Alan Schembri

Chief Finance Officer

The Convenience Shop Group


The Convenience Shop Group


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

Business Profile

I am a results-driven senior management executive, with more than 20 years of progressive experience in finance and operations management within start-ups and global multi-million-euro organisations. I am constantly seeking future value creation by recognising disruption and risks , and thinking strategically on how to shape the business model for growth.

I am able to streamline and automate business processes to maximise operational efficiency and drive profitability growth. Moreover, I am experienced in using big data analytics, KPIs and scenario planning to gain financial foresight and drive decisions, anticipating financial management issues.

Overall, I possess solid leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills to establish support at 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


  • University of Malta: Bachelors Degree - Accountancy


Official Partners

  • Trade Malta
  • OZO
  • Fino
  • GO Business
  • Imovo
  • Laferla Insurance
  • WFDM
  • St James Hospital
  • Elcol
  • PTL
  • Evolve
  • Clentec