The Management

David Galea

David Galea

B.Com (Hons) C.P.A. M.B.A. (Warwick)

Chief Executive Officer

David Galea is an Innovative Digital Transformation Advisor with over twenty years international advisory experience with one of the Big Four Firms, the Office of the Prime minister of Malta, the Office of the Prime Minister of Dubai, the Secreteriat of the President of Abu Dhabi, as well as various organisations in the United Kingdom. David has led a number of high profile projects, including the roll out of 4G with one of the major telecom players in the UK, together with various digitalisation strategy and implementation programmes in the financial services, energy and manufacturing sectors.

David is the founder of BEAT Limited, a niche advisory and corporate services group specialising in the fintech, gaming, entertainment, communications, media and technology industries. Over the past two years, he has been particularly active in assisting innovative technology start-ups in developing new business models and monetisation strategies, using Blockchain as an underlying technology to disrupt existing industries. David is also assisting several of these start-up companies through the process of issuing ICOs as well as accessing adequate sourcing of finance through Angel Financing, Venture Capital Financing and EU funding through Horizon 2020. Moreover, he is supporting a number of established players in developing an appropriate technology roadmap with a view to leverage and exploit the benefits of Blockchain, IoT and AI within their own business model.

As regards David’s academic background, he is a Certified Public Accountant, and has read for a Bachelor’s Degree (with Honours) in Business Management at the University of Malta. He also possesses a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Warwick, where he graduated with distinction. More recently, he successfully completed the Blockchain Strategy Programme run by Oxford University

Joseph Micallef

Joseph Micallef

B.Elec.Eng.(Hons.), Eur. Ing., C.Eng., MIET

Chief Operations Officer

Joseph is an engineer by profession, with a particular penchant for guiding organisations along the road leading to operational effectiveness, value-adding activities, and customer-centric, high-quality performance through business excellence processes.

His career, originating in manufacturing, involved his engagement along a very broad spectrum of industrial processes, which later expanded to encompass the services sectors. Within the manufacturing industry, Joe has occupied various senior management roles in Research and Development, Quality Management and Health and Safety. His corporate career developed primarily through the medical devices industry, and later within the high-tech electronics industry.

Joseph’s consultancy experience started off with an experimental project in 1999. Since then, it has developed into a full-time professional passion that has seen him undertake successfully a very broad portfolio of projects, both locally and overseas, initially on a freelance basis, whilst evolving into the co-founding and establishment of BEAT Limited, which is a niche advisory company focusing primarily on lean digital transformation of organisations.

Joseph, who is also a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and an IoT leader, has a strong background in providing coaching or mentoring services, designed to facilitate the establishment of effective, value-adding and quality-driven business processes within organisations.

A regular speaker and facilitator at a number of training seminars, workshops and conferences, he has trained hundreds of middle-management level and executive management delegates in Malta, Egypt, the UAE, Oman, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia.

Daniela Bonnici Ciantar

Daniela Bonnici Ciantar

B.Acc (Hons), Dip.Tax, C.P.A., M.I.A., A.D.I.T

Finance and TAX Manager

Daniela commenced her career within the tax and legal department of a big four company, where she specialised in corporate taxation and private clients. Her core areas revolve in the tax planning and restructuring assignments for local and international group of companies. She handled various training programmes. She joined BEAT in January 2018 where she runs the CSP division, whereby she administers the Corporate and Private Clients.

Daniela is prominent in the migration industry, whereby she is active in various conferences for citizenship by investment programmes and residency programmes for both Malta and Cyprus. Ms. Ciantar is also prominent in the fintech and blockchain developments in relation to the Malta laws and regulations where she is being involved on various fintech and blockchain assignments in Malta and overseas.

Daniela is an accountant by profession, whereby she obtained her Bachelor concluding her Accountancy (Hons) at the University of Malta in 2008, following which she furthered her studies in taxation through a Diploma in Taxation by the Malta Institute of Taxation and consequently levelled up through an Advanced Diploma in International Taxation by the Chartered Institute of Taxation UK. Daniela is a member of The Institute of Financial Services Practitioners and the Investment Migration Council (IMC).

