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Europass curriculum vitae Personal information Surname(s) / First name(s) Address(es)

Catania, James Henry Anthony 130, Xintill Street, Tarxien. TXN 1910

Telephone(s)

21 800 204

ID Card Number

415493(M)

E-mail(s) Nationality(-ies) Date of birth Gender

Occupational field

Mobile: 79 883 884

info@jamescatania.com Maltese and Canadian 15th October, 1979 Male

Research and Policy, IT and Education

Work Experience 8 Dates Occupation or position held Main activities and responsibilities Name and address of employer Type of business or sector

July 09 - Present CEO Managing the Companies AVANTE Group of Copmanies IT, Consultancy, Education & Defence

Work Experience 8 Dates Occupation or position held Main activities and responsibilities Name and address of employer Type of business or sector

December 10 – June 12 Lecturer I lecture Level 3 and Level 4 students in IT St. Martins Institute of I.T. Tertiary Level of Edcuation in IT

Work Experience 7 Dates Occupation or position held Main activities and responsibilities Name and address of employer Type of business or sector

December 08 – December 10 Senior Lecturer I lecture, HND and ND students in Web technologies and E-commerce Computer Domain - Constitution Street, Mosta Tertiary Level Education in IT.

Work Experience 6 Dates Occupation or position held Main activities and responsibilities

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January 07 – November 08 (CONTRACT) Research and Development Manager and Chief of Policy My primary role at Ricston & MS, was the implementation of new framework, polices and procedures. My biggest project was implementing a global corporate training framework, set all the policies, both legal and professional, as well as following through with all the procedures and project For more information go to http://europass.cedefop.eu.int © European Communities, 2003


Name and address of employer Type of business or sector

management itself. I am working directly with fortune 100 companies, including Wall-Mart, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Walt Disney as well as the U.S. Navy. At both Ricston Ltd. and MuleSource Inc. Ricston Ltd – MuleSource Inc. (United States), Level 4, 109, Reid Street Gzira. Corporate Training, eLearning, IT consultancy

Work experience 5 Dates Occupation or position held Main activities and responsibilities

Name and address of employer Type of business or sector

June 2006 – December 2006 Snr. Consultant – Malta Branch My primary role at BI was to be responsible for all the Maltese based operations in Malta, including staffing, HR, Project Management and a general role of General Manager, as well as communication with the mother company in Switzerland. I also used to handle Fortune 500 accounts such as Nokia, HP, Phillip Morris Cigarettes, Patek Phillipe and Rolex. Bi - Blue Infinity (Switzerland) – 9 Rue Du Caroline, Geneva E-Business Outsourcing

Work experience 4 Dates Occupation or position held Main activities and responsibilities

Name and address of employer Type of business or sector

August 2002 to January 2005 Lecturer At MCAST I used to lecture Web development, E-Commerce, Communications and Multimedia Technology. Apart from the technical subjects, I was responsible for co-ordinating students’ research projects as well as a module entitled Language and Communications. Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology: Institute of Information and Communication Technology , Corradino Hill Paola Tertiary Level Education in IT

Work experience 3 Dates Occupation or position held Main activities and responsibilities

August 1998 to July 2002 Junior Programmer / Programmer / Team Leader / Senior Programmer I started working for Crimsonwing when I was 19 years of age (called Magus at the time) and spent 5 years at Crimsonwing and gathered most of my experience. I joined Crimsonwing in 1999 as a junior programmer, I was promoted to team leader within 3 months of the start of my employment where I was given an award for “Initiative of Work”. During my five years at Crimsonwing I was awarded 3 company awards, 1 for initiative, 1 for creating a business opportunity and 1 for work outside my role. I worked mostly on blue chip company contracts, working with a myriad of technologies. I started with CICS Cobol and DB2 mainframe systems later proceeding to web technologies such as JAVA, J2EE, and than to Intershop Enfinity. In 2000 I was promoted to senior analyst programmer.

Name and address of employer Type of business or sector

Magus International / Crimsonwing – Lignum House, Aldo Moro Road, Marsa. Software and E-Business

Work experience 2 Dates Occupation or position held Main activities and responsibilities

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January 1998 to July 1998 Junior Programmer / Web Developer At DGE I had my first experience in web technologies. E-Business and E-Commerce were still unheard of, but at DGE I got the opportunity to start investigating these new media. I left DGE since I always wanted to work in a large company on international projects. At DGE I was responsible for For more information go to http://europass.cedefop.eu.int © European Communities, 2003


programming with Clarion for windows and developing small websites and web applications Name and address of employer Type of business or sector

DGE Financial – Level 3, ,Bizazza Street, Sliema Software and E-Business (Finance)

Work experience 1 Dates Occupation or position held Main activities and responsibilities

