Crane Co, a US$3bn company listed on NYSE, which acquired our company and appointed me as Director in 2018. In this role I remain focused on compliance and cost control by eliminating waste and cash generation.

Website Website cranecurrency.com Email Email kenneth.cortis@cranecurrency.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 7904 8850

Graziella Costa Head of Customer Experience Melita plc IT, Telecommunications & Software

Sophie Crouzet Chief Operating Officer SiGMA Group Gaming

Business Profile Having joined Melita in 2003, I have occupied various positions in Customer Care, Human Resources, Finance and Internal Audit before being appointed Head of Customer Experience in August 2019 with responsibility for continuously improving the experience of existing and potential customers. I have a Bachelor of Commerce, Banking, Finance and Management degree from the University of Malta and attended the CTAM Europe Executive Management Programme at INSEAD. In my spare time, I enjoy travelling and playing squash. Website Website melita.com Email Email graziella.costa@melitaltd.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2727 0270

Business Profile Having been involved with the company since 2015, I helped it grow from a local conference in Malta to an international events, news and media corporation. My focus is on expanding into new markets. We have now covered Europe, Asia, the Americas, and we will be setting up base in the rapidly-growing African market in 2022.

Website Website sigma.com.mt Email Email sophie@sigma.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2133 6670

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Charles Cuschieri Founder Camilleri and Cuschieri Consulting Engineers Services Industry

Business Profile After graduating from the University of Malta in Engineering in 1977, I took up employment with Bortex as a production engineer for a few months and then moved to Delta Electronika of Holland as a design electronics engineer. In 1982 I joined the University of Malta as a fulltime lecturer in Electronics and Power Electronics. In the meantime, I had set up Camilleri and Cuschieri Consulting Engineers and in 1989 I resigned from UoM to manage the consultancy on a full-time basis. I am a fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology and was awarded the Engineering Excellence Award in Leadership by the Malta Chamber of Engineers in 2012. Camilleri and Cuschieri is today the leading Engineering Consultancy firm in Malta.

Website Website camilleriandcuschieri.com Email Email info@camilleriandcuschieri.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2122 0431

Ruben Cuschieri Managing Director Motherwell Bridge Industries Ltd Services Industry

Business Profile An electrical engineer by profession, I occupied top management roles over my 29-year-long career and presently serve as Managing Director of Motherwell Bridge Industries Ltd, a regional leading engineering company offering specialised services for the marine, industrial and energy sectors. An experienced manager working in various sectors, I have sat on government boards, am a Council Member of the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry and Executive Board Member of the Manufacturing and other Industries Economic Group.

Website Website mbmalta.com Email Email ruben.cuschieri@mbmalta.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9986 0825

Alex Cutajar Founder and Director Viracy Media Media & Marketing

Business Profile I am a professional strategic communicator and marketer with extensive experience in several industries including national campaigns and commercial marketing. I am currently involved in several commercial initiatives involving stakeholders based in Malta, the Balkans and Middle East. I’ve been responsible for devising a communication strategy relating to the Malta Gas and Power Project and have also worked directly with international players such as Manchester United (UK), Ryanair, VIACOM networks (UK), Cirque du Soleil (US), Siemens, and SOCAR. I was a part of Air Malta’s strategy team between 2017-2019, pursuing the airline’s strategy for growth.

Website Website viracy.eu Email Email info@viracy.eu Contact No Contact No (+356) 9930 6500

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Marvic Cutajar Head of Accounts and Operations Content House Group Ltd Media & Marketing

Business Profile I joined Content House six years ago and, for the last three years, I have occupied the position of Head of Operations & Accounts. I joined the team as an Administration & Accounts Executive before stepping up to Deputy Head of the same department. My eight years of experience as a credit controller and learning from my superiors played a big part in helping me fulfil my role as a good team leader. While managing a department comes with its own challenges, it also offers great satisfaction.

Website Website contenthouse.com.mt Email Email mcutajar@contenthouse.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2132 0713

Angelo Dalli General Partner 111 Holdings New Technology

Business Profile Being involved in a number of companies in the technology, entertainment and gaming industries, I have distinguished myself in combining deep technical ability with commercial acumen. Thanks to my innovative disposition, I have secured over 21 investments into my ideas, from EU funds, to private angel investors and venture capitalists, propelling my companies into the international domain. I am a fully accredited member of EBAN, the European Business Angel Network.

Website Website 111holdings.com Email Email info@111holdings.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2092 5900

Anthony J. Darmanin Managing Director FGP Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile I have been with FGP Ltd since its inception in 1962. We started out as a manufacturing company specialising in the production of fibreglass items. Over the years, I was responsible for the transformation of the business from fibreglass production to sheet metal works and, eventually, to becoming the leading manufacturer of all types of garage doors. Being a family business, I now look forward to handing over the venture to the next generation.

Website Website fgp.com.mt Email Email sales@fgp.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2167 3627

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Angelo D’Arrigo Partner Alliance Real Estate People Property, Real Estate & Construction Website Email Mobile

alliance.mt angelo@alliance.mt (+356) 9949 6399

BUSINESS PROFILE Since 1993, I have worked for several real estate companies in Malta and have held various roles from property sales to administration and management. In 2012, together with my business partner Michael Bonello, we opened Alliance Strand branch. At the time, the company was operating under an international franchise, and this branch, spread over three floors, was the largest in the local network. Today, after the new Alliance Real Estate People brand was launched in July 2020, we have some 40 property advisors working in this office. It is run by a management team composed of Jeremy Borg Grech, George Tabone and myself and my role is to advise, consult and support my team in their work across various locations and property types in Malta. Alliance comprises a team of more than 150 property advisors backed with a network of branches around Malta and the wealth of knowledge, professional experience and strong personal relationships of its founding partners.

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Jesmond Darmanin Founder, Web, Brand, and Marketing Specialist Storm Design Media & Marketing Website Email Mobile

storm-design.net jesmond@storm-design.net (+356) 9989 7800

BUSINESS PROFILE I have always considered myself as a techie at heart and I am constantly seeking ways to innovate and utilise technology to get things done better and faster. I started my career in IT training, which gave me great experience in effective and simple (jargon-free) communication. After that, I moved to an IT focused marketing role with an American software company. This role exposed me to the latest and most cutting-edge online marketing techniques and afforded me vast international exposure into working with international teams and launching marketing campaigns hitting a worldwide audience. All this experience led me to build Storm Design. Through these 20-plus years in business, I handle all sorts of web projects, marketing strategy and branding. Over the last few years, I have also been mentoring start-up founders to help them set up, run and grow their businesses, which is an area I am very passionate about.

EDUCATION 2000: Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies, HarvardX 2007: Microsoft Certified Professional 2019: Master’s in Knowledge Based Entrepreneurship, University of Malta

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Mohamed Dau Managing Director Mediterranean Aviation Co Ltd (Medavia) Aviation & Travel

Business Profile I occupy the post of Managing Director at Mediterranean Aviation Co Ltd, having over 30 years of experience in various sectors of the aviation industry. Dedication, hard work and a passion for this business has prepared me for the daily challenges I face in my role at Medavia, which was set up in 1978 as a dedicated link between Europe and the remote airfields of the oil and gas industries in Northern Africa.

Website Website medavia.com Email Email mdau@medavia.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2249 0000

Simon De Cesare Chief Executive Officer Eden Leisure Group Hotels, Restaurants, Caterers & Entertainment

Business Profile I obtained a BSc Business Administration from Bentley University, in Boston and my MBA from the Peter Drucker School of Management, in California. I returned to Malta after working in London for a while and joined the family business. By 2011, I was appointed Director of Operations and, in 2018, I became Eden Leisure Group CEO. I am a Council Member of the Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association and President of the Malta Business Bureau.

Website Website edenleisure.com Email Email s.decesare@edenleisure.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2371 0100

Darren De Domenico Director Frank Salt Real Estate Ltd Property, Real Estate & Construction

Business Profile I joined Frank Salt Real Estate in 2014 in the role of Chief Operations Officer assuming responsibility for sales and letting operations, marketing, the Overseas Department, HR, IT, property management and home interiors divisions. In 2018, I became a company Director focusing on the sales and letting operations. Our purpose is that of selling and letting property in Malta and Gozo, while giving our clients the very best, effective and professional service in an integral and ethical manner.

Website Website franksalt.com.mt Email Email fs@franksalt.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 7942 6444

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Silvio De Bono Managing Director IDEA Group Management Consultancy & HR Website Email Mobile Fixed

ideamalta.com silvio@ideamalta.com (+356) 7947 6978 (+356) 2145 6310

BUSINESS PROFILE I have been actively involved in business and management advisory, education and training for more than 25 years. I am actively involved in projects related to business transformation, company restructuring, business process re-engineering, change management, and strategy development. Holding a doctorate degree from the Maastricht School of Management, I am the author and co-author of management related articles and books. Over the last 25 years, I have been engaged in a number of management consultancy projects in Malta, Europe and the MENA region.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Managing Director, IDEA Advisory Managing Director, IDEA Academy Managing Director, IDEA Intelligence

PREVIOUS 1999-2003: Managing Director, Business Process Consulting Services Ltd 2004-Present: Managing Director, Idea Management Consulting Services Ltd

EDUCATION 2000-2003: Doctor of Business Administration, ‘Assessing managerial attributes – case study of Maltese managers working in the service industry’, Maastricht School of Management

SOCIETY 2013-2017: Chairman, Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology

2018-Present: IDEA Academy 2019-Present: IDEA Intelligence

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Roger G. De Gaetano Director Link School of English Education, Research & Training

Business Profile I set up Link School of English in 1992 with the aim of delivering professional teaching in English and to stimulate students’ acquired experiences in this important language. Since then, over 45,000 students attended EFL courses at Link School. In 2008, I established an incoming tour operator, Sunlingua Co Ltd. That same year, Ii founded the Maltese Turkish Business Council, of which I am still the Chairman. I am a member of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem.

Website Website linkenglishschool.com Email Email roger@linkenglishschool.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9949 5019

Gillian De Gaetano Wismayer Director Link School of English Education, Research & Training

Business Profile I am a Director at Link School of English, a family run language school, established since 1992 and based in Swieqi. I ensure our school is continuously updated and uses the latest teaching methodologies. It is also my responsibility to see that our students maximise their potential by offering them all the possibilities to further their studies in Malta. I have created English and career development programmes, which have enabled our students to fulfill their career goals.

Website Website linkenglishschool.com Email Email gillian@linkenglishschool.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9942 9664

John de Giorgio Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Shireburn Software Ltd IT, Telecommunications & Software

Business Profile I am Chairman and CEO of Shireburn Software Ltd, a company I founded and grew and which now involves a team of 60 employees. I am a technology enthusiast but, more importantly, focused on how our business can help others succeed. I have successfully led in the creation, development and marketing of two world-first software products in international markets. I am also an avid philanthropist and Rotarian, and encourage others to volunteer and help those less fortunate around us.

Website Website shireburn.com Email Email jdg@shireburn.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2131 9977

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Kevin De Leonardo Selected Properties Officer Alliance Real Estate People Property, Real Estate & Construction Website Email Mobile

alliance.mt kdeleonardo@alliance.mt (+356) 9948 7331

BUSINESS PROFILE For almost 20 years, I worked in electronics manufacturing. During part of this time, when I was working on shift basis, I had an opportunity to improve my artistic talent and expand my capabilities through other part-time jobs. For some seven years I formed part of the animation team at a popular tourist village and accepted several acting parts on stage and television productions. I consider myself to be a very outgoing people person and real estate offered me an opportunity to deal with people on a professional level every day. For the past 19 years I worked as an estate agent and in the middle of this year I was offered the position of Selected Properties Officer at Alliance. In this role, I manage properties that are listed with us on an exclusive basis. This entails dealing with property owners and the entire Alliance team of property advisors to ensure we are delivering on our promises to our clients.

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Kenneth De Martino Chief Executive Officer Kdm Investments Ltd Corporate Groups of Companies

Business Profile I have been the CEO of the Kdm Group of Companies, which today employs over 1,900 people, since its inception in 1998. I attribute the success of the Group to our values: pursuing excellence in everything we do. Today, the Group companies include travel services (FCM Travel), traffic management (CT Park), security (G4S) and ground handling (Aviaserve). It has also invested in Databyte (software), WhizaScoot (shared mobility), Accord Insurance Brokers PCC (insurance) and Boldmark (marketing & PR).

Website Website kdm.com.mt Email Email kdm@kdm.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2345 6121

Ray Debattista Executive Human Resources Bank of Valletta plc Banking, Investment & Financial Services

Business Profile My career with the bank spans 36 years, having various roles in retail network and corporate functions. I have served in human resources for the past 17 years, with responsibilities ranging from training to recruitment, performance management, career development, employee relations and talent management. I sit on the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry’s HR committee and was recently appointed Member of the National Employment Board. I have a Master’s in Business Administration from Henley Management College.

Website Website bov.com Email Email ray.debattista@bov.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2275 5837

Anthony Debono Chief Executive Officer Carnaby Ltd Importers, Distributors & Wholesalers

Business Profile Apart from being the co-Founder of Carnaby Ltd, I am also Director responsible for the day-to-day running of the company. Educated at St Aloysius College, I later obtained a Diploma from the London Chamber of Commerce. My interest in the world of wines got me to start Carnaby and also to study wines and spirits to WSET Diploma level. Travelling and sports are among my other interests.

Website Website carnaby.com.mt Email Email info@carnaby.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 9947 7580

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Daniel Debono Head of Brussels Operations Malta Business Bureau Public Entities, Government & Professional Organisations

Business Profile I am a graduate in International Relations and have read for a Master’s in International Political Economy at the University of Birmingham. In 2015 I moved to Brussels to manage the MBB’s Representative Office where I act as the Maltese Permanent Delegate at BusinessEurope, EuroChambres and Hotrec. I also liaise with the Maltese Permanent Representation to the EU, European Parliament, European Commission and European Economic and Social Committee on policy and legislative issues of interest to Maltese businesses.

Website Website mbb.org.mt Email Email ddebono@mbb.org.mt Contact No Contact No (+32) 2234 7942

Edward DeBono Partner Fenech & Fenech Advocates Law Firms & Professional Legal Services

Business Profile Apart from Senior Partner, I co-head the Litigation Department, the oldest and longest established department at Fenech and Fenech Advocates. Specialising in Civil, Commercial and Constitutional Law, I graduated as a Lawyer from the University of Malta in 1981. I am a Member of the Chamber of Advocates, of the International Bar Association, and of EuroCollectNet and served as President of the Council for the Teaching Profession within the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport from 2008 to 2012.

Website Website fenechlaw.com Email Email edward.debono@fenlex.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2124 1232

Geoffrey Debono Group Chief Executive Officer Debono Group Car Industry & Land Transport

Business Profile Aged 21, I joined the family business and have since been driving it to evolve into one creating innovative solutions to solve society’s mobility challenges. My goal is to see the business transition from selling cars to rides enabled by technology, reducing traffic congestion and pollution, thereby improving people’s quality of life. Employees are our biggest asset and I continue to drive their engagement. I graduated at the University of Malta and the London Business School in Business and Entrepreneurship.

Website Website debonogroup.com.mt Email Email info@debonogroup.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2269 4999

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Fabien Debono Partner and Branch Manager Alliance Real Estate People Property, Real Estate & Construction Website Email Mobile

alliance.mt fdebono@alliance.mt (+356) 7925 2236

BUSINESS PROFILE My career in real estate started about 16 years ago, soon after I completed my post-secondary education. After working as a property consultant with another agency for about 13 years, in 2016 I joined Alliance Group with the scope of taking my career to a higher level. At the time, we were still operating as part of an international real estate franchise and I had already established my own network of contacts to begin forming a team to open another Alliance branch office in Pietà. Together with my business partners Michael Bonello, Jay Jay Micallef, Brian Magri and Dylan Micallef, we opened the new office in December 2016; first starting out with just five people. My award-winning team is today composed of no less than 18 agents, including some of the best performing of the Group. Alliance comprises a team of more than 150 property advisors backed with a network of branches around Malta and the wealth of knowledge, professional experience and strong personal relationships of its founding partners. My entrepreneurial spirit continually drives me to challenge myself and continue expanding my horizons. Apart from various ongoing property development projects, I am also co-Founder and Partner in the very popular Danny’s Kitchen and Deli in Mrieħel.

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George Debono Chief Commercial Officer BNF Bank plc Banking, Investment & Financial Services Website Email Fixed

bnf.bank customercare@bnf.bank (+356) 2260 1000

BUSINESS PROFILE As BNF Bank’s Chief Commercial Officer, I lead the Commercial Banking Department, the Business Development Department, the Treasury Department and the International Banking Unit. I have more than 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry, during which time I occupied various senior management roles in the financial services industry, predominantly within HSBC’s Commercial Banking, Retail Banking and Risk. I also led the establishment and management of HSBC Malta’s first Premier Centre and held other senior roles within HSBC’s International Banking Unit, Mid-Market Enterprises and Corporate Real Estate and Hotels.

PREVIOUS 2010: Set up and managed HSBC Malta’s first Premier Centre Senior management roles, predominantly within HSBC’s Commercial Banking, Retail Banking and Risk Head of HSBC’s Commercial Banking’s International Banking Unit, Mid-Market Enterprises and Corporate Real Estate and Hotels

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James Debono Director Maypole Group Corporate Groups of Companies Website Email Fixed

maypole.com.mt info@maypole.com.mt (+356) 2258 1581

BUSINESS PROFILE I am a baker by profession and was introduced to the family business at a very young age. Today, together with the Board of Directors, I am responsible for Quality Control and Manufacturing Operations.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Director, Maypole Group

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Kyle Debono Head of Portfolio Management Michael Grech Financial Investments Services Ltd Banking, Investment & Financial Services Email Mobile Fixed

kyle.debono@michaelgrechfinancial.com (+356) 7985 1810 (+356) 2258 7041

BUSINESS PROFILE As Head of Portfolio Management, I am responsible for managing the Discretionary Portfolio Management service of the company together with a team of highly experienced professionals. This is the highest level of service offered by the company to its clients and involves in-depth analysis of all the investment instruments that could be suitable for the client’s portfolios. Each client portfolio is managed as a standalone portfolio, managed based on strategies and parameter restrictions set by the Investment Committee. The experience I gained through my involvement with other investment services and fund companies as well as exposure to the compliance side of the industry allows me to maintain a holistic view when managing clients’ assets. This helps me focus on the various risk aspects to ensure that they are kept in check while seeking to deliver an acceptable return.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Business Consultant and Investment Committee Member, Michael Grech Financial Investment Services Ltd Director, Investment Committee Member, Portfolio Manager, MLRO, Adventum International Ltd Investment Committee Member and Director with various funds.

EDUCATION Bachelor of Commerce (Hons), Banking and Finance, University of Malta MSc Finance, Financial Sector Management, University of London Various courses on risk, compliance, AML and investment services

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Mario Debono Deputy General Manager BAS Ltd Logistics & Freight Forwarding

Business Profile As a Senior Manager with over 30 years’ experience working in logistics and forwarding, I have been involved in business development and expanding our portfolio of products to include temperature controlled movements, warehousing, distribution and supply chain management. Offering a comprehensive range of freight forwarding and logistics services, we lay stress on reliability, flexibility and innovation to see that what we do is of the highest quality, ensuring customers remain competitive and satisfied.

Website Website basmalta.com Email Email m.debono@basmalta.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2558 4884

Michael Debono Managing Director DConsulta Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile An accountancy graduate from the University of Malta, I later read for an MBA from the Henley Management College, UK. After working in financial control and management fields with a Big Four accountancy firm and the private sector, 19 years ago I set up my own accountancy firm together with my wife. I have 16 years’ experience and a track record in EU funding applications, financial management and project administration.

Website Website dconsulta.eu Email Email michael@dconsulta.eu Contact No Contact No (+356) 7944 4990

Michael Debono Group Strategic Director Debono Group Car Industry & Land Transport

Business Profile My focus is to redefine the way goods and people move around Malta. As an avid networker, I use my entrepreneurial skills to build innovative and sustainable solutions in the mobility scene that are inclusive, affordable, safe and accessible. I am actively involved in creating a sustainable and credible alternative to the private vehicle to ease traffic congestion, travel time and emissions.

Website Website debonogroup.com.mt Email Email info@debonogroup.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2269 4999

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Mario Debono Director Maypole Group Corporate Groups of Companies Website Email Fixed

maypole.com.mt info@maypole.com.mt (+356) 2258 1581

BUSINESS PROFILE I am the eldest son of Carmel Debono, Founder and Chairman of Maypole Group. A baker by profession, I was introduced to the family business at a very young age. Today, together with the Board of Directors, I am responsible for product development, property management and business development.

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Reuben Debono Director Maypole Group Corporate Groups of Companies Website Email Fixed

maypole.com.mt info@maypole.com.mt (+356) 2258 1581

BUSINESS PROFILE I am currently a Director within Maypole Group overseeing the Finance, IT and Governance of the Group. Together with my colleagues, I am tasked with formulating the strategy of the Group to ensure sustainable growth. Prior to being appointed as a Director I was managing the Business Risk Services Section of Grant Thornton Malta. During this time, I specialised in internal audit engagement and other specialised assignments.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Director, Maypole Group

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EDUCATION Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant

2011-2015: Senior Associate, Grant Thornton Malta

Diploma in Maltese Tax and Banking and Financial Institutions (IFS)

2015-2018: Manager - Business Risk Services, Grant Thornton Malta

Currently reading for an MBA, Henley School of Business (University of Reading)

2018-2020: Board Member, Right2Smile (NGO) 2018-Present: Committee Member (Young Member Committee), The Malta Institute of Accountants (MIA)

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Sebastian Debono Director Maypole Group Corporate Groups of Companies Website Email Fixed

maypole.com.mt info@maypole.com.mt (+356) 2258 1581

BUSINESS PROFILE I am a baker by profession, having been introduced to the family business at a very young age. Today, together with the Board of Directors, I am responsible for the marketing and retail arms of the Group.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Director, Maypole Group

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Wesley Debono General Manager Snowhite Laundry Services Industry

Business Profile During my student days, I spent many summers working at a leading hotel where I obtained insight into the industry. This proved to be valuable for my role at Snowhite Laundry, where we work closely with the tourism sector. A Certified Public Accountant and Auditor, I joined PwC in 2000 and was assigned to secondments to PwC Geneva and PwC Toronto. In 2005, I was appointed General Manager at Snowhite Laundry, a leading provider of industrial laundry and dry-cleaning services. Over the past 15 years, my team and I helped expand the company’s client base, increase production capacity, invest in alternative technologies and enhance our online presence.

Website Website snowhitelaundry.com Email Email w.debono@snowhitelaundry.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2148 7000

Cristina Deguara Managing Director MC Deguara Ltd Property, Real Estate & Construction

Business Profile I have been working in the construction business for the past 16 years and founded MC Deguara Ltd in 2009. During the past 10 years, I have acquired knowledge and experience that are essential both to manage such a fast growing company as well as large projects that are increasingly being entrusted to us. Being a female contractor is certainly challenging due to gender stereotypes but this has actually helped in enhancing my professional growth.

Website Website facebook.com/mcdeguaraltd Email Email info@mcdeguara.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9936 8783

Kevin Deguara Managing Director Remax Blue Harbour – R Capital Ltd Property, Real Estate & Construction

Business Profile With more then 20 years’ experience in the real estate sector, I had initially started out as a Letting Associate and quickly moved to the sales side of things, where my career was a successful one. I branched out with my own Remax franchise and have been operating independently under the name of Remax Blue Harbour. During this time, my team and I have won multiple high achievements within Remax Malta Awards.

Website Website remax-malta.com Email Email kdeguara@remax.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 9988 9999

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Raphael Degabriele Branch Manager Alliance Real Estate People Property, Real Estate & Construction Website Email Mobile

alliance.mt raphael@alliance.mt (+356) 7942 9400

BUSINESS PROFILE After completing my studies at St Aloysius College, in 1987 I had originally qualified as a Diagnostic Radiographer and worked in the medical field for a short while. Discovering a flair for sales and interacting with people thanks to a part time job I had at the time, I decided to change my career path completely, and in 1988 I began working as a real estate marketing advisor and property consultant. While furthering my real estate career, I obtained a Diploma in Sales and Marketing Management from the ISMM of London. Following a chance meeting with Michael Bonello, I joined Alliance in 2015; and currently manage the Alliance branch office in Swieqi. Here I am responsible for supporting and motivating our team of property advisors, and ensuring we achieve or exceed our shared objectives. Now having over 30 years’ experience in the field, I aspire to make things happen through effective leadership and mentoring and I thrive on helping like-minded individuals achieve their goals and dreams through passion and dedication. Alliance Real Estate People comprises a team of more than 150 property advisors backed with a network of branches around Malta and the wealth of knowledge, professional experience and strong personal relationships of its founding partners.

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Clifford Delia Partner KPMG Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile Leading KPMG’s Corporate Accounting Services, my major focus is centred around advising and assisting international and local clients in financial reporting, indirect taxation and payroll. I regularly deliver technical and professional training on accounting and VAT in various professional fora and have published articles in a number of professional journals. An accountant by profession, I possess a Practising Certificate in Auditing and am also a Certified Information Systems Auditor.

Website Website kpmg.com.mt Email Email clifforddelia@kpmg.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2563 1000

Jean Paul Demajo Dental and Implant Surgeon and Director Drs Demajo Dental Clinic Healthcare, Safety & Security

Business Profile Born in Malta and having completed my schooling at St Aloysius Jesuit School, I attended undergraduate dental school in London at Bart’s and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary’s, University of London. Graduating with distinction, I furthered my studies at Master’s level in implant dentistry at The Eastman Dental Institute, University College London. Outside the clinic, my main interests lie with spending quality time with my family, yachting, antiques and cooking.

Website Website demajodental.org Email Email enquiries@demajodental.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2134 4346

Clive Demicoli Co-Franchise Owner RE/MAX Affiliates Msida Property, Real Estate & Construction

Business Profile I joined RE/MAX Malta in 2015 with 10 years experience in various roles in the property industry. Today I am the CoFranchise Owner at RE/MAX Affiliates and RE/MAX Lettings Msida, two offices which have become a landmark in Msida. Together with my partners and team, we are committed to providing clients with the highest quality service possible. My main focus is on Luxury Real Estate but I also have a keen eye for Commercial Property and Business Investment Properties due to my years of experience through involvement in various other businesses.

Website Website remax-malta.com Email Email clived@remax.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 9949 7735

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Joanna Delia Owner and Aesthetic Doctor People & Skin Healthcare, Safety & Security Website Email Mobile

peopleandskin.com joanna@peopleandskin.com (+356) 9998 5130

BUSINESS PROFILE I am an advocate for all things beautiful. Drawn to Aesthetic Medicine following my graduation as a medical doctor, today I am the primary aesthetic physician in the med-aesthetic clinic I own, People&Skin. Overseeing every aspect of the business, I lead the team in keeping up to date with developments in the industry standard, marketing efforts, human resources and financials. Yet, my business skills don’t stop at the clinic’s door: I am an avid supporter of local artists and musicians, both up-and-coming and established, while I work tirelessly to promote artists on the island as Head of Advisory Board at Valletta Contemporary Art Galleries. Through People&Skin, I am also proud to sponsor – among others – art exhibitions, classical music performances and fashion events. In whatever I set my mind to, I strive for gender equality – and my quest goes far beyond my clinic. As a vocal women’s rights activist, I relentlessly pursue the normalisation of equality between genders through empowerment, vocalisation and validation. Alongside scientific professionalism, these values form the foundation upon which I have built my business. I am also an advocate of Maltese architecture, with a passion for properties in Valletta. From an early age, I embraced the brimming potential of buildings in the centuries-old city, and to date have seven property renovations under my belt – one of which I call ‘home’.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Administrator, META Foundation Head of Advisory Board, Valletta Contemporary Art Galleries General Secretary, Aesthetic Physicians Association of Malta

PREVIOUS July 2004-January 2007: Doctor of Medicine and Surgery, St Luke’s Hospital, Pieta’

September 2006-April 2010: Aesthetic Physician, Estetika Co Ltd and Sports Spa Ltd May 2010-June 2015: Director/Aesthetic Physician, TheSmartSkinClinic

EDUCATION July 2004: Doctor of Medicine and Surgery, University of Malta Medical School 2006-Present: Qualified in aesthetic medicine and cosmetic dermatological treatments

Motto Live life for life’s sake; to be free I have to be me

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Christopher Demicoli Head of Business Development PTL Ltd IT, Telecommunications & Software Website Email Mobile Fixed

ptl.com.mt chris.demicoli@ptl.com.mt (+356) 7906 0519 (+356) 2144 5566

BUSINESS PROFILE I have been working in the IT industry for the past 15 years occupying sales/management related roles with different companies, from which I have gained experience in product distribution, hardware infrastructure and software solutions. Throughout this time, I have built knowledge on providing solutions for different industries, ranging from banking and finance, to wholesale and retail, education, hospitality and the public sector. My general approach when dealing with customers and their business is to have a clear, logical mindset with a practical approach to problemsolving and a drive to see things through to completion. I am always eager to learn and I enjoy overcoming challenges, as I have a genuine interest in different technologies and how these can help make organisations successful.

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Mary Grace Demicoli Chief Financial Officer Debono Group Car Industry & Land Transport

Business Profile I am responsible for Debono Group’s Finance Function, having overall Group responsibility for financial planning and reporting, cashflows, taxation and internal controls. I joined the Debono Group following a 28 year career working for HSBC Group, both in Malta and internationally. My latest role was that of CFO and Executive Director of the local life insurance subsidiary. Prior to that I had occupied various finance managerial posts leading financial, management and regulatory reporting and financial control teams. I am a Fellow Member of the Malta Institute of Accountants and I also hold a warrant of a Certified Public Accountant.

Website Website toyota.com.mt Email Email info@toyota.com.mt Contact No

Isabel Depasquale Co-Founder and Managing Director Content House Group Ltd Media & Marketing

Business Profile Content House Group, which I co-founded in 2004, started off as a small outfit and today has grown into one of the island’s largest print and online media publishers. I believe that quality is the key to our success and we inject quality and energy into each and every project we work on, producing premium content across all our products. I hold an Honours degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in European Studies.

Website Website contenthouse.com.mt Email Email idepasquale@contenthouse.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2132 0713

Jesmond Desira General Manager Adpro-Instruments Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile Initially a Process Engineer at Carlo Gavazzi, I was later appointed Operations Assistant Manager, coordinating the production floor. In 2011, I joined Adpro-Instruments as Production Manager, focusing on lean manufacturing and continuous improvement, moving to the German mother company, UWT, in 2015, implementing and improving process layouts. In 2017, I was appointed General Manager of Adpro-Instruments, focusing on employee involvement and empowerment, resulting in an employee-oriented organisation, thus improving performance and attracting new business. Our motto is: employees come first, everthing else follows.

Website Website uwt.de Email Email jesmond@adpro-instruments.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 7970 5133

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Alsaied Dhaim Managing Director Lafitrade Holdings B.V. (OC 87) Corporate Groups of Companies

Anthony S. Diacono Group Chairman and Executive Director Medserv plc Environment, Energy & Alternative Energy

Business Profile In 1990 I graduated as a Mechanical Engineer from the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Tripoli in Libya. Following my graduation, I held various top management positions which included that of Chief Executive Officer, Deputy Chairman and Chairman of different entities in Tripoli, whose activities varied but dealt mainly with engineering. For the past year and a half, I held the post of Managing Director of a holding company registered in The Netherlands with a branch office in Malta. As the name implies, the company is a holding company and its subsidiaries’ activities vary from the aviation sector to the hotel industry and also trading activities. Website Email Email dhaim@lafitrade.eu Contact No Contact No (+356) 9907 0900

Business Profile I have served as a Director of Medserv plc since 2001 and of Medserv Operations Ltd since 1997. As Executive Board Chairman, I provide overall strategic direction and insights and, together with the Board, draw up the organisation’s long term strategy, goals and objectives. I held senior posts in the public and private sectors, am past President of the Malta Federation of Industry and was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of CommBank Europe Ltd in 2012.

Website Website medservenergy.com Email Email info@medservenergy.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2220 2000

Tanja Dimitrijevic Associate WH Innovation Ltd Law Firms & Professional Legal Services

Business Profile My main practice areas are Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLTs), cryptocurrencies and financial services. I also advise on matters relating to the prevention of money laundering and funding of terrorism. Over the past two years, I assisted a number of clients in launching Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and (Initial Exchange Offerings) (IEOs) as well as a number of crypto exchanges and other Virtual Financial Assets (VFA) service providers to apply for a licence from the Malta Financial Services Authority. I am a Member of the executive committee of the Business Section within the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry dedicated to the VFA agents operating under the VFA Act, Chapter 590 of the Laws of Malta.

Website Website whpartners.eu Email Email tanja.dimitrijevic@whpartners.eu Contact No Contact No (+356) 2092 5100

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David J. Dingli Managing Consultant Resource Productivity Consulting Services Management Consultancy & HR

Business Profile I have been offering consulting services for the past 20+ years in both the manufacturing and service sectors. I hold degrees in Engineering and Management and provide specialist skills to improve productivity, performance, and resource capability. I am an Assistant Professor at the Maastricht School of Management in the Netherlands and have conducted Management training at MBA level in 30 countries. I also supervise students working on their dissertations.

Website Website rpcsmalta.com Email Email djdingli@gmail.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9943 0196

Jonathan Dingli Partner KPMG Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile Leading the Accounting Advisory Services team at KPMG, I assisted clients, both local and international, with respect to IFRS advice and IFRS adoption. I was responsible for advising a multinational group of over 150 subsidiaries in its adoption of IFRS and the preparation of the Group’s first IFRS consolidated financial statements. I have lectured on IFRS in various countries and ran IFRS courses for KPMG and the Malta Institute of Accountants.

Website Website kpmg.com.mt Email Email jonathandingli@kpmg.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2563 1000

Nikolay Dobrovolskiy Senior Vice-President, Engineering and Support Corel Malta Ltd - Parallels IT, Telecommunications & Software

Business Profile The Senior Vice-President of Engineering and Support at Parallels, I have more than 20 years’ experience in virtualisation systems development and lead the Research and Development Division, which is spread across several countries. I successfully manage the core engineering team of the Parallels product line, including Parallels RAS, an integrated solution developed in Malta. I encourage collaboration with Maltese educational institutions, promoting research projects on a cutting edge of innovations and supporting young talents in software development.

Website Website parallels.com/eu Email Email nickd@parallels.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2258 3800

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Maria-Gabriele Doublesin Founder and Director Intercultural Counselling & Competence Development Ltd Management Consultancy Website Email Mobile

intercultural.com.mt mdg@intercultural.com.mt (+356) 9970 5686

BUSINESS PROFILE

Business is not only about selling your product. Business is about people, their stories and their interactions. Intercultural competencies go far beyond simply avoiding stereotyping and exposing internalised bias. Intercultural competencies can be far more practical. They are basic re-engineering tools for every business, even a local one - because wherever there are people, there are differences. Over 30 years of practical experience of working in the Middle East, South America and European countries, as well as for Maltese companies and NGOs gave me a good understanding of challenges as well as opportunities on the road ahead. This, combined with my academic background in psychology and intercultural counselling shaped my know-how which I am now using to help Maltese and international organisations and businesses to review their vision and adjust their strategies as well as their internal and external interactions. All services are offered on site or online.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Mentoring on Strategic Re-engineering Executive Masterclasses in Intercultural Skills Development Lecturer at Malta Leadership Institute Design & Development of CSR Skills Development projects since 2016

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1996-1998: Coordinator, General Executive Committee, Peace Centre at University of Eindhoven 1997-Present: Visiting professional to the firm of Prof. Hashem Bahry, Professor of Psychiatry & Neuropsychiatry, Al Azhar University 1998-Present: International Executive mentoring Middle Eastern–American companies 2013-March 2020: Psychological Assistant and Senior Counselling Professional service provider at Corradino Correctional Facilities 2016-Present: Project design & development in collaboration with CORE Platform 2017-Present: Lead Trainer for Executive Skills Development

in collaboration with MEA, FHRD & CORE Platform Lead Trainer in managing cultural diversity at the workforce for Maltese and International companies Personal Mentor to leading Egyptian Entrepreneurs

EDUCATION 2011: B.Psy (Hons), University of Malta 2013: MA T.Couns, University of Malta 2013: MA Couns. Psychology, Ed. Psychology, Counselling Education (Community), University of Maryland, College Park

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2018-Present: Honorary International Advisor to NWAMI (Networking for World Awareness of Multicultural Integration) Chair, NWAMI International Group Member of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Member of the Chamber of SMEs Member of Rotary Club La Valette

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Anthony Ellul Manager Alliance Real Estate People Property, Real Estate & Construction Website Email Mobile

alliance.mt anthonyellul@alliance.mt (+356) 9942 6371

BUSINESS PROFILE Running my own business importing building materials and doing turnkey projects for about 27 years gave me a real passion and enthusiasm for property development. It also put me in contact with many established developers and gave me a deeper understanding of project planning, floor layouts from plotting to completion, budgeting, etc. In 2016, I joined Alliance as a property advisor, when the company was still operating as part of an international franchise, and I was dealing mostly with developers on building sites. Then in the summer of 2020, with the new Alliance brand, I was offered the position of Assistant Manager at our Santa Venera branch, a new challenge which I enthusiastically accepted. In my role, I assist the branch manager in the day-to-day management of the office, supporting and motivating our team of property advisors, and ensuring we achieve or exceed our shared objectives. I am a very positive person by nature, who always sees the glass as being half full. Alliance comprises a team of more than 150 property advisors backed with a network of branches around Malta and the wealth of knowledge, professional experience and strong personal relationships of its founding partners.

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Claude Ellul Partner KPMG Accountancy & Auditing Firms Website Email Mobile Fixed

kpmg.com.mt claudeellul@kpmg.com.mt (+356) 9976 2228 (+356) 2563 1103

BUSINESS PROFILE As an audit partner at KPMG, my main interaction is with the Banking and the Asset Management community. In delivering quality audits, I am supported by a team of professionals, each having diverse expertise in Banking, including the Payments Industry, in Asset Management and in Distributed Ledger Technology. This team of professionals works closely with specialists in this space, particularly with IT and Data Analytics teams, to bring fresh insight to Boards and those charged with Governance as part of our audit mandates. Having connections with the wider KPMG network in the Financial Services space, I am also the point of liaison with other KPMG offices in New York, London, Dublin, Luxembourg, the Channel Islands and the Caribbean Islands on technical matters and HR resource sharing. This collaboration drives our quality agenda within a sector that is evolving fast, in particular with the opportunities presented by Distributed Ledger Technology.

EDUCATION BA Accountancy (Hons) MA Financial Services

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Helga Ellul Chief Executive Officer Advise Ltd Management Consultancy & HR

Business Profile I am the CEO of Advise Ltd, a firm that offers extensive know-how on corporate business, especially succession planning, governance and HR. My firm mainly targets familyowned and family-run business. Previous roles include past President of the Malta Chamber of Commerce and Chief Executive Officer of Playmobil Malta Ltd until 2012. I was also awarded the ‘Midalja għall-Qadi tar-Repubblika’ in 1994 and received the Officer’s Cross of the Order of Merit on behalf of the German President by the German Ambassador Bernd Braun in 2011.

Website Email Email helga.ellul@good-advise.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 7942 8558

Jacques Ellul Soler General Manager Jesmond Mizzi Financial Advisors Ltd Banking, Investment & Financial Services

Business Profile Prior to serving as General Manager of Jesmond Mizzi Financial Advisors Ltd, I acted as a Fund Manager, based in London. For a number of years, I was Director of various investment manager firms and fund companies, and also formed part of investment committees for local regulated entities. I obtained my Master’s degree in Business Administration in 2007 and a B.Com (Hons) Banking and Finance degree in 2002 from the University of Malta.

Website Website jesmondmizzi.com Email Email jacques.ellulsoler@jesmondmizzi.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2343 5720

Ernest Ellul Sullivan Chief Executive Officer Sullivan Maritime Ltd Maritime, Shipping & Yachting

Business Profile For 25 years, as Chief Executive Officer of Sullivan Maritime, I worked very closely with the Grimaldi Group of Naples, a partnership now in its third generation. The Sullivan family has operated shipping and maritime services for more than a century. I am proud of our close connections with local industry and service providers, and, thanks to our dynamic and energetic team of over 30 qualified and experienced professionals, we continue to add value to clients’ business.

Website Website sullivanmaritime.com Email Email esullivan@sullivanmaritime.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2299 5110

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John Ellul Sullivan Partner KPMG Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile I am a Partner in the taxation services department and advise a variety of multinationals and high net worth individuals on their international corporate structures, apart from focusing on advising retirement scheme administrators on their operations in Malta. Furthermore, I provide in-house training on technical matters, both in Malta and for the KPMG network at large. I am a lecturer at the Malta Institute of Taxation and a speaker at various seminars.

Website Website kpmg.com.mt Email Email johnellulsullivan@kpmg.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2563 1000

Aaron Falzon Finance Director Malta Public Transport Ltd Car Industry & Land Transport

Business Profile A University of Malta graduate, I possess over 15 years’ experience in various finance and accounting roles. Starting with KPMG in 2004, working within the Audit function in Malta and Ireland, I am now a member of the senior executive team at Malta Public Transport Services (Operations) Ltd, overlooking the financial health of the company, managing the accounting and financial control functions, and establishing a financial strategy for the profitable long-term growth of the business.

