Retired banker, finance professional, management consultant, portfolio manager and investment advisor.
Advisor to the Ministry for Finance Malta. Former Chairman of Mid-Med Bank and former Deputy Governor Central Bank of Malta.
Born in 1951 at Zebbug Malta and has considerable experience in banking, finance and economic matters.
His expertise in business management was proven both in the private and the public sector. He is associated with success stories like the Portomaso project, the Chairmanship of Mid-Med Bank, the defence of private shareholders from the unfair take-over bid by HSBC, the leadership of Super One Radio and Television and the establishment of his own investment services firm Crystal Finance Investments Ltd as a leading investment services provider of the local market.
He worked closely within Malta Labour Party for several years. Between 1992 – 1995 he was the chairman of the committee responsible for fund raising for the National Labour Centre at Hamrun. Between 1999 and 2001 he was the Chairman of One Productions Ltd. the media company owned by the Party running ONE TV & Radio.
He has written profusely about economic, financial and political matters in the local media and his opinion has occasionally served to shape the agenda of local discussions.