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Who we are

Mr Paul Abela | Chairman

Mr Paul Abela is the founder and Chairman of the Board of MMH Malta Ltd. He is the instigator of the overall direction, strategy and policy making of the company. Mr Abela enjoys a wealth of experience in leading executive positions. He was involved in building engineering services and property development and major infrastructure projects. He also sat on various Boards and participated in numerous private and national initiatives. Prior to setting up the company, between 1992 and 1997, he was appointed Chairman of Gozo Channel Company Limited by the Malta Government, with specific instructions to overhaul the inter-island ferry service, which in fact led to the building of new ferries and the infrastructural works of the Mgarr and Cirkewwa ferry terminals. In 1981, he founded Elesolar Company Ltd, a Company which gained a deserved reputation as a leading Building Engineering Services contracting company. In 2000, Elesolar shifted its focus from Building Engineering Services to the Oil and Gas Offshore Industry.

 

Ms Angelique Maggi | Deputy Chairperson

Ms Angelique Maggi is the Deputy Chairperson of MMH Malta Limited. Her primary focus is the business development of the company and also has the responsibility of overseeing new projects being undertaken by the company. Among the new projects, are the rehabilitation of the former Malta Shipbuilding site in the Grand Harbour into the Mediterranean Maritime Hub – a centre of excellence for the marine, oil and gas industry in the Mediterranean and the growth and expansion of the MMH Academy, successfully established in 2014. A qualified architect and civil engineer with a Masters in Environmental Design, Ms Maggi worked from September 2006 to December 2011 both with Bencini & Associates and as a self-employed architect and civil engineer.

 

Mr Raymond Ciantar | Director of Finance

Mr Ciantar has been engaged full time by the company as the Chief Financial Officer since 2008.  He also oversees the compliance with the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the UK Bribery Act of 2010. Since joining the company, Mr Ciantar has been involved as accountant in various rig stop and servicing projects in Malta, Sicily, Libya, Tunisia, Spain, and Egypt. Mr. Raymond Ciantar is a Certified Public Accountant by profession and is a Fellow of the Malta Institute of Accountants. He has held various high level posts in different industries throughout his career, the most recent being that of Financial Controller with Malta Gantry Manufacturing Limited, a company set up in 1994 to design and build 24 gantry cranes for the then Malta Freeport Terminal 2 Project. The Company was wound up in 2000 on completion of the Malta Freeport project. Mr Ciantar was instrumental in managing the development of a 16,000 m2 site into a manufacturing shed with supporting facilities and offices for the fabrication of heavy steel engineering components.

 

Mr Joseph Mario Maggi | Director of Operational Strategy

Mr Joseph Maggi is the Chief Operational Officer of the company. He joined the company in 2011 and has been involved in various tenders and projects undertaken by the company. Mr. Maggi has gained experience in rig stops, project planning and administration, yard preparation, logistical support and shipping/customs related works. He is responsible for the implementation of the operational and quality assurance objectives of the company. He also oversees the development, implementation and continuous improvement of the Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental Management systems. Mr Maggi graduated from the University of Malta as an Electrical Engineer. Prior to joining the company, Mr Maggi gained professional experience at ST Micro Electronics as Quality Assurance and Reliability Engineer and at Baxter Limited in Research and Design from where he promoted to Production Manager.

 

Mr Duncan Brincat | Director of Administration

Mr Duncan Brincat joined the company in 2004 and manages the administrative arm of the Company. Over the years, Mr. Brincat has accumulated a wealth of experience through his involvement in a large number of projects, especially in the fields of procurement, quality control, job costing and tendering. He participates in the company’s strategic planning and is also involved in the company’s quality management systems. Mr. Brincat graduated as an Economist from the University of Malta in 2003. Prior to joining the company, he held various short-term roles with public companies.