Website Website publictransport.com.mt Email Email falzona@publictransport.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2596 0128

Rachel Falzon HR Consultant and Founder ReWired HR Consultants Management Consultancy & HR

Business Profile I am a firm believer in the power of people to drive competitive advantage. I support business and HR leaders of small to medium-sized organisations to future-proof their organisations with the right culture and people practices to inspire and engage people in their work to maximise performance. My main areas of focus are Strategic HR & Business Partnering, developing the HR function, people and organisational development, supporting people and organisations through change and growth. Experience: HR Consulting, Leadership, Learning & Development, Change Management, Business Development.

Website Website rewired.com.mt Email Email rachel@rewired.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 9986 0111

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JP Fabri Partner Seed Consultancy Services Industry Website Email Mobile

seedconsultancy.com jp@seedconsultancy.com (+356) 9906 2515

BUSINESS PROFILE A co-founding Partner of Seed Consultancy, a purpose-driven boutique business advisory firm, I am an economist by profession, having local and international experience both in the private and public sectors. I served as a Director of a number of companies and formed part of the executive team of a London-listed company. I also formed part of the private office of the former Prime Minister of Malta and of the Governor of the Central Bank of Malta. I obtained international policy advisory experience after having advised nine governments on economic development. I followed post-graduate studies in economics and political economy at the University of Malta and the London School of Economics. My research interests include blockchain, governance and economic resilience, and have published internationally. I am a visiting lecturer at the University of Malta and Director of Development of The Blockchain and Climate Institute, a global think tank on the use of blockchain in climate change mitigation.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Director of Development, Blockchain and Climate Institute Visiting Assistant Lecturer, University of Malta Director, DISCERN research institute

PREVIOUS 2008-2013: Private secretariat of then-Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi 2013-2015: Personal secretariat of Josef Bonnici, Governor of the Central Bank of Malta 2014-2017: Technical Expert on Good Governance and Economic Resilience, The Commonwealth Secretariat, also leading nine advisory missions in Jamaica, St Lucia, Barbados, Grenada, Seychelles, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Samoa

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EDUCATION First Class Honours Degree in Economics, University of Malta Post-Graduate Degree in Economics, University of Malta Further specialisation in Economics of Public Policy and Political Economy, London School of Economics Certification course on Enterprise Risk Management and Blockchain Strategy

SOCIETY Co-founder of Dr Klown, an NGO providing clown doctor services at Malta’s hospital


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Anthony Farrugia Managing Director Cyber Pass Ltd IT, Telecommunications & Software

Business Profile Cyber Pass Ltd, set up in 2001, is a leading high-tech solutions provider based in Malta. We deliver innovative in-house built IoT solutions to a broad range of clients by integrating the internet with mathematical solutions. We make businesses run faster, smoother and, most of all, more cost effective. I have worked on employing a team of passionate developers and engineers, where we deliver tried and tested, high standard solutions to customers on time and to budget.

Website Website cyberpass.com.mt Email Email ahf@cyberpass.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2138 1926

David Farrugia Director – Tax and Corporate Advisory DFK Malta Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile After joining DFK Malta’s corporate and tax advisory entities in February 2014, I focused mainly on tax advice, corporate advisory and residence advisory. I graduated as a Doctor of Laws, completed the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) Professional Qualification and am a Member of the ACCA. I also hold a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) Degree in Management, with accountancy and management being the main areas of specialisation.

Website Website dfkmalta.com Email Email david.farrugia@dfkmalta.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2144 4962

Emanuel Farrugia Managing Director DFK Malta Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile A practising auditor for the past 30 years, in addition to supervising various audits, I am also involved in the provision of liquidation, taxation and other consultancy services. I am a Fellow of both the Malta Institute of Accountants and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a Member of the Malta Institute of Taxation.

Website Website dfkmalta.com Email Email emanuel.farrugia@dfkmalta.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2144 4962

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Dana Farrugia Chief Executive Officer Tech.mt IT, Telecommunications & Software Website Email Mobile Fixed

tech.mt techmt.info@tech.mt (+356) 7949 5050 (+356) 2226 2100

BUSINESS PROFILE I was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Tech.mt in April 2019, the same year the Foundation was established in a partnership between the Government of Malta and The Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry to promote the national strategy for technology and innovation. I am engaged in ensuring sector growth for technology and innovation, primarily focusing on AI, blockchain, IOT, cloud services, data analytics, software development, robotics, cyber security and research on innovative solutions. I am also a Director at Malta Enterprise (since 2017) and at the Malta Start-up Foundation (since 2018). Prior to my appointment as Tech.mt’s Chief Executive Officer, I worked in the telecoms industry for 14 years (1999-2013), mainly shaping the mobile, fixed, internet, TV, fibre and IP networks in Malta. I also worked at the Ministry for the Economy, Investment and Small Businesses between 2013 and 2019, where I developed an in-depth understanding of the needs of different local industries and gained sound knowledge on the potential of various international markets.

EDUCATION Henley MBA, London, UK

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Duncan Farrugia Technical Director Alcom Enterprises Ltd Importers, Distributors & Wholesalers Website Email Mobile Fixed

alcomtools.com info@alcomtool.com (+356) 9944 8369 (+356) 2141 8060

BUSINESS PROFILE I have been working in the automotive supply business for the past 23 years. All major installations in Malta’s leading workshops have been supplied, installed and maintained by our company. We also provide consultancy services, from the planning stages to the final installation. To us, every detail matters.

EDUCATION Secondary Education

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Gordon Farrugia Director First Car Rental Services Industry Website Email Mobile Fixed

firstcarrental.com.mt gfarrugia@firstcarrental.com.mt (+356) 9906 2413 (+356) 2123 9421

BUSINESS PROFILE For 16 years, I have been involved in family businesses operating in various industries, mainly in the transport and tourism sectors. Over the years, I designed various marketing campaigns. I consider innovative thinking, which helped me design original campaigns and diversify services throughout the years, to be among the key contributing factors to my career. With years of experience in the transport industry, I left the family business in early 2017 and acquired a small car rental division, developing it into a market leader. With a passion for business and for giving the best service to customers, I am a firm believer that such service can only be achieved by focusing on the well-being of employees.

PREVIOUS 2000-2016: Group Sales & Marketing Manager, John’s Group 2010-2016: Sales Director, First Car Rental

EDUCATION 2001-2005: Degree in Marketing, The Chartered Institute of Marketing

2016-2017: Master’s in Entrepreneurship, University of Malta Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing, University of Birmingham

SOCIETY 2011-2017: Committee Member, Rent-a-Car Association

Motto If you don’t love what you’re doing, move onto something new. Life is too short, so make the most of it!

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Jonathan Farrugia Head of Quality APL Swift Services (Malta) Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile A pharmacist by profession since 1994, my career in the pharmaceutical industry, spanning 27 years, had humble beginnings in herbal and homoeopathic medicine, moving to DNA forensic technology, pharmaceutical active substance manufacture and, since 2008, I have been fully committed to and one of the founding members of the Malta Aurobindo gateway to Europe for pharmaceutical products manufactured in third countries. I possess professional expertise in pharmaceutical manufacture, quality management systems and auditing of key players in the pharmaceutical industry.

Website Website aurobindo.com Email Email jfarrugia@aurobindo.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9999 1443

Kenneth Farrugia Chief Business Development Officer (Investments) Bank of Valletta plc Banking, Investment & Financial Services

Business Profile I joined Bank of Valletta plc in 1985 and currently hold the post of Chief Business Development Officer and sit on the Group’s Executive Committee and various bank committees. I am among others responsible for the improvement of the bank’s market position as well as the achievement of financial growth and long-term strategic business goals. I sit on the Board of Directors of BOV Asset Management Ltd and am also a Director on the Board of the Vilhena Funds SICAV plc. I also hold the Chair of the Malta Asset Servicing Association that represents the fund servicing industry in Malta, Chairman of Malita Investments plc which is listed on the Malta Stock Exchange, Governor on the Board of Governors at FinanceMalta - the national promotional body for the financial services industry and Chairman of Attard & Co Group, one of the pre-eminent family owned businesses in Malta.

Website Website bov.com Email Email kenneth.farrugia@bov.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2275 5711

Louis A. Farrugia Chairman Farsons Group Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile I am Chairman of the Farsons Group as well as Multigas Ltd, Liquigas Malta Ltd, Trident Estates plc and Farrugia Investments Ltd. I was the founding President of the Foundation of Human Resources and past President of the Malta Chamber of Commerce, as well as being a fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, UK. In 2004 I received an Order of Merit (MOM) in recognition of my contribution, on a national level, to industry and enterprise in Malta.

Website Website farsons.com Email Email sfc@farsons.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2381 4114

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Michael Farrugia Executive Director – Operations and Business Development Farsons Group Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile I was appointed Executive Director – Operations & Business Development in 2018. I joined the Group in 2006 and have assumed a wide variety of responsibilities on the local and international markets. Today I am chiefly responsible for the company’s export strategy and innovation, operations and the rehabilitation and conversion of The Brewhouse. I am also a Director of FBIC Ltd, and chair its Board, and am Trustee of the Farsons Foundation.

Website Website farsons.com Email Email sfc@farsons.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2381 4114

Nathan Farrugia Managing Director Vistage Management Consultancy & HR

Business Profile As Managing Director of Vistage, I work with top business leaders and CEOs to create powerful peer-to-peer networks that help them drive growth and purpose in their organisations. I am an experienced business coach with more than 20 years’ experience across Technology, Construction, Healthcare, Education and Hospitality, as well as a TEDx speaker, philanthropist, record-breaking adventurer and a non-executive Director in software, education, recruitment and non-profit organisations. I am passionate about entrepreneurship and am involved in a number of start-ups including UP Ltd, XTERRA Events, Theoria Contractors and The Maltese Cook.

Website Website vistage.mt Email Email nathan@vistage.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 7947 6111

Philip Farrugia Group Head - IT and Business Services Farsons Group Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile Currently occupying the role of Group Head of IT and Business Services, in 2007, I had been entrusted to lead a process for the planning, design and implementation of all the business processes and workflows within the new Farsons logistics centre, inaugurated in 2008. That same year, I was appointed General Manager of Quintano Foods Ltd and, in 2013, I moved to the current position within the Farsons Group.

Website Website farsons.com Email Email sfc@farsons.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2381 4114

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Ruth Farrugia Director of Human Resources C. Fino & Sons Ltd Retail Website Email Mobile Fixed

fino.com.mt hr@fino.com.mt (+356) 7646 6336 (+356) 2549 3720

BUSINESS PROFILE I am an HR specialist who likes to build strong relationships that are built on trust. I also have a strong entrepreneurial spirit that drives me to make new contacts and build relationships to generate new business and establish a good rapport with potential candidates and clients. Looking for excellent interpersonal skills in candidates joining the company is crucial to live up to the company’s mission statement of providing the Quality and Excellence that we promise to our clients. My past experience working in family-owned business has given me opportunities and knowledge in a variety of jobs which make me the person I am today.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Company Director, Vitrex Ltd

PREVIOUS May 1984-February 1986: Receptionist, Acatio Limited February 1986-May 1990: Sales Executive, Vitrex Ltd November 1991-September 1992: Self Employed – Sales Representative & Shop Administrator in the retail of uniforms June 1995-May 1998: Self Employed – Shop owner in the retail of jewellery June 2000-February 2006: Marketing Executive, Fino Manufacturing Ltd

EDUCATION September 1971-May 1983: St Monica School, Gzira and Birkirkara September 2008: Certificate in Training Practice & Human Resource Management, University of Leicester September 2009: Diploma in Human Resource Management, University of Leicester

SOCIETY Member in the HR Committee, Malta Chamber of Commerce

February 2006-Present: Executive Director Adm. H.R

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Sacha J. Farrugia Senior Manager – Corporate Services CSB Group Corporate, Fiduciary & Trustees

Business Profile As the Group’s Corporate Services Manager, together with my team, I am responsible for assisting a portfolio of clients with their corporate governance requirements. Such requirements include the administering of companies, the setting up of new companies in Malta and assisting with registering companies in overseas jurisdictions and providing all necessary support to maintain the company in good standing with regulatory authorities including the Malta Financial Services Authority and the Malta Gaming Authority.

Website Website csbgroup.com Email Email sacha.farrugia@csbgroup.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2557 2557

Stefan Farrugia Logistics and IT Manager Carlo Gavazzi Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile An IT and management professional with vast experience in the manufacturing industry occupying different management roles, I am currently leading the IT and Logistics Department including purchasing, warehousing, customer service and production planning.

Website Website gavazziautomation.com Email Email sfarrugia@carlogavazzi.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 9982 7240

Stefan Farrugia Chief Executive Officer Eunoia Ltd IT, Telecommunications & Software

Business Profile For almost 20 years I have championed business intelligence services to customers. Data is my life’s passion and I have made it my mission to assist customers and organisations to become data driven. It gives me great satisfaction to help customers monitor their objectives and constantly re-engineer their processes to transform their businesses. Eunoia was borne out of that concept, already fulfilling and supporting organisations in a number of verticals. We created a focused data analytics company which provides industry focused business intelligence solutions.

Website Website eunoia.tech Email Email stefan.farrugia@eunoia.tech Contact No Contact No (+356) 2166 9166

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Graziella Fava Chief Administrative Officer Chemimart Group & Kemimport Healthcare, Safety & Security

Business Profile After completing my studies in 1993, I joined the Group, managing one of the company’s establishments. A year later, I moved on to the role of Director Sales and Logistics, administering the logistics side of the Group together with my team. Today, I hold the post of Chief Administrative Officer and sit as Director on several Boards within the Group.

Website Website chemimartgroup.com Email Email office@chemimartgroup.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2149 2212

Pierre Fava Chief Executive Officer Chemimart Group & Kemimport Healthcare, Safety & Security

Business Profile After studying pharmacy at the University of Malta, I obtained a Master’s in Clinical Pharmacy, then joining the Chemimart Group as Managing Pharmacist. I later headed the Pharmaceutical Division and also handled the HR Department. In 1997, I was appointed Responsible Person for Regulatory Affairs, Director Marketing and HR in 1999 and, in 2012, Chief Executive Officer. I was President of the Malta Employers’ Association between 2005 and 2011 and sat on the Malta Council for Economic and Social Development.

Website Website chemimartgroup.com Email Email office@chemimartgroup.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2149 2212

Reginald Fava Founder and Executive Chairman Chemimart Group & Kemimport Healthcare, Safety & Security

Business Profile A pharmacist and biochemist by profession, my career spans over half a century, including serving as a pharmacist and consultant in the Royal Navy. Twice President of the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry, I am now a Council Member and sit on government and Chamber boards and authorities. I was bestowed with the Order of the White Star by Estonia in 2003 and conferred with the Membership of the National Order of Merit by the President of Malta in 2017.

Website Website chemimartgroup.com Email Email office@chemimartgroup.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2149 2212

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David Felice Executive Director AP Valletta Ltd Services Industry

Business Profile I am an architect and Founder and Executive Director of AP Valletta since 1991. I was an Executive Board Member of the Architects Council of Europe and President of the Chamber of Architects and Civil Engineers in Malta. I was also Chairman of the Valletta 2018 Foundation that successfully bid for the title of European Capital of Culture.

Website Website apvalletta.eu Email Email davidf@apvalletta.eu Contact No Contact No (+356) 2124 3981

Ann Fenech Managing Partner Fenech & Fenech Advocates Law Firms & Professional Legal Services

Business Profile Now Managing Partner and Head of the Marine Litigation Department, I worked for seven years with a law firm in London and New Orleans. Since 1986, I have been exclusively dealing with maritime-related issues, lecturing on the subject in Malta and abroad. I am President of the Malta Maritime Law Association, was elected to the Comité Maritime International executive committee in 2014 and Vice President in 2018. I was named Best in Shipping Law at the European Women in Business Law Awards, London, in 2015.

Website Website fenechlaw.com Email Email ann.fenech@fenlex.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2124 1232

Corinne Fenech Strategic Partner StreetHR Education, Research & Training

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Business Profile Possessing over 20 years’ industry experience, I am a Strategic Partner specialising in Customer Experience, Innovation and Operational Efficiency. Organisations exist to enrich people’s lives, and the most successful ones are those enabling seamless experiences through all channels. A certified Design Thinking professional, I lead Innovation discussions. My approach is one of plenty; possibilities are endless. Together we find possibilities and translate them to solutions. Through years of Back Office management experience, I also specialise in Operational Efficiency, by understanding where organisations waste valuable resources, and invest them more efficiently. Website Email Website streethr.com.mt Contact No corinne@streethr.com.mt Email

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Doreen Fenech Partner KPMG Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile In the local sphere, the profile of the client base I led is usually large/medium sized family businesses and companies in the manufacturing industry as well as a number of public interest entities. I advised these clients on various taxation matters including group restructuring, capital gains issues, financing structures, real estate transactions, incentives available to the manufacturing industry and succession planning. I have also advised a number of international clients on taxation matters.

Website Website kpmg.com.mt Email Email doreenfenech@kpmg.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2563 1000

Gayl Fenech Marketing & Sales Manager Playmobil Malta Importers, Distributors & Wholesalers

Business Profile Part of the management team for the past four years, my role is to oversee the managing of the wholesale and retail business of the Playmobil brand portfolio in Malta and the running of the service offerings at the Playmobil FunPark Malta. With a demonstrated history and experience of working in the marketing and communication industry, together with my team, we strive to enhance a strong brand presence to deliver an efficient customer service to our B2B and B2C clients.

Website Website playmobilmalta.com Email Email funpark@playmobilmalta.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2224 2445

Mark Fenech Partner Fenech & Fenech Advocates Law Firms & Professional Legal Services

Business Profile As head of the firm’s Ship Finance Department, I mainly practice in the area of ship finance. I have considerable experience advising a vast array of international banks/ financiers as lenders/security trustees and Malta flag shipowners in different transactions involving the drafting/ execution/registration of securities over Malta-flag vessels. I provide legal advice on Maltese corporate law matters and specialise in the drafting of finance and security documents governed by Maltese law.

Website Website fenechlaw.com Email Email mark.fenech@fenlex.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2124 1232

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Josette Fenech Artist Eight24 Retail Website Email Mobile Fixed

eight24.mt info@josettefenech.com (+356) 7982 6535 (+356) 2752 1035

BUSINESS PROFILE Art has become my life and I simply cannot live without it. My abstract art is a reflection of the kaleidoscope of colours that surround me, illuminating my life, from the blue hues of the Mediterranean to the spectacle of dawn, the incandescent magic of sunset and the extraordinary coastal landscape near my home. What started out as an accidental hobby over 20 years ago, has now become an integral part of my life which gives me fulfilment and inner tranquillity. Painting takes me away from daily stresses into a world of my own as I create whatever I feel in that moment. My art is a mirror to my emotions but it is always imbued with a positive message of hope and light. My work has been exhibited nationally as well as in Italy and the UK. I have also worked on commissions for some prominent public places and private collectors.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Eight 24 Properties and Interiors

Motto Art has become my life – through art I have grown to know myself

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Martin Fenech Managing Director World Express Logistics Ltd Logistics & Freight Forwarding

Business Profile Having worked within the Group for over 20 years and earned hands-on experience in various departments, I now head the subsidiary company, World Express Logistics. I enjoy the challenge of moving cargo across the globe, irrelevant of size or weight. A recent successful shipment involved chartering an aircraft, shifting the cargo onto a trailer and then transferring it to a ship for final delivery at an offshore location. We aim to continue to earn loyalty with our reputable customers.

Website Website wel.com.mt Email Email mfenech@wel.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 9942 5750

Paul Fenech Head of Engineering Crane Currency Malta Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile A multi-disciplinary engineering professional, with considerable experience in creating success and leading change in global manufacturing industries, I have been recognised as a strong leader with excellent relationship and interpersonal skills, energised by building high performing teams that identify transformative change in business performance. I am experienced in project leadership, operational excellence, reliability and asset management and security print.

Website Website cranecurrency.com Email Email paul.fenech@cranecurrency.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 7953 8101

Tonio Fenech Managing Partner Fenech Farrugia Fiott Legal Law Firms & Professional Legal Services

Business Profile I am a lawyer by profession practising mainly maritime and aviation law, asset finance, corporate and commercial law, fiduciary relationships and financial services law. I am one of the founding Partners of Fenech Farrugia Fiott Legal and ARQ Group, where I served as founding Chairman. I am also active in academic fora, teaching at the Faculty of Law of the University of Malta for over 20 years. Since November 2002, I am also Honorary Consul for Lebanon to Malta.

Website Website www.fff-legal.com Email Email info@fff-legal.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 25496400

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Oliver Fenech General Manager PT Matic Environmental Services Ltd Environment, Energy & Alternative Energy Website Email Mobile Fixed

ptmatic.com.mt oliver.fenech@ptmatic.com.mt (+356) 9977 2070 (+356) 2144 3538

BUSINESS PROFILE I am an engineer by profession and have been involved in the environmental services sector for the past 12 years. I have worked at PT Matic for the past 10 years and held the role of General Manager for the past seven, having directed the company towards establishing itself as the leading provider for waste management and environmental contracting works in Malta. My depth of knowledge and experience in varied environment and hazardous waste related projects has helped me to push the PT Matic brand to become the obvious choice in the environmental sector. I take great pride in my work and receive gratification from the fact that my work is helping to protect our environment and keep Malta clean.

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2004-2007: Research Engineer, University of Malta

2004: Bachelor of Engineering

2007-2009: Project Manager, AquaBioTech Ltd

2010: Master of Philosophy in Engineering

2009-2013: Projects Manager, PT Matic Environmental Services Ltd

2016: Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor

2013-Present: General Manager, PT Matic Environmental Services Ltd

SOCIETY 2019-Present: Member of The Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry

Motto If you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life

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Bernard Fenech Close Managing Director Professional Marketing Services Ltd Media & Marketing

Business Profile I started my career as a draftsman in the 1980s and then ventured into the printing and marketing business when I joined Articraft, one of the first leading printing and advertising companies in Malta founded by Joe Fenech Soler. I began as a printer and worked my way up to a managerial post as Head of the advertising and marketing department. In 1988, I set up Professional Marketing Services, where I hold the position of Managing Director.

Website Website pms.com.mt Email Email pms@pms.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2138 1090

Kevin Filletti Sales and Business Development Manager Attrans Ltd Logistics & Freight Forwarding

Business Profile A seasoned logistics professional, I have worked in the turbulent logistics sector for more than 25 years, having started my career in this sector from the bottom echelons and assumed bigger responsibilities over the years. For the past six years working with Attrans Group, I managed to engage in the Group’s sales and the operations located in Malta and mainland Europe and was the catalyst behind the company’s significant sales growth.

Website Website attrans.com Email Email k.filletti@attrans.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2258 5531

Maurizio Francica Company Director Ferraracasa Importers, Distributors & Wholesalers

Business Profile I have been part of the furniture distribution industry, as the second generation, for more than 25 years. I see the importance in leading a team through quick changes we must face in order to survive and strive in this consumer world. We have therefore shifted to retail sales, direct to the consumer. Our competitive advantages are value for money, aftersales and reliability, which we will continue to pursue through the generations to follow.

Website Website ferraramalta.com Email Email info@ferraramalta.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2144 2850

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Maronna Filletti Executive Director Joseph Cachia & Son Ltd Importers, Distributors & Wholesalers Website Email Mobile Fixed

jcs.com.mt mfilletti@demajo.com (+356) 9949 5636 (+356) 2552 9000

BUSINESS PROFILE First joining the M. Demajo Group in 1978 as Secretary to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, later serving as his Personal Assistant, I was appointed Director with M. Demajo (Services) Ltd in 2005 with responsibility for the Group’s Human Resources. I also served as Chair and Executive Member on the board of the Group’s ICT Division, Toyshops Ltd and Multi Packaging Ltd. In 2010, I was appointed Executive Director of Joseph Cachia & Son Ltd, a 10-person strong entity that kept growing, leading fundamental projects within the fields of energy, data communications, the environment, money handling, queuing and security products, among others, with the aim of introducing technological advances on the island and, thus, better the day-to-day living of the average Maltese. I think it’s an integral part of our DNA. We always feel we want to give back; we want to participate and invest in Malta’s growth and its economy.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES 2018-Present: Alternate Member, MEUSAC Core Group

PREVIOUS 2004-2012: Council Member, Malta Employers Association 2005-2010: Chair and Board Member, M. Demajo Group subsidiaries 2005-2010: HR Director, M. Demajo Group 2008-2010: Director, Malta Institute of Management 2011-2013: Member of the Board of Governors, Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority

EDUCATION Diploma in Youth Studies, University of Malta MBA, Henley Business School, UK, doing research on ‘Diversity in Leadership: Female Leadership in FamilyOwned Businesses in Malta’

SOCIETY 2004-2016: Council Member, Malta Employers Association 2013-2019: Presidency Team Member, Malta Employers Association 2016-Present: Deputy President, Malta Employers Association

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Jean Carlo Fino Managing Director C. Fino & Sons Ltd Retail Website Email Mobile Fixed

fino.com.mt cfino@fino.com.mt (+356) 7949 2978 (+356) 2549 3000

BUSINESS PROFILE I rose through the ranks of the family business, gradually working my way from the bottom up to the leadership position. In the process I have seen the business transform in two different dimensions. Firstly, in changing from a family business to a corporate organisation with rigorous compliance and governance standards. Secondly, shifting from a furniture manufacturer with strong protection from import competition to a fully integrated organisation competing successfully without any import protection. The journey was challenging and extremely intuitive and in the end it delivered a strong organisation which, while respecting its founding legacy, has adjusted to face the challenges of the digital economy where everyone is a competitor and clients have endless choices for sourcing their requirements. My satisfaction is seeing different generations of clients keeping Fino as their trusted furniture supplier.

EDUCATION Primary school: Stella Maris, Balzan Secondary school: Savio College, Dingli

Motto Clients will put us first if we put them first

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Tony Fiorini Chief Financial Officer Ozo Group of Companies Ltd Services Industry Website Email Mobile Fixed

ozogroup.com tfiorini@ozogroup.com (+356) 7920 7355 (+356) 2247 1461

BUSINESS PROFILE Appointed Chief Financial Officer of Ozo Group Ltd with effect from June 2017, my responsibility is to oversee the financial activities of the Group and strengthen the finance department in line with the growth experienced in recent years. A Certified Public Accountant, I am a Member of the Malta Institute of Accountants and hold a Professional Certificate in Taxation issued by the Malta Institute of Taxation. I worked in the hospitality industry for 17 years, 10 of which as Financial Controller. For the past nine years, I occupied senior management positions with a group of companies having internationally listed subsidiaries operating in the manufacturing industry, including that of Chief Financial Officer.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Certified Public Accountant

EDUCATION Professional Certificate in Taxation, Malta Institute of Taxation

PREVIOUS 1995-1998: Assistant Accountant, Corinthia Beach Resort 1998-2008: Financial Controller, Golden Tulip Vivaldi Hotel

SOCIETY Fellow, Malta Institute of Accountants Member, Malta Institute of Taxation

2008-2013: Accountant, Uniwheels Holding (Malta) Ltd 2013-2017: Chief Financial Officer, Uniwheels Holding (Malta) Ltd

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Edward Firman Managing Director Edward Firman & Associates Management Consultancy & HR Website Email Mobile Fixed

edwardfirmanmalta.com efirman@onvol.net (+356) 9949 9285 (+356) 2137 3995

Dr Edward Firman & Associates

BUSINESS PROFILE Having spent a number of years working in top executive positions with a variety of business and non-profit organisations, I now practise as an independent management consultant and aim to provide a personalised and focused service to assist organisations striving to achieve excellence in their performance. My objective is to provide organisations with the best approaches and practical techniques available to help them assess and improve their performance, approaches such as developing a strategic orientation, developing business intelligence systems, obtaining ISO certification and tapping EU funds. Apart from carrying out tailored assignments for organisations, I have also lectured in several academic institutions in the areas of economic, financial and market analysis and in the areas of performance assessment and improvement; I have also carried out several research assignments in these fields.

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2003-Present: Managing Director, Dr Edward Firman & Associates Ltd

BA (Hons) Economics, University of Malta

2006-Present: Malta Representative of London Economics, International Economics Consultancy

Advanced International Diploma in Management Consultancy, Henley Management College

2006-Present: Business Advisor, Malta Enterprise 2006-Present: Government Advisor, EU Funding Projects

PREVIOUS Corporate Management Accountant/Financial Analyst/ Computer Liaison Officer/Management Consultant, Unilever, London & Hamburg Group Finance Director, Gasan Group of Companies, Malta Managing Director, Gasan Finance Company plc Director, Lombard Funds SICAV plc, a Collective Investment Scheme

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MBA, Queen’s University, Belfast

Doctor of Business Administration, Brunel University / Henley Management College, London Certified Public Accountant (Malta) Certificate in Trust Law and Administration from the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners (Malta)

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Albert Frendo Chief Credit Business Officer Bank of Valletta plc Banking, Investment & Financial Services

Business Profile I hold the position of Chief Credit Business Officer. An accountant by profession, my career at the bank spans over 30 years with wide ranging experience in cost management, financial reporting, risk management and credit finance. I am a Member of the Management Board and a number of bank committees. I hold a Master’s in Business Administration, specialising in management consulting, from Grenoble Graduate School of Business, in France.

Website Website bov.com Email Email albert.frendo@bov.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2275 3198

Alexia Frendo Lead Human Resources Business Partner Kindred Group Gaming

Business Profile I worked in human resources in Malta and abroad for the past 16 years. I graduated in psychology from the University of Malta in 2002 and completed a Master’s programme in work and organisational psychology at the University of Rome, La Sapienza, in 2005. At the Kindred Group, I provide guidance and leadership to senior managers and strive to ensure it is the best place to work. I am an HR Committee Member of the Malta Chamber Foundation.

Website Email alexia.frendo@kindredgroup.com Email Contact No (+356) 9940 3649 Contact No

Elizabeth Gaerty Lawyer EG Legal Law Firms & Professional Legal Services

Business Profile As a lawyer with a business background, I strive to offer all my clients a practical approach to not only ensure legal compliance and good governance within their organisations but also by offering practical solutions that are required in today’s fast-paced business environment. I founded EG Legal in 2017, a boutique law office that specialises in corporate, commercial, aviation and environmental law.

Website Website eg-legal.com Email Email elizabeth@eg-legal.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9990 1852

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Mary Gaerty Joint Managing Director Green Skip Services Ltd Environment, Energy & Alternative Energy

Business Profile Together with my sister, I set up Green Skip Services 29 years ago. Membership of the Chartered Institute of Wastes Management and being a qualified Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor give me further insights into the waste management sector. As Member of the Sustainability and Environment Committee I aim to highlight the actions essential for a waste management strategy in Malta. Married to Ronald with four children, I am President of the National Council of Women, promoting gender equality and the education of women.

Website Website greenskipgroup.com Email Email mgaerty@greenskipgroup.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9942 2544

Adrian Galea Founder Clutch Play Advisors Management Consultancy & HR

Business Profile I assist both founders and investors to construct early stage finance strategies in Seed / Series A rounds. With previous experience on both sides of the transaction, I can assist founders and also investors. I support their efforts in identifying viable investment opportunities, conducting market research and due diligence on selected opportunities as well as analysing key metrics and performance indicators for each target.

Website Website clutchplayadvisors.com Email Email adriangalea@clutchplayadvisors.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 7909 2961

David Galea Chief Executive Officer and Founder Beat Group Ltd Services Industry

Business Profile As an innovative digital transformation advisor with over 20 years experience, I led a number of high profile projects, including the roll out of 4G with one of the major UK telecom players, together with various digitalisation strategy and implementation programmes in the financial services, energy, and manufacturing sectors. I have been particularly active in assisting innovative technology startups in developing new business models and monetisation strategies, using blockchain as an underlying technology to disrupt existing industries.

Website Website beatconsult.com Email Email dgalea@beatconsult.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 7905 4629

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Envic Galea Managing Director Ultramar Ltd Services Industry

Business Profile I have been in the tourism and service industry for over 40 years. For 30 years, I have been operating our family company, specialising in Destination Management, organising airport transfers, accommodation, special cultural tours, sports events, conferences, incentives, English language courses, walking tours, and other specialised packages requested by clients. We have organised significant cultural, scientific and sports events, some with over 700 participants from over 40 countries.

Website Email info@ultramarmalta.com Email Contact No (+356) 2131 9944 Contact No

Jonathan Galea Chief Executive Officer BCA Solutions New Technology

Business Profile Having been involved in blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies since 2013, my expertise consists of tech-legal advice on regulatory matters. Regarded as a thought-leader in the sector, I have personally advised the Governments of Malta and Serbia in relation to regulatory matters. Currently, I am Vice President of the Virtual Financial Assets Agents Forum and also serve as a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Malta.

Website Website bcas.io Email Email j.galea@bcas.io Contact No Contact No (+356) 2163 7778

Michael Galea Managing Director Galea General Services Ltd Property, Real Estate & Construction

Business Profile A proactive, adaptable and conscientious entrepreneur, I have years of experience in the local and international retail and property management sectors. I overcome challenges through a tenacious and questioning approach - drawing on wide-ranging expertise. I am also an articulate and diplomatic communicator plus an effective team player with strong coaching skills. Consistently working to the highest professional standards, when operating as part of a cohesive team, I thrive to deliver projects yielding multiple business benefits.

Website Website ggs.com.mt Email Email mgalea@ggs.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 9949 4618

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Mark Galea Managing Partner Blonde and Giant Ltd Media & Marketing Website Email Mobile

blondeandgiant.com mark@blondeandgiant.com (+356) 9922 6330

BUSINESS PROFILE Before becoming the co-Founder and Managing Partner of the marketing agency Blonde and Giant Ltd, I held various roles in media-buying, project management and client-side marketing management. This has given me a wide perspective and varied experience within the marketing, branding and communications industry. Apart from my role at Blonde and Giant, I am also Founder of two other successful separate business ventures in media brokerage and online retail. I love to work and I’m happiest when I’m out there getting things done. I hate to see time wasted, and I have built a team around me that shares my enthusiasm. There’s almost nothing that a tight knit and properly motivated team cannot achieve, and at our office we prove that on a daily basis.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Co-founder, OHW Ltd Founder, Outerboom

EDUCATION MA Integrated Marketing, San Diego State University MBA, University of Malta

Motto Don’t decrease the goal. Increase the effort

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Martin Galea Non-Executive Chairman MAPFRE Middlesea plc Insurance & Pensions Website Email Mobile Fixed

middlesea.com/insurance-mt mgalea2@outlook.com (+356) 7955 6600 (+356) 2124 6262

BUSINESS PROFILE I am Non-Executive Chairman of MAPFRE Middlesea Insurance plc, Malta’s largest insurance company and sit on the audit, remuneration and compliance committees. I am also a Director of MAPFRE MSV Life, a subsidiary of Middlesea Insurance, which is the largest provider of life insurance in Malta and has over €1 billion in investments under management, chairing the company’s audit committee. The environment is among my outside interests and I have been active in this field for about 25 years, mainly in the National Trust Din l-Art Ħelwa, a voluntary organisation which lobbies for the natural and historical heritage. Apart from mountain biking, I enjoy reading, walking, European films, any kind of music and endless discussions with friends on almost any issue, preferably over a meal with wine.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Board Member, Non-Executive Role, Joinwell Director, MAPFRE MSV Life Chairman, Audit Committee, MAPFRE MSV Life MFSA approval to sit on licensed entities

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Lecturer & Examiner in Auditing, University of Malta / Malta Institute of Accountants Vice Chairman on the Board of Governors, St Edward’s College Chairman, Malta Winemakers’ Association

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Managing Director, Joinwell

St Edward’s College, Malta

2007-2009: Vice President, Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry

Chartered Accountant

President, Malta Federation of Industries Board Member, Malta Enterprise Malta Council for Economic and Social Development

SOCIETY Trustee, International National Trusts Organisation Member, Finance Committee, Rugby Europe

Motto When doing your best, kindness, empathy and politeness will let you go further

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Michael Galea Chief Business Development Officer MAPFRE MSV Life plc Insurance & Pensions Website Email Fixed

msvlife.com/life-insurance/personal michaelg@msvlife.com (+356) 2590 9356

BUSINESS PROFILE In my capacity of Chief Business Development Officer at MAPFRE MSV Life plc, I am responsible for directing and coordinating the design, establishment and optimisation of the business development value chain of MAPFRE MSV Life. I am also a member of the Executive Management Committee. I joined MAPFRE MSV Life following a career of 30 years in banking during which I occupied senior executive management roles. I was a member of the bank’s Executive Committee and chaired the Strategic Marketing and Business Development Committee. I represented Bank of Valletta at international organisations and was also a member of the EFMA Operational Efficiency Advisory Council. Between October 2010 and September 2016, I was Bank of Valletta’s representative on the Executive Committee of the Malta Bankers’ Association and served as Chairman of the association’s Executive Committee between May 2013 and February 2015.

PREVIOUS 1993-2003: PR and Communications Manager, Bank of Valletta 2004-2007: Head of Marketing, Communication and Quality, Bank of Valletta 2007-2008: Executive Head, Office of the CEO, Bank of Valletta 2008-2010: Executive Head Cards Business, Bank of Valletta 2010-2015: Chief Officer Operations and Member of the Executive Committee, Bank of Valletta 2012-2013: Director, MSV Life plc 2013-2015: Chairman, Executive Committee, Malta Bankers’ Association

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2013-2015: Member, Operational Excellence Advisory Council, EFMA 2015-2016: Chief Electronic Banking Officer, Bank of Valletta

EDUCATION 1987-1991: BA (Hons) Business Management, University of Malta 1998-2000: MA European Studies, European Law, Economics, Politics, University of Malta 2001-2003: MA Integrated Marketing Communications, University of Malta Associate, Trinity College, London


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Monica Galea Partner Fenech & Fenech Advocates Law Firms & Professional Legal Services

Business Profile My areas of practice include corporate law, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, financial services and banking law, trusts and foundations and other forms of estate planning, prevention of money laundering and financial terrorism legislation, general commercial law and family mediation. While I head the Trusts and Foundations Department of the firm, I also have vast experience in corporate law practice and regularly provide legal advice and assistance in all matters concerning company law, including corporate restructuring and corporate governance.

Website Website fenechlaw.com Email Email monica.galeajohn@fenlex.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2124 1232

Rosalind Galea General Manager Freedor Ltd Importers, Distributors & Wholesalers

Business Profile I became General Manager/Chief Executive Officer in 2012, with the support of my sister, who is the Financial Controller. My approach has been to invest in operational excellence in terms of logistics and distribution and to offer the best customer service possible. I believe in win-win business relationships and our company values are built on honesty and hard work. In fact, I treat our employees as one big family.

Website Website freedor.com.mt Email Email rosalind.galea@freedor.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 9942 9128

Rosanne Galea Managing Director Future Focus Ltd Education, Research & Training

Business Profile Managing Director of Galea Insurance Brokers and Future Focus Ltd, I am an insurance broker by profession and set up my first company in 1991. Galea Insurance Brokers provides tailor made insurance solutions for individual and business clients. Future Focus, which runs an English language school, is one of the largest private training providers offering courses on a full and part-time basis. It mainly focuses on vocational subjects and attracts to Malta numerous European students.

Website Website futurefocus.com.mt Email Email info@futurefocus.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2122 5884

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Hilary Galea-Lauri Partner KPMG Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile A Partner within the KPMG’s Audit Department, I manage a portfolio of local and international clients and am the firm’s lead technical partner on International Financial Reporting Standards and the KPMG audit methodology. I am a lead partner on a number of audit engagements relating to a diverse client base. Outside the firm, I chair the Accounting Technical Committee of the Malta Institute of Accountants.

Website Website kpmg.com.mt Email Email hilarygalea-lauri@kpmg.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2563 1000

Kevin Galea Pace Managing Director FirstUnited Insurance Brokers Ltd Insurance & Pensions

Business Profile I am the Managing Director and also one of the founding partners of FirstUnited Insurance Brokers, a member of the Argus Group of Companies. An Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute and a Chartered Insurance Broker, I have over 35 years’ experience in the insurance industry. At present, I hold various directorships in companies specialising in the commercial, property and leisure industries.

Website Website firstunited.com.mt Email Email kgp@firstunited.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2131 9000

Andy Gatesy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Toly Products Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile I gratuated in Mechanical Engineering from Nottingham University in 1985, then read for a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, specialising in export management and International Business at City University Business School, London. I have vast experience and knowledge of the cosmetic business and, after serving as Sales and Marketing Executive and Vice Chairman of the Toly Group, I am now Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Toly Products has evolved into a world-leading supplier with a diversified product portfolio.

Website Website toly.com Email Email ag@toly.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 7986 8884

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Max Ganado Senior Partner Ganado Advocates Law Firms & Professional Legal Services Website Email Fixed

ganado.com lawfirm@ganado.com (+356) 2123 5406

BUSINESS PROFILE I have been practising law for over 35 years, starting my career as a maritime lawyer dealing with all aspects of shipping, including ship finance. I became a Partner of the firm in 1986 and moved on to develop the financial services practices at Ganado Advocates. I have been heavily involved in the drafting of new legislation required for the development of Malta as a financial centre, including the revision of the law relating to trusts and the law on legal persons and foundations, as well as on netting, securitisation and aviation. I am now heavily involved in the design and development of laws and practice around DLT and smart contracts as Malta takes a proactive stance in this regard. I held the position of the firm’s Managing Partner for six years. In 2015, I moved into a Senior Partner position within the firm, taking over a mix of duties, some professional and others relating to strategy.

