APS Bank plc announced on Wednesday (yesterday) that Marisa Xeureb and Noel Mizzi have obtained regulatory approval by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) to join the bank’s board of directors.  

Mr Mizzi, who will also chair the audit committee, is a certified public accountant and a holder of a practicing certificate in auditing. Mr Mizzi is also a Fellow of the Malta Institute of Accountants. He commenced his extensive career in 1988.

Upon graduation, he joined KPMG Malta and dedicated a 35-year career with the said firm, working on auditing entities in the financial services industry, particularly banks and asset management companies.

He retired as Partner of the firm in September 2022, and is presently a consultant Director with the said firm. Mr Mizzi was crucial in the setting-up of a dedicated financial services audit team in the Malta KPMG office.

Noel Mizzi

New APS Bank Director Noel Mizzi

Until retirement, he headed the operations side of the audit practice, which involves the auditing of a number of banks operating locally. He was a member of the firm’s Executive Management Committee and the Audit Quality Panel. Mr Mizzi is a council member of the Malta Institute of Accountants.

Ms Xuereb read for a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) degree in Economics at the University of Malta, graduating in 2000. She proceeded to read for a Master of Arts in Economics degree from the same university, graduating in 2002.

She commenced her career in 1997 in Raesch Quarz (Malta) Ltd. She continues to undertake the role of Managing Director until this present day. Ms Xuereb carried out a brief stint at the Central Bank of Malta as an external researcher on Monetary Policy Transmission, and undertook contractual research assignments relating to economic, social and technological impact of ICT and eServices.

Marisa Xuereb

New APS Bank Director Marisa Xuereb

In March 2015, she was appointed Council Member of the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry progressing to President in 2021. By virtue of this appointment, Ms Xuereb was nominated to sit on a number of Boards related to the industry.

Following her relinquishment from President in March 2023, Ms Xuereb relinquished all these appointments, bar her role as Governor on the board of the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology.

She is currently the Chairperson of Epic Communications Ltd.

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