He initially gained experience in banking and in accountancy and audit practice, followed by a thirty-year career in leadership positions in the private sector, most recently as CEO of a leading group of companies. In 2017, he set up Capital Advisory, an independent consulting firm advising on corporate finance, financial management and corporate governance.
He currently sits as an independent non-executive director on boards of listed, regulated, and private local and international companies in various industry sectors.
He is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants and of the Malta Institute of Accountants, where he was elected to council between 2012 and 2021. He is currently a council member of the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners (IFSP), Malta, where he chairs the Directors’ and Corporate Service Providers subcommittee, and a member of the Institute of Directors UK.
His doctoral study at Cranfield Business School has researched the attraction of executive talent to SMEs, and he also holds a Masters degree in Financial Services from the University of Malta.
He has lectured financial management in the department of accountancy within the Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy at the University of Malta, on the history of finance, commerce, and money in modern economies at the University of Malta Centre for Liberal Arts and Sciences, and on financial management at Cranfield Business School, Cranfield University, UK.