PREVIOUS 1984-2013: External Lecturer, International Maritime Law Institute (IMLI) 1984-2013: External Lecturer, University of Malta 1986-2008: Partner, Ganado Advocates 2008-2015: Managing Partner, Ganado Advocates 2015-Present: Senior Partner, Ganado Advocates

EDUCATION 1982: Doctor of Laws (LL.D), (Malta) 1983: Master of Laws (LL.M), (Canada) 2010: TEP Dip (ITM) – Full Member of the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP)

SOCIETY Admitted to the Maltese Bar, Superior Courts of Malta Member of the Malta Chamber of Advocates, the

International Bar Association, the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners, The International Academy of Estate & Trust Law and the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners Member of the Law Advisory Panel to the Aviation Working Group in relation to the Cape Town Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and its Aircraft Protocol Founding Member of the Mediterranean Maritime Arbitration Association and Chairman of the Malta Arbitration Centre (2000-2004) Former Member of Law Drafting Committees (1988-2013) on the Merchant Shipping Act, Investment Services laws, the Set-Off and Netting on Insolvency Act, the Securitisation Act, the Trusts and Trustees Act, the Civil Code on derivatives, life insurance, factoring, legal personality, foundations and associations and the Voluntary Organisations Act and Aircraft registration and financing, and currently leading teams on other legislative projects

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Nathalie Gatt Chief Operations Officer Debono Group Car Industry & Land Transport

Business Profile As Chief Operations Officer of the automotive division since July 2019, I am primarily responsible for the continuous improvement of the business, customer experience and added value projects. I focus on the interlink between day-to-day operations and business processes with the aim of improving efficiency in terms of speed, cost-effectiveness and quality.

Website Website toyota.com.mt Email Email info@toyota.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2269 4000

Dennis Mark Gauci Partner – International Clients KSi Malta Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile I am a Partner for international clients at KSi Malta. I regularly join trade missions and governmental business delegations with the aim of attracting foreign direct investment to Malta and, throughout the years, I’ve managed to build a wide array of contacts. I have considerable experience in financial services, including tax planning and group structures, vessel registration, pharmaceuticals, gaming, fintech, anti-money laundering and combatting of financial crime.

Website Website ksimalta.com Email Email dmgauci@ksimalta.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 7984 2439

Ian Gauci Managing Partner GTG Advocates Law Firms & Professional Legal Services

Business Profile GTG Advocates is a full service corporate and commercial law firm specialising in technology, fintech, media, telecommunications, data protection, gaming and betting, cryptocurrencies and DLTs and intellectual property laws. GTG Advocates has been at the forefront of major legal developments in Malta over the last two decades, having been notably engaged to contribute on various legal frameworks relating to blockchain, virtual financial assets, telecommunications, data protection and e-signatures.

Website Website gtgadvocates.com Email Email igauci@gtgadvocates.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2124 2713

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Anthony Gauci Chief Officer ARMS Ltd Public Entities, Government & Professional Organisations Website Email Mobile Fixed

arms.com.mt anthony.a.gauci@arms.com.mt (+356) 7900 8937 (+356) 2245 2797

BUSINESS PROFILE My career commenced when I joined Enemalta Corporation as an engineer, gaining experience in various areas including network planning, procurement and new projects related to the distribution section. I then worked for a number of years as Area Engineer for the south of Malta, obtaining experience on the low, medium and high voltage network. After I completed my MBA, I formed part of the Integrated Utilities Business Services as Project Manager for automated metering. A very motivating role I was entrusted with during this period was that of Service Manager. Moving on, as a Senior Manager for Billing and IT with ARMS Ltd, I was heavily involved in a number of projects including a new telephony system for ARMS, a Sap Business Warehouse upgrade and ARMS portal redesign. As Chief Officer Billing, I am now focusing attention on the billing aspects of ARMS Ltd.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES 2019: Chief Officer, ARMS Ltd

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EDUCATION Master of Business Administration (Exec.), University of Malta Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (Hons)

1990-1992: Engineer Development Section, Enemalta 1995: Metering and Procurement Engineer, Enemalta 2004: Senior Distribution Engineer, Enemalta 2008: Head of Metering and Revenue Protection, Enemalta 2012: AMM Project Manager/Service Manager for Utilities, Enemalta and ARMS Ltd 2017: Senior Manager Billing and Information Systems, ARMS Ltd

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Chris Gauci Chief Operating Officer Maypole Group Corporate Groups of Companies Website Email Fixed

maypole.com.mt info@maypole.com.mt (+356) 2258 1581

BUSINESS PROFILE I recently joined Maypole Holdings as Chief Operations Officer focusing on Manufacturing, Restaurants and Business Development both locally and abroad. A chef by profession, I have over 25 years’ experience leading and motivating dynamic teams in multi-cultural environments within Europe, North Africa and the Middle East across the HoReCa and food manufacturing sectors. In past years, I was General Manager at Gulf Bagel Ltd in Dubai, where I was responsible for developing new products and driving business growth.

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Mario Gauci Jr Director Burmarrad Commercials Ltd Car Industry & Land Transport

Business Profile I have been involved in the family business from a very young age. After completing a BTEC Diploma in business and management at MCAST Business College, I joined the company in an official capacity and was promoted to my present position following an initial stint performing several duties, helping the business grow and diversify together with my family. I am currently responsible for the rentals department, business development and sales.

Website Website bc.com.mt Email Email mariojr@bc.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 9989 8196

Myra Gauci Borda Managing Director Gauci Borda Maritime, Shipping & Yachting

Business Profile At Gauci Borda, we import and distribute marine, hardware and DIY products. We have two main retail outlets in Gżira and Msida and also run a distribution warehouse in San Ġwann. We distribute several household brands to hardware stores in Malta and Gozo, with a product portfolio that includes industrial adhesives, ropes, chain, paint supplies, fasteners and stainless steel, marine clothing along with manufacturing sewn flags in Malta.

Website Website gauciborda.com Email Email myra@gauciborda.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9947 8844

Jean-Pie GauciMaistre Managing Partner Gauci-Maistre Xynou Legal | Assurance Corporate Groups of Companies

Business Profile As Managing Partner of Gauci-Maistre Xynou, my vision is to provide our growing international base of clients with specialised strategic advice underlining the range of services in the areas that showcase our expertise. Our affiliate companies, GM International Services Ltd and GM Corporate and Fiduciary Services Ltd, further facilitate a truly holistic source. I am also a firm believer in the synergies of our international teams, which empower us to reach out to clients with an authentic appreciation of their cultural background.

Website Website gmxlaw.com Email Email info@gmxlaw.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2124 7785

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Sarah Gauci Carlton General Manager Creek Developments Plc Maritime, Shipping & Yachting Website Email Mobile Fixed

marinamalta.com info@creekdevelopments.com (+356) 7933 7249 (+356) 2133 7049

BUSINESS PROFILE 18 years of providing the Cyclops electronic service line calling system to the world’s top tennis tournaments lent me a wealth of experience of working in a demanding environment where excellence is expected every day. Operating a small business with a disproportionately high profile, I learnt to be adaptable and calm under pressure, while developing a broad range of technical, managerial and leadership skills. Growing up around boats, I joined Creek Developments Plc at the end of 2010 as Commercial & Administration Manager, part of the management team guiding the company through a smooth privatisation and renovation of the Msida and Ta’ Xbiex Marina. Despite full occupancy, the complete refurbishment of the Marina was achieved with minimal disruption, transforming the Marina into a world class berthing location, highly sought after by both resident and visiting yacht owners. Appointed as General Manager in October 2020, I look forward to further enhancing the Marina’s reputation for excellence.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Council Member of the Malta Employers’ Association

PREVIOUS 1989-2007: Owner/Managing Director, Carlton Associates Ltd – providing the Cyclops line calling system to the world’s top tennis tournaments 2007-2010: Director of Diving, Fieldwork and Safety Manager, Ecoserv Ltd 2009-2011: Director of Diving, University of Malta 2010-2020: Commercial & Administration Manager, Creek Developments Plc

EDUCATION 2004: Yachtmaster Offshore, MCAST 2015-2018: MBA, Henley Business School

2019: Diploma Award in Employment Law, Malta Employers’ Association 2020: Diploma Award in HR Management in Practice, Malta Employers’ Association

SOCIETY 2005-2008: Regional Coach (South Europe and Malta) British Sub Aqua Club 2007-2009: Technical Chief Examiner with the British Sub Aqua Club 2008-2010: Member of the European Scientific Diving Committee At various times Chairperson, Secretary, Training Officer, PRO and Diving Officer for the Calypso Sub Aqua Club 2015-Present: HLR (Honorary Local Representative) of the Cruising Association 2019-Present: Committee member of the Ladies Running Club

Motto If something is worth doing at all, it’s worth doing well

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Elvia George Chief Finance Officer Bank of Valletta plc Banking, Investment & Financial Services

Business Profile I have been the Chief Finance Officer of BOV Group since May 2008, being responsible for all the core areas of finance, management reporting, the published group financial statements and other areas within the Group. As a Lecturer at the University of Malta, my area of expertise is accounting for financial institutions. I supervise students in their dissertation during their final year leading to a Master’s in accountancy or in financial services.

Website Website bov.com Email Email elvia.george@bov.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2275 3212

Dean Gera Managing Director Dean Gera Group Services Industry

Business Profile My journey in hairdressing began when I was 16, working locally in my mother’s salon before furthering my training and experience under Trevor Sorbie at his prestigious Covent Garden salon. Today, I am proud to be the Managing Director of a team of over 40 talented individuals, spread across various locations under the name Dean Gera Salons. We recently opened a fully accredited Academy, with the aim of raising the bar of the local industry as a whole.

Website Website deangera.com Email Email dean@deangera.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9989 1943

Nicole Gera Partner and Head of Education Dean Gera Group Services Industry

Business Profile I began my journey in hairdressing at a very young age, training in the family salon in Ibraġġ. I then continued my education at the prestigious Trevor Sorbie salon in London, and upon returning to Malta in 2016, joined Dean to take over our mother’s salon, Mode Hairdressing in Ibraġġ. We recently opened another three salons, including the Pierre Camille salon in Sliema, the Phoenicia Hotel salon in Floriana, and the Embassy Hotel salon in Valletta. In 2019, the Dean Gera Academy was launched through this family partnership and is used as the main training headquarters for all employees. I have taken the leading role as Head of Education, and I’m working to achieve NCHFE level certification in view of the company vision to offer training courses to a wider audience.

Website Website deangera.com Email Email nicole@deangera.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2229 7000

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Joe Gerada Regulator Family Business Office Public Entities, Government & Professional Organisations Website Email Fixed

familybusiness.org.mt familybusinessact.meib@gov.mt (+356) 2220 9524

BUSINESS PROFILE As Family Business Office Regulator, I endeavour to bring recognition and support to this vital economic sector. My role as Regulator is intended to assist family businesses in transferring their family business by benefitting from the incentives made available to those registered and receive all due support in the process. The Family Business Office provides support to family businesses in relation to the regulation and governance of their business and the enhancement of their internal organisation and structure, with the aim of helping them to effectively operate and pave the way towards a successful succession. I invite all types of family businesses and professionals who assist and operate in this sector to make inquiries at our offices so that, together, we can help this sector and family businesses evolve and continue in successfully passing on their wealth of knowledge and industry to the next generation.

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2016-Present: Consultant, Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Business

2002: Bachelor of Education (Hons), specialising in the English language, University of Malta

2019: Board Member, Start Up Malta Foundation

2014: Doctor of Laws, University of Malta

PREVIOUS 2013: Legal Advisor, MIMCOL 2015: Partner, AGG Advocates 2016: Responsible for creating a National Blockchain Strategy under the helm of MIMCOL

Motto Always do your best. The rest will take care of itself

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Antonio Ghio Partner Fenech & Fenech Advocates Law Firms & Professional Legal Services

Business Profile Heading the TMT Law Department, for the past 19 years my work has solely revolved around ICT law issues, seeking solutions to the constant struggle between law and technology, inside and outside courtrooms. A Lecturer in ICT law and cybercrime at the University of Malta, I am a former Chairman of the Malta Communications Authority and am EU Digital Champion for Malta, Founding Member and President of the Malta IT Law Association and a Fellow of the European Law Institute.

Website Website fenechlaw.com Email Email antonio.ghio@fenlex.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2124 1232

Joseph Ghio Partner Fenech & Fenech Advocates Law Firms & Professional Legal Services

Business Profile Co-heading the Financial Services and Aviation Departments and serving as Director of the Fenlex Group, my practice areas include investment services, securities law, capital markets, banking, insurance, aviation, mergers and acquisitions and asset finance. I am Director and Company Secretary for financial services licensed entities, a visiting Lecturer at the University of Malta and Member of the Chamber of Advocates, the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners, the International Bar Association, the European Air Law Association and the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry.

Website Website fenechlaw.com Email Email joseph.ghio@fenlex.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2124 1232

Matthias Goeke Chief Executive Officer IBG Automation Malta Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile When I founded IBG / Goeke Technology Group in 1982 it consisted of an engineering office with two employees. Today, almost 300 employees work at nine locations within the company. With decades of experience in robotics, machine construction and software development, we are specialised in automation systems for assembly tasks and design tailor-made production systems. As an innovative and strong partner, we make our expertise available to all industries.

Website Website goeke-group.com Email Email ibg-malta@goeke-group.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2779 9600

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Bilgi Gokalp Gulen Director Carisma Spa & Wellness International Ltd Services Industry

Business Profile Carisma Spa & Wellness, which I founded, is an awardwinning luxury spa chain that has been in operation for almost 30 years. Together with my partner, Mustafa, we have successfully made Carisma an international operation and partnered with over 50 hotels. Thanks to my pioneering vision and eye for operational excellence, I have brought new inventions and treatment methods to the Carisma Spa facilities and still serve as Director of Operations to this day.

Website Website carismaspa.com Email Email info@carismaspa.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2376 5524

David Gonzi Managing Partner Gonzi & Associates Advocates Law Firms & Professional Legal Services

Business Profile With over 17 years’ experience, Gonzi & Associates Advocates specialises in the fields of financial and investment services, blockchain and fintech, corporate and commercial law, gaming and telecoms, and intellectual property law. This expertise in specific legal fields allows my team of lawyers to provide clients with reliable and experience-based legal advice. Gonzi & Associates Advocates offers particular value to clients in its ability to offer highly personalised legal services tailor-made to their business requirements.

Website Website gonzi.com.mt Email Email info@gonzi.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2015 7000

Paul Gonzi Partner Fenech & Fenech Advocates Law Firms & Professional Legal Services

Business Profile A Partner at Fenech & Fenech Advocates, I head the Employment Law and the Data Protection Law Departments, having practised in these areas for over 13 years as advisor and litigator after obtaining an LLM Master’s at the University of London (Queen Mary) in 2007. I am Member of the Maltese bar association and the Secretary of the Malta Employment Lawyers’ Association.

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Darius Goodwin Managing Director Ripard Larvan & Ripard Ltd (RLR) Maritime, Shipping & Yachting

Business Profile Having worked the majority of my career in the yachting sector, I joined Ripard Larvan and Ripard Ltd in 2003 on the sales front. I focused on developing strong relationships with our brands and winning market share. In 2014 I took on the position of Managing Director and today we are concentrating on strengthening our position in the local market and developing the business according to trends in the segment.

Website Website rlryachting.com Email Email darius@rlryachting.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9947 2930

Nicky Gouder Partner Seed Consultancy Services Industry

Business Profile Advising both corporate clients and high net worth individuals and families, I focus on local and international tax advisory in Malta. I have advised and structured a number of local and international structures and transactions, continuing to advise a number of clients with family planning issues and also business restructuring programmes, with a focus on both tax and change management, particularly in relation to corporate culture, processes and the creation of long-term value to shareholders.

Website Website seedconsultancy.com Email Email nicky@seedconsultancy.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 7909 2692

Christian Gravina Chief Executive Officer GCS Malta Services Industry

Business Profile I am a graduate in Insurance and Accounting from the University of Malta and am also a Certified Public Accountant and a registered auditor. I decided to set up GCS Malta to offer all customers a one-stop-shop for all their requirements. In 2017, GCS Accounting Malta Ltd and GCS Assurance Malta Ltd were established to focus on all accounting and auditing services. In 2018, GCS Recruitment Malta Ltd was established to focus on recruitment needs both for internal and external purposes. GCS Malta has highly qualified and experienced teams to cater for Accounting, Auditing, Recruitment, IT, Project Management and Marketing needs. Website Email Email christian.gravina@gcsmalta.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 7957 8002

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Andrei Grech Founder and Managing Director AG Group Property, Real Estate & Construction

Business Profile I started as a small self made business doing domestic electrical works, and grew into an ever growing, fully-fledged company, offering a wide variety of M&E services that can cater for residential, commercial and industrial clients. Today, the Group employs over 70 full-time workers and operates from its premises in Qormi. I would like to express my gratitude to my employees, customers, suppliers and related stakeholders who enabled AG Group to establish itself as a leading M&E company based in Malta. I am proud of the work we do at AG Group; by adhering to the highest standards in conducting business, we have established an organisation with a perfect safety record, rigorous management and a constant search for improvement in performance.

Website Website aginstallations.com.mt Email Email andrei@aginstallations.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 9900 9616

Andrew Grech Area Manager Malta Regus Property, Real Estate & Construction

Business Profile I run the local operations for our serviced workspace facilities with overall responsibility for the performance of the three REGUS centres in Malta. My role is to grow and retain our community of satisfied customers who make use of our private offices, co-working and meeting room facilities, while leading, developing and managing centre teams who ensure exceptional customer service and the highest standards of our venues. I am a customer-centric geek.

Website Website regus.com.mt Email Email andrew.grech@iwgplc.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9999 3198

Daniel Grech Chief Executive Officer Wyzer Ltd IT, Telecommunications & Software

Business Profile The co-Founder of Wyzer together with Abdalla Kablan, I am a technology expert and enthusiast who has been involved in numerous technology projects spanning various geographical locations and industries. My key area of interest and expertise is the intelligent automation of business processes. At Wyzer, I am focused on leading the team to develop products that allow businesses to digitalise, optimise and automate their business processes.

Website Website wyzer.ai Email Email dg@wyzer.ai Contact No Contact No +356 7920 2318

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David Grech Consultant Clinica Joia Healthcare, Safety & Security

Business Profile I graduated in medicine (Malta) and management (Lancaster) and have managed a plastic and general surgical and medical clinic for the past 20 years. I completed further Master’s degree studies at the Edward deBono Institute for Lateral Thinking, Creativity and Innovation. My research focus has been blue and red ocean innovation management and I advise companies on how to diversify and innovate effectively and safely in a hypercompetitive world.

Website Website clinicajoia.com Email Email davidgrech@clinicajoia.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 7931 7641

Diana Grech Director C+M Marketing Ltd Importers, Distributors & Wholesalers

Business Profile My late father, Charles Grech, and I had set up the company in 1990. Over the years, I gained a wealth of knowledge in the marketing and distribution industry and, nowadays, represent a range of fine fragrances and luxury cosmetics from some of the world’s leading brands. Since the beginning, I have endeavoured to portray a homogenous worldwide corporate image of each brand represented by C+M Marketing Ltd on the Maltese market, true to the vision of the company’s principals.

Website Website cmmarketing.com.mt Email Email diana@cmmarketing.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2142 4079/80

Jonathan Grech Managing Director JMartans Automation Ltd Importers, Distributors & Wholesalers

Business Profile With nearly two decades of experience in the automation industry, I have delivered many projects in Malta and abroad. I began my career as a technician at a local Maltese company before founding JMartans in 2005. Since our inception, we have extended the services and products we offer, thus reaching out not only to manufacturers but to the building, marine and domestic sectors too, both locally and internationally.

Website Website jmartans.com Email Email info@jmartans.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2142 0655

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Francois Grech Managing Director Exigy IT, Telecommunications & Software Website Email Fixed

exigy.com fgrech@exigy.com (+356) 2011 2000

BUSINESS PROFILE I am a tech entrepreneur with over 20 years’ experience in corporate IT strategy, digital transformation, and solution delivery. I hold the position of Managing Director and founding Partner of Exigy, one of Malta’s leading digital transformation companies, where I have successfully led large-scale public and private digital transformation projects in Malta, UK, Italy, and Germany. I also serve as the Chairman of Tech Business within the Malta Chamber of Commerce and Industry, where I liaise with the Government on matters related to the development and evolution of the ICT Industry in Malta. I am the Deputy Chairman of Tech.MT, an organisation formed jointly by the Government of Malta and the Chamber of Commerce to promote Malta’s innovation and technology. I previously held the position of Governing Board Member of Digital Malta, which coordinated the implementation of the National ICT Strategy 2014-2020.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES 2015-Present: Chairman of Tech Business, Malta Chamber of Commerce 2019-Present: Deputy Chairman, Tech.MT

PREVIOUS 1996-2001: Managing Director, Educational Support Services 1998-2002: Head of Technology, KPMG – Microsoft Business Solutions

2008-2010: Non-Executive Director, Joseph Cachia & Son 2014-2018: Non-Executive Director, Ozone 2016-2017: Governing Board Director, Digital Malta

EDUCATION 1994-1997: BSc Business and Computing, University of Malta 1997-1998: B.Com (Hons) Management and Marketing

2000-2001: Managing Director, European Institute of Education

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Johann Grech Malta Film Commissioner Malta Film Commission Public Entities, Government & Professional Organisations Website Email Fixed

maltafilmcommission.com info@mfc.com.mt (+356) 2180 9135

BUSINESS PROFILE I developed and honed my skills in the freelance market and the agency business before occupying the role of Head of Government Marketing within the Office of the Prime Minister between 2013 and 2017. I was appointed Malta Film Commissioner in December 2017. During the first mandate, more productions were filmed on the island, which generated around €82 million for the economy. In 2018, I launched a detailed masterplan for the Malta Film Studios. Even though Malta’s history as a destination for film production goes back almost a century, the Malta Film Commission was set up in 2000 with the dual aim of supporting the local filmmaking community and strengthening the film servicing sector. I implemented a strategy to grow the film industry further, by raising the cash rebate financial incentive to 40 per cent cash back - this put Malta on the map and at the forefront within the European Union. I have a BA (Hons) degree in Communication Studies from the East London University and a Master’s in Corporate Communications and Public Affairs from the Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Malta Film Commissioner CEO, Malta Film Studios Chairperson, Malta Film Finance

PREVIOUS 2001-2003: Station Manager, Calypso Radio 2003-2008: Marketing Communications Consultant 2008-2013: Strategic Planner, TBWA\ANG

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Joyce Grech Head of Commercial Banking HSBC Bank Malta plc Banking, Investment & Financial Services

Business Profile As HSBC Malta’s Head of Commercial Banking, I lead a team of professional Relationship Managers who deliver a wide range of tailored products and services to the bank’s diverse business customers, supporting them locally and internationally. I have had a varied career in banking, having worked in the bank’s trade finance and commercial banking teams, the retail area, where I was Head of Customer Value Management, and, most recently, risk, where I was Chief Risk Officer.

Website Website hsbc.com.mt Email Email joycegrech@hsbc.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2380 1870

Martin Grech Group Chief Financial and Commercial Officer Malta Dairy Products Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile For the past 19 years, I occupied senior management positions within the finance, commercial and operations departments of Malta Dairy Products Ltd and am now KPH Group Ltd’s Chief Financial and Commercial Officer, leading, directing and managing the financial and commercial strategies of its companies, including Koperattiva Produtturi tal-Ħalib Group Ltd, Malta Dairy Products Ltd and Malta Beef Products Ltd. I hold a Bachelor of Accountancy Honours degree from the University of Malta and am a Certified Public Accountant.

Website Website mdp.com.mt Email Email info@mdp.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2122 4472

Peter-Jan Grech Chief Executive Officer and Founder BRND WGN Co Ltd Media & Marketing

Business Profile As Chief Executive Officer and Founder of BRND WGN, I provide strategic and creative counsel to business leaders who want to drive change. Along with an expert team of strategists, creatives and technologists, we unlock business potential by blending creativity and insight with our customers’ expertise. Years of leading creative teams and supporting business owners have instilled in me a firm belief that the best way to solve problems is collaboration and frank honesty.

Website Website brndwgn.com Email Email peter@brndwgn.com Contact No Contact No +356 2138 3753

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Colin Gregory Managing Director Amicorp Ltd Corporate, Fiduciary & Trustees

Business Profile I have over 20 years’ experience in the fields of audit, corporate services and trusts, accounting and insurance management. I joined Amicorp in 2019 and sit on the Board, where I have full responsibility for the business, focusing on building and maintaining client relationships, ensuring the company is compliant with all Group and local regulations and coordinating the day-to-day management for Amicorp Malta’s office.

Website Website amicorp.com Email Email malta@amicorp.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2258 4700

George Gregory Tax and Corporate Advisory Partner RSM Malta Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile Starting as a Partner with advisory services in one of the Big 4 firms, I currently oversee all services provided by RSM Malta to companies operating in the financial services sector. I am the partner in charge of tax and corporate services of the firm, advising international and local clients on appropriate fiscal structures and promoting Malta as a jurisdiction. We bring knowledge and resources to our clients, so they feel understood and empowered.

Website Website rsm.global/malta Email Email george.gregory@rsm.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2278 7000

Kenneth Grima Partner Fenech & Fenech Advocates Law Firms & Professional Legal Services

Business Profile A Senior Partner and co-Head of the Litigation Department at Fenech & Fenech Advocates, I have been specialising in litigation for the past 37 years. My areas of practice are in Civil, Commercial and Criminal Litigation; Real Estate; Conveyancing; Construction; Public Procurement; Probate and Inheritance; Energy; Employment and Industrial Relations. Graduating as a Lawyer from the University of Malta in 1981, I am a member of the Chamber of Advocates and of the International Bar Association.

Website Website fenechlaw.com Email Email kenneth.grima@fenlex.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2124 1232

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Simon Grixti Director A++ Consultancy Ltd Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile After studying business management at the University of Malta, I completed a Master’s degree in accountancy in London and have been working in the accounting field for these past 23 years.

Website Email info@a-plusplus.eu Email Contact No (+356) 2138 1848 Contact No

Matthew Gusman Owner Gusman Yachting Maritime, Shipping & Yachting

Business Profile Setting up Gusman Yachting in 2016 was the culmination of 11 years of servicing the yachting industry. This experience, combined with my local knowledge and industry understanding, allowed me to offer a bespoke holistic package to superyachts. Today, we assist yachts, owners, captains and managers throughout the Mediterranean Sea and beyond. I focus on a tailored experience; whether I’m dealing with a captain on technical issues, an owner seeking his/her next yacht or charter clients seeking a luxury holiday.

Website Website gusmanyachting.com Email Email matthew@gusmanyachting.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 7925 2928

Catherine Halpin Chief Executive Officer The Quad Ltd Property, Real Estate & Construction

Business Profile As Chief Executive Officer of the Quad Business Towers, I am proud to lead a professional team delivering a LEED® Platinum development that will set the standard for a sustainable, luxury commercial workspace in Malta. Combining experience and a focus on quality, the Quad shall include 38,000 square metres of Grade A professional office space, supported by a diversified range of retail and amenity outlets, ample parking facilities and spacious landscaped outdoor areas.

Website Website thequad.com.mt Email Email chalpin@thequad.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2778 8132

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Av Ezgi Harmanci Managing Director Harmanci & Partners Corporate, Fiduciary & Trustees

Business Profile My work includes cross-border business set-ups, project finance and negotiating business deals. Thanks to my international network, I am able to provide innovative financial and business solutions to individuals and organisations. I have advised many Turkish and international clients to establish their business in Europe. I also advise non-EU clients to relocate their families to Europe. I am the Managing Director of Harmanci & Partners, the only resident Turkish law and business consultancy firm in Malta.

Website Website harmancipartners.com Email Email ezgi@harmancipartners.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2708 5394

Amor Herbst Sales and Marketing Manager Bluefort Ltd IT, Telecommunications & Software

Business Profile I am the Sales and Marketing Manager at Bluefort Ltd. A former TEDx speaker, I am passionate about solution delivery which helps businesses work smarter. I believe that clients succeed when they focus on their customers and I have more than 10 years’ experience in the information technology industry to help them achieve this. When I’m not helping businesses grow through smart solutions, I enjoy spending time with my family and volunteering in my community.

Website Website bluefort.com.mt Email Email info@bluefort.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 9902 8483

Thai Hoa Pham Chief Executive Officer B.I Pharma Ltd Healthcare, Safety & Security

Business Profile I am a PharmD with more than 20 years’ experience in big pharmaceutical companies, occupying different positions in sales, marketing and management. I set up Sophar SAS, a contract sales organisation, a leader in French overseas territories, in 2013 and B.I Pharma Ltd, an international distributor in the healthcare area, present in Malta and France, in 2015. The objective is to develop B.I Pharma Ltd as a pharmaceutical company in Malta in the next two years.

Website Website bipharma.net Email Email tpham@bipharma.net Contact No Contact No (+356) 9911 9333

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Mazen Hathout Commercial Excellence Manager The General Soft Drinks Company Ltd Manufacturing Industry Website Email Mobile

gsd.com.mt mazen.hathout@gsd.mizzi.com.mt (+356) 9942 2049

BUSINESS PROFILE I am a highly motivated, adaptable and result oriented management professional with vast experience in strategic regional and global customer management with multi-industry expertise. I have extensive experience in sales operations and development platforms, with a special focus on commercial strategies, forecasting, budgets, KPI fulfilment with root analysis and solution handling. As Commercial Manager of GSD Company Ltd, I am responsible for managing the company’s sales operations to meet the profit and volume goals specified by its strategic business plans and budgets. I also provide strategic direction and leadership for the sales and commercial services within the Sales Department and ensure effective leadership by enhancing communication and teamwork at all levels of the Sales and Commercial Department.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES 1997-2000: Key Account Executive, Hathout Trading Est, Beirut, Lebanon 2000-2002: Key Account Manager, Stock Advance, Beirut, Lebanon 2002-2005: Sales & Marketing Manager, Al-Mona Co for production of halawa tahinia and tahina, KSA, Riyadh 2006-2010: Territory Sales Manager, The General Soft Drinks Co Ltd 2011-2012: National Sales Manager, The General Soft Drinks Co Ltd 2013-2014: General Manager, Education Ltd Inlingua School of Languages Malta 2014-2019: Property Sales Consultant, Frank Salt, Malta

EDUCATION 1980-1997: French Baccalaureate, specialty in science

College Louise Wegmann, Lebanon 1997-2000: Bachelor of Science in Marketing research (graduated with Honours), Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon 2000-2002: Masters in Business Administration (MBA), Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon Training courses in ISO internal audit, management and leadership skills, Dimensions of Professional Selling (DPS) Advanced, Dimensions of Professional Selling (DPS), Sales training with Levitin Group, the most renowned training facility aiming for mastering the techniques of emotional sales

SOCIETY Master Scuba Diver trainer, Professional Association of Diving Instructors. Ex Member of OBBA, Operation Big Blue Association

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Janine Houghton Director FGP Ltd Manufacturing Industry Website Email Fixed

fgp.com.mt sales@fgp.com.mt (+356) 2167 3627

BUSINESS PROFILE Having joined FGP Ltd in 2002, after graduating from University, I have spent the last 18 years learning the ins and outs of the business where I am mainly responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the company. FGP is Malta’s leading and longest established garage door manufacturer and our vast range of products allows us to supply residential, commercial, and industrial clients. My main objective is to ensure the company remains a leader in our field through continuous improvement and by offering high quality products.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES 2002-2009: Marketing and HR Manager, FGP Ltd 2009-Present: Director, FGP Ltd

EDUCATION 1998-2002: Bachelor of Commerce (Hons), University of Malta

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Edward James Houlton Shipping Manager S. Mifsud & Sons Ltd Logistics & Freight Forwarding

Business Profile I am an experienced Shipping and Logistics Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the maritime industry and skilled in operations management, freight forwarding, business development, maritime operations and ship chandlery. My Master’s in Business Administration (MBA), focused on ship agency and logistics, makes me a professional able to offer strong support to clients. I work for one of the leading shipping agencies in Malta (SMS Shipping), boasting an enviable list of clients and handling vessels of all types in the maritime industry.

Website Website sms.com.mt Email Email ship@sms.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2577 3120

John A. Huber Vice President Malta Business Bureau Public Entities, Government & Professional Organisations

Business Profile I have worked in the field of tax for 27 years and am the Managing Consultant of a Maltese tax advisory firm. I have acted as advisor to the Maltese Government and am on the Board of Directors for FinanceMalta promoting Malta’s international and financial centre, as well as a non executive Director on a number of companies. I have also held board level positions and leadership roles in a number of institutions and committees.

Website Website mbb.org.mt Email Email info@mbb.org.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2125 1719

Andrei Imbroll Chairman VBL Group Corporate Groups of Companies

Business Profile VBL Group, of which I am co-Founder, Chairman and Director, is the largest owner of real estate in Valletta. It has investments in real estate assets used for residential, office, retail and hospitality purposes. Working closely with seasoned international business professionals from various sectors made me an all-round business professional specialised in real estate acquisitions.

Website Website vbl.com.mt Email Email info@vbl.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2713 6068

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Monica Incorvaja Human Resources Manager Consolidated Biscuit Co Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile Consolidated Biscuit Co Ltd, which I joined in 1995, is a leading company in the manufacturing of biscuits and snacks, currently employing 180 people. As Human Resources Manager, a job I have been doing since 2007, I am responsible for the HR function, including recruitment and selection, people management, training and development, mentoring, performance management, industrial relations and collective agreement negotiations and health and safety, among others.

Website Website consolidatedbiscuit.eu Email Email mincorvaja@cbiscuits.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2144 0361

Laura Jasenaite Chief Executive Officer Cool Ride-Pooling Car Industry & Land Transport

Business Profile As the Chief Executive Officer of the first pooled ride-hailing service in Malta, I am passionate about developing customercentric products and services that make people’s lives easier. With extensive marketing and business development experience in food, technology and mobility industries, I build successful brands, products and services. I am known for my strategic and focused approach in establishing customer acquisition and retention strategies and for my ability to build high-performing teams and optimise internal operations and customer service.

Website Website cool.mt Email Email hello@cool.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2014 7600

Bjorn Kuijt Chief Commercial Officer Bluefort Ltd IT, Telecommunications & Software

Business Profile The quote that strikes and intrigues me most is of Leonardo da Vinci, “Simplicity is the ultimate satisfaction”. Helping clients move forward in business transformation using Microsoft Dynamics 365 technology is what drives me using project and pre-sales methods based on simplicity and risk mitigation. I have worked in the Microsoft Dynamics and Business apps field for over 15 years, and have been working globally with many partners and clients in various industries. In my spare time I am a big F1 and racing enthusiast and enjoy spending time with my kids and family.

Website Website bluefort.com.mt Email Email info@bluefort.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 9902 8483

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Antonio Ivankovic Chief Commercial Officer GO Plc IT, Telecommunications & Software Website Email Mobile

go.com.mt antonio.ivankovic@go.com.mt (+356) 7955 3377

BUSINESS PROFILE I am a senior telco expert with international experience in finance, marketing, sales, corporate strategy, digital and customer experience. I have spent the last 10+ years in commercial business, as an entrepreneur or in corporation, focusing on proposition enhancement, value management and customer facing processes.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES 2016-2018: Senior Manager, Partnering and Business Development, Deutsche Telekom, USA - In charge of discovering new and innovative partnering opportunities for DT Europe, assessing their business models and potential market entrance strategies. Responsible for B2C area including Digital Care and Sales, Seamless Connectivity, Core Communications and Household/FMC Products 2018-Present: Chief Customer Experience Officer, Board Member, GO plc - Responsible for revenue and EBITDA delivery in B2C segment

PREVIOUS 2006-2009: Director / Founder, Isa Tim d.o.o., Zagreb Provider of high & low voltage installations 2009-2011: Senior Reporting and Sales Analysis Specialist, Hrvatski Telekom, Zagreb - (Co)created > 250 reports with daily, weekly, monthly frequency including ad hoc requests, based on marketing and sales, fixed and mobile KPIs. Implemented value management concept within the company, subscriber steering logic on both value and volume (“green field” concept set up and roll out)

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2011-2015: Senior Manager, Segment Marketing, Bonn Optimised marketing and segment strategies, designed propositions and go-to-market approaches countries-wide (e.g. optimisation of SIM only/handset portfolio in NL) Best-in-Class Market Invest Steering Project across EU subsidiaries 2015-2016: Head of Staff, Commercial Excellence, DT B2C E, Bonn - Contributed to execution of commercial and strategic initiatives to ensure year-end target overperformance in 2015/2016 (€7+ billion in revenue in total) - Co-created the new Commercial strategy resulting in implementation of B2C restructure across six new competence centres and led the implementation of the restructure

EDUCATION Faculty of Economics and Business, majoring in Management and Organisation, University of Zagreb, Croatia Graduated in Economics & Business Six Sigma & Lean – Green Belt + Project Management Certification


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Przemyslaw Koger Director and Head of Relationship Management Malta Alter Domus Corporate, Fiduciary & Trustees Website Email Mobile Fixed

alterdomus.com przemyslaw.koger@alterdomus.com (+356) 9907 3648 (+356) 2205 1093

BUSINESS PROFILE I am an ACA qualified accountant and a member of the Institute of Directors as well as a holder of the IoD Certificate in Company Direction. I am a graduate of the London School of Economics and hold over 16 years of professional experience. I have over 14 years of experience with PricewaterhouseCoopers and Alter Domus in London and Malta, specialising in asset management, particularly private equity, infrastructure, real estate and debt. I have significant and diverse experience in the financial services sector, including involvement in audits, accounting, controls assurance work, new fund launches, valuations, review of incentive schemes, depositary services and AIFMD compliance matters. I also have technical knowledge of IFRS, UK GAAP, UK Listing Rules, AIFMD, FCA and MFSA requirements and of the regulatory frameworks in the UK and Malta. I am also knowledgeable in private equity and real estate fund structures, trusts and equivalent.

PREVIOUS 2006-2013: Manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers 2013-2015: UK Head, Depositary Services and Regulatory Compliance 2015-2017: UK Head, Depositary and Corporate Services

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SOCIETY IOD Certificate – Certificate in Company Direction, UK Certificate in Trust Law and Management, Malta


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Thomas Kraemer Director Timberland Finance Banking, Investment & Financial Services Website Email Fixed

timberland-malta.com info@timberland-malta.com (+356) 2090 8100

BUSINESS PROFILE I have worked in consultancy and finance since 1992 and consistently aim to achieve the best possible results on a case-by-case basis. I have been a member of the Board of Directors of Timberland Capital Management GmbH since the beginning, 25 years ago. I set up the first retail investment fund of Timberland Finance in 1999 and was responsible for the day-to-day management of the fund’s portfolio, assisted by a specialised investment committee team. I am a Board Member of Timberland Invest Ltd and Timberland Fund Management Ltd. I also serve as Investment Advisor to Timberland Invest Ltd and as Investment Committee Member in Timberland Fund Management Ltd, thus bringing investment expertise to the Maltese entities forming part of Timberland Finance.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Accredited Executive, regulated financial service providers and investment funds

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Bohdan H. Kulchyckyj Chief Executive Officer Rclin Pharma Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile I am an American entrepreneur with more than 25 years of executive management experience. Graduated with an engineering degree in the USA, I started my career in 1986 with Raytheon Engineering and, at the age of 26, I was appointed head of their regional office, managing 90 employees, servicing the needs of Abbott Laboratories and managing capital projects in excess of $135 million.

Website Website rclin-pharma.com Email Email bkulchyckyj@rclin.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2099 7096

Christian Magro Chief Executive Officer Magro Brothers Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile During my childhood, I spent most of my free time at the family business’s factory. On completing my studies, I joined the company and worked my way up, joining the Board of Directors of Magro Brothers (Foods) Ltd in December 2011. Two years later, I was appointed General Manager and, in January 2018, Chief Executive Officer of the Magro Brothers Group of Companies. I hold a B.Com (Hons) degree in public and private sector management from the University of Malta.

Website Website magro.com.mt Email Email chris@magro.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 7949 1267

John Magro Chairman Magro Brothers Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile My brother and I took over the running of the family business in 1977 and built a diversified group of 20 companies in sectors ranging from food processing and importation to retailing, real estate and construction. I was instrumental in the building of a 27,000-square-metre food factory complex. We pioneered in Malta voluntary third-party food safety certification. The organisation holds ISO 22000 certification and an AA plus level grade in the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety.

