Mario Galea is the Chief Financial Officer for various companies under JCL Holdings, operating in the food manufacturing, distribution and retail sectors, including The Food Factory. He holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) from the
University of Malta and is a certified public accountant with extensive experience in accounting, auditing, financial and project management across various sectors.
In 2011, Mario joined PwC after completing his studies, where he assumed diverse roles both locally and internationally. Throughout his tenure, he worked with a portfolio of clients spanning industries such as Construction, iGaming,
Telecommunications, Retail, Distribution, Hospitality, and Catering, among others. In 2018, he became a pivotal part of the management team at FTI Group, a multinational touristic group. As the CFO for their American destination management company and receptive tour operator, he successfully led multiple teams in restructuring and modernising operations, business processes and controls. Moreover, he played a key role in relocating the finance function to Malta. From 2020 to 2023, he led the finance team at Tumas Group’s gaming division.
Mario has a proven track record of achieving remarkable financial outcomes through the optimisation and alignment of operations with the overarching company strategy. He has consistently propelled organisations towards sustainable growth and profitability.