Alan Cuschieri is a Co-CEO of the Calamatta Cuschieri Group, being part of the company’s management team he focuses on strategic business development.
Over the years Mr. Cuschieri has been responsible for a number of initiatives that have contributed significantly to the Group’s growth. These include the modernisation project started back in 2005, the formation of the Branch office network, corporate branding, obtaining Category 3 investment services licence, the setting up of CC Funds Sicav plc and CC Funds Services Ltd, the upgrade of the company’s IT infrastructure and the in-house development of CCTrader™ online platform. In recent years he was responsible for the Groups move to a new 2000sqm Head Office and for the formation of a 247 customer service offering and the introduction of Life Insurance.
Mr. Cuschieri began his career at Calamatta Cuschieri in 1998 as a Trader for Fixed Income and Equity Instruments, in subsequent years providing investment advice and acting as compliance officer. Mr. Cuschieri was elected to the Board of Directors in May 2007 and besides being a Director of the main board and various subsidiaries of the Calamatta Cuschieri Group Mr. Cuschieri also sits on the board of the Calamatta Cuschieri Funds SICAV plc.
Mr Cuschieri holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Financial Services from the University of Bournemouth (UK) where he specialised in Compliance. He also an International Capital Markets Certification from the London Securities Institute (ICMQ). He is passionate about innovation and achieving excellence in customer service.
Nick Calamatta is a Co-CEO of the Calamatta Cuschieri Group, and his day to day role is being part of the management team of the company where he focuses on group strategy, and business development.
Mr. Calamatta joined Calamatta Cuschieri in 2005. During his first 9 years with the company, he provided investment advice and wealth management services to a large number of clients. He has a passion for strategic management and has been involved personally in the launch of a number of projects including the CC Funds, the setting up of the Capital Markets team where he has assisted with the launch of a number of IPO issues in Malta and the launch of the Lifetime Pension Scheme.
Besides being a director of the main board and various subsidiaries of the Calamatta Cuschieri Group, Mr. Calamatta also sits on various Investment committees and boards of third party hedge funds. He is specialised in Wealth Management as well as being passionate about economics and current affairs. Mr. Calamatta holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Financial Services from the University of Bournemouth (UK).
Etienne Borg Cardona is a certified public accountant and auditor by profession and holds a practicing warrant. He initially gained experience in the banking sector and in accountancy and audit practice, followed by a thirty-year career in leadership positions in the private sector. In this role he was active on corporate boards and board committees responsible for governance, investment portfolio management, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and projects. Currently he is the founding partner of Capital Advisory Limited, an independent consulting firm, and advises on corporate finance and financial management, business optimisation and company turnarounds, and corporate governance.
He sits on the boards of a number of local and international companies in a non-executive capacity and is an elected council member of the Malta Institute of Accountants, and a member of the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry’s SME and Family Business Committee. A Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants and the Malta Institute of Accountants, he holds a Masters’ degree in Financial Services from the University of Malta and is currently reading a PhD in Leadership and Management at Cranfield Business School, Cranfield University, UK, specialising in corporate strategic leadership.
He lectures at the University of Malta in the departments of accountancy, management and public policy within the Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy. He has also lectured on the history of finance, commerce and money in modern economies at the University of Malta’s Centre for Liberal Arts and Sciences, and is a visiting lecturer at Cranfield Business School, Cranfield University, UK.