Website Website magro.com.mt Email Email admin@magro.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2155 6663

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Keith Laferla Executive Director Laferla Insurance Group Insurance & Pensions Website Email Mobile Fixed

laferla.com.mt klaferla@laferla.com.mt (+356) 7992 6543 (+356) 2093 9342

BUSINESS PROFILE I joined the family business in 2012, aged 19, after completing the ACII qualification offered by the Chartered Insurance Institute in London. Just a few months later, I was awarded the title of Chartered Insurer by the CII. Today, as an Executive Director of the firm, I mainly head Laferla’s health insurance operation, which enjoys a considerable and growing market share in Malta. My main duties include business and product development, ensuring that Laferla remains at the forefront of the market with respect to customer service and product offering. Other functions include business development on other lines of business, such as personal lines and business insurance, as well as handling special projects. I also have a special interest in insurance packages for high net worth and ultra-high net worth individuals.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Executive Director, Laferla Insurance Group

EDUCATION ACII, Charter Insurer, Chartered Insurance Institute, London, UK

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Mark Laferla Jr Executive Director Laferla Insurance Group Insurance & Pensions Website Email Mobile Fixed

laferla.com.mt mlj@laferla.com.mt (+356) 7992 6559 (+356) 2093 9372

BUSINESS PROFILE As an Executive Director and second-generation owner of Laferla, I am involved in the management and running of the insurance agency’s operations. Having been one of the youngest members in the world to have graduated as an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute, in the UK, aged 19, I joined the family-run insurance firm in 2010, with a focus on expansion of the brand and its reputation for excellent customer service. Laying stress on a professional and personalised service, I head both the private client and commercial divisions of Laferla Insurance. Besides my interest in the family insurance operation, I am the co-Founder and Director of a firm with activities in the aviation, maritime and engineering industries. I am a member of the Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry and a Committee Member of the Island Microlight Club.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Executive Director / Co-Owner, Laferla Insurance Group Executive Director / Co-Owner, L.A. International Holdings Executive Director / Co-Owner, Quantive Three Ltd

SOCIETY Treasurer and Committee Member, Island Microlight Club Member, Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry

EDUCATION ACII, Chartered Insurer, Chartered Insurance Institute, London, UK

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Nikolai Livori Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director Kanon Gaming Ltd Gaming Website Email Mobile

casinoepic.se / kanongaming.com ceo@kanongaming.com (+356) 7971 2030

BUSINESS PROFILE From a very young age, I always had a keen interest in technology. I started out by creating games or simple apps that were engaging and easy-to-use. Soon after obtaining my University degrees in Mathematics, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence, I immediately got involved in the iGaming industry. I have been involved in this sector for more than 15 years, establishing my own companies back in 2012. The key to this success is continuous learning, building upon past mistakes and conducting the necessary research to steer the company in the right direction. Nowadays, we are present on the Maltese and Swedish markets and we intend to keep growing further.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Founder and CEO, MathEpic

PREVIOUS CTO, Nordic Betting CTO, Bet24

EDUCATION Degree in Mathematics, Computer Science and A.I. PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner, Project Management International Advanced Diploma in Software Engineering

SOCIETY Hon. President of the Phoenix Sports Club

Motto Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire

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Angelique Maggi Deputy Chairperson MMH Malta Ltd Maritime, Shipping & Yachting Website Email Mobile Fixed

mmh.com.mt a.maggi@mmh.com.mt (+356) 7946 5282 (+356) 2149 1060

BUSINESS PROFILE A contributor to the company’s strategic direction and business development, part of my responsibilities is overseeing new projects. Among them are the rehabilitation of the former Malta Shipbuilding in Grand Harbour into the Mediterranean Maritime Hub, a centre of excellence for the marine, oil and gas industry in the Mediterranean; overseeing the growth of MMH Academy; pursuing new ventures to consolidate our oil and gas portfolio; and the expansion of MMH’s portfolio in shipping and commercial marine to create strategic alliances with other ports and partners in the Med region. Being passionate about my work, I challenge myself constantly, tending to set goals that can, at times, seem unachievable. However, I’m not afraid to take risks, understanding that these are necessary within the context of a wider picture. Time being precious, I do not dwell much on detail but, when called upon, I tend to grab the bull by its horns to move to the next challenge.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES 2006-Present: Architect and Civil Engineer 2015-Present: Board Director, MMH Group of Companies 2016-Present: Director, Mediterranean Maritime Hub Finance plc 2016-Present: Board Director, Mulberry Insurance Brokers

PREVIOUS 2011-2014: Executive, Abel Energy Ltd

EDUCATION 2001-2006: Bachelor of Architecture and Civil Engineering, University of Malta 2010: Assessor for the Energy Performance Rating of Dwellings in Malta (EPRDM) 2012-2014: Masters in Environmental Design

SOCIETY Member, Young Chamber Network Enrolled with Kamra tal-Periti (Chamber of Architects and Civil Engineers)

2014-2016: Executive, MMH Academy

Motto Do not limit your challenges. Challenge your limits

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Brian Magri Partner Alliance Real Estate People Property, Real Estate & Construction Website Email Mobile

alliance.mt bmagri@alliance.mt (+356) 7959 4840

BUSINESS PROFILE I am an experienced property advisor and partner in Alliance Real Estate, where I specialise mainly in the sale of residential and commercial properties. I have been in the business of buying, selling and letting of commercial and residential real estate since 2014, and in this time I have helped countless clients find their dream property. I have vast experience in analysing the real estate industry, and as a professional property advisor, I have always maintained a very high level of respectability, honesty, and reliability in my dealings with clients. With this background I am in the best position to make sure your purchase or sale transaction goes on smoothly and will be with you to guide you each step of the way until the closing of the deal. Alliance comprises a team of more than 150 property advisors backed with a network of branches around Malta and the wealth of knowledge, professional experience and strong personal relationships of its founding partners.

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Michael Magro Director Magro Brothers Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile After studying at the Gozo Seminary and later following a course on business management at the Malta Polytechnic, my brother and I took over the operations of the family business in 1977. We diversified operations and the Group now comprises about 20 companies in various sectors including food processing, importation, retailing, real estate and construction. In 2001, I became Honorary President of the Leone Philharmonic Society, in Victoria, and am still actively involved in the Vampa (Fireworks) Organisation.

Website Website magro.com.mt Email Email mmagro@magro.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2155 6663

John Mahon Chief Executive Officer Lufthansa Technik Malta Aviation & Travel

Business Profile My career in the aviation industry and with Lufthansa spans 30 years. I held numerous leadership positions at the Lufthansa Irish based joint venture Shannon Aerospace before being seconded to Lufthansa Technik Malta as the Head of Production in 2010, later assuming the responsibility for the wider LTM operation as Executive Head of Operations. In 2017 I was appointed Senior Director of Aircraft Overhaul in Ameco Beijing (another Lufthansa joint venture) and spent three years in China before returning to Lufthansa Technik Malta in 2020 as Chief Executive Officer. Website Website Email Email Contact No Contact No

Adrian Mallia Managing Director Adi Associates Environmental Consultants Ltd Services Industry

lufthansa-technik.com/en/web/lht/lufthansatechnik-malta john.mahon@ltm.com.mt (+356) 2560 4000

Business Profile A marine scientist and environmentalist by profession, I worked in industry, education and research before joining the Planning Authority where I headed the Environmental Management Unit for over six years. In 2003, I was one of the founders of Adi Associates, which today ranks as one of the most successful and consistent environmental and planning consultancies in Malta, with a strong reputation in the environmental sector. We specialise in environmental management, planning and transport consultancy.

Website Website adi-associates.com Email Email adrian@adi.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2137 8172

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Nicola Magro Axelsson Lawyer Advocate Magro Axelsson & Associates Law Firms & Professional Legal Services Website Email Mobile Fixed

lawyermalta.eu info@lawyer.com.mt (+356) 7977 9988 (+356) 2777 9988

BUSINESS PROFILE I am a highly qualified, warranted lawyer in Malta, also holding a Master’s in Knowledge-based Entrepreneurship. I am the founder of Advocate Magro Axelsson & Associates, a successful boutique law firm in Malta. I offer a qualified professional service in the business arena, with my main area of expertise being in Corporate Law and Business Advisory services; services I have provided for over 10 years, and through which I boast a list of satisfied clientele. Advocate Magro Axelsson & Associates was set up in April 2014 as a boutique law firm which specialises in offering a uniquely high-end, personal and professional service to entrepreneurs and businesses requiring assistance and a ‘no-fuss’ solution for all related commercial requirements both in Malta and on an international level. I work hard to simplify complex processes and provide guidance throughout any bureaucratic process in the most efficient manner whilst leaving nothing to chance. I pride myself in providing new and existing businesses with all the necessary legal advice and assistance in relation to all aspects of business and related Corporate and Commercial law. Extensive experience in this area coupled with an excellent working relationship with regulatory authorities and other industry key players enables me to offer my international clientele a truly comprehensive, tailor-made solution, detailed accordingly to individual specification. All services offered comprise an unrivalled personal, professional service with an emphasis on efficiency and time consciousness.

EDUCATION 2006: LLB International Relations, University of Malta

SOCIETY Member of:

2007: Diploma Notary Public, University of Malta

Chamber of Advocates

2009: Doctor of Laws, University of Malta

Malta Business Network

2015: MEnt (Melit), Master’s degree in Knowledgebased Entrepreneurship, University of Malta

Finance Malta Casino Maltese

Motto “Success is not final; failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts” - Winston Churchill

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Bernard Mallia Chief Executive Officer Equinox Group Corporate Groups of Companies

Business Profile Equinox Group, which I have headed since 2008, is a group of companies operating in the business advisory and education sectors. The business reflects my personal philosophy that the client should always come first and, today, we are synonymous with projects delivered to the highest standards. We cover a very narrow range of value-adding services in the IT space (AI, RPA, BI and data architecture), compliance (GDPR, e-Privacy, Copyright and AML) and corporate training.

Website Website equinoxadvisory.com Email Email bernard.mallia@equinoxadvisory.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9980 0001

Elian Mallia Finance Director TMF Group Corporate Groups of Companies

Business Profile An accountant by profession, I am a warrant holder and Member of the Malta Institute of Accountants and also a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. I also hold a Master of Arts degree in Financial Services from the University of Malta. My main strengths and focus are on areas such as mergers and acquisitions, financial reporting, management reporting and both financial strategy and long-term budgetary oversight.

Website Website tmf-group.com Email Email elian.mallia@tmf-group.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2206 3000

Josianne Mallia Group Financial Controller Salvo Grima Group Ltd Corporate Groups of Companies

Business Profile I joined Salvo Grima Group Ltd in 2006 as a qualified accountant from the University of Malta after gaining some years of experience in the audit sector. Over the years, I have been in charge of various subsidiary and associate companies based both locally and abroad. I have been involved in multiple ventures and projects of the Group as it evolved. Recently, I was promoted to Group Financial Controller with increasing responsibilities and duties.

Website Website salvogrima.com Email Email jmallia@salvogrima.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2560 7550

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James Mallia Selected Properties Officer Alliance Real Estate People Property, Real Estate & Construction Website Email Mobile

alliance.mt james@alliance.mt (+356) 9983 4195

BUSINESS PROFILE Soon after successfully completing my studies in tourism and culinary arts in 2012, I moved into real estate as a property sales consultant with one of the longest established agencies in Malta. From there I accepted the role of Assistant Manager with an international franchise that was the forerunner of Alliance Real Estate, and this is where I have been working since 2016. My role is that of assisting the Branch Manager in the day-to-day management of the office, supporting and motivating our team of property advisors, and ensuring we achieve or exceed our shared objectives. I consider myself to be young at heart, agile and dynamic, and very much driven by achieving results for my team. My charismatic outgoing personality, people skills and experience in this industry are what help me close deals on a day-to-day basis. Alliance comprises a team of more than 150 property advisors backed with a network of branches around Malta and the wealth of knowledge, professional experience and strong personal relationships of its founding partners.

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Michael Mallia Director Debono Group Car Industry & Land Transport

Business Profile Joining the Debono Group Board in 2008, I brought over my vast and varied experience in the public and private sectors of the economy. I chaired the Employment Commission, was a panel member of the Industrial Tribunal and am Chairman of the Ghana Mission Foundation. I am a former President of the Malta Employers Association and was chairman of various entities, including Public Broadcasting Services, also serving as director of a number of companies, like Air Malta.

Website Website debonogroup.com.mt Email Email info@debonogroup.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2269 4999

Stefano Mallia Partner EMCS Tax Advisory Management Consultancy & HR

Business Profile I am responsible for business and EU advisory services, possessing excellent knowledge of EU institutions and funding. I served as Vice President, Deputy President and President of the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry, President of the Malta Business Foundation and Board Member of the European Chamber of Commerce. I sit on the Malta – UK business promotion task force, am President of the European Economic and Social Committee’s Employers Group and Chairman of the Brexit Advisory Group.

Website Website emcs.com.mt Email Email stefano.mallia@emcs.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 7971 0290

Julian Mamo Managing Director Gasan Mamo Insurance Ltd Insurance & Pensions

Business Profile A graduate in business management, I have been active in the insurance industry for over 25 years. During this time, GasanMamo Insurance developed from two agency operations into arguably Malta’s most successful general insurance undertaking, providing strong stakeholder returns by delivering a friendly professional service that centers around customer needs and a clear mission to achieve profitable growth in chosen markets. I have been an Executive Director since 1999 and Managing Director since 2013.

Website Website gasanmamo.com Email Email jmamo@gasanmamo.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2778 9500

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Maurizio Mamo Chief Executive Officer 4Sight Group IT, Telecommunications & Software

Business Profile I am the CEO and Founder of 4Sight Group. I’ve managed IT departments since 2001 and established 4Sight in 2008. To date I am involved in the international and high-end management aspect of the company as well as a number of other businesses I own. I am also involved in business consultancy and covering consultant roles with a variety of businesses locally.

Website Website 4sight.mt Email Email mmamo@4sight.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2780 0882

Dino Mangion Head of Malta Operations Medichem Manufacturing (Malta) Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile I am a scientist by academic training and have a Doctorate degree in organic chemistry. I have been working in the pharmaceutical industry for 16 years, initially in R&D roles and, subsequently, in higher managerial roles. Today, I hold the position of Head of Malta Operations at Medichem and Combino Pharm, where I am responsible for the operation of the two pharmaceutical manufacturing plants, dedicated to active pharmaceutical ingredients and solid oral finished dosage forms respectively.

Website Website medichem.es Email Email info@medichem.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 9992 2601

George Mangion Senior Partner PKF Malta Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile I have over 30 years’ experience in accounting, taxation, financial and consultancy services. My efforts have seen that PKF Malta has been instrumental in establishing many e-Commerce and international trading companies in Malta and has developed relationships with market leaders across the globe. I have lectured and delivered presentations at several seminars and conferences worldwide on subjects relating to a wide range of topics including taxation, auditing and captive insurance.

Website Website pkfmalta.com Email Email gmm@pkfmalta.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2148 4373

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Jonathan Mangion Chief Executive Officer A. M. Mangion Ltd Healthcare, Safety & Security

Business Profile A pharmacist by background and an entrepreneur by profession, I spearheaded A.M. Mangion Ltd, an established import agency and a leading distributor in the healthcare sector, for the last 16 years, transforming it into a topnotch supplier of specialised products and services in the pharmaceutical and medical device sector. I have been involved in successful startups and initiatives and sit on a number of boards in both an executive and non-executive capacity.

Website Website ammangion.com.mt Email Email info@ammangion.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2397 6000

George Mantas Business Development Director AquaBioTech Group Maritime, Shipping & Yachting

Business Profile As Business Development Director at AquaBioTech Group, I am responsible for the management of marketing and development activities, looking for contracts, market intelligence oversight and general assistance in all areas pertaining to general sales actions. I also conduct research into new business areas, assess the markets and manage the resources required and logistics for the company. My role involves tender review and project management, along with the allocation and administration of EU and international development funding opportunities.

Website Website aquabt.com Email Email gdm@aquabt.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2258 4121

David Marinelli Managing Director DM Europe Ltd Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile My main roles at DM Europe are those of client relations and international advisory. As accountants and registered auditors providing corporate, compliance, taxation, VAT and residence advisory services, we assist international business set up operations in Malta, guiding our clients through the local and EU applicable rules, drawing upon over 20 years’ experience and presence on the islands. We constantly aim to exceed clients’ expectations.

Website Website dmeurope.eu Email Email david.marinelli@dmeurope.eu Contact No Contact No (+356) 2560 5000

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Pierre Mangion Partner PKF Malta Accountancy & Auditing Firms Website Email Fixed

pkfmalta.com info@pkfmalta.com (+356) 2149 3041

BUSINESS PROFILE On 15th July 2004, I was appointed Partner in terms of the Accountancy Profession Act. I joined PKF Malta in 1993 as a junior audit clerk. I was responsible for planning and evaluating audit programmes for various public sector clients in Malta and abroad. I also specialised in local council audits. From 2003, I have been leading the iGaming business section within PKF Malta. During this time I managed various projects for prestigious international operators including multi-jurisdiction iGaming license procurement, corporate restructuring, and various other consulting projects. I hold a Master’s Degree from Grenoble University in e-Business, and have attended overseas residential professional courses in subjects such as assurance and assessment of audit risks. I am active in a number of professional circles and regularly deliver talks at seminars and conferences on ICT and iGaming-related subjects.

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Denise Marston Owner DEA Aesthetics & Wellness Services Industry Email Mobile Fixed

deaaesthetics@gmail.com (+356) 9949 1224 (+356) 2099 5704

BUSINESS PROFILE Together with my team, I work in offering an extensive list of services from basic beauty to aesthetics. We are particularly renowned for our custom facial programmes, which can combat anything from uneven skin and acne scarring to aging and fine wrinkles. All our skin tightening and anti-aging treatments are laser-based and use radio frequency and Ultherapy HiFU and cryotherapy by using Coolifting 2. We introduced the Red Carpet Facial, using the aqua gold needle and mesotherapy vials to nourish the skin with vitamins. Dr Giovanni Scornavacca, DEA’s med-aesthetic doctor with over 20 years’ experience in his field, specialises in non-invasive treatments for face acid peelings, Botox, and fillers with hylauronic acid to correct wrinkles. He is a pioneer in Thread Lifting and Microlipocavitation. We were also the first in Malta to use Micro-Botox and Bio Botox to lift the face without resorting to surgery. Together we discuss and plan a programme to help achieve the best results. We also offer slimming packages, body skin tightening, laser hair removal and laser teeth whitening.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES 2013-Present: Director, Magnum IT Solutions Ltd

PREVIOUS

EDUCATION Master Diploma Teaching Level in Beauty and Aesthetics Advanced Aesthetician, INFA

1995-2005: Personal Secretary, Ministry of Health 2000-2013: Aesthetician and Director, Demar Beauty Supplies & Clinic

Motto Taking care of our own well-being is a necessity and not an option

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Ariadne Massa Media Strategist Media Insiders Media & Marketing

Business Profile As former Times of Malta Head of News and award-winning Journalist with 20 years’ experience, I now help clients navigate the media landscape and find innovative ways of creating tailor-made content to make their brand or organisation stand out. With two media degrees and the best top-level contacts, the focus is on telling their story… in a way that sings. Services include PR strategy, crisis communication and reputation management.

Website Website mediainsiders.com.mt Email Email amassa@mediainsiders.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 7979 5533

Raisa Mazzola Head of Digital and Marketing Content House Group Ltd Media & Marketing

Business Profile After obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in English and Psychology from the University of Malta, I worked in marketing for some of the major firms on the island. Wanting to specialise in digital, I joined Content House in 2015 and was part of the team that launched the company’s very first digital portal, OurWedding.mt. As Content House’s digital portfolio expanded, I became very involved in the product development and management of all portals, including GuideMeMalta.com, Gwida.mt, WhosWho.mt, BusinessNow.mt and MaltaCEOs.mt. I hold a Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing from the Digital Marketing Institute and am Google Ads Certified.

Website Website contenthouse.com.mt Email Email rmazzola@contenthouse.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2132 0713

Bonamy Mercieca Head of Corporate Banking FCM Bank Ltd Banking, Investment & Financial Services

Business Profile A commercially minded person with a demonstrated history in the financial services, I currently lead Corporate Business at FCM Bank Ltd. After graduating with a BCom (Hons) in Management and Executive MBA, I held various managerial roles both locally and internationally that helped me acquire skills and experience in business set-up, portfolio management, business planning, risk management and customer service which, together with my relationship management knowledge, continue to connect me to the business community.

Website Website fcmbank.com.mt Email Email bmercieca@fcmbank.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 7980 0128

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Stephen McCarthy

Chief Executive Officer Malta Digital Innovation Authority Public Entities, Government & Professional Organisations Website Email Fixed

mdia.gov.mt info.mdia@mdia.gov.mt (+356) 2182 8800

BUSINESS PROFILE In 1989 I joined a team of professionals from various management fields who jointly set up The Management Advisory Group. The Group covers most areas of management, including Financial Management, and specialises in helping local and foreign businesses to restructure and to meet new market challenges. As the Financial Consultant of this Group, I have since acquired much expertise in both public and private office. I also acted as Chairman of the Board of Directors at Union Print Ltd and Untours Agency Ltd for five years from 2005 to 2011, and two years from 2009 to 2011 respectively. I was also appointed Finance Director of Greenpeace Mediterranean for five consecutive years, during which period I also formed part of the Greenpeace International Standardisation Board. All the noteworthy assignments for which I have been responsible for during the past years have earned me considerable experience and credibility in the field of business development and management.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES 1989-2005: Financial and Management Consultant

2009-2013: Financial Controller, Bigpoint International Services Ltd

1989-2005: Lecturer, University of Malta

2013-2018: CEO, Housing Authority

2005-2007: Financial Controller, Multivend Services Ltd 2008-2009: Financial and Management Consultant, Robert Borg & Associates CPAA 2009: Senior Accountant, BDO Attard, Buttigieg, Psaila & Co

EDUCATION 1986: BA (Hons) in Accountancy, University of Malta, and went on to obtain a warrant as a Certified Public Accountant

Motto Ensuring Trust

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Martin Mercieca Chief Executive Officer Class Optical Group Manufacturing Industry Website Email Mobile Fixed

classoptical.com martin.mercieca@classoptical.com (+356) 9942 1691 (+356) 2381 1000

BUSINESS PROFILE A chartered marketer by profession and Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK), my skills stretch across the marketing portfolio with a particular focus on integrated strategic planning, human resource management, conflict resolution, business processes and developments. Throughout my long career, I have gained valuable experience at different levels of administrative hierarchy – operational, strategic and board – directing business through growth, sustainability and seeking strategic fits between the internal and external environments. As Chief Executive Officer of Class Optical Group, my narrative is mindful of the importance to lead, manage and develop the organisation in a sustainable manner, ready for the next generation that follows. I am particularly driven and motivated by the contribution and involvement of an organisation’s entire workforce at all levels, that align with corporate values in reaching company objectives together for the welfare of all stakeholders.

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January 2017-Present: Director, Eyewearthese Ltd

St Edward’s College, Malta

February 2018-Present: Director, Class Medical Ltd

Member, Chartered Institute Of Marketing, United Kingdom (FCIM)

PREVIOUS 1990-1996: Director, Colour Chart Ltd 2007-2012: Director, M. Demajo Timbers 2007-2012: Director, Newtech Ltd 2008-2010: Director, Special Interest Travel

Chartered Marketer

SOCIETY Voluntary Member, Malta Association Sovereign Military Order Of Malta (MASMOM)

2008-2013: Director, Heritage Malta Agency

Motto It’s not the position that makes the leader; it’s the leader that makes the position

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Michael Mercieca Project Manager and Quantity Surveyor PMQS Services Industry

Business Profile As Project Manager, I am responsible for the success of a construction project. Thus, I oversee every aspect, including the planning, execution, monitoring, control and closure. I also ensure that timeframe targets and budgets are met. In my role of Quantity Surveyor, I manage the costs on a construction project, help ensure that the construction project is completed within its projected budget and also price/forecast the cost of the different materials needed for the project. In addition, I prepare tender documents, contracts, budgets, bills of quantities and other documentation.

Website Website michael-mercieca.business.site Email Email michael.pmqs@gmail.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9949 6746

Steve Mercieca Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer Quicklets | Zanzi Homes Property, Real Estate & Construction

Business Profile I am co-Founder and CEO of QuickLets and Zanzi Homes, the QLZH Group. My enthusiasm with new technologies propelled the company to a team of over 360 property specialists in just seven years. I strongly believe in offering a culture that attracts “like-hearted” people, fuelled by grit and a purposeful drive to give back to society. My future is brimming with inspiration, however, I’m keen to surprise and not share too much information just yet. Website Website Email Email Contact No No Contact

Annabelle Micallef Director Tutto Marketing Ltd Importers, Distributors & Wholesalers

quicklets.com.mt zanzihomes.com steve@quicklets.com.mt (+356) 2010 8777

Business Profile Together with my team, I handle the importation and distribution of food and beverage items. A third generation business owner, I am not new to the industry, having been involved in it for 13 years, being in charge of the operations of the company. Selling quality is our mission as is making commercial sense for food chain intermediaries.

Website Website tuttomarketing.com Email Email sales@tuttomarketingltd.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2146 3758

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Brian Micallef Group IT Manager The General Soft Drinks Company Ltd Manufacturing Industry Website Email Mobile

gsd.com.mt brian.micallef@gsd.mizzi.com.mt (+356) 9933 4633

BUSINESS PROFILE Having been in the ICT industry for the past 19 years, working in different sectors such as banking and gaming, I have had the opportunity to see how technology can be shaped and applied to make business processes work more efficiently. In 2018, I joined the senior management team at The General Soft Drinks and The Waterfront Hotel as the Group IT Manager, leading a team that specialises in SAP, software integrations and IT infrastructure. Together, we have delivered projects and helped clients streamline work processes and improve workflow using technology.

Motto Determination is the key driver to accomplish a goal regardless of the obstacles

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Carlo Micallef Chief Marketing Officer and Deputy Chief Executive Officer Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) Public Entities, Government & Professional Organisations Website Email Fixed

mta.com.mt carlo.micallef@visitmalta.com (+356) 2291 5250

BUSINESS PROFILE Having joined the Malta Tourism Authority (then known as the National Tourism Organisation Malta) in 1997, I progressively occupied all positions in the MTA’s Marketing Directorate. I have held key positions within the MTA’s International Marketing Directorate throughout the 10 record years of tourism and, since assuming the position of CMO, I embarked on initiatives to refresh the MTA’s marketing set up, branding, PR and advertising activity overseas. These changes contributed to Malta & Gozo’s best years ever in tourism, with double digit growth year on year in tourist arrivals and achieving record growth in income from tourism and tourist bed nights. During this period, the MTA in cooperation with the Industry also achieved key objectives of a higher rate of growth in tourism in the winter months as well as strong diversification of source markets.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Chairman, Board of Governors, Institute of Tourism Studies

PREVIOUS 1997-1999: Hospitality Executive, MTA 1999-2001: Manager Hospitality Division, MTA 2001-2003: Senior Manager Marketing, MTA 2003-2006: Director MTA, Benelux & Scandinavia

2014-Present: Chief Marketing Officer, MTA 2018-Present: Deputy CEO, MTA

EDUCATION 1992: Bachelor of Commerce, University of Malta 1993: BA (Hons) Management, University of Malta Participated in numerous innovative and contemporary tourism marketing workshops, fora and masterclasses

2007-2011: Segment Head Cruise & Emerging Markets, MTA 2011-2014: Group Head Segments Marketing, MTA

Motto “If you’re going through hell, keep going” – Winston Churchill

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Carmen Micallef General Manager Tutto Marketing Ltd Importers, Distributors & Wholesalers

Business Profile I am a second generation business owner who has been involved in the importation and distribution of food and beverages for 30 years. Over these years, my team and I have introduced, and successfully established, many household brands in the food industry, which are at the basis of the company’s sustained positive performance. Our vision to provide quality products at accessible prices will carry us into the future.

Website Website tuttomarketing.com Email Email gm@tuttomarketingltd.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2146 3758

Clyde Micallef General Manager – Travel, Retail and International Food Wholesale Salvo Grima Group Ltd Corporate Groups of Companies

Business Profile I am the General Manager responsible for Vladex BV and Travel Retail as well as being a member of the Salvo Grima Group Executive Team. I originally joined the Group in 1996, previously holding the posts of Finance Manager, Group Commercial Manager and Senior Manager – Travel Retail and Distribution.

Website Website salvogrima.com Email Email cmicallef@salvogrima.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 9942 1887

Dean Micallef Director Firstbridge Services Ltd Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile A Certified Public Accountant and holding a Master’s Degree in Financial Services, I started my career as a Financial Auditor with a Big 4 firm; Following three years as a Financial Auditor, I then became a Financial Advisory Consultant specialising primarily in Corporate Finance, Business Valuations, Market Intelligence and Transactions within the same firm. After a combined nine-year term with the same firm, I joined a long-standing diversified group of companies as Group CFO. Today, I am also the Managing Director of professional services firm Firstbridge and sit on various company boards as Executive and Non-Executive Director.

Website Website firstbridge.com Email Email dean.micallef@firstbridge.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2569 2217

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Dylan Micallef Partner Alliance Real Estate People Property, Real Estate & Construction Website Email Mobile

alliance.mt dmicallef@alliance.mt (+356) 9949 8243

BUSINESS PROFILE Shortly after completing my F&B Management Diploma at ITS, towards the end of 2001, I moved to the UK, working at the Hilton Hotel & Casino. I started from the Sports Bar & Nightclub and moved up the ranks and departments within the same chain of hotels. There I pivoted my role from the front of the house to Accounts and Administration. In the interim, I continued my studies, achieving a Diploma in Photography and a licence in Sports Coaching, until my return to Malta in 2008. Upon my return, my first job back on the island was in property letting with a well-established real estate company. Less than two years later, I moved into the sales side of the business for the remainder of my 10 year stay, where I earned the extensive experience I can boast of having today. Never being one to stagnate in a dead-end situation for long, I yearned for more personal growth, and in 2019 the door of opportunity opened for me to join the Alliance Real Estate Group at Partner level in a recently opened branch office in Pietà. At the time Alliance was still operating as part of an international real estate franchise. My day-to-day work mostly revolves around the basics of what a property consultant’s duties are, with a varied portfolio of clients built over the years, apart from helping the crew in the office by sharing my knowledge and experience. Malta is a relatively small island for one to limit or specialise on a type of property or area, which is why I strive to be an all-rounder. In my free time, photography is still one of my passions and I am deeply involved in sports with Swieqi United, where I am involved in the business wing of the club and in coaching the Futsal squad.

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Godwin Micallef Managing Director ASAG Plastics Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile I am the Founder and Managing Director of ASAG Plastics Ltd, founded in 1994. I am responsible for setting the overall direction and strategy for the company while overseeing all its operations and the development of its core technology and infrastructure. The company manufactures high quality products, working hand in hand with its clients. It has produced millions of plastic components that have travelled around the world over the past 26 years.

Website Website asagplastics.com Email Email admin@asagplastics.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9947 7174

Gordon Micallef IT Advisory Partner RSM Malta Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile With over 18 years of experience in organisations bridging the gap between business and IT, managing the change, and delivering digital transformation, at RSM Malta – a tax, audit and consulting firm – I am the Partner responsible for business and technology consulting services. Together with my multi-disciplinary team, we help our clients to improve processes, manage risks and projects across various industries. We assess cyber-security and help understand how to apply technology to business.

Website Website rsm.global/malta Email Email gordon.micallef@rsm.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2278 7000

Joseph Micallef Consulting Advisor Ing. Joseph Micallef Strategic and Operational Excellence Advisory Services Industry

Business Profile After graduating in engineering, I pursued a career in the manufacturing industry. Through my different roles, I soon realised the importance of strategy evolution and the continuous strive for excellence in whatever we do. For more than two decades now, I have been working close to business leaders from diverse sectors, to achieve just that. Through the application of a mix of disciplines and best practices, together with meticulous yet open leadership styles, I enable clients to realise tangible results.

Website Website linkedin.com/in/ingjosephmicallef Email Email joseph.micallef@icloud.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9982 2244

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Jay Jay Micallef Partner and Property Advisor Alliance Real Estate People Property, Real Estate & Construction Website Email Mobile

alliance.mt jmicallef@alliance.mt (+356) 9929 8177

BUSINESS PROFILE After completing my BTEC studies in the UK and graduating with a BSc in International Business from the University of London, I returned to Malta to join one of the long-established estate agencies on the island as a property advisor and sales agent. I also took up a more active role within my family’s main business, acting as a project manager for various luxury property developments. At age 21, I joined a flagship branch of an international real estate company, where I spent two years managing a team of eight people. Although this was a rewarding and prestigious role to have at that age, I realised that my passion lies in property sales. In December 2016, I was given the opportunity to join Michael Bonello, Fabien Debono, Brian Magri and Dylan Micallef in forming a partnership to open a new real estate agency branch on the Pietà Marina, which I could not pass up. At the time, the company was operating under an international franchise, until July 2020, when we re-branded into Alliance Real Estate People. Although as a partner I am directly involved in the management of the office, most of my time is spent working as a property advisor, mainly on high end properties, SDAs and new developments. On a personal level, I have a passion for golf, which I started playing at age 11. I have had the honour of representing Malta in various international competitions including the GSSE, Mediterranean games, World Amateur Team Championships and many others. Though I have had the pleasure of enjoying many moments of success with the national team, my most memorable moment was becoming the first Maltese player to win an official golf competition on foreign soil, making history for the sport in Malta. Being very entrepreneurial by nature has also led me to get involved in other business ventures across various sectors, including retail and corporate services.

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Maria Micallef Managing Partner RSM Malta Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile I am the Managing Partner of RSM Malta with experience in servicing both local and international clients across a wide range of industries. Previously, I was a partner in a Big 4 firm in charge of transaction advisory and risk management. For the past 20 years I specialised in advisory services. I am a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Malta and a former President and Council Member of the Malta Institute of Accountants.

Website Website rsm.global/malta Email Email maria.micallef@rsm.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2278 7000

Noel Micallef General Manager Carlo Gavazzi Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile I oversee the day-to-day business of the company, ensuring the manufacturing side of the company meets set goals for quality, cost and service. I also coordinate the different departments so as to achieve a harmonious operation and interface with customers and suppliers ensuring customer satisfaction. It is also my responsibility to generate a yearly budget in collaboration with the Financial Controller and the Product Line Director and see to it that procedures and policies are implemented and followed.

Website Website gavazziautomation.com Email Email nmicallef@carlogavazzi.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2360 1101

Sarah Micallef Head of Content Content House Group Ltd Media & Marketing

Business Profile Having joined Content House Group in 2013, I have coordinated several of the company’s new and existing projects from an editorial perspective over the years, including the Group’s first digital portal, as well as a number of high-profile publications in the lifestyle and business sectors. I lead a dynamic team of journalists and editors and am involved in writing and editing, planning upcoming publications and the assignment of work within the editorial team. I have also been Chair of the Group’s Social Committee since the beginning of 2019, promoting a healthy working environment and helping to organise social gatherings, teambuilding and CSR activities throughout the year.

Website Website contenthouse.com.mt Email Email smicallef@contenthouse.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2132 0713

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Maria Micallef Chief Executive Officer The General Soft Drinks Company Ltd Manufacturing Industry Website Email Mobile Fixed

gsd.com.mt maria.micallef@gsd.mizzi.com.mt (+356) 9949 3241 (+356) 2229 1000

BUSINESS PROFILE As the Chief Executive Officer, my focus is to provide effective and efficient leadership to position the companies I am responsible for at the forefront of their respective industries. I have been involved in a number of companies within the Mizzi Organisation that have diversified operations, ranging from manufacturing to importation and distribution, fashion and food retailing, hospitality and English language schools. My role is to facilitate the development and monitor the implementation of the strategic plans, promoting revenue growth and enhancing profitability. I provide the adequate mentoring to develop teams that focus on ensuring efficiency, quality, service, and cost-effective sustainable management of all resources within the respective companies.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES 2008-Present: Executive Director, Institute of English Language Studies (IELS) Malta 2018-Present: Chief Executive Officer, The Waterfront Hotel (2009-2018: Chief Operating Officer)

PREVIOUS 2004-2008: Board Member, European Technical Committee for the Coca-Cola Company in Europe 2009-2019: Director, First United Insurance Brokers & First United Insurance Management 2014-2017: Chairperson, Air Malta (2013-2014: Director)

2018-2019: Chief Executive Officer, Arkadia Marketing Ltd (2009-2018: Chief Operating Officer)

EDUCATION 1987-1992: Bachelor’s Degree, Chemistry and Biology, University of Malta 1997-1999: Master of Business Administration (MBA), General and Strategic Management, Maastricht School of Management

SOCIETY Member of the University of Malta Council

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Paul Edgar Micallef Chief Legal Adviser Malta Communications Authority Public Entities, Government & Professional Organisations Website Email Fixed

mca.org.mt paul-edgar.micallef@mca.org.mt (+356) 2133 6840

BUSINESS PROFILE I graduated as a doctor of laws (LL.D) from the University of Malta in 1984, and, in 1991, I read for a degree of Master of Jurisprudence at the University of Birmingham, where I submitted a thesis on consumer redress. Between 1992 and 1997 I served as Legal Adviser and then Acting Director at the former Department of Consumer Affairs. Subsequently, I joined the Planning Authority and occupied the post of legal adviser. Since 2001, I have been working with the Malta Communications Authority and I now occupy the position of Chief Legal Adviser. For several years, I was a member of the Consumer Affairs Council and a member of the Consumer Association. In 2014, I was appointed as a visiting Senior Lecturer at the University of Malta. I have been involved in drafting various consumer laws, including the Consumer Affairs Act, regulations enacted under that law, as well as laws relating to the travel sector, and most of the legislation enacted since 2002 relating to the electronic communications and postal sectors. I have written extensively in both local and foreign law journals on diverse subjects relating mainly to consumer law, competition law and utilities law.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Visiting Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Malta

PREVIOUS 1984-1986: Private practice as an advocate 1986-1991: Judicial Assistant, Law Courts Malta 1992-1996: Senior Legal Counsel, Department of Consumer Affairs 1996-1997: Acting Director, Department of Consumer Affairs 1997-2001: Legal Counsel, Planning Authority

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SOCIETY 1994-Present: Secretary, Friends of the Maritime Museum (Birgu) 1997-2000: Member, Consumer Affairs Council 1998-Present: Member, Consumer Association


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Robert Micallef Managing Director Office Group Ltd | Avanza Training Academy Importers, Distributors & Wholesalers Website Email Mobile Fixed

officegroup.com.mt robert@officegroup.com.mt (+356) 7947 1169 (+356) 2149 3483

BUSINESS PROFILE I consider myself to be a dynamic entrepreneur with consolidated experience in the local business sector and a strong international dimension. I have been responsible for centralising business operations while diversifying business opportunities through active engagement and networking. The position of Managing Director gave me the unique possibility to develop strong competencies in negotiation, partnership creation and an overall broader knowledge of the market. I love my profession, enjoy the excitement of running a growing business and finding opportunities that work. Working with people, helping people, and finding business solutions that make a difference is what I love most about being an entrepreneur. Thanks to this, I have gained business acumen and invaluable skills. Through continuous education and training, I constantly keep myself updated with new knowledge within my field and beyond. I am an avid sports and youth development devotee and have occupied various managerial roles in sport, particularly football.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Head of Academy, Avanza Academy Ltd

PREVIOUS 2014-2017: CEO, Office Group Ltd

EDUCATION BSc Sports & Active Lifestyle Master’s in Entrepreneurship

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Aurelio Micallef Grimaud Chief Operating Officer Mediterranean Aviation Co Ltd (Medavia) Aviation & Travel

Business Profile I became Chief Operating Officer and Accountable Manager of Medavia Maintenance in February 2019, also serving as Head of Airworthiness since March 2016. Previously, I was Director of the Institute of Engineering and Transport at MCAST and, earlier, occupied the post of Maintenance Manager and then Chief Commercial Officer at Lufthansa Technik Malta. After graduating with honours in mechanical engineering from the University of Malta in 1986, I joined Air Malta as an engineer, working both locally and abroad.

Website Website medavia.com Email Email amicallefgrimaud@medavia.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2249 0000

Denise Micallef Xuereb Director of Construction and Development AX Group Corporate Groups of Companies

Business Profile After completing my Bachelor’s Degree in management at the University of Malta, I joined the Group during the finishing phase of The Palace Hotel. I furthered my studies by embarking on a Master’s of Science in project management in Paris. I have since spearheaded landmark projects like the new Parliament building, the Hilltop retirement village, the restoration of land-front fortifications, the rehabilitation of the Valletta Old Market and the new visitor centre at St Paul’s catacombs.

Website Website axconstruction.com.mt Email Email info@axconstruction.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2258 4900

Carlo Mifsud Executive Director Luxury Living Technologies Ltd Services Industry

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Business Profile I am an experienced Management, Finance and ICT specialist, with wide ranging experience in implementing new and re-engineering IT systems, business analysis, systems and process reviews and project management across industries and countries. I think of myself as being a team player with experience of leading teams to deliver projects within time and budget. I am also a Board Member, former CEO of a Government Authority and former CEO of a manufacturing company. I am now the Executive Director for a leading Electricity Generating Company. I am very passionate about sports and I am also the Vice-President/Administration and Development of the Aquatic Sports Association. Website Website llt.com.mt Email Email Contact No carlo@llt.com.mt Contact No (+356) 7922 8370


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Ivan Mifsud Chief Executive Officer Mifsud Brothers Ltd Maritime, Shipping & Yachting

Business Profile In 1998, I took over from my father and concentrated on specialising in the premium, luxury and expedition cruise/ yachting sector. We soon expanded to Libya, followed by Algeria and the island of Gozo, operating out of 14 south Mediterranean ports. A boutique Meetings, Incentive, Conference and Event (MICE) department was set up to deliver creative and experiential destination management services to clients. I am the Honorary Consul for South Africa and represent Messe Berlin in Malta.

Website Website mbl.com.mt Email Email ivan@mbl.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2248 5444

Pierre Mifsud Partner EMD Advocates Law Firms & Professional Legal Services

Business Profile I have practised law for the past 20+ years, mainly in the corporate and financial services sectors. This included advice and assistance in international transactions relating to private equity, mergers and acquisitions and stock exchange listings as well as the establishment of local regulated operations by international firms in the financial services, telecommunications and pharma sectors in particular. I lecture corporate law at the University of Malta and deliver presentations on foreign investment in Malta both locally and overseas.

