Executive Committee

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Antonio Ghio


Dr Antonio Ghio is a partner at Fenech & Fenech Advocates and heads its ICT Law Department. For the past twelve years his work has solely revolved around ICT law issues, trying to find solutions to the constant struggle existing between law and technology, both inside and outside of the courtrooms. Ghio lectures ICT law and Cyber Crime at the University of Malta and is a regular supervisor and examiner on technology law related matters.He held the position of Chairman of the Malta Communications Authority after having served as a member of the Board of Directors for the last five years.

He has an LL.M in ICT law from the University of Strathclyde where he specialised on legal aspects of Internet security and online privacy. He is a regular speaker on ICT law issues in local and international conferences and has a regular column on ICT law issues on the Sunday Times of Malta. His personal blog on ICT Law issues can be found here. Ghio is also the Malta contributor for Electronic Signatures in Law (Cambridge University Press) and author of the Malta chapter of Data Protection: Laws of the World (Sweet and Maxwell).

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/antonioghio

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Gege Gatt

Vice President

Dr. Gege Gatt is a digital entrepreneur, an IT-Law specialist, and an experienced Director serving on a number of company boards. He’s passionate about AI, digital ethics, transformation, culture and strategy. 

He is the CEO of London-based company EBO.AI, an Artificial Intelligence platform which is disrupting the customer engagement industry through data. His work has been covered by IDC, USA Today, Forbes, Japan Times, the Telegraph, the FT and others. He’s a Director at ICON: a software development company serving markets in central Europe. He is an Executive Board Member of the Malta IT Law Association which promotes awareness of IT law issues around privacy and cybersecurity. 

Gege has been appointed by the World Health Organisation as an academic reviewer of its digital Health Information System strategy. Gege also served as the Chairman of Beacon Media Group which is a multi-platform media service including online and offline channels and which operates the news brand ‘Newsbook’ and 103FM.

Gege is a TEDx speaker, a lecturer, and specialist examiner at the University of Malta. He is a regular contributor to IT publications and academic papers, and a frequent speaker at business and technology conferences. He has co-authored a book on Digital Psychology and 6 papers on digital marketing. Pro bono, Gege acts as a Board Member on the Vatican’s initiative on technology and well-being in Rome: Humanity 2.0 for which he also mentored the first ever Vatican Hackathon.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gegegatt
Website: www.gegegatt.com

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Veronica Campbell


Dr Veronica Campbell is an associate at Camilleri Preziosi Advocates, where her main practice areas are intellectual property law, data protection, technology law and telecommunications law. She regularly assists clients with the filing and maintenance of intellectual property registrations, as well as intellectual property infringement disputes and negotiations. She also advises clients on data protection matters, including performing GDPR audits, drafting and reviewing GDPR policies and documentation, advising on clients’ internal and external practices and procedures, and advising on ad-hoc data protection issues. Veronica’s experience in providing data protection advice extends to assisting international technology conglomerates with data protection compliance and the conducting of transfer impact assessments. 

Veronica also provides in-house data protection training sessions to clients, as well as delivering lectures relating to data protection and technology law as part of the Diploma in Law course offered by Advisory21. She also advises major local and international players in the telecommunications sector regarding regulatory matters, as well as assisting technology companies with the drafting and negotiation of software and hardware contracts. 

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vcampbell/

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Sharon Xuereb

Project Manager

Dr Sharon Xuereb’s main practice areas are Media and Communications Law, laws on Intellectual Property, Information Technology and Privacy Law. She also forms part of the firm’s litigation team. In fact, she concentrated on these areas in her postgraduate studies at Queen Mary, University of London. In partial fulfilment of her LL.M. there, Sharon submitted a thesis on the regulation of online gaming and betting entitled “Legal Protection of State Monopolies over Online Gaming: A critical appraisal of the implications of recent ECJ decisions on EU Remote Gaming”. Sharon graduated as Doctor of Laws at the University of Malta in December 2009 after submitting her thesis entitled “Evolving Legal Frameworks: Defamation in Cyberspace”.
Sharon is a regular speaker at Intellectual Property and ICT conferences. She leads various training courses on the new General Data Protection Regulation. Sharon is also a lecturer at Middlesex University where she teaches an E-Commerce and Information Technology Law module to Master students reading for an MSc in Business Information Systems and Data Science.
Sharon has a keen interest in the legal implications of disruptive technologies, such as crypto currencies, blockchain, quantum technologies, and AI.

