Dean started his career as a financial auditor with Deloitte whilst studying to become a Chartered Certified Accountant through ACCA. Following his successful qualification as an accountant Dean moved into Financial & Business Advisory services as a Financial Advisory Consultant within the same firm’s Financial Advisory Team. Following 9 years with Deloitte, Dean took up the role as Group CFO of a Maltese diversified group comprising of 14 entities spanning various industries.
Today Dean is Managing Director at Firstbridge Services a Financial Advisory firm focused on transactions and supporting startups. He is mainly responsible for Corporate Strategy, Business Development and the firm’s “Basement to Boardroom” Start-up advisory programme.
Dean is a Certified Public Accountant, Fellow within the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a Fellow within the Malta Institute of Accounts. He also sits on several company boards and holds a Master’s degree in Financial Services through the University of Malta.
Dean firmly believes in the importance of operating within a highly positive environment whilst using technology to one’s advantage to both enable and assist performance. He is confident that embracing team work and working to one’s strengths paves the way to success.
Strongly considering himself as a family man, Dean enjoys spending time with his wife and three wonderful children. When not working, he also makes time for sports, travelling and his passion for everything tech.