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Chairman & Directors
Dr Alec A. Mizzi
Dr Alec A. Mizzi was appointed to succeed his late father Albert Mizzi as chairman of MIDI plc in 2015.
Dr Alec Mizzi graduated as Doctor of Laws from the University of Malta in 1979 and Master of Laws from the University of London in 1980, in which year he joined Alf Mizzi & Sons Group. He has been Managing Director of Alf Mizzi & Sons (Marketing) Ltd. since 1986 and was appointed CEO of Alf. Mizzi & Sons Group in 1993. He is a non-executive director of a number of Alf. Mizzi & Sons subsidiary and associated companies, including Intercomp Ltd., Consolidated Biscuit Co Ltd., Macpherson Mediterranean Ltd., Homemate Ltd, Kitchen Concepts Ltd, Inspirations Ltd., Supermarkets (1960) Ltd., as well as various overseas subsidiaries.
Dr Mizzi has also been appointed by the Government of Malta as non-executive Chairman of Malta Enterprise Corporation (2006-2008) and Malta Industrial Parks Ltd (2005-2008), as well as Director of Water Services Corp, Malta External Trade Corp (METCO), Malta Venture Capital plc. and Grand Harbour Rehabilitation Project. He has also served as Director of HSBC Fund Management Ltd. and is a Director of, among others, of EC Holdings Ltd.
Joseph Bonello joined MIDI plc as a non-executive director with effect from 31st October 2011. Mr Bonello has been active in the private industry for over 40 years mainly involved in the international procurement and trading of goods and services. He is a graduate of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply.
Alfredo Muñoz Perez
Alfredo Muñoz Perez is the General Manager of Mapfre Inmuebles (Real Estate) SGA, S.A, a position he has held since January 2021. He holds degree in Law and Economics from the Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE) and a Masters in Taxation from CEF (Madrid).
He joined the Mapfre Group in 1998 and has since held several executive positions, including Deputy General Manager of Mapfre Asistencia in charge of Support Areas, President and CEO of Mapfre Middlesea p.l.c. between 2011 and 2015 and COO and CEO of Mapfre Turkey. He also held various directorships on subsidiaries within the Mapfre Group. He was also the President of the Maltese Spanish Chamber of Commerce between 2012 and 2015.
David Demarco was appointed as a non-executive director with MIDI plc with effect from June 2011. Mr Demarco obtained his Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons.) from the University of Malta in 1990 and followed that up with a Masters in Business Administration in 1995. He also holds the ACIB banking diploma issued by the Institute of Financial Services as well as a CPA warrant.
Mr Demarco has been in employment with MAPFRE MSV Life plc since 2010 and occupies the position of Chief Financial Officer overseeing the company’s financial management and accounting processes. Prior to joining MSV Life plc Mr Demarco worked within the banking industry. He was Chief Financial Officer for HSBC Bank Malta plc during the period 2004 to 2010.
Joseph A. Gasan
Joseph A. Gasan is the Chairman of Gasan Group Limited, GasanMamo Insurance Limited and several companies constituting the Gasan Group. He is also a director of several companies including the Issuer, Kemmuna Limited, International Automobiles Limited and TumasGasan Holdings Limited. Mr Gasan assumed the running of the family business in 1971 and in the mid-seventies initiated and directed an expansion and diversification programme which resulted in the evolvement of the Group to its present level of development.
Under his Chairmanship, the Group successfully expanded its portfolio of activities, established leadership of the automotive business, captured a significant share of the insurance market, secured a strong presence in the development of residential and commercial property and maximised business opportunities in the engineering and information and communications technology sectors. The result has been the creation of a dynamic enterprise with the necessary human and financial resources to continue to seek fresh opportunities at home and abroad.
In 1968 Joseph Said joined Barclays Bank (later operating as Mid Med Bank) where he served for seventeen years in virtually all areas of the bank. In 1985 he took up a post within the private sector during which period he became involved in a number of new ventures and initiatives. In 1986 he was elected Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (UK). In 1992 he was appointed a director of Malta Shipbuilding Company Limited.