Website Website emd.com.mt Email Email pmifsud@emd.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2203 0000

Rebecca Mifsud Advocate DWP VFA Agent Ltd Law Firms & Professional Legal Services

Business Profile Having graduated from the University of Malta with an LLB Honours and a Master’s in Advocacy, I am a lawyer by profession. I have intensively studied technological aspects and possibilities of Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) and cryptocurrency and continue to study Virtual Financial Assets. I completed the ‘Oxford Blockchain Programme’ with the University of Oxford and studied subjects relating to blockchain, the ecosystem, decentralised apps, and smart contracts. At DWP VFA Agent Ltd, I form part of the legal team.

Website Website drwerner.com/en Email Email info@drwerner.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2137 7700

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Jonathan Mifsud Co-Founder and CTO Buddy Ltd IT, Telecommunications & Software Website Email Fixed

buddy.hr jonathan@buddy.hr (+356) 2033 1199

BUSINESS PROFILE Time being our most precious resource, I set my sights on using my knowledge and expertise to help people make optimum use of it. Since my very first venture, I sought to help clients save time and money through technology. This path led me to also gain expertise within the accounting and payroll space. Together with my teams, I have helped businesses save tens of thousands of euro and thousands of hours in administrative tasks. In a reflection of this impact, my software company, Maze Digital, was awarded Xero Partner of the month in February 2020 (worldwide). Xero is the world’s leading software in the cloud accounting software. Since co-founding Buddy, I have also helped shape the payroll revolution locally. Taking on the role of CTO, I make sure that clients not only have a seamless experience but are also able to comfortably manage a complex and delicate payroll process with ease.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES 2014: Founder & Xero Developer Partner, Maze Digital Ltd 2016: Co-Founder, Hero Ltd – Practice Management for Accounting

Intelligence with Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, University of Malta 2015: MSc Intelligent Computer Systems, University of Malta

SOCIETY PREVIOUS 2011-2014: Software Team Lead, RTFX Ltd

2008-2010: Designer, Insite, student media organisation

2012-2013: Research Assistant, University of Malta

2010: CEO, Insite

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2016-2019: Board Member, Junior Chamber International Malta (National President in 2018)

2010: BSc ICT in Computer Science and Artificial

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Malcolm Mifsud Founding Partner Mifsud & Mifsud Advocates Law Firms & Professional Legal Services Website Email Fixed

mifsudadvocates.com.mt info@mifsudadvocates.com.mt (+356) 2123 7172

BUSINESS PROFILE After qualifying as a lawyer in 1995, I was engaged as an Associate in one of Malta’s largest law firms. I branched out on my own in 1998 and participated in partnerships that developed into Mifsud & Mifsud Advocates, which I co-founded with my brother, Cedric, in 2007. I possess vast experience in civil and commercial litigation and, as a result, have advised individuals, corporate structures and public institutions, in Malta and abroad, on a wide range of legal issues. As Advocate for Legal Aid, I assisted clients in criminal trial by juries and was among the lawyers with the widest experience in criminal trials. I was elected Mayor five times between 1994 and 2013 and once as President of the Central Region, in 2009. I sat as member on the Committee of Regions in Brussels and participated in a number of EU committees on a variety of subjects between the time Malta joined the EU and 2013. Being responsible for and regularly advising in civil, corporate, and commercial law and litigation, I am also the firm’s accredited agent at Identity Malta and advise and represent clients in the various immigration schemes that exist. I am a point of reference to local government entities and give advice to a number of major companies in Malta, apart from sitting on the board of directors of Maltese companies. In addition, I am a shareholder and Director of Aegis Corporate Services Ltd, a corporate service provider licensed by the Malta Financial Services Authority.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Aegis Corporate Services Ltd - corporate service provider MMPS Ltd - crewing and payroll company

PREVIOUS 1997: Started own practice 1999-2003: Director, Gozo Channel May 2000-June 2012: Assistant Advocate for Legal Aid 2004-2008: Chairman, Council of Nurses and Midwives

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Robert Mifsud Chief of External Relations Malta Communications Authority Public Entities, Government & Professional Organisations Website Email Fixed

mca.org.mt robert.mifsud@mca.org.mt (+356) 2133 6840

BUSINESS PROFILE I form part of the Malta Communications Authority’s senior management team and have been leading the External Relations function of the Authority since 2015. My role entails coordination of EU and international activity including participation in various fora assuming formal relations on behalf of the Authority with external entities. I also lead the Authority’s end-user function that enforces consumer protection as emanating from EU and national rules in the electronic communications and postal sector. I coordinate corporate communications and PR activity aimed at supporting the achievement of the Authority’s goals across all its operational disciplines. Prior to joining the MCA, I worked in public sector management consultancy for 15 years, delivering strategic advice to Government and project managing a large number of initiatives including operational and organisational reviews and audits; drafting of national strategies; auditing EU projects; and leading change management programmes such as euro changeover preparations in the public administration.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Alternate Member of the Board of Regulators of BEREC (Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications)

PREVIOUS 1998-2000: Sales Manager, Golden Tulip Vivaldi Hotel 2000-2015: Consultant, Management Efficiency Unit within the Office of the Prime Minister

EDUCATION Diploma in Hotel Management, Institute of Tourism Studies BA (Hons) in Tourism and MA in European Studies, University of Malta Training in the hospitality sector, UK and Germany Certificates in various disciplines, including a Green Belt in Six Sigma (from AFAQ AFNOR Compétences, France) Master Class and Train-the-Trainer certification in the European Common Assessment Framework, European Institute of Public Administration

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Simon Mifsud Managing Director S. Mifsud & Sons Ltd Logistics & Freight Forwarding

Business Profile I graduated in law in 1991 and, subsequently, obtained a Master’s in law in 1992, being called to the bar of England and Wales in 1992. The third generation of family running this successful company, I have over 30 years’ experience in the shipping industry.

Website Website sms.com.mt Email Email ship@sms.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2577 0000

Amber Milioto Director Tutto Marketing Ltd Importers, Distributors & Wholesalers

Business Profile A third generation business owner dealing in the importation and distribution of food and beverages, I have been working in the industry for 13 years, being in charge of the administration together with my team. Our mission is to sell quality and make commercial sense for food chain intermediaries.

Website Website tuttomarketing.com Email Email info@tuttomarketingltd.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2146 3758

Jesmond Mizzi Managing Director Jesmond Mizzi Financial Advisors Ltd Banking, Investment & Financial Services

Business Profile As Managing Director of Jesmond Mizzi Financial Advisors Ltd and a non-executive Director of Hili Ventures Ltd, I have been involved in the financial services industry for over 24 years. I also sit on JMFA’s investment committee, which is the investment manager of Merill Sicav plc. An Affiliate Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, I am also a business columnist on a local newspaper and a regular guest on financial programmes.

Website Website jesmondmizzi.com Email Email info@jesmondmizzi.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2122 4410

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Marvic Mifsud Taylor Chief Human Resources Officer Ozo Group of Companies Ltd Services Industry Website Email Fixed

ozogroup.com mmtaylor@ozogroup.com (+356) 2247 1461

BUSINESS PROFILE As Chief Human Resources Officer, my focus is to provide leadership to both management and employees within the various companies represented by OZO Group. I have been working in the HR industry for a number of years and am currently reading for a Master’s Degree in Human Resources. Working closely with the CEO, I strive to achieve and implement on a continuous basis our core business values – excellence, diversity, accountability, continuous growth and continuous improvement. With the help of my team, we succeed in being proactive and to coach and mentor our employees, as we believe that commitments towards our employees will achieve proficiency, efficient service, high quality and efficiency.

PREVIOUS 2009-2017: Human Resources Manager, M Demajo Group 2017-2019: Human Resources Manager, Trelleborg 2017-2019: Head of Human Resources & Administration (inc. Quality), Mizzi Motors Ltd

EDUCATION St Joseph School, Sliema Human Resources Competency Certificate, FHRD

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Jack Mizzi Chief Marketing Officer BMIT Technologies IT, Telecommunications & Software Website Email Fixed

bmit.com.mt hello@bmit.com.mt (+356) 2258 8200

BUSINESS PROFILE I am BMIT Technologies’ Chief Marketing Officer, with many years of experience in marketing and management related to data centres, cloud services, managed IT services, telecoms and broadband marketing. Currently, I manage the marketing and product function at BMIT Technologies plc, a public company listed on the Malta Stock Exchange and a leading provider of technology, IT, data centre, cloud and managed IT services. I also lead BMIT’s product development and management function. Over these last few years, I was responsible for the launch of a range of IT services, including connectivity, managed IT services, cloud infrastructure and office tools, among others. I was also fully responsible for the deployment of the first public cloud platform in Malta.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Marketing and Wholesale Manager, DataStream Ltd Marketing and Wholesale Manager, Maltanet Content Manager, GO plc Manager, Alliances and Business Partnerships, GO plc

EDUCATION B.Com Management and Public Policy, University of Malta BA (Hons) Management, University of Malta MSc Marketing, University of Leicester

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Maurice Mizzi President Mizzi Organisation Importers, Distributors & Wholesalers

Business Profile Before joining Mizzi Organisation in early 1964, I practised as a Legal Procurator in our Law Courts. I am President of Mizzi Organisation, which has 1400 employees, Managing Director for Continental Cars Ltd, Managing Director of Titan International Ltd, Director of Mizzi Motors Ltd, Director of General SoftDrinks Co Ltd, Director of Mizzi Estates Ltd, Director of Arkadia Ltd and Suq tal-Belt, Director of the Waterfront Hotel, Chairman of Mizzi Associated Enterprises and Director of BNF Bank plc.

Website Website mizziorganisation.com Email Email maurice.mizzi@mizzi.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 9942 2384

Noel Mizzi Partner KPMG Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile Having started my professional career with KPMG when I graduated in 1988, my industry experience covers numerous sectors from manufacturing to financial services. I received financial services specific training with KPMG in London and Brussels and at INSEAD, in France. I have been critical in developing dedicated financial services audit resources in the Malta office and, over the years, was responsible for most of the firm’s financial services entities operating in banking and investments.

Website Website kpmg.com.mt Email Email noelmizzi@kpmg.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2563 1000

Simon Montanaro Chief Technology Officer Melita Ltd IT, Telecommunications & Software

Business Profile I joined Melita in 1991 and was promoted to Chief Technology Officer in 2009. In my role, I lead the day-today management of Melita’s physical network, technical support and ICT platforms, as well as handle the strategic development and deployment of Melita’s fast-evolving technology capabilities and service portfolio. I hold a Diploma in Management from Henley Management College and am a Fellow of the Society of Broadband Professionals

Website Website melita.com Email Email simon.montanaro@melitaltd.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2727 0270

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Pierre Mizzi Chief Marketing Officer Alliance Real Estate People Property, Real Estate & Construction Website Email Mobile

alliance.mt pierre@alliance.mt (+356) 7938 3557

BUSINESS PROFILE I am an accomplished marketing communications expert with vast professional experience across different industries. In 1995, I set up Logix Communications as a cutting-edge design and advertising agency that pioneered digital media in Malta. With sustained growth, this developed various successful offshoots such as DAAA Haus – a commercial interiors and product design studio with strong international links. For almost 25 years, we put hundreds of businesses online and created some of the most exceptional brands, destinations, advertising concepts and campaigns. At the end of 2019, I resigned from my post of CEO and transferred my entire shareholding to my business partner with the objective of taking a sabbatical to enjoy travelling and complete my MBA thesis. In January 2020, I accepted the position of Chief Marketing Officer to launch a totally new and independent brand for Alliance Real Estate People. My comprehensive role here has given me the opportunity to practise my craft more thoroughly than ever before as my focus is more concentrated on building a super strong brand. Alliance comprises a team of more than 150 property advisors backed with a network of branches around Malta and the wealth of knowledge, professional experience and strong personal relationships of its founding partners.

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Brian Muscat General Manager Multi Packaging Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile Possessing a Master’s in Business Administration, I have been working in the manufacturing industry for the past 33 years and presently serve as General Manager of Multi Packaging Ltd, a post I have occupied for the last eight years. Multi Packaging Ltd is a subsidiary of the M. Demajo Group and has been operating in the corrugated business for the last 56 years. The company manufactures corrugated board and boxes in up to six colours.

Website Website multipackaging.com.mt Email Email bmuscat@multipackaging.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 9945 3288

Daniel Muscat Managing Partner AAA Services Malta Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile As a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) my ethos is to offer clients a holistic service with a specific mindset to add value. With a focus on core services, i.e. auditing, accounting and advisory, I help business owners focus on priorities whilst assisting in all aspects relative to the financial and/ or administrative arm of the business. I take pride in being flexible, understandable, and available especially when my clients need me the most.

Website Website aaaservicesmalta.com Email Email info@aaaservicesmalta.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 7987 8706

Ivan Muscat Executive Director Mediterranean Insurance Brokers (Malta) Ltd Insurance & Pensions

Business Profile I specialise in risk consultancy, insurance programme design and development of industrial and commercial risks. I am an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute (UK) and a Member of the Institute of Risk Management (UK). Mediterranean Insurance Brokers (MIB) offers independent insurance broking and risk management services to the full spectrum of insurance buyers with unique access to the resources of a leading global broking network.

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Fabio Muscat Chief Executive Officer Ozo Group of Companies Ltd Services Industry Website Email Fixed

ozogroup.com fmuscat@ozogroup.com (+356) 2247 1461

BUSINESS PROFILE As the second generation and CEO of the successful family-run business Ozo Group, my responsibility is to oversee and effectively manage over 3,500 employees across eight companies within the group; Ozo Malta, Ozo Services, Tailwag, Ozo Care, Ozo Academy, Ozo Properties, Ozo Security and Mediclean JV – whilst ensuring that we remain innovative, tapping into new niches and market leaders in the industry.

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Jean Claude Muscat Managing Director Saint James Hospital Group Healthcare, Safety & Security

Business Profile The Saint James Hospital Group was founded by my father in 1986 and is now run by myself and my sister Maria. I joined at 19 years of age and have worked my way through various responsibilities starting off in the washroom of our first clinic in the South, to spearheading the Group’s largest acquisition (Capua Palace Hospital) in 2003. I currently head the central services of the Group and the International Operations. stjameshospital.com Website Website jean@stjameshospital.com Email Email Contact Contact No No (+356) 9929 9000

Jonathan Muscat General Manager Alta Care Laboratoires Ltd Importers, Distributors & Wholesalers

Business Profile I started working with Alta Care Laboratoires in 2003, forming part of a new company engaged in importing and exporting pharmaceuticals, food supplements and cosmetics. My role was in logistic, administration and management. Alta Care Laboratoires owns 16 brands and today sells over 150 products that are distributed in pharmacies in 27 countries. Dermastir is the luxury skin care brand owned company and whose products are available in medical spas and pharmacies worldwide.

Website Website altacare.com Email Email jonathan@altacare.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 7920 6169

Mireille Muscat Head of Marketing Melita Ltd IT, Telecommunications & Software

Business Profile When I joined Melita in 2010, I served as Product Manager, subsequently occupying different positions before being appointed Head of Marketing in January 2015. I am now responsibile for directing, engaging and developing a team of marketing professionals. I have a BSc in Engineering from the University of Malta and studied at RWTH-Aachen, Germany, Oxford College of Marketing and INSEAD. I am a member of the CTAM Europe Board. I love dogs and travelling is my passion.

Website Website melita.com Email Email mireille.muscat@melitaltd.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2727 0270

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Adrian Muscat Azzopardi Managing Director Credence Corporate and Advisory Services Ltd Corporate, Fiduciary & Trustees

Business Profile After graduating as Doctor of Laws from the University of Malta, I subsequently read a Master’s in International Maritime and Shipping Law at the International Maritime Organisation’s International Maritime Law Institute. Advising a predominantly international clientele on commercial and strategic matters, my work focuses on international strategic advice to companies operating in multiple jurisdictions. I am fluent in English, Italian, French and Spanish.

Website Website credence.com.mt Email Email info@credence.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 7946 7023

Sandro Musù Director Merlin Computers Ltd IT, Telecommunications & Software

Business Profile Merlin Computers Ltd, which I co-founded in the late 1980s, is a leading IT solution provider in Malta, specialising in the supply and support of corporate IT solutions, solutions for the small to medium sized enterprise, mobility solutions, document management solutions, enterprise Wifi solutions and IT security solutions. We aim to supply high quality solutions based on products and services of the highest quality and reliability, backed by a sound aftersales service, encouraging long term cooperation between us, customers and suppliers.

Website Website merlinmalta.com Email Email sandro@merlin.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 7949 3099

Patrick O’Brien Director of Communications Exante Ltd Banking, Investment & Financial Services

Business Profile I have been Director of Communications of Exante for nine years. As an international investment services company, we offer global multi-asset financial services, including direct access to a wide range of financial markets in the US, the European Union and Asia-Pacific. We have been noted by Forbes and Bloomberg to be the best in the business and continue to build on our success by opening new offices and markets worldwide.

Website Website exante.eu Email Email pb@exante.eu Contact No Contact No (+356) 7791 1036

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Matthew Napier Operations Manager EuroBridge Shipping Services Ltd Logistics & Freight Forwarding Website Email Mobile Fixed

eurobridge.com.mt matthew@eurobridge.com.mt (+356) 9946 5488 (+356) 2248 7015

BUSINESS PROFILE My first job was as a Shipping Clerk with Bianchi Group of Companies at the age of 19. After learning the basics, I took on a role in sales of FCL container freight with Medsea Shipping and later joined CMA CGM (at the time Carmelo Caruana Co Ltd). At the age of 28, I worked in the road freight sector and fell in love with the fast-paced industry and started gaining experience on the operational and commercial side of trailer transport. In 2018, I rejoined Carmelo Caruana Co Ltd as a Sales Manager focusing on various services in the freight forwarding sector and achieved year-on-year growth on the road and sea groupage consolidations and FCL services. As Operations Manager at EuroBridge Shipping Services, I look forward to continuing doing what I love together with the great team present.

EDUCATION ‘O’ Levels, Savio College ‘A’ Levels, Junior College Freight and Logistics Certification IATA, IATA Cargo Tied Insurance Intermediary, MITC

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Michelle Oakes Business Development Director Zeta Corporate, Fiduciary & Trustees

Business Profile As Head of Business Development, my priority is to provide a seamless experience for clients, ensuring Zeta continues to maintain and even exceed a high level of quality. Zeta prides itself on being an expert in the financial services sector, offering an array of services including advising, structuring and supporting clients to execute complex international business transactions. The firm’s independence provides dynamic internal resources that are channelled to best serve its clients’ interests.

Website Website zeta-financial.com Email Email michelle.oakes@zeta-financial.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2011 9700

Louis Olivieri Marketing and Business Consultant Louis Olivieri Media & Marketing

Business Profile In November 2006, I set up my own marketing consultancy, advisory and practice, offering a professional and personalised service to organisations in diverse sectors. I can safely say I made significant achievements in setting up and expanding marketing departments, marketing planning and implementation, business development, launching and growing of various products and brands. In parallel to my private practice, I actively contribute to developing the marketing profession and am a member of key professional bodies.

Website Website louisolivieri.com Email Email louis@louisolivieri.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9924 1499

Fersun Onen General Manager CMA CGM Malta Agency Ltd Maritime, Shipping & Yachting

Business Profile Having worked with CMA CGM in Istanbul since 2006, occupying different roles within the company, including Market Analyst, Export Sales Manager, Export Manager and, most recently, Commercial Manager, I moved to Malta in 2017 and took up the role of General Manager with CMA CGM Malta Agency.

Website Website cma-cgm.com Email Email mlt.info@cma-cgm.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2568 6956

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Josh OCock Chief Executive Officer Growth Gurus Media & Marketing Website Email Mobile

growthgurus.com josh@growthgurus.com (+356) 7937 7773

BUSINESS PROFILE My undying drive and passion have helped position me at the forefront of social media and digital marketing since before it was a thing. My team of borderline obsessive marketing professionals at Growth Gurus have dedicated hours, energy and attention to the aggressive pursuit of business growth for over 200 clients across four continents. Simply put: work with us and watch your company fortunes skyrocket. We love to get our hands dirty with what look like insurmountable challenges and turn them into revenue and growth. I am humbled and proud to be at the helm of one of Malta’s thought-leading agencies that has won prestigious awards honouring the great results we have achieved for our clients. Working with the mantra that ‘nothing is impossible’ has earned me the reputation amongst my close network of people for accepting the biggest of challenges and turning them into intergalactic opportunities.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES CEO and Director, Growth Gurus Founder, We Art Love Director, CBD Box

PREVIOUS Visionary at Blockchart CMO, Steampunk Wizards

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Anthony Pace Partner KPMG Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile I am a Partner in the taxation services department. Throughout my 30 year-career with the firm, I have led numerous direct and indirect tax advisory engagements in banking and financial services, gaming, real estate and family businesses sectors. In addition, I specialise in local income tax, value added tax and tax due diligence engagements.

Website Website kpmg.com.mt Email Email anthonypace@kpmg.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2563 1137

Christine Pace Managing Director Dorkins Ltd & CMB Property Management Ltd Retail

Business Profile Little did I imagine that when I stepped into the world of fashion some 30 odd years ago, so much would have happened and been achieved. Dorkins Ltd, managed by my husband, Bobby, and myself, is proud to represent top fashion brands the likes of Topshop, Topman, Dorothy Perkins, Evans, Wallis, Superdry, Marella and Clarks, all in prime locations in Sliema and Valletta. It was never easy but definitely always a pleasure.

Website Email Email christine@dorkins.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9947 1965

David Pace Partner KPMG Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile Throughout my career, I have assisted clients in successfully raising debt and equity finance as well as in valuing shares and businesses. I am actively involved in numerous business negotiations and have a lead role in the firm’s merger and acquisition service offering and also head KPMG’s advisory services function in Malta. I have also participated in vendor and buy-side due diligence assignments, for which I worked within the local and foreign practices of KPMG.

Website Website kpmg.com.mt Email Email davidpace@kpmg.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2563 1000

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Jesmond Pace Managing Director Fact Group Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile A fellow member of ACCA (UK) and of the Malta Institute of Accountants and holding STEP (Society of Trusts and Estate Planning) qualification, I am also a Registered Auditor. My career started with Deloitte and, later, I founded Fact Group, through which we provide accountancy, corporate and audit services. We are licensed to set up trusts and act as trustees. As Managing Partner, I am responsible for tax and compliance, business and other advisory services.

Website Website factgroup.net Email Email info@factgroup.net Contact No Contact No (+356) 2142 2564

Antonio Palumbo President Palumbo Group Maritime, Shipping & Yachting

Business Profile Shipbuilding has been in my DNA since my father set up a modest yard in Naples in 1967. It remains my passion and, today, Palumbo Shipyards - with eight shipyards in the heart of the Mediterranean - and Palumbo Superyachts are the leaders in the shipping industry and construction/refitting of luxury yachts. We are driven by passion, sacrifice and respect and what distinguishes us from the rest is our reputation to maintain long-term relationships built on trust and quality.

Website Website palumbogroup.it Email Email maltashipyard@palumbo.it Contact No Contact No (+356) 2396 3080

Edward Papps Director FCM Travel Solutions Aviation & Travel

Business Profile I have been director of FCM Travel Solutions since 2006, joining the global specialist brand. Today, our services cover corporate travel, handling of VIPs, MICE and team building. Our leisure segment includes skiing, Disneyland Paris (appointed representatives), cruises, groups and individual packages. I started out in the North Africa oil and energy segment, setting up EC Travel in 1995 and then merging with Howard’s and Unique Travel to form Top 3 Travel in 2004.

Website Website fcmtravel.com/en-mt Email Email edward.papps@mt.fcm.travel Contact No Contact No (+356) 2345 6404

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Ben Pace Lehner Co-Founder, Managing Director and Chief Technology Officer Rocksteady Digital Agency | Broadwing Job Placement Agency New Technology Website Email Mobile Fixed

rocksteady.digital | broadwing.jobs ben@rocksteady.com.mt | ben@broadwing.jobs (+356) 7933 5942 (+356) 2017 3007

BUSINESS PROFILE A qualified computer systems and software engineer but an entrepreneur at heart, I am the co-Founder and IT Director of both Rocksteady Digital Agency Ltd and the recruitment agency, Broadwing Ltd. I graduated with first class honours and an award as the best performing student in all BSc computing courses at the University of Greenwich, though my passion lies in business and strategy. I pride myself on precision and attention to detail and have a keen interest in business management and consultation, optimisation of business processes, software and web development, digital marketing and branding, IT and GDPR consultation as well as human resources and recruitment. Starting as an independent web and software engineer, I then partnered up to found Rocksteady and Broadwing, which won Malta’s Employer of the Year and Best HR & Recruitment Company of the Year awards in 2019, its second year of operation. I played for the youth national rugby team before moving wholeheartedly into competitive sailing.

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2015-Present: Co-Founder & IT Director, Rocksteady Digital Agency Ltd

2013-2020: Member, Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET)

2019-Present: Partner, Malta Office, Consolidity

2013-Present: Public Relations Officer, Overseas RUFC

PREVIOUS 2010-2014: Independent web and software Engineer

EDUCATION HNDip in Software Engineering (Distinction), MCAST

2016-2018: Public Relations Officer, Malta Guide Dog Foundation 2016-2020: Member, Royal Malta Yacht Club (RMYC) 2019-Present: Public Relations Officer, Malta Rugby Football Union

BSc in Computer Systems and Software Engineering, Computing (1st Class Hons), University of Greenwich

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Morgan Parnis Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner Business Leaders Malta Management Consultancy & HR Website Email

businessleadersmalta.com morgan@businessleadersmalta.com

BUSINESS PROFILE I am the CEO at Business Leaders (Malta) Ltd, a company with several ventures which I co-founded, including the Academy of Business Leaders, which focuses on higher education, and Esprimi, a research company in Malta specialising in market, employee and media research solutions. I am also the Chairperson of LobesLab, a company that focuses on business intelligence software development solutions. I am a Partner in Mdina International, which specialises in Leadership and Management, Sales Development, HR and Business Optimisation, where I am involved in business incubation projects. Apart from my entrepreneurial interests, I also enjoy running and occasional halfmarathon competitions. I am an avid learner and I consume many audiobooks and podcasts during my runs and daily commutes. I read a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at the University of Malta and was awarded a Masters in Business Administration from Warwick Business School.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES 2014-Present: Chief Executive Officer, Academy of Business Leaders 2014-Present: Chief Executive Officer, Esprimi 2018-Present: Partner, Mdina International 2019-Present: Chairman, LobesLab

EDUCATION 1999-2002: Bachelor of Psychology, University of Malta 2012-2015: Master’s in Business Administration, Warwick Business School

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Patrick Parnis Managing Director Parnis & Associates Ltd Property, Real Estate & Construction

Business Profile I am the Managing Director of Parnis & Associates and founder of HSEQutive. With over 20 years’ experience in HSEQ Management, I have the ability and expertise to implement the full range of International Management Systems Standards. Whether in the manufacturing, automotive, construction, oil and gas, marine, project management, services, or other sectors, I have actively led an HSEQ culture in various organisations and have the leadership skills to implement HSEQ Management Practices at a management and operational level.

Website Website parnisassociates.com Email Email patrick@parnisassociates.com Contact No Contact No (+365) 9936 3663

Nicholas Parnis England Managing Director Food Industries Ltd Retail

Business Profile I commenced my career in 1994 at the Edible Oil Group of companies, which is the parent company of Food Industries Ltd. I was majorly involved in restructuring the company from a manufacturing and import operation of foodstuffs and detergents to one focused on the retail sector, namely becoming franchise owners of Holland & Barrett in Malta. Holland & Barrett International is one of the world’s leading health and wellness retailers and we currently operate eight stores in Malta and Gozo. I am also an active Board Member of other Parnis England Group companies involved in shipping, logistics, transportation, export manufacturing and importation.

Website Website hollandandbarrett.com.mt Email Email npe@eorc.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2745 0862

Caterina Passariello Head of Institute MACTT Educational Group Ltd Education, Research & Training

Business Profile I am Head of Institute of MACTT - Mediterranean Academy of Culture, Technology and Trade. This is a higher education institution licensed by the National Commission for Further and Higher Education. The Academy explores such diverse topics as cultural planning in the digital era, new processes of immigration, urban cultural strategies, complex systems and data management, the future of the city in terms of sustainability, energy and capital, as well as new strategies for the Mediterranean economy. A Business Consultant and Project Manager with specialisation in the internationalisation processes of companies, I possess a Master’s Degree in Management Engineering. My thesis analysed how blockchain changes supply chain tracking, focusing on the agri-food supply chain.

Website Website mactt.eu Email Email support@mactt.eu Contact No Contact No (+356) 2778 0930

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Sergio Passariello Chief Executive Officer ARP Group Ltd – Malta Business Services Industry

Business Profile I am the CEO of Malta Business, a registered trademark licensed to ARP Group Ltd, which offers business consulting services with the aim to assist clients in the creation, development and organisation of their business in Malta and on international markets, exploiting the potential of the Maltese business accelerator. With more than 20 years’ experience in the business sector, I always embraced the activities of the digital economy, inspired by the concept of Global Service in the facility management sector.

Website Website maltabusiness.agency Email Email support@maltabusiness.agency Contact No Contact No (+356) 2778 0814

Lawrence Pavia Managing Director Island Insurance Brokers Ltd Insurance & Pensions

Business Profile Having worked in the insurance industry since 1981, mainly as an insurance broker and risk consultant, I have handled a number of large industrial and commercial enterprises, many of which are listed on the Malta Stock Exchange, including international organisations with operations in Malta. I have assisted clients involved in large infrastructural projects from concept until execution and operational stages.

Website Website islandins.com/IIB Email Email l.pavia@islandins.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2385 5730

Sandro Pecorella Marketing Manager Multi Packaging Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile Since I joined Multi Packaging Ltd in 2016, apart from being responsible for marketing and business development, I was also entrusted to oversee the major investment project consisting of the modernisation of our production plant costing over €4 million. Our challenges today are mainly optimising clients’ current packaging products and creating new products for both the manufacturing industry and bespoke items for small businesses and individual clients.

Website Website multipackaging.com.mt Email Email specorella@multipackaging.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 9982 6061

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Nikhil Patil Chief Executive Officer GO plc IT, Telecommunications & Software Website Email Mobile

go.com.mt/business nikhil.patil@go.com.mt (+356) 2124 6200

BUSINESS PROFILE I have over 15 years of experience in strategy, operations and mergers and acquisitions across telecoms companies like GO, Cablenet, BMIT and Interoute. Having previously served as Non-Executive Director of GO, working closely with the company’s senior management to define and implement its strategy, I spearheaded a number of strategic acquisitions, helping GO to diversify its business both in Malta and Cyprus. I was also responsible for the creation of Malta Properties Company plc, today one of the largest publicly listed real estate companies in Malta, where I served as Chief Executive Officer until 2018. I have a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Mumbai, India; a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology; and an MBA from IMD, Switzerland. I am a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES September 2014-Present: Non-Executive Director, Cablenet Communication Systems Ltd

PREVIOUS 2011-2015: Non-Executive Director, Interoute 2011-2017: Non-Executive Director, BMIT 2012-2016: Non-Executive Director, GO plc 2015-2018: Chief Executive Officer, Malta Properties Company

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Klaus M. Pedersen Manager TradeMalta Public Entities, Government & Professional Organisations Website Email Fixed

trademalta.org klaus.pedersen@trademalta.org (+356) 2247 2413

BUSINESS PROFILE I have extensive experience and expertise in the internationalisation of SMEs, of both a theoretical and a practical nature, having accumulated knowledge of up-stream activities in the textile industry and downstream in the FMCG sector. My knowledge of this field has been further strengthened by offering consultation and assistance to exporters and from having taught internationalisation as an academic subject at tertiary level. Specialties: Outsourcing and procurement Export sales and brand-building in FMCG Branding and market development in Sub-Saharan Africa Internationalisation of SMEs Trade and investment promotion

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1984-1985: Sports College – Vejle, Denmark

1986-1987: National Service in the Royal Danish Army

1985-1986: Aarhus College of Business

1996-2000: Production Controller and Purchasing Manager, Mammut Work Wear A/S in Denmark

1987-1989: Skanderborg-Odder College of Business

2000-2001: Co-owner, Danish Trade House Ltd – Malta 2001-2006: Export Sales Manager, Foster Clark Products Ltd 2006-2008: Sales Manager, General Soft Drinks Ltd 2008-2015: Internationalisation Manager, The Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry 2015-Present: Trade Promotion Manager, Trade Malta

EDUCATION 1972-1980: Danish primary and secondary school 1980-1984: St Edward’s College, Malta

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1989-1992: Bachelor in Sciences, International Business Administration and Modern Languages, Aarhus BSS, University of Aarhus, Denmark 1992-1995: Master’s of International Business Administration (Internationalisation of SMEs), Aarhus BSS, University of Aarhus, Denmark + École de Commerce – Grenoble

SOCIETY Guest lecturer in Internationalisation of SMEs at the University of Malta, MCAST and the Malta Chamber Country Representative in Malta of Danes Worldwide


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Pierre Pellegrini Petit Chief Executive Officer Attard & Co Food Ltd Importers, Distributors & Wholesalers

Business Profile When I joined the family business of Attard & Co in 1986 it was all about photography. For two years, I was a ‘Jack of all trades’, helping out in Administration. In 1991 Attard & Co started diversifying into food and, by 2000, I was appointed Managing Director of a new entity – Attard & Co Food Ltd. I am still at it, continuously investing in the future of the local food industry.

Website Website attardfood.com Email Email ppetit@attardco.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2569 2801

Carl Peralta Director 77 Great Estates Property, Real Estate & Construction

Business Profile I attended a Jesuit College and received my BA and LL.D from the University of Malta. In 2005, I established 77 Great Estates, an estate agency specialising in luxury residences and high street commercial properties in Malta. The firm also brokered multi-million euro deals overseas. I set up 77Attackers.com, a football agency in 2018. I am married to Karen Peralta and we have two children: Alexander and Isabella.

Website Website 77greatestates.com Email Email info@77greatestates.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2721 7777

Christian Peregin Founder and Chief Executive Officer Lovin Malta Media & Marketing

Business Profile I founded Lovin Malta in 2016 after several years working in journalism and PR. My aim was to create a profitable disruptor in an uncertain media landscape. Lovin Malta grew into a household name within weeks and has since become one of Malta’s biggest media platforms, with more than 500,000 unique monthly readers. On the back of daily cutting-edge news and entertainment content, Lovin Malta monetises through results-driven marketing campaigns for diverse clients.

Website Website lovinmalta.com Email Email chris@lovinmalta.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 79241187

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James Perry Chief Executive Officer Federation of English Language Teaching Organisations Malta Education, Research & Training

Business Profile I have been Chief Executive Officer of FELTOM for the past three years and my main role is to explain what this federation does for the ELT and the travel industry on this Island. Higher standards are being pushed with our member schools in order to ensure a quality English destination. As a non-profit federation, we are gaining international recognition and, most of all, showcasing Malta and what it has to offer.

Website Website feltom.com Email Email executive@feltom.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2131 0927

Sue Pisani Managing Director Studioseven Services Industry

Business Profile I am Managing Director of Studio 7 Group of Companies and also Treasurer of Congress Rental Network. A Human Resource Management graduate, I assisted each unit within the Group to evolve and to continue building on the brand founded in 1978 by my father, Jo Debono. I spearheaded the company’s efforts to change and adapt to the challenges encountered along the years. My experience varies from project management, financial and media production to logistics and operations. In fact, for a fond client of mine, my name is Suelutions.

Website Website studioseven.com.mt Email Email info@studioseven.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2148 6301

Wayne Pisani Partner and Head of Regulatory Corporate and Financial Services Grant Thornton Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile Heading the regulatory and compliance function within Grant Thornton and also leading the financial services, tax and regulatory team, together with my team we deal with a wide range of asset protection and cross-border regulatory and tax planning engagements for clients ranging from private clients, including family offices and high-net-worth individuals, to NASDAQ listed companies. I am the President of the Malta Institute of Financial Services Practitioners and a Governor of FinanceMalta, as well as a published author and an active thought leader in the financial technology space.

Website Website grantthornton.com.mt Email Email wayne.pisani@mt.gt.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9942 3253

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Stephen Place VIP Concierge Services Place VIP Concierge Services Industry

Business Profile We provide concierge services in Malta for elite and high net worth visitors to Malta and abroad. Our aim is to deliver luxury in VIP hospitality. The role varies from being a business host, making bespoke introductions to the islands and offering fixer services. Our personal touch is our USP as well as delivering the luxury of time to our guest.

CRAFTING LUXURY

Website Website place.mt Email Email stephen@place.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 9998 2300

Aldo Polidano Managing Director Polidano Press Ltd Services Industry

Business Profile I am the Managing Director of Polidano Press Ltd, which offers quality printing services to all types of businesses. At PPL, we cater for all long and short run jobs, including high-end stationery finished with foil, embossing and thermography, portfolios, brochures, catalogues, magazines, conference stationery, forms, calendars, packaging and custom-made wedding invitations. We also offer high quality UV inks large format printing products that include canvas art, perspex plaques, large banners and signage. I feel privileged to have had the opportunity to experience the exceptional progress of this intriguing trade through my father, hence moving the company forward to our second generation in business.

Website Website pplmalta.com Email Email aldo@pplmalta.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2010 7888

Jean Portelli General Manager FirstUnited Insurance Brokers Ltd Insurance & Pensions

Business Profile A registered and chartered insurance professional – Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute – I possess a broad technical background on personal, commercial and specialist classes of insurance, complemented by a career history working in senior management positions within the insurance industry. I have a passion for information technology and firmly believe in innovation and change brought about by the development of business relationships. FirstUnited Insurance Brokers is a member of the Argus Group of Companies.

Website Website firstunited.com.mt Email Email jportelli@firstunited.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2328 3036

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Manuel Portelli Senior Manager Malta Motorways of the Sea Maritime, Shipping & Yachting

Business Profile My career in shipping started 32 years ago, thus I possess vast experience in the trade. I joined Sullivan Maritime Ltd in 2001 and am responsible for the Business Development Department. As Senior Manager, I am directly involved in the daily operational activities of both Sullivan Maritime Ltd and Grimaldi Group’s Malta Motorways of the Sea. Continuous participation in conferences and business trips empower me to expose the organisation and nurture the company’s client base.

Website Website grimaldi.napoli.it/en/mms.html Email Email mportelli@mmos.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2299 5126

Michael Psaila Managing Partner Mamo TCV Advocates Law Firms & Professional Legal Services

Business Profile My main areas of practice include banking and finance, capital markets, corporate and insolvency law. I graduated Doctor of Laws from the University of Malta and furthered my studies at Kings College, London, where I obtained a Master’s of Law degree in Corporate and Commercial Law. I am a member of the Chamber of Advocates, the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners and the International Bar Association and am recommended in most major legal directories.

Website Website mamotcv.com Email Email michael.psaila@mamotcv.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2540 3000

Konrad Pulé General Manager Malta Public Transport Car Industry & Land Transport

Business Profile With 16 years’ experience in land transport, I have worked on various transport projects in Malta. In 2015, I took on my current role of General Manager of Malta Public Transport, which forms part of an international group of transport and mobility organisations. I previously served as Chief Officer for land transport within the Transport Authority in Malta. With an academic background in accounting, I also worked in the hospitality sector for a number of years.

Website Website publictransport.com.mt Email Email enquiries@publictransport.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2122 2000

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Ivor Puglisevich Managing Director MCE Ltd Importers, Distributors & Wholesalers Website Email Mobile

mcemalta.com info@mcemalta.com (+356) 2148 6213

BUSINESS PROFILE I started my career working in accounts within various local companies. I later joined the family business and progressed from Salesperson to Sales Manager to Managing Director. In 2018, my wife and I bought the company from the other family members. Our goal is to increase our market share and take the company to the next level. I am 57 years old, have two children, and am an avid biker and musician, as well as a tennis and golf player.

PREVIOUS 1982-1986: Accountant, Prosan Ltd 1986-1992: Sales Manager, MCE Ltd 1992-2018: Director, MCE Ltd

EDUCATION Secondary education Tertiary education

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John Rausi Managing Director Rausi Co Ltd Importers, Distributors & Wholesalers

Business Profile Apart from being an importer and distributor of various quality household and contract products to the hospitality industry, Rausi Co Ltd, of which I am the Managing Director, is also the operator of the retail stores HomeTrends and Baby & Kids. Our family business is now in its fifth generation and we always instill a sense of quality in everything we do. I also have the role of Treasurer within the Maltese French Chamber of Commerce.

Website Website rausi.com.mt Email Email jrausi@rausi.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2144 5654

Ivan Refalo Head Human Resources and Corporate Communication Mediterranean Aviation Co Ltd (Medavia) Aviation & Travel

Business Profile My business experience spans over 30 years with work experience in the manufacturing sector, hospitality and services industries, covering primarily quality, operations and human resource management and development. I currently sit on various boards, including of the Malta Employers’ Association, and I am also a past President of the Foundation for Human Resources Development. My greatest passion is to lead and work with people, helping them bring out their best qualities.

Website Website medavia.com Email Email irefalo@medavia.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2249 0000

Michel Rizzo Managing Director Allied Newspapers Ltd Media & Marketing

Business Profile Having joined the Allied Group in January 2005 as Managing Director of the organisation’s publication arm, Mediamaker Ltd, I became Managing Director of Progress Press Co Ltd in 2013 and, then, Managing Director of Allied Newspapers Ltd in 2016. Previously, I spent 13 years at BPC International Ltd, one of Malta’s most established marketing communications agencies, serving in the role of Client Services Director.

