Management

Chief Executive Officer

Karl Schranz

An accountant by profession, Karl spent 10 years working for a reputable audit firm in various audit roles before joining JP Morgan Chase in London in 2005, specifically working in Credit Hybrid Derivatives. He then returned to Malta to head the corporate finance arm of a local audit firm. In 2009, together with Christian, he was one of the founding members of a Corporate Services Provider in Malta, leaving to set up E&S Consultancy in 2010. Karl heads E&S’ ICO and Tokenomics department, however, his competences include advising and assisting in all MFSA licensing processes, accountancy, Token structuring, iGaming, and all aspects of corporate finance.

Karl is fluent in English, Italian, Maltese.

Email:karl@ellulschranz.com

Phone:+356 2010 3020

Chief Financial Officer and Director of Accounts

Antonella Lia

Antonella, obtained a Master Degree in Accounting from the University of Malta in 2015, and has furthered her studies by obtaining a Professional Certificate in Taxation in 2017. She has been working with E&S Group since 2012 and presently manages the Accounts Department as Director of E&S Back Office Services Ltd. Her main areas of practice are Corporate Tax, VAT, as well as the preparation of Financial Statements for companies from various industries including aviation, gaming, shipping, manufacturing, financial and other services.

Antonella is fluent in Maltese, English and Italian.

Email:antonella@ellulschranz.com

Phone:+356 2010 3020

Chief Client Officer

Dr. Deborah Vella

A lawyer by profession, Deborah had graduated as Doctor of Laws in 2015, admitted to the bar in 2017 and has been working with E&S Group for the past seven years. In her prime time at E&S Deborah was part of the legal team and also headed the corporate team where she aided the building of these two departments. In 2017, she took a managerial role within E&S Group.

Working her way up the ranks, Deborah has been appointed as a member of E&S Groups’ Board of Directors and promoted to Chief Client Officer in November 2020. Whilst she will continue to be of support towards the corporate and legal team within the firm, her main focus will shift on Strategic Client Relationship Management as well as oversight of various operational functions. As the company’s CCO she will also be engaged in a business development role which involves the planning and executing of offline business development and marketing for the Group.

Email:deborah@ellulschranz.com

Phone:+356 2010 3020

Corporate

Head of Corporate Administration

Nicole Said

Nicole joined E&S Group in February 2016 to form part of the Administration team. Her main duties included the day-to-day overall administration of the group. She had then been promoted to head the administration team as an Executive Secretary. Over the years Nicole had contributed to the overall efficiency of the firm by ensuring administrative duties were carried out in a timely and effective manner. Working her way up Nicole was promoted to the corporate services department in 2018 where she began assisting thoroughly the corporate team. Today Nicole effectively manages and heads the corporate team bringing forward a more efficient and structured daily quality of work for our clients. Her persistence and development has resulted in Nicole being awarded with the Appreciation Award chosen by the group in 2019 and Employee of the Year in 2020.

Email:nicole@ellulschranz.com

Phone:+356 2010 3020

Accounts

Financial Controller

Maria Camilleri

Maria joined E&S Group in 2019 as a Financial Controller. Prior to joining E&S Group, she has been working in Accounts for the past 6 years gaining experience in various sectors such as the Transport & Automotive Industry, the Oil, Gas & Energy Industry with a reputable local Company and in the Reinsurance Industry with a multi-national Company. She is currently undertaking the final stages of the ACCA Qualification.

Email:maria.camilleri@ellulschranz.com

Phone:+356 2010 3020

Accounts Manager

Brittany Cutajar

Brittany joined E&S Group in 2015 as an Accounts Analyst and took on a managerial role in 2017, within the Accounts Department, overseeing a team of junior accountants and the preparation of Financial Statements for companies operating in the financial sector, manufacturing, shipping and aviation, and gaming industry amongst others. She is currently furthering her studies in accountancy and is undergoing a Master’s Degree with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Brittany is fluent in English and Maltese with a proficient understanding of Italian.

Email:brittany@ellulschranz.com

Phone:+356 2010 3020

Accounts Manager

Alexandra Abela

Alexandra is an experienced payments’ professional with 10 years’ experience gained working with global companies, in both established and start-up environments. Prior to joining E&S Group, Alexandra was the Vice President of Customer Services at Credorax Bank, where she managed Global Support (US, Malta), Technical Support, Product Management, and Integration. Since joining E&S Consultancy she has been tasked with the preparation of financial statements for various clients. She is currently studying ACCA.

