James Abela

Co-founder and Executive Director

NIU Ltd | ICE Malta Ltd | TheStudentCampus




ICE Malta Ltd





Business Profile

I am co-founder of NIU, a full-service web agency based in the Maltese Islands, selected by companies of all sizes for expertise in web application development, mobile apps, WordPress and WooCommerce development, hosting, security and digital marketing services. I am co-founder of one of Europe's leading ICT academies, ICE Malta, representing educational partners Adobe, Autodesk, Linux, Microsoft, Cisco, AWS, and The Digital Marketing Institute, among other prestigious brands, to deliver in-demand industry learning. I am also co-founder of TheStudentCampus.com, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company which has built a unique, intuitive platform which positions students and employees at the heart of the educational arena. In 2017, TheStudentCampus won 'Malta's Best Tech Startup' award by the Malta Communications Authority - Malta’s biggest ‘Badge of Honour’ in eBusiness. I am regularly invited as a guest lecturer at the University of Malta and am a regular contributor for a number of publications and conferences focused on education in the digital era, entrepreneurship and ICT.

Business Activities

  • Co-Founder and Executive Director at ICE Malta
  • Co-Founder and Executive Director TheStudentCampus.com
  • Co-Founder and Executive Director at NIU



  • 2006-2010: B.Sc. IT Hons. (Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence) University of Malta


  • Visiting lecturer at University of Malta

Official Partners

  • GO
  • PTL
  • trade
  • HSBC
  • Edwards Lowell
  • Ozo Group