Mr Borg is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (UK) and holds a banking degree and a Masters degree in financial legislation from the University of Malta. He is also the Chairman of IG Finance plc, Virtu Finance plc, and a director and CEO of PG plc. He retired from Malta’s Bank of Valletta in 2015 following a career of 34 years during which he occupied various senior management positions, including that of Chief Executive Officer between 2011 and 2015. He has occupied directorship positions of listed companies in Malta and was appointed Chairman of the Housing Authority during the period 2008 to 2011. He also chaired the Audit Boards of the European Investment Fund and of Mapfre Middlesea Insurance. Mr Borg has served as a director on the World’s Savings Bank in Brussels and was also the President of the Institute of Financial Services and the President of the Malta Bankers Association.
Mr Desira started out at the Hili family business in 1997 as an accounts clerk. He was promoted to Management Accountant with the group’s holding company in 2001 and later became ﬁnancial controller at the group’s IT arm and MB Services. In 2008, Mr Desira graduated from the Association of Chartered Certiﬁed Accountants. A year later, he joined Premier Restaurants Malta as Finance Manager. On takeover of the Greek McDonald’s operation in 2011, Mr Desira moved to Athens. He returned to Malta as General Manager overseeing the McDonald’s operation of nine restaurants, including the opening of the Sliema restaurant in 2013. Mr Desira was appointed Chief Financial Officer for the Premier Capital group in May 2014. He was appointed Chief Financial Officer for Hili Ventures in January 2021. Mr Desira also sits on the boards of Premier Capital plc and Hili Finance Company plc. He holds a CPA warrant and is a fellow of the Malta Institute of Accountants and the Association of Chartered Certiﬁed Accountants.
Dr Fenech is the Head of Fenech & Fenech Advocates’ Marine Litigation Department. She was elected to the helm of Fenech & Fenech in June 2008, holding the position of Managing Partner for 12 years. After qualifying in 1986 she joined the shipping and commercial firm of Holman Fenwick and Willan in London where she stayed until 1991 prior to joining New Orleans firm of Chaffe, McCall, Phillips Toler and Sarpy. Dr Fenech is the President of the Malta Maritime Law Association and Vice-Chair of the Yachting Services Trade Section at the Malta Chamber of Commerce and Enterprise. Dr Fenech served on the board of directors of Premier Capital plc, the McDonald’s business within Hili Ventures, between 2012 and 2020.