Director, Strategy Advisory
KPMG in Malta
Vanessa holds the post of Director, Strategy Advisory having joined the organisation early September 2018. She has been active within the international management field for over 20 years, recently serving as Chief Executive within the insurance industry and holding the post of being one of company’s key advisors, supporting the group's strategic and organisational goals. She has direct experience of the challenges based by C-suite executives in growing their business and the acumen to engage in board level discussions, supporting them in their high level strategic decision making processes. In 2007, Vanessa had founded and headed her Consultancy and Training company, whereby since conception, the company enjoyed a string of international awards. It provided strategic and human resources advisory services complimented by a suite of accredited training programmes ranging from senior executive coaching to front line core training. Vanessa has also held corporate senior positions within the hospitality industry and during her tenure with a large international hotel chain, she was mainly involved in supporting mergers and acquisitions whilst setting up a Training Academy which was bestowed by notable awards recognising its outstanding quality standards. Vanessa later appointed as Director, Research and Development, playing a key role in the organisation's endeavour for organisational excellence. Vanessa also gained a number of years of professional experience in the educational field as she headed a management institute offering a hybrid of outreach qualifications.
Doctorate in Business Administration Degree from Maastricht School of Management (MSM)
Masters in Philosophy from Maastricht School of Management (MSM)
Masters in Business Administration, with distinction, specialising in General and Strategic Management
Degree in Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Malta, majoring in Management and Economics