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Deo Falzon


Dr Deo Falzon is a Senior Associate at Fenech & Fenech Advocates within the TMT department. He holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Intellectual Property from the University of London and the ISO accredited CIPP/E and CIPM certifications from the International Association of Privacy Professionals. He has been on the MITLA board since 2019 and is also a council member of the Bar Association in Malta, The Chamber of Advocates.

In previous years Deo was widely involved in student activism and was President and Vice-President of ELSA (Malta).

Deo practices mainly in Technology, Media and Telecommunications including litigious matters and gaming. He specialises in Intellectual Property where he advises on obtaining IP protection, dealing with infringements and assisting with filing strategies. He regularly advises clients in relation to information technology issues, gaming law regulatory issues as well as in setting up and assisting with privacy (GDPR) compliant programs.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/deo-falzon-aab45087

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Sarah Cannataci


Dr. Sarah Cannataci is a warranted advocate, specialised in data privacy and intellectual property. She is currently Group Data Protection Officer at Tonybet, responsible for monitoring compliance with data privacy legislation in multiple jurisdictions worldwide.

Previously forming part of the TMT team of one of Malta’s oldest law firms, Sarah has a vast experience in advising and assisting clients in relation to information technology, cybercrime, gaming law as well as in matters relating to trademarks, copyright, and design rights amongst other intellectual property issues, and takes a particular interest in issues created by the interplay between Technology, Media and Telecoms Law (TMT) and Intellectual Property Law. 

Sarah has formed part of the executive committee of MITLA since 2019, serving a number of different roles over the years. She has a passion for activism, and also serves as PRO on the executive committee of Wirt iz-Zejtun, an NGO focused on fostering interest and respect towards the natural, cultural, environmental, historical, ethnographical and archaeological,  tangible and intangible heritage in the south of Malta.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarah-cannataci-753a07147

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Kenneth Terribile


Ing. Kenneth Terribile is a Senior Engineer at Melita Ltd forming part of the Corporate Solutions Department. Kenneth advises and assists clients requiring connectivity, datacentre and IoT solutions, in line with local and international regulatory requirements.
In the past years, Kenneth was involved in the local engineering community as Public Relations Officer of the Chamber of Engineers and was previously also involved in student activism as Secretary General of KSU (Kunsill Studenti Universitarji), and President of UESA (University Engineering Students’ Association).
Kenneth holds a B. Eng (Hons) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Malta and is also Prince II certified.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kenterribile/

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Keith Cutajar

Education & External Relations

Keith Cutajar is an Information Security Consultant experienced in the fields of Cyber-Security, Cybercrime, Digital Forensics and Cyber-Terrorism. He has worked on a variety of assignments over the years, while employed, and as a consultant in his personal capacity. Keith has read for a BSc(Hons) in IT at the University of Malta and an MSc in Information Security at the Royal Holloway College(University of London), with his dissertation titled as “A pro-active approach towards Cyber-Terrorism: Defining a policy document to assist decision-makers”. He is a Court Expert in Digital Forensics, Cybercrime and Cyber-Terrorism at the Courts of Law in Malta as well as a frequent speaker at a number of presentations and training sessions in various prominent cyber-security conferences and training sessions at institutions both in Malta and abroad. Keith is frequently requested to assist private entities to pro-active and re-actively provide technical assistance where necessary. Keith was also involved in the initial phases of the setting up and reviewing of the local DLT regulations as well as the setting of the MDIA. Keith is also the founder and director of CY4 Ltd, a Cyber Forensics company in Malta.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/keithcutajar/ 

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Mark E. Zammit


Prior to admission to the Law Course at the University of Malta, Dr Mark E. Zammit’s studies were centred on computing & business at the university’s ICT Faculty, particularly on software development. 

When deciding to pursue the Law Course, Mark’s focus was drawn to IT Law subjects, utilising information architecture principles to address legal issues posed by innovative technologies. During such time, Mark began his traineeship practice with a local law firm specialising in IT Law, garnering DLT and cryptocurrency experience at the height of the industry’s peak in 2017 – 2019. 

After graduating with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours), and for some time after obtaining his Master of Advocacy, Mark continued his practice with such firm, with continued exposure on IT law matters, such as data protection. 

Mark then furthered his studies in Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) law, obtaining a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Information technology Law with the University of Edinburgh. Before joining Fenech & Fenech Advocates as an associate, Mark practiced with another local law firm, advising clients and the firm on commercial, privacy and data protection law matters.

LinkedIn: https://mt.linkedin.com/in/mark-e-zammit


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