Lecturers


F1/FAB ACCOUNTANT IN BUSINESS

  • Matthew Camilleri
    Matthew Camilleri - MBA, ACCA, MIA, CPA

    Matthew is a Certified Public Accountant, a member of both the ACCA and the MIA and holds a Masters in Business Administration.

    Matthew held the role of general manager with a local business for a number of years. He has significant experience within the asset management industry in audit and financial reporting with PricewaterhouseCoopers and Brown Brothers Harriman Fund Administration respectively in Dublin, Ireland and currently provides regulatory compliance consulting as well as leading the compliance monitoring, client accounting and MFSA licence application service teams within an international corporate service provider, servicing primarily fund managers and investment firms.

    His interests include tennis, travelling and following current world affairs.

F2/FMA MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING

  • Margaret Vassallo
    Margaret Vassallo - MSc Finance (Leicester) Dist. A.C.I.B, A.I.A. C.P.A.

    Margaret is MIA qualified and also holds a Masters Degree in Finance from the University of Leicester.

    She has a strong background in risk management, financial management, corporate and trade finance, financial restructuring, international and private banking at Bank of Valletta plc.

    Her interests include  jogging, swimming and travel.

F3/FFA FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

  • Margaret Vassallo
    Margaret Vassallo - MSc Finance (Leicester) Dist. A.C.I.B, A.I.A. C.P.A.

    Margaret is MIA qualified and also holds a Masters Degree in Finance from the University of Leicester.

    She has a strong background in risk management, financial management, corporate and trade finance, financial restructuring, international and private banking at Bank of Valletta plc.

    Her interests include  jogging, swimming and travel.

  • Kevin Vassallo
    Kevin Vassallo - MSc Finance (Leicester) Dist. A.I.A. C.P.A.

    Kevin is a certified public accountant by profession and holds a post-graduate degree in the science of finance. He has been lecturing financial accounting and related subjects for the past seventeen years. He also delivers CPE lectures for recognised bodies including the Malta Institute of Accountants. His professional work experience includes accounting, internal audit, human resources management, portfolio management in the money & fixed-income markets, foreign exchange and risk management.

F4 CORPORATE AND BUSINESS LAW (CL)

  • Dr Jasmine Abela
    Dr Jasmine Abela - LL.B. LL.D.

    Jasmine is an Associate at Camilleri Preziosi and forms part of Camilleri Preziosi’s Regulatory, EU and Litigation practice group. Her main areas of practice are dispute resolution, real estate and construction and general civil and commercial law.

    Jasmine had previously practiced and gained experience in civil and criminal litigation and alternative dispute resolution. Jasmine was admitted to the bar in 2016 after graduating as Doctor of Laws from the University of Malta in 2015.

  • Dr. Edward Mizzi
    Dr. Edward Mizzi - B.A., LL.D

    Edward’s main focus is on employment law, dispute resolution and litigation, and corporate and commercial law however, he is also involved in tourism, leisure and hospitality, competition and EU law and real estate and construction. Edward has advised local and foreign clients of the firm from the private and public sectors on various issues related to his areas of focus and represented them before the courts and tribunals.

    Edward joined the firm as a Trainee in the latter part of 2013. That same year he graduated as Doctor of Laws from the University of Malta. In 2014 Edward was appointed as Junior Associate, forming part of the Regulatory, EU and Litigation practice group and was promoted to Associate in 2017.

    Edward is also a trainer with MISCO where he teaches employment law and a lecturer at the AIM Professional Academy where he teaches civil and employment law.

  • Dr. Andrei Vella
    Dr. Andrei Vella - B.A., LL.D, LL.M

    Andrei’s main areas of specialisation are finance and debt restructuring, banking, investment services and energy law. Andrei is actively involved in corporate restructuring, M&A and corporate finance transactions, both locally and internationally, including a number of cases with a cross-border emphasis. He assists leading credit institutions in Malta in complex loan transactions. He also advises on regulatory aspects relating to credit and financial institutions, and investment service providers. Andrei frequently assists in the setting up of trusts and foundations in Malta, including trusts and foundations within financing structures as well as securitisation structures, and assists Maltese companies with corporate governance matters on an on-going basis.

    Andrei joined the firm as a Trainee in January 2008. That same year he graduated as Doctor of Laws from the University of Malta and embarked on an LL.M. in International Banking & Finance at the University College London. Andrei was appointed as Associate and Senior Associate of the Corporate & Finance practice group in 2010 and 2014 respectively.

F5 PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT (PM)

  • Sarah Cassar
    Sarah Cassar - ACCA

    Sarah is a qualified accountant, having studied ACCA. She also holds a degree in Architecture and Civil Engineering from the University of Malta. She has worked both in architecture firms and accountancy firms, with work experience in the advisory department of one of the big four.

    She currently works at Attard and Co as a management accountant, where she is involved in the preparation of management accounts and assists in the development and analysis of key financial information.

    Sarah’s hobbies include travelling and cycling.

F6 TAXATION (TX)

  • Stephanie Bianco
    Stephanie Bianco - B.Accty(Hons), Tax Dip, CPA

    Graduated in accountancy with honours in 2011 from the University of Malta, Stephanie is currently a manager within the tax department at Nexia BT. Joining Nexia BT after finishing her studies, she is now involved in tax advisory services particularly the restructuring of businesses, fiscal incentives for local business and advising businesses seeking to move their activities to Malta. Stephanie holds a Diploma in Taxation and a Diploma in VAT compliance and is a member of the Malta Institute of Accountants.

