Dr Malcolm Mallia, Founder and CEO of LEXCO, is responsible for LEXCO’S strategic and business development functions as well as client relationship management. As CEO, he supports the Compliance team in all legal matters relating to compliance, anti-money laundering and customer due diligence. Dr Mallia has worked with organisations of all sizes and types, both local and international, Private and Government, however he focuses mainly on small to medium sized organisations which do not have internal legal and compliance departments.
Dr Mallia brings to the table a relatively unique mix of business and legal experience which has become necessary in today’s competitive world. He is a business and legal advisor with 20 years’ experience in business consultancy, during which he also occupied various senior management posts.
From a legal perspective, he focuses mainly on anti-money laundering law, company law and insolvency law, having also acted as court appointed liquidator in court winding-up procedures.
From a business perspective, he has been involved personally in the set-up of new business ventures both locally and internationally. One of the biggest projects he worked on involved the set-up of a start-up in the telecoms industry which was eventually sold to private international banks and investors for 37 million USD.
From a compliance perspective, he has focused mainly on strategy and corporate reorganisation, helping organisations become compliant to their relevant industry and legal standards.
Dr Mallia is a warranted advocate in Malta. He holds a Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Malta, a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accountancy and Business Management from the same University, and a Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Henley Management College (UK).
Dr Mallia is also a visiting lecturer at the University of Malta in the Faculty of Economics, Management and Accounts, a member of the Malta Chamber of Advocates, and an ISO 9001 certified auditor, after having undergone and successfully completed intensive lead auditor training in the UK with the British Standards Institute (BSI).