About Us

Calamatta Cuschieri Finance Plc. (the Issuer) was incorporated on the 9th March 2018 as a public limited liability company, registered in terms of the Companies Act with company registration number C85280 and is domiciled in Malta, having its registered office at Ewropa Business Centre, Triq Dun Karm, Birkirkara, BKR9034. Detailed information about the issuer is available in the Company Admission Document.

The team

Alan Cuschieri
Executive Director and Group Co-CEO

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
Executive Director and Group Co-CEO

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).

Charles Borg
Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company & member and Chairman of the audit committee

Mr. Borg is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (UK), and holds a banking degree and a Masters degree in financial legislation from the University of Malta. He retired from Bank of Valletta plc in December 2015 following a 34 years career during which he occupied various senior management positions, including that of Chief Executive Officer during 2012 to 2015. He has occupied directorship positions of listed companies in Malta and was appointed Chairman of the Housing Authority during the period 2009 to 2011. He also Chaired the audit Boards of the European Investment Fund, which is a subsidiary of the European Investment Bank, and of Mapfre Middlesea Insurance. Charles also served as a director on the World’s Savings Bank in Brussels and was also the President of the Institute of Financial Services and the President of the Malta Bankers Association.

Kari Pisani
Non Executive Director and Company Secretary

After finishing his secondary education in the UK, at Downside School (1998), Kari Pisani returned to Malta to read Law at the University of Malta (2005) and later read for a Masters Degree in Finance with the University of London (2012).

Kari’s career has been characterised by his over ten year experience in the Maltese Banking Sector, having worked for that entire period with Sparkasse Bank Malta Plc. between 2007 and 2017 in various roles in the bank, most notably and recently his membership on the Executive Committee of the Bank, Managing the Private Banking, Customer Onboarding and Payments Departments of the Bank as well as occupying the role of Company Secretary for the Bank.

Since July 2017 Kari has been running his own consultancy and advisory practice and sits on the Board of various licensed and listed companies operating in and from Malta.

Kari brings intimate knowledge and experience of the Maltese jurisdiction and expertise characterised by the development of bankable solutions within the fields of Wealth Management, Investment Services, Corporate Services, Trusts and Securitisation.