  • Jean Paul Debono
    Jean Paul Debono - ACCA, AIA, AMIT, Cert. Tax, CPA

    Jean Paul is a certified public accountant specialised in accounts and taxation and has extensive experience in servicing local and international clients across a wide range of industry sectors. Before founding Debono & Associates, a multi-disciplinary firm offering audit, accounting and tax consultancy services, Jean Paul worked with various medium sized firms servicing both domestic and international clients.

    He is also a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Malta Institute of Accountants and achieved a distinction in the Professional Certificate in Taxation awarded by the Malta Institute of Taxation.

F7 FINANCIAL REPORTING (FR)

  • Monique Micallef
    Monique Micallef - B.Com.,B.A.(Hons)(Accty.),M.Sc.(R'dg.),C.P.A.,F.I.A.

    Monique Micallef is a certified public accountant and holds a practicing certificate in auditing. She holds a post-graduate degree in international accounting and has extensive experience in lecturing including delivering CPE lectures. She is a member of the Malta Institute of Accountants where she forms part of the Financial Reporting Committee. She is also a member of the European Accounting Association.

F8 AUDIT AND ASSURANCE (AA)

  • Anna Vella
    Anna Vella - B. Accty (Hons.), AIA, CPA

    In 2003, Anna joined PwC where she worked in the audit department for 9 years. During her employment with PwC, Anna was also very active in the learning and education programme and delivered training to all the staff levels of the firm, including preparing the sessions for and delivering audit training to external audiences through the PwC Academy.

    In 2012, she started working at AIM acting as a tuition provider for the Assurance fundamental level of the ACCA F8 and ACA Assurance programmes.

F9 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT (FM)

  • Patrick Spiteri Swain
    Patrick Spiteri Swain - BA (Hons) Accty, MIA, CPA, CFA

    Qualified from the University of Malta with a Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons). Other qualifications held are ACIB, MSc Financial Management (London).

    Work experience in financial management, specialising in financial risk management, fixed-income portfolio management and bank asset and liability management.

    Interests include football, reading and watching films.

SBL – Strategic Business Leadership

  • Kenneth Mousu’
    Kenneth Mousu’ - B.A. (Hons) Accty, FIA, CPA, MBCS

    Graduated from the University of Malta and is a member of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

    Kenneth is a director of Amarillo Investment Solutions Limited and a member of the Investment Committee. He previously worked in the audit department of Deloitte and Touche before moving to the Benchmark Group of companies where he served as group CFO. Kenneth is a fellow member of the Malta Institute of Accountants.

    His interests are DIY, cooking and football.

STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORTING (SBR) (P2)

  • Kevin Vassallo
    Kevin Vassallo - MSc Finance (Leicester) Dist. A.I.A. C.P.A.

    Kevin is a certified public accountant by profession and holds a post-graduate degree in the science of finance. He has been lecturing financial accounting and related subjects for the past seventeen years. He also delivers CPE lectures for recognised bodies including the Malta Institute of Accountants. His professional work experience includes accounting, internal audit, human resources management, portfolio management in the money & fixed-income markets, foreign exchange and risk management.

P4 ADVANCED FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT (AFM)

P5 ADVANCED PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT (APM)

P6 ADVANCED TAXATION (ATX)

  • Brandon Gatt
    Brandon Gatt - Indirect Taxation

    Brandon Gatt, a Certified Public Accountant in possession of an ACCA degree, has been in the profession for the past five years and has been involved in VAT and accounting assignments both within and outside of Malta. Brandon has been specializing in VAT since 2016 and is currently leading the VAT Compliance division at Zampa Debattista. In a relatively short period Brandon has acquired the necessary experience vital to handling an ever-growing portfolio of diverse clients operating within various sectors of the economy.

    Back in June 2017, he attended an intensive course in France provided by VAT Forum; a partnership of international VAT experts, where he was provided with intensive training on the Articles of the EU VAT Directive 2006/112/EC.

    Brandon, who provides in-house training to companies established within and outside of Malta, is a lecturer for the ‘Certificate in Tax Compliance’ being offered by the Malta Institute of Taxation, a lecturer with CPA Forum and also lecturer of the ACCA Advanced Taxation (P6 – VAT) with AIM Professional Academy.

  • Roderick Borg
    Roderick Borg - Roderick Borg B.Accty (Hons.), Dip.Tax, CPA

    Roderick Borg, an accountant by profession, joined the tax function of KPMG after graduating with a first class degree in both the B. Com course and the B. Accty (Hons.) course from the University of Malta. In 2010, Roderick was awarded the diploma in taxation with distinction from the Malta Institute of Taxation. Roderick is currently a Manager involved in the provision of direct and indirect tax compliance and advisory services to domestic and international corporate and individual clients. He also delivers lectures in various seminars and professional educational activities relating to taxation matters.

P7 ADVANCED AUDIT AND ASSURANCE (AAA)

  • Morgan Carabott
    Morgan Carabott - B. Accty (Hons.), AIA, CPA

    Having graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Honors Accountancy from the University of Malta, Morgan joined one of the big four audit firms as an external auditor.

    In 2011 she moved into the financial services industry as an Internal Auditor, and became a certified information system auditor in 2014.

    She has been teaching Audit and Assurance papers with AIM Academy for the past 6 years.