Following the Annual General Meeting of the Malta Chamber which was held on 25th March, and the subsequent electoral process, the newly-elected Council convened today and elected Perit David Xuereb as the 70th President of the Malta Chamber.
Perit Xuereb, who comes from the Services Economic Group, has served as Deputy President of the Malta Chamber since 2017, and held various other positions within the structures of the Chamber in previous years. He represented the Chamber in various local and international fora, including leading delegations on behalf of the Chamber, the latest being the European Parliament of Enterprises. He also chaired the Energy and Environment Committee within the Chamber since its establishment in 2009.
Addressing Council for the first time, Mr Xuereb said he was honoured to be elected to preside the Chamber Council and promised to work closely with his fellow Council members and the members of the Chamber. He outlined his main priorities for the Chamber in the coming two years, top of which is the implementation of a regeneration strategy that will be targeting the future priorities of this prestigious institution representing its membership for 170 years. This objective will ensure that the vision and approach of the Chamber are completely aligned to the current and future needs of its wide membership, and the ever-changing national and international business environment in which the organisation operates.
Mr Xuereb thanked the outgoing President Frank V. Farrugia who led the Chamber in the last 24 months and invited him to remain active within the structures of the Chamber.
Perit David Xuereb graduated from the University of Malta in Architecture and Civil Engineering in 1991 and then from the University of London in Structural Engineering in 1993.
He is the Chief Executive of QPM Ltd. providing professional consultancy services in design, engineering and management in all areas requisite of the construction and built environment industry. Practice areas include Malta, UK, most European countries, Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
His technical experience varies widely but current professional interests focus on sustainable development and resource management. Mr Xuereb lectures at the University of Malta, is a director of the Building Industry Consultative and Executive Councils and has been elected a Council Member of the Malta Chamber since 2009.
Mr Xuereb is a member of the Climate Change Board and is a Trustee of the Conservatorio Vincenzo Bugeja.