Alan Schembri

Chief Finance Officer

The Convenience Shop (Holding) p.l.c


The Convenience Shop (Holding) p.l.c


"Don't leave for Tomorrow what you can do today!"

Business Profile

I bring over 20 years of diverse experience in finance and operations management, ranging from start-ups to multinational organisations. My focus is on delivering tangible results and driving growth.

I thrive on identifying potential disruptions and risks, strategising how to adapt the business model for sustained growth. My approach involves streamlining processes and implementing automation to enhance operational efficiency and bolster profitability.

Utilising tools like big data analytics, KPIs, and scenario planning, I gain insights into financial trends and proactively address management issues. My leadership style emphasises clear communication and building strong relationships across all levels of an organisation.

Business Activities

  • Business partner to the CEO building value in the Company.
  • Provides support to the Board of Directors and shareholders.
  • Advises on business development and strategic planning including the active implementation of the Group’s business plan.
  • Plans, develops, implements and evaluates the Company’s fiscal functions.
  • Manages Treasury, finance, accounting and compliance functions with necessary processes and internal controls to safeguard the corporate assets.
  • Coordinates the preparation and review of management accounts, financial statements, financial and analysis reports.
  • Provides timely analysis of budgets and financial reports to assist CEO and finance business analyst.
  • Serve on planning, policy-making and procurement committees.


  • 2005-2013: Finance Manager, GlaxoSmithKline Malta Ltd
  • 2013-2014: CFO, Corinthia Construction Tripoli
  • 2014-2020: Group Financial Controller, Farsons Group
  • 2020-2021: CFO, M&Z Marketing Ltd
  • 2021-Present: CFO, The Convenience Shop Group


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy, University of Malta


  • Husband and parent of two kids and two pets (that’s enough!)
  • Inter Milan FC fan

Official Partners

  • Trade Malta
  • Fino
  • GO Business
  • Imovo
  • Malta Enterprise
  • WFDM
  • St James Hospital
  • Harvest
  • Dea Aesthetics
  • Intercomp
  • European Commission
  • Malta Business Registry
  • CF Estates
  • Agilis
  • ICON
  • Agora
  • Bureau Vallee
  • Apex Group Ltd
  • Exereco
  • Arkafort
  • Excel Homes
  • Lidion Bank
  • Melita Marine
  • TNT
  • Sparkasse Bank
  • Dimech Enterprises
  • Laferla
  • FCM Bank
  • Hi-Care Services