Website Website timesofmalta.com Email Email michel.rizzo@timesofmalta.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2276 4101

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Harald Roesch Chief Executive Officer Melita Ltd IT, Telecommunications & Software

Business Profile Before becoming Chief Executive Officer of Melita in April 2016, I served as Chief Executive Officer of blizoo, Kabel Baden-Württemberg and HanseNet and held management positions in Telecom Italia and Infostrada, having spent six years with McKinsey&Co. My non-executive experience includes Sky Germany, Internetstores, United Digital Group and SEAT Pagine Gialle. I hold degrees in Business Administration from ESB Reutlingen and ESC Reims and an MBA from INSEAD. I am married with two children.

Website Website melita.com Email Email haraldroesch@melitaltd.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2727 0270

Daniele Rosa Business Development Director Wes Trade Ltd Services Industry

Business Profile I have extensive experience in the internationalisation process and creation of international partnerships. In addition, I am experienced in the sector of renewable energies, energy efficiencies and water management.

Website Website westradeltd.com Email Email d.rosa@westradeltd.com Contact No Contact No +(393) 4574 64710

Michael Said Chief Operations Officer Dean Gera Group Services Industry

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Business Profile I began my career as a Junior Brand Manager for V.J. Salomone, where I quickly developed a passion for working with big brands. I then worked closely with the renowned Estee-Lauder brands, even launching the prestigious Tom Ford brand locally. Eventually, I joined the Dean Gera team, and have now taken over the operational side of the business. The role requires attention to detail, meticulous planning and determination to achieve service-excellence. My background allowed me to acquire a deep understanding of how brands work and develop over time, while a deep-rooted passion for brands allows me to strive for perfection when executing the development of brands, most recently the deangerashop.com brand. Website Website deangera.com Email Email Contact No mike@deangera.com Contact No (+356) 7907 7626


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Randolph Said Chief Financial Officer Melita Ltd IT, Telecommunications & Software

Business Profile I was promoted to Group Chief Financial Officer in 2018, having joined Melita in 1998. My role is to oversee the financial activities of the Melita Group and to strengthen the Finance Department with the main objective being that of value creation. Prior to my appointment as CFO I was Melita’s Financial Controller for eight years and also held various roles across all major areas of finance including Management and Fi risk management and Financial Accounting, M&A and financing, as well as contributing to strategy development for the Group. I am a qualified accountant and a Member of both the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Malta institute of Accountants.

Website Website melita.com Email Email randolph.said@melitaltd.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2727 0270

Henri Saliba Managing Director Virtu Ferries Ltd Services Industry

Business Profile Joining the company on commencement of operations in June 1988, I was appointed General Manager in 1993, Member of the Board of Directors in 1999, and Managing Director in 2009. In 2003, I was appointed Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of Virtu Ferries Srl, Italy, and Managing Director of Venezia Lines Spa, a subsidiary of Virtu Ferries Ltd, in October 2005. I became Director of Venezia Lines Ltd in May 2006.

Website Website virtuferries.com Email Email admin@virtuferries.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2349 1000

Douglas Salt Company Director Frank Salt Real Estate Ltd Property, Real Estate & Construction

Business Profile I am a Director of Frank Salt Real Estate as well as Branch Manager for the St Julian’s and Spinola branch. Besides selling property, I am also involved in most aspects of the company. I also liaise with developers, giving advice on property developments and making sure that Frank Salt Real Estate is one of the first agents to know of any developments that come on the market. Our purpose is that of selling and letting property in Malta and Gozo, while giving our clients the very best, effective and professional service in an integral and ethical manner.

Website Website franksalt.com.mt Email Email fs@franksalt.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 9949 0363

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Christian Sammut Chief Executive Officer BMIT Technologies IT, Telecommunications & Software Website Email Mobile

bmit.com.mt hello@bmit.com.mt (+356) 2258 8200

BUSINESS PROFILE I am Chief Executive Officer at BMIT Technologies plc, one of Malta’s leading IT providers. I was appointed to the role in 2011 when GO plc fully acquired the company. During my tenure at BMIT, the company transformed itself into Malta’s leading data centre, cloud and managed services provider, with customers ranging from some of the world’s largest online gaming operators, to a variety of professional services providers, financial institutions and various other organisations. In 2019, I was responsible for BMIT’s successful listing on the local stock exchange, as a result of which 49 per cent of the company is today owned by the general public and a number of institutional investors. To date, the company has continued to grow year-on-year with the objective of further local and international expansion in the coming years. Previously, I held various positions at GO plc, including Chief of Strategy and Business Development, as well as other positions at MITTS and the Dowty Group, following an assignment overseas within the aerospace industry.

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Department Manager, IT, MITTS Ltd

Degree in Engineering, University of Malta

Department Manager, IT Consultancy Services, MITTS Ltd

Master’s in Business Administration, Brunel University, London

Executive Director, Innovate Ltd, GO plc Programme Director, GO plc Head International Wholesale & Alliances, GO plc Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer, GO plc Chief Executive Officer, BMIT Technologies plc

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Malcolm Sammut General Manager Ship Supply Salvo Grima Group Ltd Corporate Groups of Companies

Business Profile Salvo Grima Ship Supplies, of which I am General Manager, is the founding company of the Salvo Grima Group. I have been working in the shipping industry for 26 years. I am a trader at heart and have enjoyed many years of experience in purchasing and sales positions. I was previously employed with Royal Caribbean as General Manager of Pullmantur Cruises and Croisieres de France for seven years with functions in ship owning and ship management.

Website Website salvogrima.com Email Email msammut@salvogrima.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 9949 5074

Jennifer Sammut Zammit Senior Manager Travel Retail Salvo Grima Group Ltd Corporate Groups of Companies

Business Profile As Head of Operations specialising in travel retail, I manage the supply of clothing, skincare, makeup, perfumes and cigarettes for our outlets in Malta and Spain, Cyprus and Tunisia. I am also responsible for the promotion of Salvo Grima’s travel retail services abroad, handling negotiations with partners, suppliers and associates, constantly expanding and adapting the products offered from the travel retail channel.

Website Website salvogrima.com Email Email jzammit@salvogrima.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2560 7551

Simon Sansone Co-Founder and Chairperson Malta Producers’ Association Media & Marketing

Business Profile A ‘Line Producer’ by profession and with over 20 years’ experience in the field of international film and television production, I am also co-Founder and Chairman of the Malta Producers’ Association (MPA). The MPA was constituted with the aim of contributing towards the development, promotion, and improvement of the audiovisual industry and its resources in Malta, as well as to safeguard and represent the interests and rights of Malta’s audiovisual producers.

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Matthew Sammut Co-Founder NIU Ltd IT, Telecommunications & Software Website Email

niu.com.mt matthew@niu.com.mt

BUSINESS PROFILE I am co-founder of NIU, a full-service agency based in the Maltese Islands selected by companies of all sizes for expertise in web application development, mobile apps, WordPress and WooCommerce development, hosting, security and digital marketing services. I am also co-Founder of one of Europe’s leading ICT academies, ICE Malta, representing educational partners Adobe, Autodesk, Linux, Microsoft, Cisco, AWS, and The Digital Marketing Institute, among other prestigious brands, to deliver in-demand industry learning. I co-founded TheStudentCampus. com, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company which has built a unique, intuitive platform which positions students and employees at the heart of the educational arena. In 2017, TheStudentCampus won ‘Malta’s Best Tech Startup’ award by the MCA - Malta’s biggest ‘Badge of Honour’ in eBusiness. I am an accredited Adobe educator and an Industry Practitioner for The Digital Marketing Institute. I am also a regular contributor for a number of publications and conferences focused on education, entrepreneurship and ICT.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Co-Founder and Executive Director, NIU Co-Founder, ICE Malta Co-Founder, TheStudentCampus

EDUCATION Bachelor of Science in ICT (Hons)

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Nick Sammut Branch Manager Alliance Real Estate People Property, Real Estate & Construction Website Email Mobile

alliance.mt nickys@alliance.mt (+356) 9999 8118

BUSINESS PROFILE After reading for a BA in Legal and Humanistic Studies at the University of Malta, I started my career in the insurance industry. At the time I was very interested in the real estate market, and around 2010, after I had been speculating for some time, my passion for the property market took off more seriously. At first, I worked as a sales consultant and later stepped into a managerial role, before becoming Sales Director with a boutique agency. As every professional’s dream is to work with the best people in their industry, I joined Alliance Group and today proudly represent the brand as Branch Manager of our office in St Julian’s. With an excellent sales team making up my office, we are seeing superb results. Rather than basing my focus on simply selling homes, my objective is to develop relationships that last, thus enabling me to facilitate our agents’ deals and enhance our closing capabilities. I take great pride in providing not only support, but also ongoing training to our staff, and in seeing them succeed and work successfully and happily for Alliance.

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Nikolai Sammut Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer ICE Malta Education, Research & Training Website Email

icemalta.com nikolai@icemalta.com

BUSINESS PROFILE I am the founder of one of Europe’s leading ICT academies, ICE Malta, working with educational partners AWS, Adobe, Autodesk, Linux, Microsoft, CISCO, IAPP and The Digital Marketing Institute amongst other prestigious brands to deliver in-demand world-recognised courses which help talent become industry-ready. I am a regular contributor for a number of publications and local and international conferences and fora focused on education in the digital era, entrepreneurship, learning management systems, and information technology. I have mentored numerous start-up companies and young entrepreneurs. I am also the co-founder of TheStudentCampus, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company which brings together K12 and Higher Education world class professionals and academics who have joined forces to build a unique, intuitive platform which positions students at the heart of the educational arena. In 2017, TheStudentCampus won ‘Malta’s Best Tech Startup’ award by the Malta Communications Authority - Malta’s biggest ‘Badge of Honor’ in eBusiness.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer at TheStudentCampus Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at ICE Malta

EDUCATION BSc (Hons) ICT Internet Application Development, First Class Honours, Middlesex University

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Paul Sammut Partner Alliance Real Estate People Property, Real Estate & Construction Website Email Mobile

alliance.mt psammut@alliance.mt (+356) 7973 0023

BUSINESS PROFILE After spending 16 years of my working life running a men’s retail fashion store, in 2001 I started feeling like it was time for a change of direction in my life. I began working as a property consultant with one of the established agencies at the time, and after undergoing various management and HR training courses, I took on the responsibility of Lettings Manager. In January 2007, Michael Bonello opened a franchised real estate office in Tigné, Sliema, and I joined him in managing the office, where I spent the next four years managing and growing the team. In November 2010, we opened another branch office in San Ġwann, and then in 2015, in Mosta, with our partner Aidan Xuereb. From then on, the company continued to grow and go from strength to strength. Today I am an active Director and Partner in the new Alliance Real Estate People brand, and together with my partners, management and administration teams, we are working to continue consolidating our position as market leaders in our field.

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Lee Satariano Gemmologist Art Diamond Boutique Retail

Business Profile With over 30 years of experience in the diamond trade and an onsite workshop, I deal with each and every client request with a personal approach, from designing or sourcing the perfect wedding or engagement ring, to repurposing old precious jewellery and more. As a certified gemmologist, I also provide highly professional services through my onsite workshop such as jewellery valuations for insurance purposes, inheritance and re-sale.

Website Website artdiamond.mt Email Email info@artdiamond.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 9949 8801

Charles Scerri Managing Partner Charles Scerri & Associates Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile Being a Certified Public Accountant and registered Auditor, with over 30 years’ experience in the financial services sphere, I have built deep knowledge and understanding of the challenges arising in the market. My role is to recognise the opportunities of the Group and contribute to the growth and development of the practice. My field of specialisation includes tax advice on both local and international levels, trust businesses, DLT and blockchain related services, among others.

Website Website csagroup.mt Email Email charles@csagroup.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 9949 5874

Stephen Scerri Operations Director Scan – PC Options Ltd IT, Telecommunications & Software

Business Profile A well-rounded skill set, on the job experience, utmost communication skills, business development abilities with an eye for detail, excelling at improving processes, customer experiences, and maximising efficiency and cost controlling are all qualities I lay stress upon to ensure Scan remains the best IT company on the island.

Website Website scanmalta.com Email Email info@scanmalta.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2331 5555

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Richard Scerri Head Trade Promotion TradeMalta Public Entities, Government & Professional Organisations Website Email Mobile Fixed

trademalta.org richard.scerri@trademalta.org (+356) 9986 5575 (+356) 2247 2414

BUSINESS PROFILE I hold the position of Head of Trade Promotion within TradeMalta, the national trade promotion agency. My main responsibility includes assisting locally based companies through their internationalisation efforts. This assistance takes the form of consultancy, organisation of business missions overseas, running of specific training programmes intended to provide the skills required to export, as well as the organisation of networking events, panel discussions and webinars. Previous positions held include Senior Executive within the Malta Export Trade Corporation, the predecessor of TradeMalta, followed by Business Development Manager at the Malta Institute of Management and later Operations and HR Manager at Marks and Spencer, Malta.

PREVIOUS 1989-2000: Senior Executive, Malta Export Trade Corporation 2000-2004: Business Development Manager, Malta Institute of Management

EDUCATION 1984-1989: Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration 2002-2004: Master in Business Administration from the Maastricht School of Management

2004-2012: HR and Operations Manager, Marks and Spencer, Malta 2012-2014: HR Manager, Island Hotels Group 2014-Present: Head Trade Promotion, TradeMalta

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Silvio Scerri Chief Executive Officer ARMS Ltd Public Entities, Government & Professional Organisations Website Email Fixed

arms.com.mt silvio.scerri@arms.com.mt (+356) 2245 2801

BUSINESS PROFILE In November 2018 I was appointed Chief Executive Officer at ARMS Ltd where I brought my experience of business and people skills together to bring about dramatic improvements, internally for all my staff as well as a culture change on how clients deserve the best service. My career developed from holding early roles in the field of management and executive roles in both the private and public sectors, including a number of years as Chief Executive Officer and as Chairman of leading companies in Malta and abroad. Among the most notable achievements in this field are significant involvement and contribution to the national events in connection with Malta’s EU Accession in 2003, CHOGM in 2005 and 2015 and the Euro changeover in 2008. In the public sector, I served as the private staff of a number of Cabinet Ministers, including as Chief of Staff to the Minister for Home Affairs and National Security between 2013 and 2014. From 2015 to 2017, I served as Consultant in Project Management and Implementation for the Ministry of Gozo, mainly overseeing the successful completion of the EU-funded major project of the restoration of the Cittadella, a project that was shortlisted by the European Commission for the Regiostars award in 2017. Other responsibilities include ongoing service as Commissioner for Petitions.

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Justine Scerri Herrera Managing Partner Michael Kyprianou Fintech Partners Ltd (Part of Michael Kyprianou Group – International Top Tier Law Firms) Corporate Groups of Companies

Alistair Schembri Country Managing Director Vistra (Malta) Ltd Corporate, Fiduciary & Trustees

Giles Schembri Partner KPMG Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile A warranted Lawyer with a Doctorate from the University of Malta and a Law Master’s Degree from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands, I started my legal career as a Criminal Litigator but quickly moved on to work in the corporate world, gaining experience in fintech, financial services and investment services sector/capital markets. My previous employment includes working for a top criminal law firm, an international bank and a leading investment services firm. In April 2019, I was awarded certificates after attending a capital markets course at the Malta Stock Exchange and a course titled ‘Virtual financial assets’ by the Malta Institute of Management, in preparation for obtaining the VFA agent licence required to service crypto related clients. Website Website kyprianou.com Email Email justine.scerriherrera@kyprianou.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9955 0399

Business Profile I joined Vistra in June 2010 as in-house Lawyer. I was promoted to Director in 2011 and Deputy Managing Director in 2016. Currently, I hold the position of Country Managing Director and I am primarily responsible for managing the Malta office and implementing a strategic plan that focuses on growth within the private wealth sector. I am also responsible for key multi-national clients and business introducers, as well as developing new products and service lines for the Malta office. I graduated as a Doctor of Laws from the University of Malta in 2009 and was admitted to the Bar in 2010. I am a Member of the Malta Chamber of Advocates, the Malta Institute of Financial Services Practitioners and the Malta Chamber of Commerce. I am fluent in Maltese, English and Italian. Website Website vistra.com Email Email alistair.schembri@vistra.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2258 6400

Business Profile Having practised within KPMG’s audit function in Malta and Italy, I have been mainly involved in audits of local and foreign group structures. I also audited subsidiaries of international groups and others engaged in hospitality, marinas, shipping, oil and gas as well as parastatal organisations, manufacturing, treasury companies and fund structures. During the past 16 years, I have been specialising in audits of companies involved in iGaming, digital and technology space, and spoke at leading conferences on IFRS and auditing.

Website Website kpmg.com.mt Email Email gilesschembri@kpmg.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2563 1000

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Deborah Schembri Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director STM Malta Pension Services Ltd Insurance & Pensions Website Email Fixed

info.stmgroupplc.com/malta deborah.schembri@stmmalta.com (+356) 2133 3210

BUSINESS PROFILE With 20 years’ experience in the financial services, gaming, construction and hospitality industries, I formulated new strategic directions and implemented the necessary changes in my various C-Level and Board Member roles. A Certified Public Accountant, I hold a Master’s in Business Administration from Henley Management College and an Advanced Diploma in Retirement Provision pursued with the UK Pensions Management Institute. I am a Fellow Member of the Malta Institute of Accountants and the Malta Institute of Taxation, member of the Malta Institute of Management, the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners and the Institute of Directors, UK and Associate Member of the Pension Management Institute UK. I am the Chairperson of the Malta Association of Retirement Scheme Administrators, also sitting on committees within the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry and the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners. Among other awards, I won Malta’s Best Knowledge Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2015 and the Runner Up of the Malta Businesswoman of the Year Awards in 2018.

PREVIOUS 1994-1999 & 2001-2004: Group Financial Controller and Internal Auditor, AX Group Of Companies

EDUCATION 1992: Bachelor of Commerce Degree, University of Malta

1999-2001: Financial Controller, Dragonara Casino Ltd

1994: BA (Hons) Accountancy Degree, University of Malta

2004-2006: Group Financial Controller, Alpine Group

2002: MBA, Henley Management College, UK

2006-2010: Chief Financial Officer, Pinnacle Group

2010: Diploma in Taxation, Malta Institute of Taxation

2010-2012: Group Chief Financial Officer, Falzon Group

2017: Advanced Diploma in Retirement Provision, UK Pensions Management Institute

2012-2013: Operations Manager/Director, STM Malta

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Ray Schembri Chief Executive Officer RAYAIR Automation Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile After graduating from the Technical Institute, I joined ABECO Tooling Ltd in 1973 and, 10 years later, set up RAYAIR Automation Ltd, today a well-established company specialising in automation and robotics. Over the past 36 years, the company designed, manufactured and commissioned fullyand semi-automatic machines for a number of industries. I am proud to say RAYAIR Automation Ltd supplied automations for medium and large companies in the cosmetic, semiconductors, rubber, plastic and medical industries.

Website Website rayair-automation.com Email Email info@rayair-automation.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9949 4493

Charles Schiavone Country Manager DHL Express Logistics & Freight Forwarding

Business Profile I joined the company in 1983, my entrepreneurial motivation coming from a natural dedication towards my job. I believe strongly in what I do and inspire others towards the same goal, which, in turn, brings about positive change. Looking back at the 37 years I have been working within this company, I can see countless positive changes that we achieved as a team and from which everyone has benefited: customers, staff and company.

Website Website dhl.com.mt Email Email charles.schiavone@dhl.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2180 0148

David Schranz Chief Executive Officer Dakar Software Systems IT, Telecommunications & Software

Business Profile The Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Dakar Software Systems, I am a technologist and entrepreneur with over 30 years’ experience. I created the company in 1994, offering global people management software solutions. My track record as a leading entrepreneur, innovator, software designer and game changer is second to none. My love affair with IT started in my early teens, when this modern technology was fast evolving. I obtained an MSc in IT from the University of Liverpool.

Website Website dakarsoftware.com Email Email administration@dakarsoftware.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2137 4078

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Adrian Sciberras Founder and Chief Executive Officer Fairwinds Management Ltd Corporate, Fiduciary & Trustees

Business Profile I am a Certified Public Accountant, entrepreneur, business consultant and a Master of Advocacy graduate. I have extensive experience in setting up companies and international corporate structures, tax advisory, accounting and auditing services, legal aid, and, ultimately, helping clients achieve business success. I do this through my company, Fairwinds Management Ltd, an established professional firm, offering an extensive range of corporate, legal and accounting services.

Website Website fairwindsmanagement.net Email Email asciberras@fairwindsmanagement.net Contact No Contact No (+356) 2704 0903

Gareth Sciberras Chief Financial Officer BRND WGN Co Ltd Media & Marketing

Business Profile As Chief Financial Officer and Partner, I have been involved in the growth of BRND WGN since its inception, overseeing all the financial and legal matters of the company. I do my utmost to have a friendly demeanour, offer valuable feedback and am always willing to go out of my way to help. Beyond the financial health of BRND WGN, I also take the lead in evaluating the company’s investments in startups and global expansion.

Website Website brndwgn.com Email Email gareth@brndwgn.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 7985 6460

Christina Scicluna Lawyer Ganado Advocates Law Firms & Professional Legal Services

Business Profile As part of Ganado Advocates’ Corporate and Fintech teams, I advise a variety of multinational clients on international corporate structures, including the setting up of Maltese entities and the re-domiciliation of entities, mergers and acquisitions transactions and assisting clients on corporate governance matters. Having also been involved in the Fintech industry since 2017, I also assist and advise clients on legal matters relating to blockchain, virtual financial assets and distributed ledger technology projects.

Website Website ganado.com Email Email lawfirm@ganado.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 7906 0021

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Antoine Sciberras Chief Officer – Spectrum Management and Technology Malta Communications Authority Public Entities, Government & Professional Organisations Website Email Fixed

mca.org.mt cto@mca.org.mt (+356) 2133 6840

BUSINESS PROFILE I am the Chief Officer for Spectrum Management and Technology at the Malta Communications Authority (MCA), the national regulatory authority for electronic communications in Malta. I have more than 20 years’ experience across technical, commercial and regulatory roles in the field of electronic communications networks and services across the public and private sectors. Apart from an engineering degree from the University of Malta, I also possess a postgraduate diploma in Engineering Management from Brunel University, London and a Master’s degree in Knowledgebased Entrepreneurship from the University of Malta. I am a Senior Visiting Lecturer at the Faculty of Information and Communication Technologies at the University of Malta.

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David Sciberras Co-Director Invent 3D Ltd Manufacturing Industry Website Email Mobile

facebook.com/Invent3DLtd david.sciberras@invent3d.design (+356) 9922 4425

BUSINESS PROFILE After obtaining a Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering in 2016, I achieved a Master’s in Integrated Product Development in 2019. My passion for additive manufacturing was ignited at Toly, where I spent two years as an Innovation Engineer under James Attard Kingswell. My time at Toly saw me pushing the 3D printing agenda in projects and investments in technology, which I then carried on to our start-up, Invent 3D Ltd. I believe that 3D printing is to be the next industrial revolution. 3D printing itself is not innovative – knowing the applications possible is where the innovation lies. That is where I believe we are ahead of the curve. Our applications are pushing mass manufacturing, growing print farms and designer products. Some see additive manufacturing as just a toy or prototyping tool. I believe it brings mass customisation to the general consumer, with zero tooling costs and lead time.

PREVIOUS 2016-2018: Innovation Engineer, Toly Products

EDUCATION Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering Master’s Degree in Integrated Product Development

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John Scott Operations Director Crane Currency Malta Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile During over five decades working in the currency printing industry, I have managed factories in South East Asia, Africa and Europe, including six greenfield site facilities. I was instrumental in the founding of Crane Currency Malta, which officially opened its state-of-the-art security printing plant in Ħal Far in early 2018. The degree I have in art and industrial design is very closely linked to the industry I have spent my life working in.

Website Website cranecurrency.com Email Email john.scott@cranecurrency.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 7980 8022

Michael Seifert President and Chief Executive Officer Seifert Systems Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile Seifert Systems was founded by my father in Schwelm, Germany in 1965. A toolmaker and mechanical engineer, I moved to Malta with my wife in 1995, today the headquarters of the Seifert Systems Group. As second-generation owner and Chief Executive Officer, I oversee operations at our international locations in five countries, totaling over 350 employees. My main focus is in the Sales and R&D processes, ensuring continuous innovation, expanding the value we offer clients.

Website Website seifertsystems.com/en Email Email michael.seifert@seifertsystems.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2220 7206

Philipp Seifert Production-Operations Manager Seifert Systems Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile Possessing a degree in Management and Economics from the Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst, I joined Seifert Systems in June 2018 and spearheaded a digitisation initiative throughout the Group of companies. As of January 2020, my responsibility shifted to all Maltese manufacturing and assembly operations, continuing our ‘Industry 4.0’ transition to help secure the future of our Maltese operation.

Website Website seifertsystems.com/en Email Email philipp.seifert@seifertsystems.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2220 7324

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David Seisun Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer Buddy Ltd IT, Telecommunications & Software Website Email Mobile

buddy.hr david@buddy.hr (+356) 7940 5121

BUSINESS PROFILE At an early age, I set out on an entrepreneurial journey that would see me identify business solutions for different issues from a data technology perspective. Innovation has always been a key staple in my career for being good was never good enough. This led me to set up a number of companies over the span of a 10-year period. My projects range from data tracking for fleets to event management solutions that all share one common element: optimising data for the benefit of businesses. My determination, energy and eye for detail characterised my projects and the project teams I have led. My latest project is Buddy, a leading payroll and HR software solution. After identifying a niche in the market for an integrated payroll solution, I brought together a team of formidable partners who developed Buddy Ltd.

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Managing Director, Sixteen Limited

De La Salle College

Managing Director, Sixteen CoWorking Spaces

BSc Computing and Information Systems, Goldsmith University of London

CTO, The Accreditation Group Ltd CTO, Oliviaoffice Gmbh

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Anton Sevasta Chief Executive Officer Identity Malta Agency Public Entities, Government & Professional Organisations Website

identitymalta.com

BUSINESS PROFILE I joined Identity Malta’s senior management team in 2013 as Chief Information Officer, fulfilling a pivotal role in the setting up of the agency that is responsible for citizens’ identity management and the implementation of migration processes. In my capacity as Chief Information Officer, I spearheaded Malta’s identity card mass roll-out and upgraded the Government’s identity management software. When I was appointed Chief Executive Officer, I strengthened Identity Malta’s internal set-up and re-engineered existing work practices in the execution of a quality public service with a strong approach to digitalisation. I hold a Master’s degree in Business and Information Technology.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES 2011-2013: Information Technology Lecturer, MCAST 2013-2017: Chief Information Officer, Identity Malta Agency 2017-2018: Acting Chief Executive Officer, Identity Malta Agency 2018-Present: Chief Executive Officer, Identity Malta Agency

EDUCATION 1989-1993: High School Diploma, Fellenberg Training Centre 2007-2010: BSc Applied Computing, Sheffield Hallam University 2010-2013: Master’s Degree, Business and Information Technology, University of East London

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Joseph Seychell Manager, ICT and Technologies Malta Communications Authority Public Entities, Government & Professional Organisations Website Email Mobile Fixed

mca.org.mt joseph.seychell@mca.org.mt (+356) 9949 4306 (+356) 2133 6840

BUSINESS PROFILE I have been working in the IT industry for more than 20 years, having been involved at various levels from hands-on technical work to management. This has provided me with a well-rounded perspective of an industry that is in constant change, necessitating continuous training and upskilling over time. My role at the Malta Communications Authority is focused on IT management and on the eCommerce regulatory remit of the Authority comprising eCommerce, trust services and digital inclusion areas. I also represent Malta and the Authority in European fora related to website accessibility, trust services and internet governance, among others. I started my career in information technology at Computer Solutions Ltd, where I was exposed to high-end systems that powered major enterprises’ core set-ups. I was later involved in the design and commissioning of customer systems related particularly to hybrid clouds in a data centre environment. I later joined Microsoft Consulting Services and helped deliver projects both locally and overseas together with a team of Microsoft professionals and partners mainly in the areas of messaging and ERP.

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2007-2008: Lecturer, Computer Networks, STC Training Centre

Certificate in Microcomputer Technology and Networks, City & Guilds

2017-2019: Trainer, Cloud Computing Systems, University of Malta

Microsoft Certified Professional, Servers and Software licensing

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Diploma in Information Systems, London Metropolitan University

1998-2008: Technical Support Executive, Computer Solutions Ltd

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, infrastructure and Collaboration Technologies

2008-2010: Consulting Services Engagement Manager, Microsoft Corp

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2010-2016: Technical Solutions Manager, Computer Solutions Ltd

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Antonio Sommei Chief Executive Officer and Plant Director Amino Chemicals Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile Still a university student, in 1986, I joined a fine-chemicals company in Italy as process technologist and, after seven years, moved to Malta with the same company in the position of Production Manager and later as Plant Manager. The Malta firm was acquired by another pharma company and I followed the introduction of several processes in the ‘generics’ sector for regulated markets. I eventually became a member of the board of directors and, then, CEO.

Website Website aminochemicals.com Email Email antonio.sommei@aminochemicals.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9919 3719

Adrian Spiteri Finance and Business Development Director AQS Med Ltd Environment, Energy & Alternative Energy

Business Profile My main focus at AQS is to develop a portfolio of solar farms generating an attractive financial return for clients, partners and co-investors. The portfolio currently includes a number of high-profile projects such as 0.9MW at PAMA Supermarket and 0.4MW with Shanghai Electric at various Enemalta sites. I am primarily responsible for finance and business development and my role includes site identification, project viability, securing valid title, raising finance and commercial/ legal structuring.

Website Website aqsmed.com Email Email aspiteri@aqsmed.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9989 2015

Keith Spiteri General Manager Distribution Salvo Grima Group Ltd Corporate Groups of Companies

Business Profile Possessing a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree in International Relations and a Master’s in Business Administration, I joined Salvo Grima Group in 2008 and was promoted to Category Executive in 2011 and Category Manager in 2015. I have been Salvo Grima Group’s General Manager for distribution activities since 2019, building on years of experience in international business. I oversee the distribution of tobacco and other products in Malta and Africa.

Website Website salvogrima.com Email Email kspiteri@salvogrima.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 7921 0503

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Francois Spagnol Partner and Branch Manager Alliance Real Estate People Property, Real Estate & Construction Website Email Mobile

alliance.mt spagnol@alliance.mt (+356) 9999 9455

BUSINESS PROFILE As I approach the 10-year anniversary of my career in real estate, I consider myself very fortunate to have found my true calling in life, with a job that fills me with pride and satisfaction every day. Coming from a difficult childhood where opportunities were rather scarce, I was brought up to appreciate even the smallest things in life, and today I share this with my team, who I consider to be my closest friends, almost family. My objective is to help others and give opportunities that I didn’t have myself. As a team, we are backed by a strong brand, Alliance, which has an extensive network of branches and property advisors, with a strong management and administration team. Through Alliance Academy, our advisors are provided with ongoing in-house training, ensuring that the service we offer is best in class.

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Joe Spiteri Chief Executive Officer Maypole Group Corporate Groups of Companies Website Email Fixed

maypole.com.mt info@maypole.com.mt (+356) 2258 1581

BUSINESS PROFILE I was appointed Maypole Group CEO in July 2017. I started my working career with Bank of Valletta plc where, for close to 30 years, I held posts specialising in Corporate Finance and Investment Management. I was involved with the business community in most business sectors, working closely with company Directors, CEOs and CFOs on ambitious projects which have since matured into fruition. My banking days were followed by a three-year stint as franchise owner with the Maypole Group. They were a very important three years where I gained a lot of firsthand experience as the owner of a highly successful business. When I joined Maypole as CEO, I became party, in alliance with a committed management team and a workforce of dedicated employees, to the constant growth of a successful enterprise by inspiring confidence, building consensus and creating trust.

PREVIOUS 1987-2014: Corporate Finance Manager, Bank of Valletta plc 2014-2017: Maypole Franchise Owner

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Mark Spiteri General Manager Island Insurance Brokers Ltd Insurance & Pensions

Business Profile I have a history of working in the insurance broking industry, starting my insurance career in 1988 and then joining Island Insurance Brokers Ltd in 1990, overseeing the professional operations of the company. My experience includes the analysis of bankers’ blanket bond policies, professional indemnity policies, computer crime policies, directors’ and officers’ liability insurances and cyber insurance.

Website Website islandins.com Email Email m.spiteri@islandins.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2385 5555

Matthew Spiteri Managing Director Altern Ltd New Technology

Business Profile A mechanical engineer by profession, the idea to set up Altern Ltd, an engineering company based in Malta and working within the sustainability sector, dates back to 2008. As Managing Director, I am responsible for the day-to-day running of the organisation as well as for business development. As the company grows and shifts to internationalisation, my focus remains that of offering holistic sustainable solutions, which are financially feasible, through the application of engineering and innovative technology.

Website Website altern.com.mt Email Email info@altern.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2099 6465

Matthew Spiteri Senior Partner Content House Group Ltd Media & Marketing

Business Profile I’ve worked in the media industry for over 18 years, specialising in advertising sales, training and management. My experience ranges across different media, from digital and print to radio and TV. Moreover, the media industry has allowed me to get involved with a variety of platforms at development stage. I have the pleasure of working on Malta’s leading media brands, as well as a network of well serviced clients that come from all corners of the industry.

Website Website contenthouse.com.mt Email Email mspiteri@contenthouse.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2132 0713

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Patrick Spiteri Director EWS Trustees Corporate, Fiduciary & Trustees

Business Profile EWS Trustees Ltd is a trust and fiduciary company duly authorised by the Malta Financial Services Authority. As professional fiduciaries, we offer a range of services for both private and commercial use. We assist and help in choosing the right fiduciary solution addressing a person’s concern and reflecting his intentions. We then administer the relevant estate in a manner that achieves such aim while taking into account any particular circumstances as these may arise.

Website Website ewstrustees.com Email Email pspiteri@ewstrustees.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2201 2232

Sandro Spiteri Head San Anton School Education, Research & Training

Business Profile I have held leadership positions across the education sector, including as Director within the Education Department and Head of Quality Assurance. I have lectured, presented, published and consulted in Malta and internationally on family literacy, the teaching of writing, parental leadership, educational policy and quality assurance in education. I pioneered Malta’s national quality assurance systems for compulsory, further and higher education. I lecture at the University of Malta on educational policy matters. Since 2020 I have been Head of San Anton School.

Website Website sananton.edu.mt Email Email alexander.spiteri@sananton.edu.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 7743 3779

William Spiteri Bailey EU and Risk Advisory Partner RSM Malta Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile I am a partner at RSM Malta responsible for risk advisory services, managing assignments relating to risk management and internal audit. I also have extensive experience in servicing clients across a wide range of industry sectors. I am a Certified Public Accountant and a registered Auditor and a fellow Member, Council Member and former President of the Malta Institute of Accountants. I am also a Member of the International Federation of Accountants’ Small and Medium Practices Committee.

Website Website rsm.global/malta Email Email william.spiteribailey@rsm.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2278 7000

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Ritianne Spiteri Executive PA Alliance Real Estate People Property, Real Estate & Construction Website Email Mobile

alliance.mt ritianne@alliance.mt (+356) 9983 0445

BUSINESS PROFILE The first part of my career was in brand management of a prestigious make-up brand soon after I completed my studies. This role gave me very good insight into the way business works and helped me improve my people skills. Through it I got a much better understanding of management in a more general sense. From there I moved to the role of PA to the manager of a property auction division within an international franchise, and this provided me with an opportunity to improve my office management skills and acquire new ones, whilst learning the ropes of the real estate business. Since January 2019, I have held the position of Executive Personal Assistant to Michael Bonello, the CEO of Alliance Real Estate. Alliance comprises a team of more than 150 property advisors backed with a network of branches around Malta and the wealth of knowledge, professional experience and strong personal relationships of its founding partners.

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Patrick Spiteri Staines Managing Director T4B Services Ltd Environment, Energy & Alternative Energy Website Email Mobile Fixed

t4bservices.com pstaines@T4BServices.com (+356) 9947 2846 (+356) 2569 2121

BUSINESS PROFILE The focus of the dissertation for my Master’s in Sustainable Energy was a study on the economic feasibility of solar cooling technologies in comparison with high efficiency air conditioning, supported and/or compensated by photovoltaic energy generation. I registered as energy auditor with the MRA in 2015 with the possibility of providing energy audits to companies and am authorised to provide energy performance certificates for dwellings according to EPBD. I am experienced in building energy audits, green materials, energy efficient building services and I have worked in the project management of building finishes past construction stage to final completion, with special focus on energy-related building performance, quality of building finishes, detailing of finishes and sustainable material. Possessing an in-depth knowledge of building materials, quality standards, work planning and scheduling with critical path analysis, I have 22 years of experience in business development in technology-related sectors, ranging from infrastructure projects to GPS surveying and GIS systems.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES 1991-Present: Warranted Engineer 1994-Present: Consultant Engineer and Sales Manager, Attard & Co Industrial Ltd 2006-Present: Project work on numerous private and commercial buildings with sustainable materials 2009-Present: Registered Building Energy Assessor 2009-Present: Building Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Building Materials Consultant 2015-Present: Registered Energy Auditor, MRA

EDUCATION 1983-1988: Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (Hons), University of Malta

1989: Course on problem solving and decision making, Link Industrial Services Ltd 1990: Certificate in Middle Management, Malta University Services Ltd in conjunction with the Department of Management, Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy, University of Malta 2009-2013: Master’s in Sustainable Energy, University of Malta

SOCIETY Member of the Chamber of Engineers Member of the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry

Motto Anything worth doing is worth doing well

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Pierre Stafrace General Manager, Farsons Beverage Imports Co Ltd Farsons Group Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile I joined the Farsons Group in 1994 as a Brand Executive, managing various brands, eventually including Cisk Lager. Four years later, I was appointed Marketing Manager, with responsibility of marketing for all locally produced Farsons beverages. Then, in 2004, I was made General Manager of Farsons Beverage Imports Co Ltd. Currently, I serve as Deputy Chairman of the Wines, Spirits, Beverages and Tobacco Business Section within the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry.

Website Website farsons.com Email Email sfc@farsons.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2381 4114

Simon Stilon Owner CC Car Parks plc Car Industry & Land Transport

Business Profile I am the owner and operator of the 500-space Sliema multistorey car park, which provides various parking services to the public as well as to corporate clients. The services that myself and the rest of the team provide have been instrumental in strengthening Sliema’s position as the leading commercial centre on the island. The company also leases luxury office space to corporate clients.

Website Website cccp.com.mt Email Email simon@cccp.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2133 5800

Aaron Stivala Managing Director Planit Travel Services Ltd Aviation & Travel

Business Profile I have been working at Planit Travel Services ever since it was set up in 1996. Following an extensive career in the corporate travel industry, I am now the Managing Director of Planit together with my sister, Elexia. Driven by excellence, and having a strong passion for aviation and technology, I lead a team of dynamic travel professionals, enabling them to offer a superior service to our clients based in Malta, North Africa and beyond.

Website Website planit247.eu Email Email aaron.stivala@planit247.eu Contact No Contact No (+356) 9947 7717

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Elexia Stivala Managing Director Planit Travel Services Ltd Aviation & Travel

Business Profile I have been working at Planit Travel Services Ltd. since its inception in 1996. After completing my education both locally and abroad, I now follow my father’s footsteps in managing Planit Travel Services together with my brother, Aaron. My role mainly revolves around business strategy, with a special focus on human resources, day-to-day operational challenges, and team leadership, always encouraging our teams to offer a service of excellence to our wide customer base.

Website Website planit247.eu Email Email elexia.stivala@planit247.eu Contact No Contact No (+356) 9935 5300

Karl Sullivan Business Development Executive Sullivan Maritime Ltd Maritime, Shipping & Yachting

Business Profile Joining the family business, Sullivan Maritime, in 2014, I worked my way up by achieving extensive experience in all the departments within the company, specialising in the booking centre and vessel operations. As Business Development Executive, my interest in innovation business is what fuels me to modernise the company’s marketing activities, also giving importance to business relations by visiting clients overseas to strengthen current partnerships and also establish new alliances.

Website Website sullivanmaritime.com Email Email ksullivan@sullivanmaritime.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2299 5110

Nigel Sullivan Commercial Executive Sullivan Maritime Ltd Maritime, Shipping & Yachting

Business Profile Since 2009, I have been in the family business gaining the required experience and this led me to my current position of Commercial Executive, being responsible for the Euro Med (Short-Sea) market and the Maltese trailer operator business. This role focuses on working closely with our main principal, Grimaldi Group, to enhance the Maltese market in this particular trade sector by providing continuous premium service and create new opportunities for local operators.

Website Website sullivanmaritime.com Email Email nsullivan@sullivanmaritime.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2299 5110

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Peter Sullivan Company Director and Director of Operations and Logistics Mediterranean Trading Shipping Co Ltd Maritime, Shipping & Yachting

Business Profile I have been working with the company for over 33 years within all sectors of the organisation. I presently head the agency and logistic departments, a role I have occupied for the last 26 years. Today, I am confident enough to say I have built a fine reputation and sound connections among the world-leading maritime companies, mainly those involved in bunkering, shipping, yachting, freight forwarding and the oil and gas industry.

Website Website medtradship.com Email Email pesullivan@medtradship.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2122 4664

Alan Tabone Chief Operations Officer Forestals Group of Companies Corporate Groups of Companies

Business Profile I am responsible for the Group’s operations and business continuity. I am a Board Director on all the Forestals Group companies, including Forestals Investments Ltd, as the parent company. After joining the Forestals Group in 2007 in a pre-sales and technical role within the IT segment, I later headed the IT distribution arm. I graduated from the University of Kent Canterbury in 2007, obtaining a Bachelor of Engineering with first class honours in electronic and communication engineering.

