27 February, 2024
In today’s environment, there is a strong emphasis on employee well-being and financial security. This makes it a prerogative for employers to take measures that support the long-term financial stability of their employees.
Recognising the importance of addressing the unique need of both individual customers and employers, MAPFRE MSV Life and Bank of Valletta are teaming up with The Malta Chamber to organise a workshop focusing on employee benefits solutions.
This workshop, being organised by MAPFRE MSV Life and Bank of Valletta, in collaboration with The Malta Chamber shall be delving into how employers can offer a better and more holistic proposition to their employees, in order to increase their retention efforts, enhance their reputation by becoming an ‘employer of choice’ and attract quality people. The workshop will also include the active participation of the FHRD, Expedition 42, PWC and Farsons.
MEET THE SPEAKERS
Mark Grech is a manager within PwC Malta’s advisory practice and is responsible for Workforce Consulting services. He has several years of experience assisting various local and international organisations in HR related projects and studies. His areas of specialisation include talent development, change management and employee engagement.
Josef Said is CEO of Expedition42 and HR tech and services company. Expedition42’s mission is centred around improving organisational well-being. Locally Expedition42, through its brands, interacts with more than 90,000 candidates and more than 3,000 organisations.
Noel Debono is an FHRD board member and a Human Capital Consulting Manager within a global professional service provider. Having spent over 17 years working within the Human Resources industry across multiple economic sectors, his areas of expertise include strategic HR management, learning and development, business coaching and workforce planning.
International HR Manager. Over 25 years’ experience in HR Management at a multinational environment. Permanent member of the Management Committee of both companies and also Steering Committee of MAPFRE Malta. Master of Sciences in Human Resource Management. Lecturer, researcher & trainer in Leadership, Change Management & Performance Appraisal.
Joseph Camilleri, Head of HR at Farsons Group is a mechanical engineer who blends his operational experience with a passion for nurturing organisational talent. His initial career in operations brought him in direct contact with the mindset of various layers of employees enabling him to foster a culture of innovation through engaging employee experiences.
Tonia Parascandalo joined Bank of Valletta plc in 1985 and currently leads the Bancassurance Unit, that monitors the Bank’s life insurance, personal pensions and WorkSave pension operations. Tonia is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute UK.
Fiona joined Mapfre Middlesea plc 25 years ago and during this time held various responsibilities and gained extensive knowledge in both Non-Life and Life business, including Savings, Investment and Retirement plans. She currently heads Mapfre’s Corporate Clients Business Office and focuses on ensuring a positive rapport with clients and identifying opportunities, with particular emphasis on Employee Benefits.
Bernard is a tax partner at PwC Malta. Since joining the firm 26 years ago, he has been involved in various forums relating to pensions, their sustainability and reform in Malta. He leads the firm’s Private Clients practice, which also focuses on the various aspects of pensions.
Victoria is a Tax Senior Manager and currently heads PwC Malta’s Pensions Team. She regularly participates in seminars and contributes to publications on tax matters relating to pensions. Victoria holds a B.Accountancy (Hons). degree from the University of Malta and an Advanced Diploma in International Taxation awarded by the UK’s Chartered Institute of Taxation.
Ray Debattista was appointed Chief People and Culture Officer in October of 2023, after serving in an acting role since 2022. Ray joined the Bank in 1984 and throughout his career occupied various positions within the organisation, spanning both the retail network and other corporate functions. During his twenty years in Human Resources, he garnered an in-depth knowledge of the Bank and its people. His responsibilities spanned recruitment, employee engagement, performance management, training, career development, talent management as well as employee and industrial relations. As an active member of the Bank’s Executive Committee, Ray is responsible for developing and executing the HR strategy in support of the Bank’s overall business plan and strategic direction. He champions the Bank’s drive to be the Employer of Choice by focusing on employee journeys and career paths, whilst driving and implementing initiatives that enhance the wellbeing of the people. Together with his team at People & Culture, he is also responsible for succession planning, talent, and change management, as well as the management of healthy working relationships with key stakeholder groups including those representing the Bank’s employees. Ray holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Henley Management.
27 February, 2024
08:30 AM - 02:00 PM (GMT +1)
The Malta Chamber, Valletta
Melanie Cuzzoni, External Relations Executive, firstname.lastname@example.org