Richard Scerri

Head Trade Promotion


Public Entity
Public Entity



"Live life to the full, enjoy your work and always learn from experiences be they local or on overseas travels"

Business Profile

I hold the position of Head of Trade Promotion within TradeMalta, the national trade promotion agency. My main responsibility includes assisting locally based companies through their internationalisation efforts. This assistance takes the form of consultancy, organisation of business missions overseas, running of specific training programmes intended to provide the skills required to export, as well as the organisation of networking events, panel discussions and webinars. Previous positions held include Senior Executive within the Malta Export Trade Corporation, the predecessor of TradeMalta, followed by Business Development Manager at the Malta Institute of Management and later Operations and HR Manager at Marks and Spencer, Malta.

Business Activities

  • 1989-2000: Senior Executive, Malta Export Trade Corporation
  • 2000-2004: Business Development Manager, Malta Institute of Management
  • 2004-2012: HR and Operations Manager, Marks and Spencer, Malta
  • 2012-2014: HR Manager, Island Hotels Group
  • 2014-Present: Head Trade Promotion, TradeMalta



  • 1984-1989: Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration
  • 2002-2004: Master in Business Administration, Maastricht School of Management


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
  • Dimech Enterprises
  • Laferla
  • FCM Bank
  • Hi-Care Services