Audit Committee

Mario P. Galea - Chairman

Mario P. Galea was the founder, Managing Partner and Chairman of Ernst & Young Malta until he retired in 2012.  Currently he serves as on a number of boards of directors, finance committees and audit committees in various positions.

Mr Galea is a certified public accountant and auditor, a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a Fellow of the Malta Institute of Accountants.

He has served as President of the Malta Institute of Accountants and held various other positions in the Institute, Federation des Comptables Européens (FEE) and the Accountancy Board, which is the regulator of the accountancy profession in Malta.


Joseph Pisani - Member

Joseph Pisani, is a founder member and director of the main board of Corinthia Palace Hotel Company Limited (CPHCL) as from 1962, and has served on a number of boards of subsidiary companies. From 2000 to 2014 he has served as Chairman of the Monitoring Committee of CPHCL and IHI. 

Ahmed Yousri Helmy - Member

Mr Yousri Helmy is an accomplished executive with an outstanding track record in spearheading transformational programs including debt restructuring, organisational streamlining and digital implementation, delivering cost efficiencies and driving shareholders’ value.  He has ventured into major business acquisitions with proven abilities in business modelling and analysis.

Mr Yousri Helmy is the current group CFO of National Real Estate Company (NREC), a Kuwait based publicly listed real estate and investment company, with a presence in the Middle East and North Africa.

Prior to joining NREC, Mr Yousri Helmy was the CEO of Invest Group and CFO at the Sultan Centre Group where he played an integral part in the continual growth and success of the group, driving operational, commercial and financial activities.

Mr Yousri Helmi holds an MBA from American University of Beirut in Lebanon and is a certified public accountant registered with the California Board of Accountancy.