Dean started his career as a financial auditor with Deloitte whilst studying to become a Chartered Certified Accountant through ACCA. Following his successful qualification as an accountant Dean moved into Financial & Business Advisory services as a Financial Advisory Consultant within the same firm’s Financial Advisory Team. Following 9 years with Deloitte, Dean took up the role as Group CFO of a Maltese diversified group comprising of 14 entities spanning various industries.
Today Dean is Managing Director at Firstbridge Services a Financial Advisory firm focused on transactions and supporting startups. He is mainly responsible for Corporate Strategy, Business Development and the firm’s “Basement to Boardroom” Start-up advisory programme.
Dean is a Certified Public Accountant, Fellow within the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a Fellow within the Malta Institute of Accounts. He also sits on several company boards and holds a Master’s degree in Financial Services through the University of Malta.