Website Website forestalsgroup.com Email Email altabone@forestals.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2343 6000

Anne Marie Tabone Chief Financial Officer Farsons Group Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile A Certified Public Accountant with vast experience in the insurance industry, I have been a leading member of management within Malta’s largest insurance group, Middlesea, and joined Farsons Group in 2017. After graduating from the University of Malta, I have held directorships in various companies and organisations, and have been a member of several corporate governance bodies.

Website Website farsons.com Email Email sfc@farsons.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2381 4114

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George Tabone Branch Manager Alliance Real Estate People Property, Real Estate & Construction Website Email Mobile

alliance.mt george@alliance.mt (+356) 9952 0411

BUSINESS PROFILE Real estate is my passion and no deal is too big. I have been in real estate for around 40 years, during which time I have gained insightful experience of the industry and have closed hundreds of property deals for both local and foreign investors, which were mutually beneficial to all stakeholders. The key successful factor is having open communication and dialogue with all parties involved. Since 2012, I have worked as Branch Manager at Alliance Strand branch office in Gżira, where I lead a team of about 30 property advisors. As a team, we are backed by a strong brand - Alliance, which has an extensive network of branches and property advisors, with a strong management and administration team. Through Alliance Academy, our advisors are provided with ongoing in-house training, ensuring that the service we offer is best in class.

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Kevin Tabone Chief Operations Officer C. Fino & Sons Ltd Retail Website Email Mobile Fixed

fino.com.mt ktabone@fino.com.mt (+356) 7961 8002 (+356) 2549 3000

BUSINESS PROFILE Having started my working experience from a very young age in my father’s sole trading enterprise, I was exposed to all aspects of a business. However, I decided that, to match my ambitions and feel challenged, I wanted to be involved in a larger operation. And Fino more than matched my aspirations. Starting from a junior clerical role I started involving myself in different areas of the business and now head operations. I am also involved in overseas ventures the company has. The motto that I carry every day is also carried by the company. As a company we pride ourselves in being leaders and aiming for a higher, better level and service in whatever we do. Leading is a challenge as you are required to not only maintain but also create and be innovative. And it is this challenge that drives both myself and the company.

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Up to July 2000: Assisting in all aspects of a family business

Paola Primary School

Aug 2000-Aug 2003: Accounts Clerk & IT Administrator, C. Fino & Sons Ltd

Paolino Vassallo Sixth Form

Aug 2003-Sep 2005: Assistant to the Accountant & IT Administrator, Elektra Ltd Sep 2005-Oct 2005: Assistant Accountant, Underwear Ltd Oct 2005-Nov 2010: Senior Accounts Executive & IT Administrator, C. Fino & Sons Ltd Nov 2010-Jan 2011: Financial Controller, Fexserv Financial Services Ltd

St Joseph Secondary Corradino Junior Lyceum Malta Institute of Management CIMA Course (Part)

SOCIETY 2013: Manchester United Supporters’ Club Malta Secretary 2014-Present: Manchester United Supporters’ Club Malta Treasurer & PRO

Jan 2011-Dec 2017: Accounts Manager & IT Administrator, C. Fino & Sons Ltd

Motto Your success is my success, my success is your success

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Luke Tabone Chief Executive Officer Forestals Group of Companies Corporate Groups of Companies

Business Profile All the company’s sales and operations, including end-toend management, fall under my responsibility, ensuring flexibility in response to an increasingly demanding marketplace. I sit on the Board of Directors of all Forestals Group companies, including Forestals Investments Ltd, as parent company. When I joined the Group in 2004, my role was in consumer sales and operations, business development and public portfolio management. I graduated from the University of Gloucester in 2003, obtaining a national diploma in business management.

Website Website forestalsgroup.com Email Email ltabone@forestals.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2343 6000

Patrick Tabone Managing Director Sigma Coatings (Malta) Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile Originally active in European affairs in Malta and Brussels, since 2013, I have led Sigma Coatings (Malta) Ltd. We produce, import and distribute paints and coatings under licence to PPG, the world’s leading paints and coatings corporation. Sigma Coatings is the leading local architectural paint brand and is also very active in the marine and protective coatings sectors.

Website Website sigmamalta.com Email Email patrick.tabone@sigmamalta.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 7999 7372

Joe Tanti Chief Executive Officer Malta Business Bureau Public Entities, Government & Professional Organisations

Business Profile I have been the Chief Executive Officer of the Malta Business Bureau since 2009. I hold a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management from the University of Strathclyde Business School, with extensive experience in the fields of Education, Training, Coaching and Mentoring, Management, Tourism, Business Advisory, EU Affairs and Funding. My career has been shaped by my engagement in public and private organisations based in Malta, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Website Website mbb.org.mt Email Email ceo@mbb.org.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2125 1719

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Benjamin Tabone Grech Chief Executive Officer Engel & Völkers Malta Property, Real Estate & Construction Website Email Mobile Fixed

engelvoelkers.com/en-mt/malta benjamin.grech@engelvoelkers.com (+356) 9949 4884 (+356) 2347 0102

BUSINESS PROFILE My grandfather, Alexander Grech, was synonymous with property in the 1960s, as the first estate agent to open shop after partnering up with a British friend of his. My mother, Sara Grech, was the first female estate agent locally. I was born into the world of business and real estate and started visiting homes and clients with my mum from a very young age. I started working within the family business at the age of 17, eventually obtaining an undergraduate and Master’s degree in Architecture and Environmental Design from the University of Nottingham. After practising as an architect in London and Berlin for over two years, I returned to Malta and re-joined the family business, which, in the meantime, had co-branded with international luxury real estate agency Engel & Völkers. Having held various roles from Strategic Business Development Manager to Managing Director, I recently took over the role of Chief Executive Officer, with a view to modernise not just the way the company works but also the real estate and property industry in general. 2020 has been a challenging year for all of us – going through the most radical transformation the world has ever seen. This has certainly taught us to give more attention to the importance of a work-life balance and happily change our focus and energy on building the new, because no matter what falls upon us, we must keep ploughing ahead – nothing lasts forever.

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November 2010-March 2011: Architectural Assistant, Latis Group

1993-1999: St Edward’s College, Malta

April 2011-May 2012: Architectural Assistant, AUKETT + HEESE

2000-2006: Charterhouse, UK

April 2012-July 2013: Strategic Business Development Manager, Engel & Völkers Malta

1999-2000: Edge Grove, UK 2006-2010: MEng (Hons), Architecture & Environmental Design, University of Nottingham

July 2013-December 2019: Managing Director, Engel & Völkers Malta January 2020-Present: CEO, Engel & Völkers Malta

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Joseph Tedesco Commercial Manager EuroBridge Shipping Services Ltd Logistics & Freight Forwarding Email Mobile Fixed

joseph@eurobridge.com.mt (+356) 7930 0420 (+356) 2248 7027

BUSINESS PROFILE I started my working experience at the age of 14 when I had a summer job as a labourer in a soft drinks factory and also as an assistant in the delivery department where I obtained basic knowledge in logistics. After working for almost five years as a Chef in the catering industry, I turned a fresh page working at Airsped Express Fedex as a Courier and, after a few months, serving as both a Courier and as Bond Operator. I was eventually promoted to Customs Clearance Agent and, later, to Head of the Operations and Customs Clearance Department. In 2018, I joined EuroBridge and, a year later, I was offered the position of Commercial Manager. My focus is to develop and establish long business relationships with both new and existing clients, while giving a top-notch service. I also ensure there is feedback to and from all clients, and working as one team with the sales and bookings department, but also striking a balance with our foreign and local partners in order to offer the best possible service.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Commercial Manager, EuroBridge Services Ltd

PREVIOUS 2003: Head of Operations and Customs Clearance Department, Fedex (Airsped Express) 2013-2017: Operations and Documentation Executive, Fracht Malta 2018: Logistics Coordinator Supervisor, EuroBridge Services Ltd

EDUCATION Primary School, Żejtun Secondary School, St Albert The Great, Valletta Customer Relation Course – Noel Houlier KBIC, Corradino Training in Logistic Procedures – Fracht FWO AG, Nurnberg, Germany Computer Course Excel and Word, St Martin’s College Customs Import, Export and Manifesting Course, Malta Customs Shireburn, SFS and SFM Driving licence B1, B, C1, C

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Joe Teuma CCTV Sales Representative Dedicated Micros (Malta) Ltd Healthcare, Safety & Security

Business Profile I handle CCTV sales at Dedicated Micros, which specialises in the production of high technology video surveillance equipment. It enjoys worldwide recognition for leadership in innovative product design and is one of the highest regarded names in the CCTV world. The company has a CCTV products assembly plant and an installation branch, which has been functioning since 1991. I hold a BA (Hons) degree in youth and community studies from the University of Malta.

Website Website dedicatedmicros.com Email Email jteuma@dmicros.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 9994 4999

Beverly Tonna Advocate novolegal Law Firms & Professional Legal Services

Business Profile I am an Advocate also focusing on financial services licensing - both from a traditional Investment Services aspect as well as in the Virtual Financial Assets sphere. novolegal is a law firm in Malta advising local and international clients across a wide range of industries. The firm is committed to helping clients achieve their goals by providing legal advice of the highest quality in an efficient, effective and timely manner.

Website Website novo.legal Email Email btonna@novo.legal Contact No Contact No (+356) 7963 4084

Jackie Urpani Director India Ltd Retail

Business Profile As co-Owner of the British retail brands, Monsoon and Accessorize, I am involved in all aspects of the company. Over the years, we have built a strong, passionate team that helps us to uphold our approach and vision in the world of retail. Having worked in this sector for 31 years I have experienced many changes that have developed along the way. In October 2020 we celebrated 25 years of Accessorize here in Malta, and have seven stores. This is a task we once never thought possible to succeed in such a small market but the brand has continuously kept itself ahead of the competition by constantly developing new concepts to keep our existing and new customers interested.

Website Website monsoonaccessorize.com.mt Email Email general@monsoon.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 9928 1702

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Alex Thomson Mizzi Chief Problem Solver Growth Gurus Media & Marketing Website Email Mobile

growthgurus.com alex@growthgurus.com (+356) 7940 4505

BUSINESS PROFILE For the last decade, I’ve been helping our clients turn ideas into reality, enabling me to work at the forefront of strategic business growth projects for hundreds of companies across multiple continents. As the Co-Founder and Chief Problem Solver at Growth Gurus – one of Malta’s fastest-growing digital agencies – I have been hands-on in building teams that build companies. Our award-winning company, Growth Gurus, is a digital marketing agency by nature, but it’s also so much more than that. Beneath the surface you’ll find a team of obsessive professionals who tweak, tune, play and teach at the cutting-edge of digital client acquisition, customer satisfaction and operational delight. Clients come to us for brand identity development, website design and digital marketing; they stay for the strategic insights and omnichannel client-acquisition practices that we specialise in rolling out, to help them dominate the market and achieve their business goals. Our team takes complete ownership of turning complex ideas into simple growth strategies. More simply put: if you want it, we’ll make it happen!

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Co-Founder and Director, Growth Gurus Shareholder and CMO, CBD Box

PREVIOUS Chief of Operations, Blockchart Co-Founder and Director of Studies, DFDJ School Head of Business Development and Director of Studies, Unis Academy, Amsterdam Marketing Manager, Duncan F Events, Malta Business Promotion, 240 Ltd

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Nick Tonna Chief Commercial Officer BMIT Technologies IT, Telecommunications & Software Website Email Fixed

www.bmit.com.mt hello@bmit.com.mt (+356) 2258 8200

BUSINESS PROFILE I graduated in IT with major in Business Information Systems and obtained a Master’s in Knowledge-Based Entrepreneurship. Half of my 18 years’ experience in the ICT sector was in a commercial-leadership role, with exposure to a broad spectrum of ICT services, including data centre services, infrastructure and software solutions, cloud and managed services. Having worked on various high-profile projects within the public sector, financial services and online gaming industries, I was, on multiple occasions, commended for my professional accomplishments. I am currently employed as Chief Commercial Officer at BMIT Ltd.

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Teacher of English as a Foreign Language, IELS Malta, Institute of English Language Studies

Business Information Systems, School of Business, Virginia Commonwealth University

Software Architect, wwwTravel plc

BSc Information Technology, University of Malta

Software Services Delivery Manager, SoftAccess International

Master’s in Knowledge-Based Entrepreneurship, University of Malta

Segment Manager, Microsoft Enterprise & Partner Group Technology Strategist, Microsoft Chief Commercial Officer, BMIT Technologies

Motto Take on big challenges and strive for excellence in seeing them through to completion

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Gordon Valentino Partner and Branch Manager Alliance Real Estate People Property, Real Estate & Construction Website Email Mobile

alliance.mt gordon@alliance.mt (+356) 7949 7949

BUSINESS PROFILE I started my real estate career in 1991 when, at age 17, I joined a leading estate agency. From those very early days, I realised that an estate agency career was all about working hard and giving your very best in every situation. Going the longest extra mile! Primarily, I learnt that this business was about treating your customer like you would like to be treated yourself. In 1995, at the age of 21, I had established myself so much in the south of Malta that the natural step was to open and manage an office in the south. Many of the estate agents who had joined this branch back in 1995 are still with me to this very day, and this is one of my greatest satisfactions. In 2010, I sold my shareholding in that company and moved to join Michael Bonello and Alliance as Partner and Manager of our flagship branch on Tigné Seafront in Sliema. At the time we were still operating as part of an international franchise and I can very proudly say that my team was always amongst the top performing from the entire network. Fast forward to 10 years later and the new Alliance - Real Estate People is launched as an independent estate agency brand, with several branches around Malta and more than 150 property advisors. Apart from sitting on the board of directors and management team, my role consists of running the branch with some 24 property advisors, who I train, mentor and support on an ongoing basis. I have always believed strongly in people’s untapped potential and admiring them as they become star agents. This is what drives me to work harder every day. I am also very happy to note that all my agents across Malta are still doing extremely well. To me, everyone is important and all my people are treated equally, regardless of their gender, age, looks, background or performance. Moreover, I have always worked with a longer term vision: I live by the credo that the best customer will always be the returning one. I work hard not only to make the impossible deal possible but to make sure that the deals I close are equitable and mutually rewarding to both sides.

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Federico Vasoli Managing Director dMTV - International Legal & Tax Guidance Law Firms & Professional Legal Services

Business Profile I am an international lawyer with a business mind-set aimed at finding solutions for clients. I work multilingually and am constantly on the move for work purposes. I value interpersonal relations, challenges, innovation and sound legal support that makes a positive difference for businesses. I am the Managing Partner of the legal and tax advisory firm dMTV, with offices in Malta, Singapore and Vietnam and a strong expertise in fintech, foreign direct investments and cross-border contracts.

Website Email Website dmtvglobal.com Contact No Email an@dmtvglobal.com

Alison Vassallo Partner Fenech & Fenech Advocates Law Firms & Professional Legal Services

Business Profile Having joined 15 years ago, I am a Partner within the Marine Litigation Department and Head of the Yachting Department. I mainly advise owners and financiers in the acquisition and sale of private and commercial yachts. A Council and Executive Board Member of the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry, I chair its Yachting Services Business Section, am Member of the Chamber of Advocates, Committee Member of the Malta Maritime Law Association and Board Member of its yachting sub-committee.

Website Website fenechlaw.com Email Email alison.vassallo@fenlex.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2124 1232

Nazzareno Vassallo Chairman Vassallo Group Corporate Groups of Companies

Business Profile I have been leading Vassallo Group, first as Managing Director and later as Chairman, since 1967. The business focused on construction in the early years, however I diversified its portfolio by entering into various sectors including hospitality, elderly care, disability, property development and management, catering, energy and education. Vassallo Group today employs about 2,000 individuals.

Website Website vassallogroupmalta.com Email Email nv@vassallogroupmalta.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2142 2704

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Jonathan Vassallo Managing Director Dixcart Management Malta Ltd Corporate, Fiduciary & Trustees Website Email Mobile Fixed

www.dixcart.com jonathan.vassallo@dixcart.com (+356) 9982 4940 (+356) 2248 4000

BUSINESS PROFILE A Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, the Malta Institute of Taxation, the Malta Institute of Accountants and the Malta Institute of Management, I joined Dixcart Management Malta Ltd in September 2009, where I am now Managing Director. Before joining Dixcart, I gained significant accounting and management experience in the manufacturing industry in Malta, in which I was involved for 13 years. During this term, I served as an Accountant and Financial Controller for two major furniture firms in Malta. I have been involved with the Dixcart Malta office since its inception in 2009 and have contributed to its success. The Malta office at present adds up to about 20 staff, with a mix of accountants and lawyers. I am responsible for the Malta office, where my role is to develop business and look after a portfolio of international clients while ensuring that the Group’s high standards of compliance and operational control are maintained.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Fellow Member, Association of Certified Chartered Accountants Fellow Member, Malta Institute of Taxation Fellow Member, Malta Institute of Accountants Member, Malta Institute of Management Member, Institute of Financial Service Providers

PREVIOUS October 1996-June 2005: Accounts Executive, Fithome Ltd June 2005-August 2009: Accountant, Marmara Camilleri & Co

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EDUCATION St Aloysius College Master’s Degree in Accountancy Diploma in Maltese Taxation

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Marco Vassallo Partner, Digital Solutions KPMG Accountancy & Auditing Firms Website Email Mobile

kpmg.com.mt marcovassallo@kpmg.com.mt (+356) 7942 9428

BUSINESS PROFILE I am a Partner leading Digital Solutions at KPMG. Over the past 25 years, I have progressed through various roles within the IT sphere. During my progression towards the role of CIO, I planned and deployed numerous IT projects locally and led a number of large-scale deployment projects across other KPMG jurisdictions. I am now journeying with organisations through Digital Transformation projects, sharing invaluable insights along the way and helping businesses benefit from advancements in technology, enabling them to innovate and create value in entirely new ways to build a sustainable competitive advantage. My forte, which enabled all the above to take place is my passion to build winning teams in the areas I’m involved in. My leadership skills and sheer determination to create other leaders, yields progressive results and enables all those around me to embark on purpose-driven careers, enabling the business to reach its desired goals and targets.

EDUCATION Master’s of Science - Information Technology

SOCIETY Voluntary Member, Malta Association Sovereign Military Order Of Malta (MASMOM)

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Pio Vassallo Chief Executive Officer Vassallo Group Corporate Groups of Companies

Business Profile Graduated in Construction Management and Engineering from the University of Reading, in the UK, I held the role of Chief Executive Officer of the Group’s construction arm for 20 years. As Chief Executive Officer of the Vassallo Group, I sit on the Board of Directors of a number of subsidiaries and also represent the Group on all the partnerships it is involved in. I also hold a Master’s in Business Administration.

Website Website vassallogroupmalta.com Email Email pio@vassallogroupmalta.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2143 2333

Ben Vassallo Brincat Director Aluserv Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile I have worked for Aluserv since I was 16, gaining experience in the various sectors of the family business over time. I started from the bottom and slowly moved up, also furthering my studies to achieve a degree in business enterprise and, finally, taking over the company, together with my brother, Tim, in 2019. Both of us are adamant in moving the company to new heights and building upon the solid base our father created.

Website Website servgroupmalta.com Email Email em@servgroupmalta.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9919 4312

Chris Vassallo Cesareo Managing Director Domestica Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile As Managing Director of Domestica Ltd, a family-run business in its 51st year, I ensure clients live in happy environments. A graduate in Business Marketing from Boston University, I sit on the Management Board of the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry. I am a Member of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, Chairman of JAYE and Vice Chairman of the San Anton School Board. I enjoy spending time with my wife and two children or releasing stress jogging.

Website Website domestica.com.mt Email Email info@domestica.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 7949 2565

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Mark A. Vassallo Cesareo Managing Director Viroc International Ltd Corporate Groups of Companies

Business Profile Set up in 1924, Viroc International Ltd is active in the fields of defence, energy and infrastructure. Throughout the years, we successfully consulted some of the world’s largest and most respectable companies, together securing important contracts and tenders. Some of our projects include the supply of helicopters, SAR vessels, fire-fighting tugs, offshore patrol vessels, overhaul and remote automation of Malta’s energy substations and the construction of protection shelters for the Neolithic temples.

Website Website virocinternational.com Email Email info@virocinternational.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2124 7518

Francesco Vauban Co-Founder and Head of Business Development Consolidity IT, Telecommunications & Software

Business Profile An economist by training – having studied at the Bocconi University and served with Amagis Capital and EY – and a start-upper by experience: Savvy Piggy, Mizar & Alcor and Marco Dell’Omo, I navigate in the realm of lean feedback loops to accelerate opportunities and growth. Much like a Swiss knife, I can quickly adapt due to my versatile background in hedge fund strategies, structuring, administration and compliance. I now optimise operational processes with Consolidity thanks to robotic process automation and data handling.

Website Website consolidity.com Email Email francesco@consolidity.com Contact No Contact No (+44) 7400819568

Simon Vaughan Johnson Chief Executive Officer HSBC Bank Malta plc Banking, Investment & Financial Services

Business Profile Having joined HSBC in 1986, I was appointed Chief Executive Officer at HSBC Bank Malta plc in April 2020. I have deep international banking experience as a Country Head, also working across commercial banking, wealth and personal banking, global banking and global markets. Additionally, I worked in financial crime risk, trade services, payments and cash management, and e-Commerce. Prior to my present appointment, I headed the Remediation Management Office – HSBC France, and before that, I served as Chief Executive Officer for HSBC Kuwait. A Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, I am an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists.

Website Email Website Contact No hsbc.com.mt Email simon.vaughan.johnson@hsbc.com

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Alison Vella Finance Manager Salvo Grima Group Ltd Corporate Groups of Companies

Business Profile After joining Salvo Grima Group in 2003, I increasingly assumed senior positions within the Accounts Department. Upon successfully completing the ACCA qualification in 2014, I was promoted to Finance Manager. I also hold a Professional Certificate in Taxation. In 2019, following 15 years within the financial environment of the ship supply and yacht provisioning arm of the Group, I acquired my present position within the Retail and Distribution Division of the Group.

Website Website salvogrima.com Email Email avella@salvogrima.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2560 7119

George Vella Partner, Transaction Advisory Service Grant Thornton Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile Together with my team, I provide a variety of services including financial control, internal audit, evaluation services, preparation of business plans, feasibility studies and cost benefit analyses, business valuations, mergers and acquisitions assistance, project finance and corporate finance advisory services. I also hold technical roles in high profile advisory assignments, including EU funding projects and applications as well as fund raising for the private sector. Grant Thornton is one of the leading Corporate Advisors on Prospects MTF.

Website Website grantthornton.com.mt Email Email george.vella@mt.gt.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9982 3402

Jason Vella Chief Executive Officer Enemalta plc Environment, Energy & Alternative Energy

Business Profile As an Electrical Engineer by profession, I formed part of the senior management of several local companies. I joined Enemalta in 2017 to manage the company’s Business Strategy and Commercial Department where I coordinated the implementation of several new investments. I was appointed as the company’s new CEO, effective from 1st January 2018, and lead the Enemalta Board of Management in administering the company’s services and operations and in attaining the strategic objectives set by the Board of Directors.

Website Website enemalta.com.mt Email Email jason.a.vella@enemalta.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2298 0603

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Josianne Vella Projects and Programmes Manager TradeMalta Public Entities, Government & Professional Organisations Website Email Mobile Fixed

trademalta.org josianne.vella@trademalta.org (+356) 9925 5074 (+356) 2247 2415

BUSINESS PROFILE I currently hold the position of Projects and Programmes Manager at TradeMalta. Since I joined in 2017, my focus has been on developing the organisation’s internationalisation knowledge platform. I currently manage our knowledgebased services and tools, assisting local SMEs with their market research and data needs. I’m a skilled management professional with over 15 years’ experience in access to and implementation of EU-supported programmes and projects, at national and international levels. I’ve worked in multidisciplinary areas such as resources management, business analytics, innovation, SME competitiveness, communications strategy, project development, spatial planning, education, and market intelligence. Throughout my work history, I’ve also gained extensive professional experience in business strategy and management, research, project management, programme development, marketing, event organisation, publishing, and trade promotion.

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1992-1995: Research Fellowship, Malta Council for Science and Technology

1991: Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Archaeology, University of Malta

1996-2003: Managing Director, Indigo Group Ltd

1995: Diploma in Modern Management and Administration, Cambridge Tutorial College

2004-2010: Researcher and Project Assistant, Integrated Resources Management Co Ltd (IRMCo) 2011-2012: Projects Manager, Fondazzjoni Temi Zammit 2012-2016: Programmes Coordinator (Funding and EU Projects), Foundation for Educational Services 2017-Present: Projects Manager/Projects and Programmes Manager, TradeMalta

2009: Master’s Degree in Cultural Management, University of Northumbria, specialising in new management and new technologies 2015: Certification in EU Funds Management, PricewaterhouseCoopers Malta

Motto “You can’t let people set your agenda in life” – Warren Buffet

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Mark Vella Owner and Managing Director Powerhouse Audiovisuals & Events Services Industry

Business Profile One of the pioneers of the exciting events sector in Malta, in 1993 I had co-founded Synergix Group, a company subsequently composed of Powerhouse Ltd, Outdoor Living and Synergix Events. My journey into the industry began with a passion for professional musical theatre, a sector that provided clear insight into how to transform a standard event into one that would be truly exceptional and memorable. With Synergix Ltd operating successfully, I was inspired to develop the company further. My interest in how businesses functioned, led to the set-up of Outdoor Living, an organisation dedicated to team building. In 2009 I launched Powerhouse Audio-Visuals, a focused Audio-Visual Production company, that has since been named a member of the respected global organisation “AV Alliance”. Among the many highlights, I can cite some truly unique occasions, including the creation of a multimedia show for American superstar Oprah Winfrey and work for Nadia Swarovski during her conference in Malta. Website

Email Website powerhousemalta.com Email Contact No info@powerhousemalta.com Contact No (+356) 2138 0489

Stephen Vella Manager Sales and Handling Processes Lufthansa Cargo Logistics & Freight Forwarding

Business Profile When dealing with air freight, an in-depth analysis of both outside/ inside sales and handling is a must. Developing processes to best meet clients’ expectations is of prime importance as is giving attention to detail when handling products and offering services, keeping Lufthansa Cargo’s brand at the forefront. Both myself and the company are very conscious of the industry’s impact on the environment, hence the extreme focus on e-processes development. This benefits all our clients through ease of access, placing our brand ahead of all in this respect.

Website Website lufthansa-cargo.com Email Email stephen.vella@dlh.de Contact No Contact No (+356) 9943 3327

Nicolai Vella Falzon Partner Fenech & Fenech Advocates Law Firms & Professional Legal Services

Business Profile I head the Commercial and Corporate Law, Corporate and Project Finance and the Aviation Law Departments of the firm, having practised in these areas for over 20 years. My practice includes commercial and corporate law and litigation, mergers and acquisitions, corporate and project finance and aviation law. I contribute to international publications and am a Visiting Lecturer and Examiner within the Faculty of Law at the University of Malta.

Website Website fenechlaw.com Email Email nicolai.vellafalzon@fenlex.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2599 0459

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Patrick Vella Chief, Policy and Planning Malta Communications Authority Public Entities, Government & Professional Organisations Website Email Mobile

mca.org.mt patrick.b.vella@mca.org.mt (+356) 2133 6840

BUSINESS PROFILE A seasoned change-management professional who has successfully straddled various management roles within various sectors, I have extensive experience in public sector reform, starting with the Public Service Reform Commission, which charted the way for a modern public sector. Following a stint within the private sector, I was lured back to the public sector in a corporate role within Government’s public service reform entity, the MSU (now MITA), overseeing annual budgets of around €20 million. I also carried out public service management consultancy, notably co-drafting Malta’s first e-Government strategy in 2000, among other projects. I am currently responsible for the strategic/business planning/performance measurement function within the Malta Communications Authority. I am also tasked with the competition analysis of electronic communications markets and for strategic projects, such as the digital switchover (2011) and the postal regulatory framework review (2012/2013) and currently, the transposition of the European Electronic Communications Code. I am the Malta representative on the European Commission’s Communications Committee (COCOM).

PREVIOUS 1978-1987: Supplies and Contracts Manager, Water Works Department

1997-2001: Senior Management Consultant, Management Efficiency Unit (Office of the Prime Minister)

1987-1989: Research Officer, Public Service Reform Commission, Office of the Prime Minister

2001-Present: Chief, Policy and Planning, Malta Communications Authority

1989-1993: General Manager, TSS Ltd (Bortex Group) 1993-1997: Group Manager Finance and Administration, Management Systems Unit (now MITA)

EDUCATION BA (Hons) Public Administration, University of Malta

Motto Embrace change, but not at the expense of compromising principles

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Charlene Vella Vassallo Advocate and Director Vassallo Group Corporate Groups of Companies

Business Profile As Shareholder, Director and Associate of Vassallo Group Malta, I sit on several Group Boards and administer in debt collection. I am a University of Malta graduate and hold a Master’s in Law from the University of London, specialising in human rights. I aspire to grow within the Group following my return to work from my studies.

Website Website vassallogroupmalta.com Email Email charlene@vassallogorupmalta.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 7949 4393

Matthew von Brockdorff Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Atlas Insurance PCC Ltd Insurance & Pensions

Business Profile I lead a team of totally customer focused people who are passionate about their contribution to Atlas’ service offering. A fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute and having worked in the industry since 1987, I am Managing Director and CEO of Atlas Insurance PCC Ltd and a Managing Director of Atlas Holdings Ltd, Chairman of Atlas Healthcare Insurance Agency Ltd and a Director of Jesmond Mizzi Financial Advisors Ltd. I am a past President of the Malta Insurance Association and of the Rotary Club La Valette Malta, a Board Member of JAYE Malta and Executive Board Member of Fondazzjoni Patrimonju Malti.

Website Website atlas.com.mt Email Email matthew.vonbrockdorff@atlas.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 9942 2601

Michael Warrington Chief Executive Officer AX Group Corporate Groups of Companies

Business Profile My varied career started in banking at a very formative time for the industry. I started up four banks, restructuring a fifth and helped take it from losing €8 million a year to making €1 million in profit. I became AX Group’s Finance Director in February 2000 and CEO in 2016. I am director of several private and public listed companies in Malta and internationally and hold a BA Hons in accountancy and an MA in financial services.

Website Website axgroup.mt Email Email info@axgroup.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2331 2345

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Carmen Walls Coordinator TradeMalta Public Entities, Government & Professional Organisations Website Email Mobile

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BUSINESS PROFILE I hold the position of Coordinator of Trade Promotion at TradeMalta. I am responsible for the organisation of high level business delegations aimed at assisting local companies to widen their export markets overseas. I also coordinate the preparation and execution of national pavilions in well-known trade events around the globe. I am entrusted with incoming trade delegations due to my wide network and experience in export promotion as well as my vast knowledge of the local business community and industrial fabric. Indeed, such experience is the result of hard work during my previous tenure at Malta Enterprise, the national economic development agency, focusing on foreign direct investment. Since joining TradeMalta in 2017, I manage the Trade Promotion Incentive Scheme, which supports companies in their efforts to internationalise their products and services in specific markets. I am known for my can-do-attitude across the industry and have just been appointed Board Member of the Malta Council for Science and Technology; bringing my expertise to another niche of the economy.

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Susan Weenink Camilleri Head of Sales and Marketing Farsons Group Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile I joined the Farsons Group in 1982, moving to the Marketing Department in 1991 initially as Market Research Officer and eventually taking up responsibilities of brand management, overseeing the implementation of the marketing plans of a number of brands within the company’s portfolio. This was followed by a number of appointments within the Marketing Business Unit, leading to my appointment as Head of Sales and Marketing in 2019.

Website Website farsons.com Email Email sfc@farsons.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2381 4114

John Wood Chief Executive Officer Computime Software Ltd IT, Telecommunications & Software

Business Profile Apart from being the Chief Excecutive Officer of Computime Software Ltd, I am also Director and long-time Board Member of Computime Group. The Computime Group provides organisations with a full range of specialist ICT services employing highly dedicated professionals working in partnership with global market leaders. Computime Software, a division of the Computime Group, is a leading provider of Cloud ERP and Regulatory Monitoring software solutions for organisations across the globe.

Website Website computimesoftware.com Email Email info@computimesoftware.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2149 0700

Edward Woods Director Trader Marine Yacht Services Ltd Maritime, Shipping & Yachting

Business Profile I set up Trader Marine in 1991, developing it along the years and, today, I not only offer marine consultancy, yacht sales and after-sales services, professional yacht chartering and ancillary services but am also into the marina development business through shareholding in Manoel Island’s marina. I was the Chairman of the Yachting Business Section within the Chamber of Commerce, Enteroprise and Industry. I also assist as an industry advisor to Yachting Malta.

Website Website tradermarine.com.mt Email Email edward@tradermarine.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 7949 2937

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Leslie Xerri Chief Financial Officer Alliance Real Estate People Property, Real Estate & Construction Website Email Mobile

alliance.mt leslie@alliance.mt (+356) 9987 4279

BUSINESS PROFILE My first job in an accounts office at a relatively young age is what had inspired me to further my studies and pursue a career path in finance. I joined Alliance Real Estate in the position of Financial Controller when the company was still operating as part of an international real estate franchise, with around 50 agents in just three offices. When the new Alliance brand was launched in July 2020, my title changed to Chief Financial Officer and I began forming part of the executive committee that oversees the overall management of the Group, led by our CEO Michael Bonello. The company now operates no less than eight branches with more than 150 people. Apart from managing accounting distributions and managing accounts, payments, payroll and bank functions with my team, my role includes analysis and planning of the Group’s financial performance, as well as forecasting future movements and advising the partners and board of directors on financial matters.

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Aidan Xuereb Partner Alliance Real Estate People Property, Real Estate & Construction Website Email Mobile

alliance.mt aidan@alliance.mt (+356) 7943 3883

BUSINESS PROFILE I am one of the partners of Alliance, the newly formed real estate agency brand that is being built on the existing network of strategically located offices around Malta, and the wealth of knowledge, professional experience and strong personal relationships of its founding partners. I graduated from university with a Master’s in Business Administration. I started my working career 20 years ago, but ventured into real estate 10 years ago. Real estate gives me more work satisfaction, not just because we help people to find their dream home, but also because I meet people from different walks of life. Every day is different. That is something I would not change. Apart from being a Partner in Alliance Real Estate, I also manage an office and a team of agents, where we do our utmost to give the best possible service to our clients, making buying a property a seamless transaction.

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Andrew Xuereb Director Realhouse Property Management Property, Real Estate & Construction

Business Profile I founded Realhouse in 2005 and, since 2016, I co-own it with Stephen Ganado. Realhouse was incorporated specifically to specialise in the provision of estate and property management services. Over the years, my team and I have gained valuable experience in this field, making Realhouse the main ‘go-to’ condominium administrator on the island. Services are designed to guarantee clients’ peace of mind at all times. While I head finance, legal and administration, Stephen leads the operations team.

Website Website realhouse.com.mt Email Email andrew@realhouse.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2060 0073

Angelo Xuereb Chairman AX Group Corporate Groups of Companies

Business Profile Using a €500 wedding gift as an initial investment 45 years ago, I took on any obstacle that came my way. AX Group is composed of 38 companies spanning the hospitality, real estate, construction, healthcare and maritime sectors and employs over 1,000 people. I was the first mayor of Naxxar and was named Ambassador of Knowledge by the Life Learning Academia, Slovenia, was selected Employer of the Year in 2016 and EY Entrepreneur of the Year in 2018.

Website Website axgroup.mt Email Email info@axgroup.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2331 2345

Charles Xuereb Chief Executive Officer Trident Estates plc Corporate Groups of Companies

Business Profile I began my career in 1991 as an Auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers. In 1995, I joined Simonds Farsons Cisk plc and served as Group Chief Financial Officer between 2005 and 2017. I was a Member of the Group Executive Board and sat on the Board of several companies. In 2017, I was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Trident Estates plc. I form part of the Board of Administrators - Central Business District Foundation and am President of the Malta Association of Credit Management.

Website Website tridentestatesplc.com Email Email charles.xuereb@tridentestatesplc.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2381 4496

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David Xuereb President The Malta Chamber Public Entities, Government & Professional Organisations

Business Profile I graduated from the University of Malta in Architecture and Civil Engineering in 1991 and from the University of London in Structural Engineering in 1993. My technical experience varies widely in design, engineering and management and I have a professional interest focus on sustainable development, resource management and Climate Change action. I lecture at the Faculty for the Built Environment of the University of Malta and am a Director of the Building Industry Consultative Council. I have been a Member of the Council of the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry for the last 10 years and was elected President in March 2019.

Website Website maltachamber.org.mt Email Email info@maltachamber.org.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2203 2304

Greta Xuereb Head of Corporate Affairs and Human Resources Salvo Grima Group Ltd Corporate Groups of Companies

Business Profile Consistent corporate identity, good governance and legal compliance across Salvo Grima Group, particularly with regard to quality standards, human resources and marketing, are my responsibility. Prior to joining Salvo Grima Group, I held senior management positions at University College London (UK) and the Office of the Prime Minister, Malta. I hold a Master’s in European Politics, Economics and Law from the University of Malta and a Project Management qualification from University College London.

Website Website salvogrima.com Email Email gxuereb@salvogrima.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 7943 0066

Joseph Xuereb Dental and Implant Surgeon, Principal Savina Dental Clinic Healthcare, Safety & Security

Business Profile After establishing the first clinic in 1985 in Victoria, Gozo we inaugurated another clinic at Skyparks Business Centre, Malta International Airport in 2013. The clinics provide dental treatment across all disciplines: from general dentistry, including children’s particular requirements, orthodontics, all aesthetic procedures - crowns, veneers, whitening, etc - dental implants, oral surgery and referrals to our visiting specialists.

Website Website savinadental.com Email Email reception@savinadental.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 7942 7323

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Nick Xuereb Group Chief Financial Officer Toly Products Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile As a financial professional for the past 30 years, my focus has been on manufacturing. I have worked relentlessly for competitiveness in manufacturing and, since 2015, formed part of the Council of the Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry. In 2014, I was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Toly, forming part of a dynamic management team, with focus on financial thought leadership within the business. Toly has successfully doubled in size in five years.

Website Website toly.com Email Email nx@toly.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9947 1417

Reuben Xuereb Chairman and Chief Executive Officer QPM Ltd Property, Real Estate & Construction

Business Profile I started my career with KPMG and, following a brief stint, was appointed CFO of First International Merchant Bank plc, the first foreign currency denominated bank in Malta. I led the listing of the bank on the Malta Stock Exchange and was responsible for the grouping of a newly acquired forfaiting and factoring company that was listed on the London Stock Exchange. After a few years, I moved to the Middle East to head a Real Estate Investment Fund listed on the Kuwaiti and Bahraini Stock Exchange. I have been an Executive Director of the Corinthia Group since 2005, being responsible for raising new capital, overseeing the development of a number of overseas projects and leading Mediterranean Investments Holding plc as CEO. For the last 10 years, I acted as Chairman and later also as CEO of QPM Ltd, a design, engineering and management company.

Website Website qpml.com Email Email info@qpml.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2551 3000

Simon Xuereb Partner KPMG Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile Having been actively involved in the ongoing development and broadening of KPMG in Malta’s Private Client and Global Mobility Services offering, I now lead a multidisciplinary team of professionals in this space. I am a regular Lecturer, Examiner and Supervisor on various tax related courses in Malta and also a Visiting Lecturer on the advanced international tax planning course at Leiden University. I coauthored the Malta chapter in the renowned international publication, International Corporate Procedures by Jordan Publishing.

Website Website kpmg.com.mt Email Email simonxuereb@kpmg.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2563 1000

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Anthia Zammit Advocate and Legal Consultant AnthiaZammit Legal Law Firms & Professional Legal Services

Business Profile I have been practicing law for over 10 years. I developed Malta’s only firm focusing on pharmaceutical, life sciences, and healthcare law and was involved in the drafting of Malta’s medical cannabis regulations and guidelines. My work for multinational private and publicly listed companies and institutions includes drafting and negotiating contracts, advising on market access, licensing, marketing authorisations, pricing and reimbursement, regulatory compliance, advertising and labelling, pharmacovigilance and intellectual property. I am licensed to practice law in Malta and New York.

Website Website anthiazammit.com Email Email az@anthiazammit.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9921 2212

Caroline Zammit Human Resources Manager De La Rue Currency and Security Print Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile I work in partnership with managers and their teams, with individual employees, and with other groups to provide programmes and services that create a work environment of employee empowerment and involvement in the business by identifying and responding to its changing needs. Furthermore, I provide leadership and guidance in the development, implementation, and equitable administration of policies and procedures, thus fostering a positive work environment.

Website Website delarue.com/malta Email Email caroline.zammit@mt.delarue.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2366 5638

Christopher Zammit Managing Director AMC Marketing Ltd Importers, Distributors & Wholesalers

Business Profile My team and I are one of the leading importers and distributors for packaging materials in general, servicing a number of different sectors, from manufacturing to takeaway outlets. We offer a wide range of items from stock but we are specialists in bespoke packaging.

