Chief Executive Officer

Michael Stivala has been actively involved in the Group’s business for over 25 years and is a director of a number of Group companies, and is the Group’s, Chief Executive Officer. Apart from overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Group, his main responsibilities today are the management of the Group’s hotels, guest holders and hostels. Mr Stivala is also the President of the Malta Developers Association and acted as the vice president of the Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association until 2015.



Ivan Stivala began working with the Group approximately 23 years ago and has recently been appointed as Group’s Executive Chairman of a number of Group companies. Ivan Stivala is responsible for the management of the Group’s major property finishing works relating to the Group’s various projects involving office blocks, hotels and apartments.

Michael Stivala


Executive Director

Martin John Stivala’s experience in the Group extends over 30 years and is also an executive director of a number of Group companies. His main responsibilities are the management of the Group’s construction works relating to the Group’s various projects involving office blocks, hotels and apartments.

Michael Stivala


Non-executive Director

Francis Gouder has extensive banking experience, having worked for 45 years in the banking sector, both at branch and head office level, namely Barclays Bank, Mid-Med Bank and HSBC Bank Malta p.l.c. More recently he also worked at Banif Bank Malta p.l.c as an advisor to the executive committee and later head of private banking. He presently holds a number of non-executive directorships, where he also acts as a member of the respective audit committees.

Michael Stivala


Non-executive Director

Dr Ann Marie Agius is a Notary Public by profession. Her main practice areas apart from her notarial practice are trusts, fiduciaries, estate planning, corporate and contract law. Dr Agius worked for a number of years in the Wealth Management/Trust Department of one of Malta’s major banks having been entrusted with legal and compliance duties. She has also worked with the Malta Financial Services Authority (the Maltese regulator for financial services) for a number of years before returning to her private practice.

Michael Stivala

Jean Paul Debono

Non Executive Director

Jean Paul Debono, a Certified Public Accountant and Practicing Auditor, brings extensive expertise in accounting, tax, and advisory services. With a rich history of serving diverse clients globally, he plays a pivotal role in guiding businesses through decision-making, corporate structure, finance, and strategic expansion in Malta. As a distinguished member of ACCA, The Malta Institute of Accountants, and The Malta Institute of Taxation, Jean Paul upholds the highest professional standards. His leadership roles, including Chairman of various committees and non-executive directorships, reflect his commitment to professional enrichment.

Michael Stivala

Antoinette Screrri

Company Secretary

Antoinette obtained her Bachelor of Accountancy Honours Degree from the University of Malta in 2007 and has always been involved in direct and indirect tax advisory and compliance work since then. Antoinette also pursued an international tax course at the International Tax Centre at the University of Leiden, Netherlands, a Diploma in VAT Compliance as well as a Diploma in Taxation. Her focus has always been tax consultancy to both local and international clients operating in various industries including hotels, gaming, financial services and fintech. During her experience in the tax field, Antoinette was involved in various advisory and compliance projects mainly relating to corporate groups’ restructurings as well as mergers and acquisitions and assisting multi-national companies setting up in Malta. Ms. Scerri has been Company Secretary for the Group since 2021

Michael Stivala

Kevin Bonnici

Group Financial Controller

As the Financial Controller at Stivala Group since 2018, Kevin Bonnici brings extensive experience from diverse roles in various sectors. Currently serving as the Group Financial Controller, he plays a key role in optimizing financial performance. His responsibilities include overseeing financial operations, preparing reports, and providing strategic guidance to align financial decisions with the organization's objectives. Kevin's multifaceted background and commitment to excellence contribute significantly to Stivala Group's financial stability and growth.

Michael Stivala


Group Accounts Manager

Rebecca Stivala joined the Stivala Group in 2007 and has been involved in various roles within the operating companies. During this time, she has gained valuable experience across the diverse aspects of the Group’s business activities.  Ms Stivala presently occupies the post of Group Accounts Manager and is principally responsible to assist the Financial Controller with the preparation of management accounts.

Michael Stivala
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