Director, Deal Advisory
KPMG in Malta
Mario Vella was appointed Director at KPMG on 1 February 2013. He leads the Financing service line within the Deal Advisory section of the Firm. He provides advice and assistance to corporate clients in structuring and arranging financing for their projects and operations. Mario also serves as consultant to several corporate boards using the vast experience gained during the long years he worked at the bank supporting corporate customers formulate their strategy and realise their projects. Mario assists clients bring new projects to fruition be they in the hospitality, manufacturing, real estate or other economic sectors. He is actively involved in seeking new hospitality brands for Malta’s growing hotel industry, franchises for new catering outlets and in sourcing investment. Another important area is family businesses where Mario has helped resolve issues within the family business and in drawing up and applying proper governance procedures. Prior to joining KPMG, Mario occupied several senior roles with Mid-Med Bank plc and HSBC Bank Malta plc. His last position with HSBC was that of Head of Corporate Banking.