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Mark Abela

Mark Abela Director, Malta Office

Mark is a Certified Public Accountant and Auditor with 19 years’ post qualification experience. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Accountancy and a Masters Degree in Financial Services from the University of Malta.

Mark started his career as an auditor with one of the Big 4 accounting firms. Mark is highly experienced in regulatory, technical, and complex accounting and financial reporting matters, having worked at managerial and senior managerial levels with two other Big 4 firms in assurance and financial accounting advisory services. Having directed the technical activities of the Malta Institute of Accountants, he was appointed CEO of the Institute. Mark distinguished himself by working as IFRS project manager with the Brussels based European Financial Reporting Advisory Group, which is responsible for issuing endorsement advice to the European Commission on IFRS to be adopted for use in the in the EU.

Mark is also experienced in public financial management, control and advisory having been engaged as project leader with the Ministry of Finance as well as in the corporate services sector where he headed the accounting and tax department of a leading Maltese corporate services provider.

Tel: +356 2017 3241 | Mobile: +356 9943 1707

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Chris Brown

Chris Brown Director, Malta Office

Chris Brown is the Group's European eGaming Consultant. Chris has been employed with SMP Partners for over 15 years in a number of roles. Starting as the Internal Auditor responsible for auditing the European Offices, he moved to the Compliance Department before taking on a wider Operations role where he has delivered a number of high level projects. Chris has been a Senior Manager with SMP for over 12 years and with his broad knowledge in wide ranging areas of the business ensures that the eGaming portfolio team can deliver to its clients, legislative and regulatory requirements. 

Tel: +356 2713 3759 | Fax: 01624 691741

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