Dr. Etienne Borg Cardona holds a PhD in leadership and management from Cranfield Business School, UK, and is a certified public accountant and auditor by profession with a practicing warrant. He initially gained experience in banking and in accountancy and audit practice, followed by a thirty-year career in leadership positions in the private sector, most recently as CEO of a leading group of companies. In 2017, he set up Capital Advisory, an independent consulting firm advising on corporate finance, financial management and corporate governance.
He currently sits as an independent non-executive director on boards of listed, regulated, and private local and international companies in various industry sectors.
He is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants and of the Malta Institute of Accountants, where he was elected to council between 2012 and 2021. He is currently a council member of the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners (IFSP), Malta, where he chairs the Directors’ Sub-committee, and is a member of the Institute of Directors UK.
He holds a PhD in Leadership and Management from Cranfield Business School, Cranfield University UK, and a Masters’ degree in Financial Services from the University of Malta. He has lectured in financial management in the department of accountancy within the Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy at the University of Malta. He has also lectured on the history of finance, commerce, and money in modern economies at the University of Malta Centre for Liberal Arts and Sciences, and on financial management at Cranfield Business School, UK.