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Charles Xuereb

Charles Xuereb



Charles Xuereb became a member of the Professional Accountants in Business Advisory Group in 2024. He was nominated by the Malta Institute of Accountants. He is CEO of Trident Estates Plc.

Charles started off his professional career with PricewaterhouseCoopers as an auditor.  In 1995, he joined Simonds Farsons Cisk plc (“SFC”), a company listed on the Malta Stock Exchange, as Chief Accountant of a subgroup operating franchised foods outlets (Pizza Hut©, Burger King©, KFC© and TGIF©). Subsequently, he was appointed SFC’s Group Financial Services Manager and in 2004, following the acquisition of the food importation arm, he was assigned the key task of integrating the newly acquired company’s finance systems within the Group.  He was appointed Financial Controller whilst retaining the overall finance responsibility of the franchised foods business.

In 2005, Charles was appointed SFC’s Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO) that included the responsibility for the Group’s overall financial management, direction and governance as well as the Group’s Credit Control, Information Technology and Business Services.  He also served as a member of the Group Executive Board and sat on the Board of ten companies within the SFC Group.

In 2017, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Trident Estates plc, a property group that was spun-off as a separate listed entity on the Malta Stock Exchange in 2018.  He spearheaded the development of Trident Park, a €66 million green office campus developed on a historic site, a landmark Art Deco industrial facility, creating a space that embraces both contemporary design and state-of-the-art technology while also preserving and even celebrating the original site’s heritage and context, developing 43% of the developable land available.

Charles is a Certified Public Accountant and a Fellow of the Malta Institute of Accountants. Elected in 2013, he is President of the Malta Association of Credit Management. He is also the Deputy Chair of the Professional Accountants in Business Group within the Malta Institute of Accountants, and forms part of the Disciplinary Appeals Pool within the said institute.

Charles holds a Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in Accountancy from the University of Malta.