David began his management career within an international chain of hotels (SolMelia – Suncrest) in the late 1990s and occupied senior management positions in various departments. He later held the post of Group General Manager for Sunsites Ltd, a company operating two hotels and a wellness centre in the northern part of Malta. During this time David also acquired Malta’s first ‘Tourism Authority Quality Certification’ for one of the hotels. He joined the Grand Hotel Excelsior in October 2007 as Operations Director and was later appointed Director of Business Development. He joined Baystreet Holdings Ltd in April 2011 as Chief Executive Officer, focusing primarily on the company’s business development strategy and corporate development. In 2015, he was made responsible for the setting up of a new subsidiary with interests in the retail industry representing the Spanish brands within the Cortefiel Group. In 2018, David Debono joined BGH as executive director.David obtained postgraduate qualifications in operations, strategic management, human resources, finance and marketing from Henley Management College in 2008.In 2011 he received his Master’s degree in Business Administration from Henley Business School (University of Reading), specialising in corporate and business strategy. David is currently conducting further post graduate research on leadership and organisation effectiveness.