Petri began his career in the insurance industry followed by investment banking and wealth management positions in Finland and Belgium. Residing in Malta since 2007, he has held managerial positions with Ganado Advocates and HSBC International.
He currently holds several independent non-executive directorships and a compliance officer position in Malta.
He obtained an accounting qualification from Helsinki Business College followed by specialisation studies in finance at the Swedish School of Economics in Helsinki, Finland. He also obtained a qualification in risk management awarded by the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI).
-citizen of Finland
-resident of Malta
mobile phone: 00356 99164474
A lawyer by profession since 1998, Vanessa occupied a senior managerial position in a
one of the largest local Maltese banks and has been extensively involved in the financial
services sector for the past 16 years. She has provided specialised legal advice to the
bank’s retail banking and wealth management areas, fund management, commercial
banking and global banking and markets, life insurance sector, trusts and foundations, and
company secretarial support. Further responsibilities included legal risk management,
drafting agreements, bond issues, formation and liquidation of companies, advising
compliance regulatory function and interaction with the local regulatory authorities.
Vanessa is currently the managing partner of Vella Grech Legal, a multi-disciplinary boutique Law Firm established in Malta. Her core areas of expertise include financial services, corporate & commercial, banking & finance, investment services, e-Commerce, franchising, intellectual property & competition, consumer & retail and insurance.
She also occupies non-executive directorship and company secretarial roles in local companies and audit committees.
Vanessa was recently interviewed by the Malta Business Review Magazine for the Women Leaders series. She is also currently completing a Masters in European Business Law (European and Comparative Law) from the University of Malta.
-citizen of Malta
-resident of Malta
mobile phone: 00356 99422927
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