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Faculty- GC Malta

Prof. Chris Haslam

Academic Dean

Prof. Chris Haslam has an undergraduate degree from Newcastle University, and postgraduate awards from Southampton University and the Open University in the UK. He holds a Professorship from the University of Chester in the UK..

Following a period as a senior manager in industry, Prof. Haslam worked at the University of Wolverhampton before moving to the UK Quality and Standards Assurance Agency for Higher Education. Prof. Haslam was appointed Deputy Director at the QAA with responsibility for advising UK Government Ministers on the grant of degree-awarding powers, university title and higher education institution designation. He also undertook more than 100 UK and international higher education institutional audits. During this period he was also responsible for managing the QAA’s work in relation to postgraduate education and wrote the QAA’s guidelines on research degrees and various Learning from Audit publications. He also acted as an adviser to the New Zealand Government on university title matters.

Prof. Haslam then worked at the University of Chester as the institution’s Senior Pro-Vice-Chancellor. This wide-ranging role involved: business planning and performance management; oversight of the undergraduate and postgraduate student experience; managing the University’s seven academic faculties with a population of over 20,000 students; UK and international marketing and admissions; student support services; academic quality and standards; a Learning and Teaching Institute; and a Centre for Foundation Studies. In addition, Prof. Haslam was also the Executive Dean of the University’s Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences with oversight of the academic Departments of Sports and Exercise Sciences, Biological Sciences, Clinical Sciences and Nutrition, an international Food Sciences Research Centre, and the Chester School of Medicine. Prof. Haslam had responsibility for managing an overall budget exceeding €85m and a staff team of some 700 individuals. Prof. Haslam has been trained as a UK Government Teaching Excellence Institutional Assessor and is currently an Independent Governor at the Royal Northern College of Music, UK.

Faculty- GC Malta

Mr. Robert Cassar


Mr. Robert Cassar is passionate about sharing what he learnt through his work which has lead him to to work within multinational and private limited companies. Mr. Cassar is also eager to impart knowledge that he has gained through his studies.

He has twenty years of experience in various workflows principally within the Commercial sphere. He currently serves as CEO at EuroBridge – www.eurobridge.com.mt Mr. Cassar keeps himself updated continuously by researching and reading the latest studies and case studies in the field of management, marketing and leadership.

Mr. Cassar has graduated with a Masters in Business Administration from Anglia Ruskin University. In his classes, Mr. Cassar taps into both his work and academic experiences and studies in order to season his lectures in ways which can assist the students to fuse what is being presented academically to real life business scenarios.

Faculty- GC Malta

Mr. Noel Cassar


Mr. Noel Cassar has obtained an MSc in Banking and Finance awarded by the University of Malta. Further to that, he is also a CFA Charterholder. His career started at Bank of Valletta, where he gained eight years of experience, landing the role of a Research Analyst within the Financial Markets and Investments division.

In 2014, he successfully joined the Central Bank of Malta in the role of Credit Risk Analyst at Financial Risk Management Office. Mr. Cassar joined Safe Capital Investments Ltd as Portfolio Manager and was then appointed as Executive Director in October 2019. He is also a Non-Executive Director in several local companies.

Mr. Cassar is a visiting-lecturer at University of Malta and teaches in various colleges around Malta. At Global College Malta, Mr. Cassar serves as a Senior Lecturer.

GC Malta Faculty

Mr. Gianfranco Selvaggi


Born in Italy, Mr. Gianfranco Selvaggi graduated in Tourism Management Science from Sheffield Hallam University, UK.

Mr. Selvaggi is an active management executive with several years of international and local management experience. He has contributed to the development of the tourism industry and has worked for leading world-renowned Tour Operators. His management versatility brings a unique opportunity for students who study at Global College Malta, aiding them acquire invaluable knowledge in strategic management.

Thanks to a solid history of success, a proficiency in product development and marketing, cost control and customer retention and proven business acumen, Global College Malta has secured one of the best lecturers in the local sphere as part of its teaching staff.

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Mr. Adrian Xuereb Archer


Mr. Adrian Xuereb Archer strives to work towards creating wellbeing at the workplace by fostering compassion. Mr. Xuereb Archer achieves this through the delivery of management training, emotional intelligence mentorship and mental health consultancy for organisations.

Mr. Xuereb Archer has delivered lectures for the University of Chester, Global College Malta, the University of Buckingham and the University of Malta for different Masters and Bachelor Degree Level programmes. He also provides corporate training and workshops with public and private organisations.

Previously, Mr. Xuereb Archer also held roles in business development management within digital marketing, IT and aviation companies. He has an MBA, NLP Practitioner Certificate and is reading for a Masters In Gestalt Psychotherapy.

Faculty- GC Malta

Mr. Raymond Micallef


Mr. Raymond Micallef is an insurance and healthcare professional with a career spanning over thirty-five years in these industries.

Mr. Micallef graduated with an MBA from Henley Management College, and also obtained his ACII, from the Chartered Insurance Institute, both in the UK.

Mr. Micallef has over twenty years of experience as a visiting lecturer, and he has lectured at various educational institutions in Malta, Europe, Africa and the Gulf Region, delivering workshops and modules related to insurance, healthcare and management.

Artur Lengyel- GC Malta

Mr. Artur Lengyel


Mr Lengyel (he/him/his) is a tourism professional and corporate trainer. He settled in Malta in 2014 after travelling the World and living in six different countries across three continents, managing international teams and products in tourist destinations.

Arriving in Malta occupied the post of Regional Commercial manager with additional destinations in Italy, France and Cape Verde. Artúr is an alumnus of Global College. He completed his third Master's degree in 2018 - an MBA from the University of Chester. Now he is reading for his Doctorate, focusing on the destination management sector and employee experience.

Meanwhile, Artúr is working as visiting lecturer and corporate trainer. He specialises in leadership, organisational behaviour, management and DEI (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion) issues, and not afraid to use LEGO bricks when facilitating training to spice up the corporate world.

Faculty- GC Malta

Mr. Ian Vella


Ian is an Organisational Psychology practitioner, working in the area of HR. He has a keen passion for the Human in "Human Resources", and has worked across a number of industries including Hospitality, Manufacturing, Education and presently, Banking.

He holds the role of an HR Business Partner with specific focus on personnel selection and assessment, talent acquisition and retention, career development and departmental business partnering, in one of Malta’s leading financial institution.

His main areas of lecturing include areas relating to leadership, psychology, management, interpersonal managerial skills and qualitative research methods.

Mr. Ryan Caruana


Ryan had been lecturing for the past years in various levels . He lectures in several subjects including leadership, human resources, strategic management, corporate strategy and change management.

He currently works in the private sector and occupies a role in senior management after several years working in the public sector.

Amongst a number of qualifications, he is a graduate with a Masters in Management (MBA) and an MSc in Forensic Accounting.

Mr. Larkin Bonnici


Larkin holds two Master degrees, a Master in Business Administration and a Master of Science in Marketing Management, both awarded from the University of Chester, England.

Larkin is an alumni of Global College Malta and is currently employed as a policy advisor for the Government of Malta.

He holds the role of President of Fgura United Football Club. He also holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Human Resource Management from Heriot-Watt University, Scotland.