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Executive Director
Paragon Europe
Public Sector & International Organisations, Private Sector, Academia
Belgium, Malta

Expert in social economic and environmental sustainability. Anthropologist and Sustainable Development specialist with over 25 years of experience driving change and getting results. Entrepreneur as founding shareholder in a very successful Regional Development Company. Highly experienced in research, project management, budget analysis, project evaluation, EU funding and EU financial instruments. I am able to link policy and practice in the fields of life-long learning, tourism, culture, sustainable cities and climate action; in WIN:WIN situations. I have in-depth understanding of governance having served on Public, Private and NGO Boards bringing director level thinking to impact on all Board issues. For the past 10 years I have been working closely with European-based networks in Brussels on a wide-variety of vital initiatives. I have a valuable and extensive network of high-level contacts across EU institutionsl, in-depth knowledge of EU affairs and a deep background in policy development. I am results and growth oriented and bring significant added-value to the organisations I choose to work with. I am a working mother, have a supportive life and business partner, my husband, and I love life.

Arabic, English, French, Italian, Maltese

Since 1992 I organised 30 events in Malta and Brussels and participated in more than 40 conferences. Some of the main highlights are: 
2017 Malta Embassy, Brussels BELGIUM Chaired the European Cyclists Federation Bike to Work end of Project Meeting.  
2017 Corporate Governance Conference, St. Julian’s Malta conference on corporate governance under the auspices of the European Presidency. 
2017 “Towards Zero Carbon Economy for 2030” Valletta, Malta International conference together with Paragon Europe, EIT and Climate KIC under the auspices of the European Presidency. 
2017 EVBB Annual International Conference, Valletta MALTA EVBB’s annual conference in Malta 
2016 International Press Conference and Curating Maltese Artists’ Exhibition, The Press Club, Brussels 
2015 International Conference on Virtual Cultural Heritage, Mdina MALTA conference on virtual cultural heritage with speakers from Malta, Greece, Spain, Lebanon and Jordan.
2014 International Tourism Symposium, Valletta, MALTA organised the International Tourism Symposium together with University of Westminister. 
2013 Scientific Meeting on Waterfront Regeneration,Villa Bighi MALTA Responsible for the organisation of a scientific meeting on Waterfront Regeneration in Malta and Sicily
2009 International Conference of Applied Business Research MALTA organisation 
2006 Organised the visit for the Swedish Research Council in Malta

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