Email:alexandra@ellulschranz.com

Phone:+356 2010 3020

Accounts Associate

Lara Portelli Gauci Borda

Lara joined E&S group as an Accounts Associate. She obtained her ACCA diploma in Accountancy & Business and is currently studying to obtain a Master’s Degree with ACCA. Lara previously occupied the role of an Accounts Administrator for 10 years, where she gained valuable experience with one of the leading Aviation Companies in Malta.

Email:lara@ellulschranz.com

Phone:+356 2010 3020

Accounts Analyst

Chantel Said

Chantel holds a Diploma in Business and Finance, A-Level in Accounts Matsec and Edexcel London. She has been working with E&S Group since December 2014. She is currently studying ACCA to obtain a Diploma in Accountancy and Business. Her main responsibilities within the E&S Group are mainly finalizing of Financial Statements, preparation of VAT returns for companies trading in various sectors.

Email:chantel.said@ellulschranz.com

Phone:+356 2010 3020

Accounts Associate

Nena Petrovic

Nena holds a Bachelor Diploma in Business Information Technologies and Certificate in Payroll & Employment Administration. She is a professional payroll specialist with more than 7 years of experience with international companies.

She has been working with E&S Group since January 2021. Her main responsibilities within E&S Group are mainly finalising of Financial Statements, preparation of VAT returns for companies trading in various sectors.

Email:nena@ellulschranz.com

Phone:+356 2010 3020

Accounts Analyst

Shirley Calleja

Shirley joined E&S Group as an accounts analyst. For the past 15 years, Shirley has lived in Canada, only to return to Malta recently. She worked in the shipping industry, where she gained experience in various fields including logistics, marketing, administration and customer relations. She studied international trade and acted as a freight consultant to both ship agents and clients alike.

Email:shirley@ellulschranz.com

Phone:+356 2010 3020

Accounts Trainee

Leah Sammut Mock

Leah Sammut Mock joined E&S Group as an Accounts Administrator and was then promoted as an Accounts Trainee, whilst studying at The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology. Her daily duties consist of supporting and assisting the accounts team with their daily operations.

Email:leah@ellulschranz.com

Phone:+356 2010 3020

Support

Executive Assistant to the C.E.O.

Bernadette Bajada

Bernadette joined E&S Group in November 2018 as an Executive Assistant to the CEO. She graduated from MCAST, where she gained a diploma in business. Just before joining E&S Group, she obtained experience in the financial and shipping industry. She held a senior position in a trust company for three years, followed by a position as a Tied Insurance Intermediary. Her motivation and constant support resulted in being awarded with the Team Player Award in 2019.

 

 

 

Email:bernadette@ellulschranz.com

Phone:+356 2010 3020

Executive Assistant to the C.C.O.

Kylie Fiteni

Kylie joined E&S Group in December 2020 as an Executive Assistant to the Chief Clients Officer. Her main responsibilities include assisting the Chief Clients Officer in Business Development and handling day-to-day administration. Prior to joining E&S Group, she worked in Human Resources and gained experience working in the financial industry.

Email:kylie@ellulschranz.com

Phone:+356 2010 3020

Executive Secretary

Donna Cassar

Donna joined E&S Group in April 2016, to form part of the Front Office Team. Her daily objectives are, amongst others, to maintain the office’s agenda and assist in the planning of appointments and conferences, handling all outgoing or incoming correspondence, monitoring of the office supplies, and negotiating terms with suppliers to ensure the most cost-effective orders, whilst also maintaining records ensuring information is organised and easily accessible. Donna is proficient in MS Office and has excellent organisational and time-management skills.

 

 

Email:donna@ellulschranz.com

Phone:+356 2010 3020

Secretary

Margaret Galea

Margaret joined E&S Group in November 2018 as a secretary.  Her main duties are to assist in the day-to-day administration of the group. Prior to joining E&S Group, she worked in the medical industry for over ten years as a front office administrator.

She is fluent in Maltese and English and has a good knowledge of Italian.

 

 

 

 

Email:margaret@ellulschranz.com

Phone:+356 2010 3020

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