Name and address of employer Type of business or sector

June 1997 to January 1998 Junior Programmer I had joined Omnisoft while still a student to enhance my experience. I was employed as a junior programmer using Clarion for windows. This was a six-month contract Omnisoft Ltd – Old Railway Street St. Venera. Software Development

Education and training

Dates Title of qualification awarded Principal subjects

Name and type of Organisation Level in National or international classification Dates Title of qualification awarded Principal subjects/Occupational skills covered

2009 - 2011 MSc.CS (Master of Science in Computer Science) Distributive Computer System Security, Web Services, Advanced Databases, Mobile Standards, Interfaces & Applications, Human Computer Interaction: Developing Usable Systems. University of Hertforshire MQF Level 7 2007-2008 MBA(mis) (Masters in Business Administration with IT specialisation) Knowledge Management, Project Management, Strategic Finance, Strategic Management, Managing People and Organisation, Management Accounts,

Name and type of organisation providing education and training

University of Leicester

Level in national or international classification

MQF Level 7

Dates Title of qualification awarded Principal subjects/Occupational skills covered

1999 and 2000 International Higher Diploma in Computer Sciences Network Environment, System Analysis and Design, Software Environments, Project Management, Business Management, Object-Oriented Techniques, Practical Project

Name and type of organisation providing education and training

NCC

Level in national or international classification

MQF Level 5

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1998 International Diploma in Computer Sciences Basic computing Principles, Computer Programming, Modelling for Computing with Mathematics, Human Communication and Information Systems, Business Systems Development, Computerized Accounting and Finance, Practical Project NCC For more information go to http://europass.cedefop.eu.int © European Communities, 2003


Personal skills and competences Mother tongue(s)

Maltese / English

Other language(s) Self-assessment European level

Understanding Listening

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Reading

Speaking Spoken interaction

Writing

Spoken production

English

C2

Proficient User

C2

Proficient User

C2

Proficient User

C2

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C2

Proficient User

Italian

C2

Proficient User

C2

Proficient User

C2

Proficient User

C2

Proficient User

C2

Proficient User

French

C2 Independent User B2 Independent User B1 Independent User B1 Independent User B1 Independent User

Dutch

A1

Basic User

A2

Basic User

A1

Basic User

A1

Basic User

A1

Basic User

Romanian

A1

Basic User

A2

Basic User

A1

Basic User

A1

Basic User

A1

Basic User

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Social skills and competences

Common European Framework of Reference (CEF) level

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Good team player who is able to make people feel at ease

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Good presentation skills and manners

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Intercultural Communication

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Proficient in Online Communication

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Conflict Resolution -

Organisational skills and competences

Technical skills and competences

Computer skills and competences

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Project Management Policy Writing Human Resource Management Training and Development Policies and Procedures Global Framework Design

Strategic Planning Strategic Management Business Development Management Quality Assurance Internal Verification Systems

Computer Maintenance Audio & Video Installations Home Automation & Computer Controlled Hardware

Design Products Adobe Suite (full) Macromedia Suite (full) Discreet 3D Studio Max AutoCad Programming Languages IBM Websphere ASP ASP.NET VB.NET VB 6 C# Java J2EE JSP EJB’s Clarion for Windows Cold Fusion

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Graphic Design for Print

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Scripting Languages CFML Actionscript Javascript HTML XML PHP DHTML Databases MS Access MySQL Ms SQL Server Oracle 9i Oracle 10g Sybase DB2 Open Source Systems Joomla! WordPress Moodle Dupal


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Driving licence(s)

Additional information: Referees

Graphic Design for Web GUI Design Typography Corporate Branding I am also capable of producing cartoon characters

Driving Licence Category ‘B’. Attained in 1997 Mr. Mario Pace - MCAST Mario.pace@mcast.edu.mt Designation: Director of Institute Ms. Ruth Vella - MaltaEnterprise ruth.vella@maltaenterprise.com Designation: HR Manager

Other International Courses

ESI International, UK Project Management Human Resources Management Adobe University, UK Certification in Photoshop and Adobe Suite Macromedia University, UK Certification in FLASH and Macromedia Suite Integrity Institute, UK Amazon Integrator

Courses Attended Locally Awards and Accolades

Hobbies and Interests:

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Communication, Team Leadership, Public Speaking, Office Administration, Business Law, IP Law and Commercial Law, Java & J2EE IAWD, International Award for Internet Content & Creativity (Intl. American Designer Assoc.) Performance Award for Initiative (Magus Intl.) (1999) Performance Award for Work Outside the Role (Magus Intl.) (2000) Award for Volunteering and Extra Work (Crimsonwing Ltd.) (2001) When I am not staring at a PC Screen, I am usually at the Range practicing my favourite sport, Trap Shooting, or in Summer, exploring the sea scuba diving, the rest of my free time I fill by watching the sky through my telescope.

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