Daniela has also successfully completed the Virtual Financial Assets Course organised by The Institute of Financial Services Practitioners and The Oxford Fintech Programme by the University of Oxford Said Business School.

Emmanuel Mazzitelli

Emmanuel Mazzitelli

Business Development Manager

Emanuel Mazzitelli presently holds the role of the Business Development Manager of BEAT Ltd. Emanuel is a seasoned business professional with extensive experience with Malta Enterprise, and its predecessor the Malta Development Corporation, helping Italian Companies to set up a base in Malta whilst accessing the various incentives schemes to which they are entitled. Emanuel has participated and represented Malta abroad in various events and presentations for the promotion of foreign direct investment in Malta.

Milena De Feo

Milena De Feo

(Hons) C.P.A. M.B.A. (Warwick)

Business Advisor

Milena De Feo, Business Advisor for BEAT brings more than 15 years of international experience in different industries: Advisory, Oil & Energy, Health Care, Education, and Disruptive & Emerging Technologies.

Over the past year, she has been active in assisting BEAT in introducing the emerging technologies to businesses through Blockchain as an underlying technology.  She has been representing the company externally and establishing client and partnership relationships worldwide by maintaining awareness and knowledge of industry-related developments.  She also executes projects as a project manager and oversees existing clients.  Moreover, she is supporting a number of initiatives with a view to leverage and exploit the benefits of Blockchain, IoT and AI within their own business model.

As regards Milena’s academic background, she has a Bachelor’s in Business Administration and a Certificate in Economics at the University of Regina.

 

Kurt Rizzo

Kurt Rizzo

B.Com (Hons), MSc Strategic Management & Marketing

Business Analyst

Kurt Rizzo is a business analyst with over 5 years of experience in management and analysis working in companies such as BEAT Limited, Malta Enterprise, JobsPlus, and the Ministry for the Economy, Investment and Small Business. Kurt was involved in various projects that involve advisory, project re-engineering and streamlining, business analytics and research in various sectors including utilities, banking, Government agencies, manufacturing, and disruptive technologies.

Kurt is currently helping BEAT Limited in projects that involve process re-engineering and business analysis in the fintech, gaming, entertainment, communications, media, and technology industries. These projects involve the leverage and exploitation of business models that use Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, and IoT.

As regards Kurt’s academic background, he has read for a Bachelor’s Degree (with honours) in Marketing at the University of Malta. He also possesses a Master of Science Degree in Strategic Management and Marketing from the University of Malta.

Lesnich Vassallo

Lesnich Vassallo

B.Com.(Hons.) Marketing, M.Sc. Strategic Management and Marketing. 

Business Analyst

Lesley-Nicholas started off his work experience within the hospitality sector as a Marketing Assistant, and later joined BEAT Ltd. as a Business Analyst.  Since joining BEAT Ltd., he has been involved in assisting in the consulting for companies operating in the logistics, food manufacturing, hospitality industry, and government departments.

Lesley-Nicholas is currently working within the Business Advisory section, assisting companies which require process re-engineering, change management, ISO certification, and preparing business plans for companies operating within the fintech, gaming, entertainment, communications, media and technology industries.

Lesley-Nicholas completed his Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing and Management, and obtaining his Honours in Marketing at the University of Malta in 2016.  Lesley has also obtained his Master of Science in Strategic Management and Marketing from the University of Malta in 2018.

 

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Camille Pepos

Camille Pepos

B.Econ (Hons), Master International Wealth Management

Business Analyst

Camille Pepos is a business analyst advising early-stage tech companies in their fundraising activities. Tech enthusiast, Camille likes to support great entrepreneurs changing the world through technology.
Prior joining Beat Limited, Camille has been with Naseba Capital, a leading private
placement firm in the GCC connecting global entrepreneurs with liquid emerging markets investors.
In 2015, Camille held a position as a private banker assistant at Barclays Wealth and
Investment Management in Monaco. He supported a team of private bankers advising HNWI individuals on investments and credit structuring.
Camille holds a Master in International Wealth Management from IAE Graduate School of Management and a Master in Finance from the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France.