COO, Global Ports Holding Plc

Mr. Xuereb has been COO of Global Ports Holding since 2016. He has served as the CEO of Valletta Cruise Port since 2014 and has been employed by the company since its inception in 2002, and was appointed as Group Chief Finance Officer in 2009. He was responsible for the setting up of the finance and administration function, overseeing the financing of the €37 million capital-intensive project, as well as playing an active role in developing the cruise line business in Malta and ancillary support services. Stephen Xuereb has over 20 years senior management experience, 15 of which in the Cruise Industry. Previously he occupied posts in the audit and financial advisory sectors as well in the retail, property and hospitality industries. Mr. Xuereb is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Accountants and a Henley MBA graduate.