Mr Said currently serves as a director on a number of diverse companies and is also a member of the Board of Trustees of a private college. In 1998, he joined Lombard Bank Malta plc. as Chief Executive Officer and is also a Director of the said bank. Between 2008 and 2013 he served as chairman of Heritage Malta, the national agency for museums and heritage sites. Mr Said also serves as chairman of the board of directors of MaltaPost plc.
Jackie Briffa graduated in Accountancy from the University of Malta in 1989 and joined Manduca, Mercieca & Co (currently Deloitte Malta), working on various high profile audit assignments including Bank of Valletta plc and Merrill Lynch Bank London. She obtained a warrant to practice as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in 1990 and an Auditing Practising Certificate in 1992. During her time at Deloitte Jackie occupied other roles, engaging in indirect tax advisory, corporate and financial advisory services. She led Deloitte’s regulatory and compliance function and served as the firm’s Compliance Director and MLRO between 2003 and 2005.
Jackie was admitted as Associate Member of the Malta Institute of Taxation in 1995, Associate Member of the Malta Institute of Financial Services Practitioners and Fellow Member of the Malta Institute of Accountants in 2000. During 2004 and 2005 she served as member of the Anti-Money Laundering Ad Hoc Committee of the Malta Institute of Accountants.
Jackie joined Alf. Mizzi & Sons Group in 2005 and currently occupies the position of Chief Administrative Officer and Executive Director of the holding company, Alf. Mizzi & Sons Ltd. She served as Group company secretary until 2014. She is currently a member of the Audit Committee and of the Finance and Treasury Committee of Alf. Mizzi & Sons Group. She serves as Non-Executive Director on the boards of a number of Alf. Mizzi & Sons group and related companies, including Melite Finance plc, an associate. Jackie is also a member of the Audit Committee of Melite Finance plc.
Jonathan Buttigieg received his undergraduate degree as a Civil Engineer from the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Toronto in 1992 and then went on to successfully read for his Masters Degree in Construction Management from the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Bath in 1999.
Jonathan Buttigieg is the CEO of Vassallo Builders Limited. He joined Vassallo Group in 1993 and since then has held various roles including Deputy CEO and Commercial Director of Vassallo Builders Limited. Jonathan has been a Participating Director on the Vassallo Group Strategy Board since 1999, sat on the Board on various Group entities and throughout his career has represented Vassallo Builders in several Joint Venture projects. Jonathan also served on the Board of the Building Construction Authority between 2021 and 2022.
Mark Portelli was appointed executive director on the 5 October 2020. He has occupied the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MIDI plc since 1 September 2017 having previously served as a non-executive director of the Company as well as a member of the Audit Committee from June 2015 to June 2017.
He is a graduate from the University of Manchester and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in the UK. He has served as a board member of several companies and public entities. Between 2002 and 2013 he served as Executive Chairman of Malta Freeport Corporation and he also served as Chairman of the Grand Harbour Regeneration Corporation between 2007 and 2013.
Dr Sarah Mamo
Dr Sarah Mamo was appointed on the board of MIDI plc as a non-executive director on 10th January 2023.
Dr Mamo has worked as a senior associate for several years with one of Malta’s leading law firms, spearheading several high-profile projects and continues to practice her profession in the private sector. As counsel to various local and foreign clients, Dr Mamo has extensive experience in a variety of transactions including privatisations, share acquisitions, capital market issues, including bond issues and real estate and construction projects.
Dr Mamo graduated Doctor of Laws from the University of Malta in 2005 and pursued her studies in the United Kingdom graduating from Warwick University with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in 2013.
All the directors shall retire from office at the Annual General Meeting of the Company in accordance with articles 98 and 99 of the Company’s Articles of Association and those eligible can be re-elected or reappointed.
Mark Portelli is the director appointed by the Board in terms of Article 102(3) of the Articles of Association of the Company.