Website Email Website amcmalta.com Contact No Email info@amcmalta.com

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Bjorn Zammit Financial Controller The General Soft Drinks Company Ltd Manufacturing Industry Website Email Mobile Fixed

gsd.com.mt BZammit@gsd.mizzi.com.mt (+356) 9999 0219 (+356) 2229 1601

BUSINESS PROFILE A Certified Public Accountant by profession, having completed ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) professional qualification in 2013, I joined The General Soft Drinks Co Ltd over 10 years ago and occupied various roles within the finance function of the company. I currently occupy the role of Financial Controller, and my responsibility is to oversee all financial activities of the company.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES July 2017-Present: Financial Controller, The General Soft Drinks Company Ltd

March 2013-December 2016: Accountant, The General Soft Drinks Company Ltd January 2017-June 2017: Assistant Financial Controller, The General Soft Drinks Company Ltd

PREVIOUS June 2009-October 2011: Accounts Clerk, The General Soft Drinks Company Ltd November 2011-February 2013: Accountant, The Waterfront Hotel

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Iggy Zammit Director BELAIR Property Property, Real Estate & Construction Website Email Mobile

belair.com.mt iggy@belair.com.mt (+356) 9920 4117

BUSINESS PROFILE I have always believed in team effort and that the most important asset I have in my company or anything that I am responsible for are my work colleagues. Employee motivation is an imperative component of a healthy and productive workplace. Desire, Determination, Dedication and Discipline are the four Ds for Success.

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2004-2019: Senior Sales Executive, Azure

Committee Member of the Sliema Aquatic Sports Club

2019-Present: Managing Director, Belair Property Mellieħa

Team Manager for Premiership football club Ħamrun Spartans

EDUCATION St Aloysius College

Adjudicating board member for the employment of personnel of the first CHOGM meeting held in Malta in 2005

MCAST - Business Studies Property Agents Award

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James Zammit Managing Director Agora Estates plc Property, Real Estate & Construction Website Email Mobile

agora-estates.com info@agora-estates.com (+356) 2777 9200

BUSINESS PROFILE As the Managing Director and ultimate beneficial owner of Agora Group, I am directly involved in acquiring and selling properties and am also responsible for managing the development of projects. Furthermore, I am involved in several third-party companies operating in the property development sector as well as managing two associated financing entities – Zammit Finance plc and Finance House plc.

EDUCATION 2011: Diploma in Business Administration, Edinburgh Business School 2016: Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA), Edinburgh Business School

Motto The harder you work, the luckier you get

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Joshua Zammit Founder Novargo Ltd Management Consultancy & HR

Business Profile At this independent boutique consulting firm, I lead a team offering three broad service categories: advisory, business support and event management. We work with a diverse group of companies and organisations operating in the private, government and social sectors, helping them make significant improvements to their results by developing and transforming themselves. Our mindset, philosophy and skillset underpin our service and product offering. We continuously strive to provide clients with the most value when addressing their challenges.

Website Website novargo.com Email Email joshua.zammit@novargo.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 9956 7482

Lawrence Zammit Director MISCO (Market Intelligence Services Company Ltd) Management Consultancy & HR

Business Profile I am the co-Founder of MISCO, which was set up in 1983 with the aim of providing human resources and marketing reseach services. Over the years, MISCO served a client base that reflects the diverse range of innovative services in the areas of management and marketing training, recruitment solutions, marketing research, and HR advisory services. MISCO aims to share our expertise by providing actionable data, knowledge and insight to our clients.

Website Website miscomalta.com Email Email lzammit@miscomalta.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2205 4100

Lyndsey Zammit General Manager C+M Marketing Ltd Importers, Distributors & Wholesalers

Business Profile With 15 years’ experience in the importation and distribution industry, my expertise ranges from working as Brand Manager to Sales and Marketing Manager. I am now General Manager of Malta’s exclusive distributor of an elite range of fine fragrance and cosmetic brands. Market challenges, coupled with high brand expectations are a welcome challenge for me to constantly strive to find the right balance between maintaining luxury brand image and growing turnover.

Website Website cmmarketing.com.mt Email Email lyndsey@cmmarketing.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2142 4079/80

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Martina Zammit Chief Executive Officer Gadgets Ltd Media & Marketing

Business Profile I have long been working in the local media industry and I was involved in the creation of the TV show Gadgets together with Rachel Cachia 12 years ago. At the same time, we had set up the creative studio VSQUARED, which focuses on video production and digital marketing. With Gadgets, my team and I have been working on different ways of reaching people, offering an entertaining and easy means of grasping technology and technological developments. We organised the Gadgets Expo last year, and I’m proud that we’ve turned the brand into a household name in Malta, having become the go-to place for tech reviews and anything related to innovation and technology, and giving businesses the opportunity to promote their products and services on TV as well as on our online platforms.

Website Website gadgetsmalta.com Email Email martina@vsquared.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2149 6548

Peter Zammit Managing Director iAS - Innovative Architectural Structures Property, Real Estate & Construction

Business Profile As Founding Partner at iAS, I have carefully identified structural design and project management as core competencies and shaped our corporate strategy around them. The core competencies resonate with the experience of our talented staff and are further strengthened through continuous development programmes. This is in line with our core values, among them ‘commitment to customers’ in all fields of service, ranging from unyielding personal availability, to cutting edge technical knowledge in the core competencies.

Website Website ias.com.mt Email Email info@ias.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2149 9374

Saviour Zammit General Manager Medelec Switchgear Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile After joining Medelec in 1988, I was appointed General Manager in 2014 and am responsible for the overall administration of the company. I have 35+ years’ experience in the electricity sector, covering generation, contracts engineering, distribution, design, manufacturing and project management. I was in charge of the company’s associate in Libya from 2007 till my local appointment.

Website Website medelec-switchgear.com Email Email szammit@medelec.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 9942 3989

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Noel Zammit Chief Executive Officer Heritage Malta Public Entities, Government & Professional Organisations Website

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BUSINESS PROFILE Software engineering skills and national heritage are rarely uttered in the same sentence. However, as CEO for Malta’s National Agency for museums, conservation practice, and cultural heritage, I find myself relying on my extensive experience in the former to improve and promote the latter. My professional career as software engineer began in Malta and continued in the United Kingdom, where I provided development solutions to multinationals, giving them a competitive edge in their respective sectors. Eventually, I made my way back to Malta, where I worked within the Malta Centre for Restoration until it was ultimately absorbed by Heritage Malta. Within the Agency, I gradually climbed through the ranks, moving through IT, Finance, Marketing and Business Development, until I was appointed CEO in 2017. In my few years in this role, I have pooled my knowledge and experience, spanning over two decades, to lead a massive internal cultural shift within Heritage Malta, through careful re-structuring, re-branding and strategic alignment. Heritage Malta clients and observers have surely noticed our focus on digitisation and market presence of our cultural heritage, not just as a way of remaining accessible through COVID-19 or to ensure long term sustainability, but also as a way of preserving our heritage and living up to our motto – ensuring a future to our past.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Chief Executive Officer, Heritage Malta Chairman, Heritage Malta Services Ltd Board Member, Kottonera Foundation

Executive ICT, Manager ICT, Head of ICT & Knowledge Management, Head Corporate Services & ICT - Heritage Malta Software Engineer, UK / local multinationals

Board Member, MDP Ltd

PREVIOUS Head of Corporate Services and ICT Head of ICT and Knowledge Management Manager ICT and Digitisation

EDUCATION Various IT and software engineering certifications BSc Information Systems and Management, London School of Economics and Political Science

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Terry Zammit Site Manager De La Rue Currency and Security Print Ltd Manufacturing Industry

Business Profile An engineer with 15+ years’ experience in highly engaging and challenging roles within the production and site operations sector, I have been a Senior Manager for the last 11 years, cultivating a passion for results-oriented challenges. Adopting a direct, people management style, I believe in a management framework supporting and delivering key operational metrics but also forming a solid basis for improvement. People should be autonomous in their roles, and empowered to decide in line with their skill set and ambitions.

Website Website delarue.com/malta Email Email terry.zammit@mt.delarue.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2366 5305

Edmond Zammit Laferla Partner Mamo TCV Advocates Law Firms & Professional Legal Services

Business Profile I am a partner at Mamo TCV Advocates and form part of the corporate and insurance departments, My areas of specialisation include all aspects of corporate, civil and commercial law. In addition, I am regarded as one of the leading lawyers in the insurance practice area and provide legal support to a number of local and foreign (re)insurance players by giving advice on insurance related matters including litigation, regulatory and compliance issues.

Website Website mamotcv.com Email Email edmond.zammitlaferla@mamotcv.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2540 3000

Edward Zammit Tabona Chief Executive Officer Fortina Investments Ltd Corporate Groups of Companies

Business Profile

Having worked my way up to Chief Executive Officer of Fortina Investments Ltd, I have made it my mission to transform the family business and tap into new niches. My role is to ensure the company maintains a competitive edge, overseeing the major Fortina Redevelopment Project into a high end five-star mixed use development. As an investment company, the Fortina portfolio caters to multiple industries whereby I oversee company investments including Ozo Group, Captain Morgan Holdings, Co-op Comino Ferries, CitySightseeing Malta, Marsamxetto Steamferry Services and iSeeMalta. I am also a Shareholder and Board Member of the Villa Anna Teresa Home for the elderly, Arrigo Group of Hotels, Arrigo Travel, Villa Arrigo Ltd, Osborne Caterers Ltd, National Insurance Brokers, 356 Entertainment Group and Ponte Investments Ltd.

Website

Website fortinainvestments.com Email Email Contact No info@fortinainvestments.com Contact No (+356) 7949 2091

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Nikita Zammit Alamango Chief Operations Officer ARMS Ltd Public Entities, Government & Professional Organisations Website Email

arms.com.mt nikita.zammit-alamango@arms.com.mt

BUSINESS PROFILE I am fortunate that my role offers the opportunity to interact with internal and external customers of the company. Externally, I deal with customer care issues and I am also responsible for the company’s marketing and communication. Being a one-stop-shop for all utility services in Malta is not an easy feat – nearly everyone on the island is our customer, and we strive daily to improve our facilities, provide an excellent service and get our message and information across to as many people as possible. Internally, I head the HR Department and ARMS’ premises. I believe that employees are part of the company’s assets – you have to treat them like your best customers, and in turn, they will treat your customers right. HR is very complex. From payroll and recruitment to training, my team goes over and above administrative work to do our best at understanding each and every employee and their situation. I wouldn’t be able to do my job well if I wasn’t lucky to have a great team of colleagues who work with me every day.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Board Member, Enemed Board Member, Valletta Cultural Agency

2016: Senior Manager HR, Corporate Services, Marketing & Communications, ARMS Ltd 2016-2020: Board Member, BioEthics Committee

President, Nisa Laburisti

PREVIOUS

EDUCATION

2013-2017: Board Member, Water Services Corporation

BSc Political Science, London School of Economics

2014: Marketing Manager, ARMS Ltd

Master’s in Business Administration, Open University

Motto Be the change you want to see in the world

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Justin Zammit Tabona Managing Director Infinitely Xara Hotels, Restaurants, Caterers & Entertainment

Business Profile For the last 20+ years I have been running The Xara Palace luxury boutique hotel in Mdina, which forms part of the luxurious association of Relais & Châteaux, offering a unique experience to our guests, in a home away from home environment. Infinitely Xara is a local leader in hospitality and gastronomy operating The Xara Lodge, Palazzo de Piro, The Medina Restaurant, Trattoria AD 1530 and the recently acclaimed One Star Michelin De Mondion Restaurant.

Website Website infinitelyxara.com Email Email jzt@xaracollection.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 7949 3059

Veronica Zammit Tabona Managing Director Villa Arrigo Ltd Hotels, Restaurants, Caterers & Entertainment

Business Profile Steering the company for the past 30+ years, my main ambition is to keep the brand name of Villa Arrigo at the forefront of the events and weddings industry. I am hands-on and manage to handle the smooth running of the business while meeting with various prospective clients and customising each and every event accordingly.

Website Website villaarrigomalta.com Email Email info@osbornecaterers.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2142 3214

André Zarb Senior Partner KPMG Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile I am the firm’s Senior Partner, a role I took over in October 2020. My career within KPMG spans 34 years, with a particular focus on the tax function, which I have headed since 1993. Over the years I have advised leading local businesses, international clients, multinationals and private equity firms on various tax matters. I have also regularly advised the public sector on major changes in tax legislation, and have closely contributed to developments which helped establish Malta as a financial centre. In addition, following Malta’s accession to the European Union I have regularly advised on EU related fiscal matters. I have also lectured and acted as an examiner on advanced taxation matters for the Malta Institute of Accountants and the Association of Certified Accountants.

Website Website kpmg.com.mt Email Email andrezarb@kpmg.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2563 1000

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Ray Zarb Managing Director European Pilot Academy – Malta (Falcon Alliance Group) Aviation & Travel

Business Profile I am Founder-Managing Director of the European Pilot Academy and Chairman of Falcon Alliance Group. I pioneered the setting up of Malta’s first pilot academy in 1993 and later established a general aviation aircraft engineering facility. Having started my aviation career as a military pilot, I later dedicated myself to the internationalisation of the European Pilot Academy. The academy grew from a local setup to an international pilot training hub with students from across the world.

Website Website falconalliance.com Email Email ray@falconalliance.com Contact No Contact No (+356) 2125 7127

Tonio Zarb Partner KPMG Accountancy & Auditing Firms

Business Profile KPMG in Malta’s Senior Partner between 2012 and 2020, I now look forward to returning to a client-facing role as a Partner within the Advisory Function. I have extensive experience in deal advisory and restructuring services, and possess detailed knowledge of strategy and business planning processes. I have led a number of engagements relating to business valuations, financing (including public offerings), financial due diligence, and financial reviews. I am a past President of the Malta Institute of Accountants and of the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners.

Website Website kpmg.com.mt Email Email toniozarb@kpmg.com.mt Contact No Contact No (+356) 2563 1000

Brian Zarb Adami Chief Executive Officer Cybersift IT, Telecommunications & Software

Business Profile With 23 years senior management experience in the ICT industry, I am currently Chief Executive Officer at CyberSift, a cyber-security solutions provider. I recently also co-founded Senseon Solutions, a firm specialised in ICT security and offering penetrating testing, PCI-DSS consultancy and ICT audit services to both local and international firms. Holding a BPharm (Hons) degree from the University of Malta, I am a CISA certified Information Systems Auditor and a PRINCE2 Project Manager.

Website Website cybersift.io Email Email brian.zarbadami@cybersift.io Contact No Contact No (+356) 7949 8471

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Ana-Marija Zavirovska Branch Manager Alliance Real Estate People Property, Real Estate & Construction Website Email Mobile

alliance.mt anamarija@alliance.mt (+356) 9958 6828

BUSINESS PROFILE I graduated with a degree in Sociology from Ss. Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje, Macedonia, where I was born and raised. About 10 years ago I moved to Malta, where I studied Digital Marketing and achieved a Master’s degree in marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing. Having had a successful career in television back home, here in Malta I first worked in marketing and advertising roles and then moved to real estate, eventually working my way up to management level in this field. Today I run the Alliance branch in San Ġwann with a team of 15 dedicated property advisors, who are amongst the top performing in the Group. Alliance comprises a team of more than 150 property advisors backed with a network of branches around Malta and the wealth of knowledge, professional experience and strong personal relationships of its founding partners.

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INDEX Accountancy & Auditing Firms A++ Consultancy Ltd Grixti Simon

AAA Services Malta Muscat Daniel

CPPS Malta

Caruana Clive

275

334

DConsulta

Debono Michael

Deloitte

Bonavia James Cassar Claudine Cassar Torregiani Conrad

DFK Malta

Farrugia David Farrugia Emanuel

DM Europe Ltd

Marinelli David

Fact Group

Pace Jesmond

KSi Malta

Bilocca Daniel Gauci Dennis Mark

Mazars Malta 142

Charles Scerri & Associates Borg Christopher Scerri Charles

Vassallo Marco Xuereb Simon Zarb André Zarb Tonio

Attard Anthony

PKF Malta

98 370

Mangion George Mangion Pierre

194

RSM Malta Management Services

91 151 154

217 217

Comodini Vladimiro Gregory George Micallef Gordon Micallef Maria Spiteri Bailey William

Chetcuti Clifford

Arrigo Group Ltd 344

Cachia Kurt

Firstbridge Services Ltd

BizAv Services Ltd

Grant Thorton

DC Aviation (Malta) Ltd

Micallef Dean

Pisani Wayne Vella George

KPMG

Arciola Hermione Borg Vanessa Brockdorff Juanita Caruana David Delia Clifford Dingli Jonathan Ellul Claude Ellul Sullivan John Fenech Doreen Galea Lauri-Hilary Mizzi Noel Pace Anthony Pace David Schembri Giles 442

313

354 415

68 105 114 139 202 207 212 215 231 252 332 343 343 373

91 254

Apap Bologna Philip

Bugeja Stanley

FCM Travel Solutions Papps Edward

301 303

170 272 315 317 391

Arrigo Alan Arrigo Andrew

Turkish Airlines Inc

69 69 70

Banking, Investment & Financial Services

APS Bank plc

Bank of Valletta plc Attard Alfred Borg Miguel Cordina Gordon Debattista Ray Farrugia Kenneth Frendo Albert George Elvia

152 72 102 170 185 223 243 260

BOV Asset Management Ltd

Camilleri Joseph 157

123

BNF Bank plc

Collis Michael Anthony Debono George

Creditinfo Malta Ltd

66

Camilleri Simon

CSB Fintech Ltd 115

440

Cachia Franklin

Exante Ltd

O’Brien Patrick J

FCM Bank Ltd

Mercieca Bonamy 344

294

Mediterranean Aviation Co Ltd (Medavia) Dau Mohamed Micallef Grimaud Aurelio Refalo Ivan

394 396

Robert Arrigo & Sons Ltd

Cassar Marcel

Lufthansa Technik Malta Mahon John

Stivala Aaron Stivala Elexia

73

European Pilot Academy – Malta (Falcon Alliance Group) Zarb Ray

Planit Travel Services Ltd

Arslan Mehmet Gurhan

Aviation & Travel Airmalta

302

411 428 439 440

181 322 359

130 173 189 137 120

338 306

Michael Grech Financial Investments Services Ltd Debono Kyle

Fintech Solutions Ltd Cachia Josef

HSBC Bank Malta plc Cordina Michel Grech Joyce Vaughan Johnson Simon

191 120 174 271 413


INDEX Izola Bank plc

Bartoli Pavia Eric

Elektra 85

Jesmond Mizzi Financial Advisors Ltd Azzopardi Mark Ellul Soler Jacques Mizzi Jesmond

81 213 328

MeDirect Bank (Malta) plc Cini Charles

Timberland Finance Kraemer Thomas

Western Union Business Solutions

Camilleri Mark Anthony

168

Agius Duncan

Equinox Group

Mallia Bernard

Forestals Group of Companies Tabone Alan Tabone Luke

Fortina Investments Ltd Zammit Tabona Edward

285

Gauci-Maistre Xynou Legal Assurance Gauci-Maistre Jean-Pie

132

Juanafil Consultants Ltd Attard Charles

Car Industry & Land Transport

Kdm Investments Ltd De Martino Kenneth

Burmarrad Commercials Ltd Gauci Jr Mario

CC Car Parks plc Stilon Simon

Cool Ride-Pooling Jasenaite Laura

Debono Group

Debono Geoffrey Debono Michael Demicoli Mary Grace Gatt Nathalie Mallia Michael

Malta Public Transport Bajada Roderick Falzon Aaron Pulé Konrad

258

394

281

187 194 205 254 298

83 215 357

AX Group

Micallef Xuereb Denise Warrington Michael Xuereb Angelo

Dhaim Alsaied

Maypole Group

Borg Nikolai Debono James Debono Mario Debono Reuben Debono Sebastian Gauci Chris Spiteri Joe

Bonnici Group Ltd Bonnici David

94

397 401

437

258

74

Scerri Herrera Justine

Panta Lesco Group of Companies

Aquilina Karl Aquilina Robert Carbone Ira Mallia Josianne Micallef Clyde Sammut Malcolm Sammut Zammit Jennifer Spiteri Keith Vella Alison Xuereb Greta

TMF Group

Mallia Elian

Vassallo Group

Vassallo Nazzareno Vassallo Pio Vella Vassallo Charlene

VBL Group

Imbroll Andrei

Viroc International Ltd Vassallo Cesareo Mark A

185

206

Abacus Corporate Services Ltd

Alter Domus

Casapinta Chris Koger Przemyslaw

Amicorp Ltd 103 190 195 196 198 256 388

373

296

409 412 420

280

413

Corporate, Fiduciary & Trustees

Beetham Alex

Michael Kyprianou Fintech Partners Ltd (Part of Michael Kyprianou Group – International Top Tier Law Firms)

Salvo Grima Group Ltd

322 420 426

296

Lafitrade Holdings B.V. (OC87)

Attard Katrina

Corporate Groups of Companies

61

Gregory Colin

ARQ Group

Borg David

CSB Group

Farrugia Sacha J

87

148 284

272

98

227

Credence Corporate and Advisory Services Ltd Muscat Azzopardi Adrian

Dixcart Management Malta Ltd

Vassallo Jonathan

338

410

76

EWS Trustees

63 68 139 296 313 364 364 386 415 427

Fairwinds Management Ltd

Spiteri Patrick

Sciberras Adrian

Harmanci & Partners Harmanci Av Ezgi

HBM Group Ltd

Borg Sarah

391

377

276

104

443


INDEX Rosemont (Malta) Ltd Bonello Rishi

San Anton School 93

United International Management (Malta) Ltd Cheregi Mihai

Valletta Legal

Bencini Mark

Vistra (Malta) Ltd Schembri Alistair

Zeta

Oakes Michelle

87

Fenech Corinne

373

Spiteri Adrian

Enemalta plc 341

Cilia Karl Vella Jason

Enemed Company Ltd Abela Roberta Chircop Kevin

94

Domain Group

Gaerty Mary

Hydrolectric Ltd

Ciantar Stephen

126

Medserv plc

Bartolo Karl Diacono Anthony S

Federation of English Language Teaching Organisations Malta

PT Matic Environmental Services Ltd

Perry James

Future Focus Ltd Galea Rosanne

ICE Malta

Sammut Nikolai

Learning Works

Bonnici Charlo

121

354

Kindred Group

348

144

Hoa Pham Thai

276

Camilleri Dental Medical Clinic 163 415

Camilleri Audrey

128

CareMalta Group

Briffa Farrugia Natalie 57 162

244

Fava Graziella Fava Pierre Fava Reginald

228 228 228

Clinica Joia 161

Frendo Alexia

SiGMA Group

Crouzet Sophie

Kanon Gaming Ltd Livori Nikolai

111

Chemimart Group & Kemimport

Grech David

267

Cosmed Ltd 86 206

Buttigieg Scicluna Marianne 117

Dedicated Micros (Malta) Ltd Teuma Joe

404

Drs Demajo Dental Clinic 234

Demajo Jean Paul

202

Krypton Chemists Ltd 393

Arrigo Matthew

Delia Joanna

Apap Peter 125

63

Saint James Hospital Group Muscat Jean Claude

243

70

203

Prohealth Camilleri Jeremy

302

174

People & Skin

Cashpoint Malta Ltd

Paul Caruana Tuition Centre

444

386

367

MACTT Educational Group Ltd

Mangion Jonathan

B.I. Pharma Ltd

Gaming

93

A.M. Mangion Ltd

Corrieri Simon

251

De Gaetano Roger G 183 De Gaetano Wismayer Gillian 183

Caruana Paul

T4B Services Ltd

Spiteri Staines Patrick

Link School of English

Passariello Caterina

Fenech Oliver

Healthcare, Safety & Security

Anici Group

Green Skip Services Ltd

eSkills Malta Foundation Cachia Carmel

229

Environment, Energy & Alternative Energy AQS Med Ltd

Business English Language School Ltd

Callus Gatt Miraide

StreetHR

391

160

Education, Research & Training

Bonnici Rebecca

Spiteri Sandro

Savina Dental Clinic Xuereb Joseph

337

427

175

290

Hotels, Restaurants, Caterers & Entertainment Eden Leisure Group De Cesare Simon

181


INDEX Inifnitely Xara

Zammit Tabona Justin

439

The Westin Dragonara Resort Bartoli André

Villa Arrigo Ltd

Zammit Tabona Veronica

83

Farrugia Duncan

439

221

Alta Care Laboratoires Ltd Muscat Jonathan

AMC Marketing Ltd Zammit Christopher

Attard & Co Food Ltd Pellegrini Petit Pierre

C+M Marketing Ltd Grech Diana Zammit Lyndsey

Calleja Ltd

Bugeja Calleja Theresa

Carnaby Ltd

Debono Anthony

337

429

353

Freedor Ltd

Galea Rosalind

Ferraracasa

Francica Maurizio

267 434

Playmobil Malta

Fenech Gayl

231

Pharmaconsulta Ltd & Meditpharma Corrieri Andrew

174

Calleja Vincent

125

Tutto Marketing Ltd Micallef Annabelle Micallef Carmen Milioto Amber

309 313 328

Rausi John

359

117

185

168

118 251 235 267

Calleja Catherine Von Brockdorff Matthew

123 420

GasanMamo Insurance Ltd Mamo Julian

298

FirstUnited Insurance Brokers Ltd Galea Pace Kevin Portelli Jean

252 355

Island Insurance Brokers Ltd Pavia Lawrence Spiteri Mark

349 389

Laferla Insurance Group Laferla Keith Laferla Jr Mark

MAPFRE Middlesea plc Galea Martin

287 289

Mamo Maurizio

Bartolo Ivan

Bonello Mirko Borg Grech Edward Herbst Amor Kuijt Bjorn

BMIT Technologies Mizzi Jack Sammut Christian Tonna Nick

237

MCE Ltd

358

Mediterranean Insurance Brokers (Malta) Ltd Muscat Ivan

Wood John

Consolidity

Vauban Francesco

248

334

86

92 109 276 281

331 362 406

325 382

422

413

Corel Malta Ltd - Parallels Dobrovolskiy Nikolay

Cyber Pass Ltd

Farrugia Anthony

Cybersift

Zarb Adami Brian

207

217

440

Dakar Software Systems Schranz David

Farrugia Stefan

Exigy

Galea Michael

301

Computime Software Ltd

Eunoia Ltd 247

MAPFRE MSV Life plc

Puglisevich Ivor

4Sight Group

Mifsud Jonathan Seisun David

Insurance & Pensions

375

IT, Telecommunications & Software

Bluefort Ltd

Kelly Industries

Joseph Cachia & Son Ltd Filletti Maronna

Schembri Deborah

BITS Ltd

Atlas Insurance PCC Ltd

JMartans Automation Ltd Grech Jonathan

321

STM Malta Pension Services Ltd

Buddy Ltd

Evolve Ltd

Busuttil Delbridge Christopher

Office Group Ltd | Avanza Training Academy

Rausi Co Ltd

Coleiro Group of Companies Ltd Coleiro Louis

332

Micallef Robert

Importers, Distributors & Wholesalers Alcom Enterprises Ltd

Mizzi Organisation

Mizzi Maurice

Grech Francois

GO plc

Azzopardi Arthur Camilleri Sarah

376

227

269

80 136 445


INDEX Caruana Ayrton Ivankovic Antonio Patil Nikhil

ICON

Castillo Ian

Melita Ltd

Abela Jacqueline Borg Kevin Borg Micallef Gertrude Briffa Malcolm Costa Graziella Montanaro Simon Muscat Mireille Roesch Harald Said Randolph

Merlin Computers Ltd Musù Sandro

NIU Ltd

Abela James Sammut Matthew

On Point Ltd

Abela Stephen

Preeo Software

Camilleri Gambin Mark

Pretty Neat

Camilleri Kris

PTL Ltd

Demicoli Christopher

Scan – PC Options Ltd Scerri Stephen

Shireburn Software Ltd De Giorgio John

Tech.mt

Farrugia Dana

Wearegoat

Attard Paul

Wyzer Ltd

Grech Daniel

141 282 350

156

55 102 109 109 175 332 337 360 361

Law Firms & Professional Legal Services Advocate Magro Axelsson & Associates Magro Axelsson Nicola

AnthiaZammit Legal Zammit Anthia

dMTV

Vasoli Federico

DWP VFA Agent Ltd Mifsud Rebecca

EG Legal

Gaerty Elizabeth 338

EMD Advocates

Mifsud Pierre 56 365

59

133

130

204

370

183

218

Attard Adrian Bonnici Rosanne Brimmer Josianne DeBono Edward Fenech Ann Fenech Mark Galea Monica Ghio Antonio Ghio Joseph Gonzi Paul Grima Kenneth Vassallo Alison Vella Falzon Nicolai

Ganado Advocates Cassar Pullicino Louis Ganado Max Scicluna Christina

409

Gonzi David

GTG Advocates 266

Gauci Ian

Psaila Michael Zammit Laferla Edmond

Tonna Beverly

WH Innovation Ltd

404

206

Logistics & Freight Forwarding Attard Holdings Ltd

323

Attard Kevin

Attrans Ltd 243

Filletti Kevin

BAS Ltd 323

72 94 111 187 229 231 251 263 263 264 272 409 417

Debono Mario

DHL Express

Bugeja Lawrence Schiavone Charles

Abela David Napier Matthew Tedesco Joseph

GMC Transport Co Ltd Buttigieg Mark Anthony

Lufthansa Cargo Vella Stephen

MaltaPost plc

Cassar Robert Cilia Charles

155 253 377

S. Mifsud & Sons Ltd

264

254

357 437

73

235

194

115 376

EuroBridge Shipping Services Ltd

233

Gonzi & Associates Advocates 78

novolegal

326

429

Fenech Farrugia Fiott Legal Fenech Tonio

Mifsud Malcolm

Tanja Dimitrijevic

Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Mamo TCV Advocates

446

295

Mifsud & Mifsud Advocates

Houlton Edward James Mifsud Simon

54 339 403

117

417

154 163

280 328

World Express Logistics Ltd Fenech Martin

233

Management Consultancy & HR 20/20 Strategy

Cleland Robin

168


INDEX A Plus Solutions Ltd Arter Merve

Advise Ltd

Ellul Helga

70

213

Broadwing Job Placement Agency Ltd Cini Alan Pace Lehner Ben

Business Leaders Malta Parnis Morgan

Castille

Camilleri Matthew

Cloud RPO (Malta) Ltd Collinson Nicholas

Clutch Play Advisors Galea Adrian

Edward Firman & Associates Firman Edward

EMCS Tax Advisory Mallia Stefano

IDEA Group

De Bono Silvio

167 345

Konsultadvisory Ltd Cassar Mario

Novargo Ltd

Zammit Joshua

Resource Productivity Consulting Services Dingli David J

Farrugia Nathan

Working Town

Azzopardi Mark

Adpro-Instruments Ltd 170

Desira Jesmond

Aluserv Ltd 244

Vassallo Brincat Ben

Amino Chemicals Ltd Sommei Antonio 240

ASAG Plastics Ltd Micallef Godwin

298

224

81

182

210

152

79

434

434

207

215

Avifilm Export Corp Ltd

Cassar Robert

Carlo Gavazzi Ltd Bugeja Daniel Farrugia Stefan Micallef Noel

Class Optical Group Mercieca Martin

Domestica Ltd

Vassallo Cesareo Chris

Farsons Group

Aquilina Norman Bonello Ghio John Borg Cardona Chris Caruana Antoinette Caruana Eugenio Farrugia Louis A Farrugia Michael Farrugia Philip Stafrace Pierre Tabone Anne Marie Weenink Camilleri Susan

FGP

412

The General Soft Drinks Company Ltd

386

315

223

152

112 227 317

Agius Andrea Bonnici Stephen Hathout Mazen Micallef Brian Micallef Maria Zammit Bjorn

Inspectra Ltd

Camilleri Martina

Invent 3D Ltd

Sciberras David

KPH Group Ltd

Cauchi Robert 308

Lewis Press Ltd

Crane Currency Malta Ltd

Magro Christian Magro John Magro Michael

De La Rue Currency & Security Print Ltd Zammit Caroline Zammit Terry

86 281

175 233 381

Magro Brothers Ltd

Malta Dairy Products Grech Martin

Marsovin Winery 429 437

177 279

60 96 278 310 319 430

IBG Automation Malta Ltd

Goeke Matthias

Camilleri Justin John

Cortis Kenneth Fenech Paul Scott John

68 93 105 139 143 223 224 224 394 397 422

Darmanin Anthony J Houghton Janine

Consolidated Biscuit Co Ltd Bartolo Annelyse Incorvaja Monica

412

205

APL Swift Services (Malta) Ltd Farrugia Jonathan

ReWired HR Consultants Falzon Rachel

Vistage

81

131

MISCO (Market Intelligence Services Company Ltd) Zammit Lawrence

Azzopardi Julian

Manufacturing Industry

Malta University Consulting Ltd Azzopardi Joseph

UP Ltd

69

347

Intercultural Counselling & Competence Development Ltd Doublesin Maria-Gabriele

The GL Company Ltd

Arrigo George

Cassar Jeremy

263

131

380

154

130

286 286 294

271

151

447


INDEX Medelec Switchgear Ltd

Alrtami Rajab S Bezzina Joseph M Zammit Saviour

61 91 435

Gauci Borda

Gauci Borda Myra

Gusman Yachting Gusman Matthew

258

275

Medichem Manufacturing (Malta) Ltd

MCConsult & Associates Ltd

Multi Packaging Ltd

Malta Motorways of the Sea

Mangion Dino

Muscat Brian Pecorella Sandro

RAYAIR Automation Ltd Schembri Ray

Rclin Pharma Ltd

Kulchyckyj Bohdan H

Seifert Systems Ltd Bugeja Eemer Seifert Michael Seifert Philipp

Sigma Coatings (Malta) Tabone Patrick

Toly Products Ltd Gatesy Andy Xuereb Nick

301

334 349

286

115 381 381

Mantas George

Cassar Marine Group Cassar Andrea

252 428

120

111

302

Mifsud Ivan

Palumbo Group

357

291

Goodwin Darius

Sailpower Ltd

Camilleri Timothy

O&S Shipping Ltd Camilleri Kurt

Sullivan Maritime Ltd Ellul Sullivan Ernest Sullivan Karl Sullivan Nigel

397

323

79

344

265

138

131

213 396 396

Trader Marine Yacht Services Ltd 422

143

73 341

259

Rizzo Michel

Blonde and Giant Ltd

BRND WGN Co Ltd Grech Peter-Jan Sciberras Gareth

Bonello Jesmond Cutajar Marvic Depasquale Isabel Mazzola Raisa Micallef Sarah Spiteri Matthew

Caruana Jo

Gadgets Ltd

Zammit Martina

Growth Gurus

OCock Josh Thomson Mizzi Alex

Louis Olivieri

Olivieri Louis

Lovin Malta

Peregin Christian

Sansone Simon

Media Insiders

Massa Ariadne

Professional Marketing Services Ltd Fenech Close Bernard

SNB Digital

Bevan Stacey

Storm Design

Darmanin Jesmond

Viracy Media

246

271 377

92 177 205 306 317 389

143

435

342 405

341

353

Malta Producers’ Association

Barbaro Sant Rebecca

359

112

Content House Group Ltd

The Authentic Brief

Media & Marketing Allied Newspapers Ltd

Brockdorff David

Finesse Group

Ripard Larvan & Ripard Ltd (RLR)

Galea Mark

448

133

No12 Fine Wines & Provisions Salvo Grima Ltd

Woods Edward

Creek Developments Plc Gauci Carlton Sarah

Sullivan Peter

Palumbo Antonio

CMA CGM Malta Agency Ltd Attard Pierre Onen Fersun

Mediterranean Trading Shipping Co Ltd

Azzopardi Andrew 401

AML – Atlantis Management Ltd AquaBioTech Group

MMH Malta Ltd

Mifsud Brothers Ltd

Maritime, Shipping & Yachting

Brincat Dowdall Suzanne

Portelli Manuel

Maggi Angelique 376

Universal Import & Export Ltd Buttigieg Vella Alistair

Camilleri Miriam

BPC International Ltd

Cutajar Alex

364

306

235

90

180

84

176


INDEX Xerri Leslie Xuereb Aidan Zavirovska Ana-Marija

New Technology 111 Holdings

Dalli Angelo

Altern Ltd

Spiteri Matthew

BCA Solutions

Galea Jonathan

InboundMuse Ltd Baron Tyron Lloyd

177

389

245

83

Rocksteady Digital Agency Cini Alan Pace Lehner Ben

167 345

Peralta Carl

AG Group

Grech Andrei

Agora Estates plc Zammit James

BELAIR Property Aquilina David Casolani Ian Casolani Niki Zammit Iggy

55 61

67 149 150 431

Construction Engineering Ltd Ciantar Wayne

Engel & Völkers Malta Tabone Grech Benjamin

De Domenico Darren Salt Douglas

353

266

433

Alliance Real Estate People Amato Lowell Alison Attard Gordon Bonello Michael Borg Arianne Borg Frank Borg Grech Jeremy D’Arrigo Angelo De Leonardo Kevin Debono Fabien Degabriele Raphael Ellul Anthony Magri Brian Mallia James Micallef Dylan Micallef Jay Jay Mizzi Pierre Sammut Nick Sammut Paul Spagnol Francois Spiteri Ritianne Tabone George Valentino Gordon

Abela Katja Agius-Vadalà Paula

163

64 75 92 97 99 110 178 184 188 200 211 293 297 314 316 333 366 369 387 392 398 408

181 361

245

iAS - Innovative Architecture Structures Zammit Peter

MC Deguara Ltd

Deguara Cristina

Parnis & Associates Parnis Patrick

Plaza Centres plc Abela Steve

QPM Ltd

Xuereb Reuben

435

Regus

Grech Andrew

Halpin Catherine

Trident Estates plc Xuereb Charles

V&C Group

161 161

275

426

129

Public Entities, Government & Professional Organisations ARMS Ltd

Ciappara Marisa Gauci Anthony Scerri Silvio Zammit Alamango Nikita

Family Business Office Gerada Joe

Identity Malta Agency

55

Malta Business Bureau

428

309

202

145

Realhouse Property Management Xuereb Andrew

The Quad Ltd

348

RE/MAXExecutives Ibragg Caruana Curran Joe Jr

Chircop Jane Chircop Vivienne

Heritage Malta

RE/MAX Affiliates Msida Demicoli Clive

199

Sapphire Real Estate Group of Companies Ltd

199

Quicklets | Zanzi Homes Mercieca Steve

Deguara Kevin

402

Galea General Services Ltd Galea Michael

Remax Blue Harbour – R Capital Ltd

Camilleri Christabelle

Frank Salt Real Estate Ltd

Property, Real Estate & Construction 77 Great Estates

Atelier Maison

423 425 441

426

266

Zammit Noel

Sevasta Anton

Debono Daniel Huber John A Tanti Joe

164 255 372 438

261

436

383

187 280 401

Malta Communications Authority Agius Ian Borg Caligari Nevise Bugeja Jesmond Collins Fereday Isabel Micallef Paul Edgar Mifsud Robert Sciberras Antoine Seychell Joseph Vella Patrick

62 108 116 169 320 327 379 384 418

Malta Digital Innovation Authority McCarthy Stephen

307

449


INDEX Malta Film Commission Grech Johann

270

Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) Micallef Carlo

The Malta Chamber Xuereb David

312

427

The Malta Institute of Accountants Cauchi Delia Maria

TradeMalta

Buttigieg Anton Pedersen Klaus M. Scerri Richard Vella Josianne Walls Carmen

157

PG plc

Borg Charles

Trilogy Ltd

Borg Joseph A

AP Valletta Ltd

Borg Barthet Jacques Felice David

Galea David

Art Diamond Boutique Satariano Lee

370

Bortex Clothing Industry Co. Ltd Attard Flores Noel

C. Fino & Sons Ltd Farrugia Ruth Fino Jean Carlo Tabone Kevin

camilleriparismode Camilleri Anthony Camilleri Victor

79

226 238 399

125 133

Dorkins Ltd & CMB Property Management Ltd Pace Christine

Eight24

Fenech Josette

Food Industries Ltd

Parnis England Nicholas

Hudson Holdings Ltd Amato George

India Ltd

Bartolo Parnis Theresa Urpani Jackie

450

343

232 348 63

87 404

Camilleri & Cuschieri Consulting Engineers Cuschieri Charles

294

105 229

Dean Gera Group Gera Dean Gera Nicole Said Michael

Event Planner Co Ltd Cassar James

First Car Rental

Farrugia Gordon

Flock Image Co Ltd Atkinson Sylvana

GCS Malta

Gravina Christian

Cuschieri Ruben

176

124

Ozo Group of Companies Ltd Fiorini Tony Mifsud Tylor Marvic Muscat Fabio

Place VIP Concierge Place Stephen

239 329 336

355

PMQS

244

Polidano Press Ltd

176

Powerhouse Audiovisuals & Events

264

Polidano Aldo

Vella Mark

Seed Consultancy

Fabri JP Gouder Nicky

304

Snowhite Laundry

260 260 360

Studioseven

Debono Wesley

Pisani Sue

Ultramar Ltd

Galea Envic 151

Wes Trade Ltd

222

Bucaioni Alessio Centi Alessio Rosa Daniele

72

Virtu Ferries Ltd

265

Ing. Joseph Micallef Strategic and Operational Excellence Advisory Micallef Joseph

Motherwell Bridge Industries Ltd

Calleja Ruth Mercieca Michael

DEA Aesthetics & Wellness Marston Denise

322

349

Carisma Spa & Wellness International Ltd Gokalp Gulen Bilgi

Mifsud Carlo

Calleja Olivia Ann

ARP Group Ltd - Malta Business Beat Group Ltd

Luxury Living Technologies Ltd

Olivia Ann Calleja Lighting & Interior Design

Adi Associates Environmental Consultants Ltd

Passariello Sergio

Retail

102

Services Industry

Mallia Adrian

119 352 371 416 421

98

315

Saliba Henri

123 309

355

417

216 265

199

354

245

112 157 360

361


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