Daniela Grech graduated in Law and European Studies at the University of Malta. After being conferred her final degree in November 2007, she joined the Civil Service, and held different roles within the Managing Authority for Cohesion Policy (PPCD) until joining The Malta Chamber for Commerce, Enterprise and Industry in July 2022.

Her experience ranges from the monitoring of infrastructural projects funded through ERDF and CF in the areas of R&D, Climate Change, Waste, Water, Transport and Health, to overseeing Financial Instruments and other forms of support to the rivate Sector. From 2019 to 2022, she was tasked with the coordination of the Monitoring, Communication and Evaluation of the ESIF Programmes implemented in Malta and their socio-economic impact on the Maltese islands, whilst overseeing the Managing Authority's training programme and procurement unit.

Her role within The Malta Chamber is that of Heading the Projects and EU Funds team, through which she oversees the implementation of projects by the organisation, and provides guidance, and assistance to the Chamber members to source the most appropriate support streams for their business ideas.


Alison Attard is an accountant by profession, holding an international qualification through the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants and an MBA from Heriot Watt University. She holds a Certified Public Accountant warrant. She is a Fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants and the Malta Institute of Accountants.

Her career and experience in the finance sector has evolved over the past thirty years through employment both in the public and private sector. She previously held the post of Commercial Manager on two major Contracts as part of the team that successfully completed the Mater Dei Hospital Project. She was later appointed as the Financial Controller, primarily responsible for the Finance and Procurement Unit as well as the funding and contractual issues associated with Malta’s Health Capital Projects, amongst which the Mater Dei Hospital Oncology Centre which was constructed by means of an ERDF grant.

She currently holds the post of Director Finance in a Government Agency responsible for the overall financial governance of the entity.

GABRIELLA MALLIA - B.Com (Hons, Management), M.A. European Studies

Over the past 20 years Gabby has acquired an excellent knowledge of EU funding and also has extensive work experience on project contract management required to implement major projects, policy development and training beneficiaries in preparation for implementation of EU funded projects. Having worked within the Foreign Commonwealth Office within the UK government and the Office of the Prime Minister of Malta, Gabby has a thorough understanding of the requirements and mechanism of the public sector and the procurement requirements. Thus, she seeks to provide the necessary guidance and assistance in ensuring the successful implementation of major public infrastructural projects whilst adopting the necessary public procurement procedures.

Over the years Gabby has been engaged to provide training to current and prospective beneficiaries of EU Funded projects to provide them with the necessary knowledge on the EU requirements, project management and public procurement requirements to successfully implement EU funded projects.