The Management Team
Antoine Bartolo - Chief Executive Officer
Prior to joining Megabyte as Chief Executive Office in 2018, Antoine held a number of positions within the communications industry. He holds a Bachelor of Science in IT and Computer Systems Engineering obtained at the University of Malta.
Antoine enjoys spending his free time out at sea, travelling and enjoying some lovely fish specialties.
Ivan Muscat - Chief Operating Officer
Ivan Muscat graduated in Electrical Engineering with a first class honours degree in 1994. He has been working with Megabyte since 1994, starting as a Systems Engineer, installing and supporting UNIX and VMS systems and networking installations. Over his 24 year career at Megabyte, he has gained a number of industry certifications from HPE and has been involved in a number of projects including the design and construction of Lotto terminals, design and installation of a Wide Area Network to interconnect 13 branch offices for Telemalta.
After heading the Engineering and Infrastructure Business Unit for 18 years, today Ivan is Chief Operating Officer. During his free time, Ivan enjoys letting go of stress by practicing martial arts. His other interests also include photography and gardening.
Jonathan Briffa - Financial Controller
Jonathan started his career in 2004 as an external auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers. He joined Megabyte Limited as an Assistant to the Financial Controller in 2008. In 2010 he was appointed as the company’s Financial Controller, a position he holds to date.
Jonathan is a qualified accountant, and over the years has gained a wealth of finance and managerial experience.
In his free time, Jonathan enjoys unwinding by going for a spin on his motorbike, banging away on his drums, training at the gym, reading and travelling.
David Micallef - Head of Engineering and Support Services
David graduated in BSc ICT Hons in communications and computer engineering in 2010, joining Megabyte a year later as a Systems Engineer. Forming part of a growing team, David was promoted to Senior Systems Engineer in 2015 and over the years has gained a number of industry certificates from HPE, Oracle and VMware. He has been instrumental in a number of large-scale projects across various industries including banking, manufacturing and logistics. David currently heads the Engineering and Support Services business unit.
In his free time, David enjoys travelling, listening to all genres of music and rustling up a dish or two.
David Galea - Head of Business Development and Marketing
David Galea joined the family business in 2006, following 13 years of studying and working in the UK.
While responsible for the overall direction of business development and marketing within the group, David's primary role focuses on the promotion of Megabyte's aviation solution - ALMIRA within the international market. He therefore spends a good part of his time in the air, travelling to visit various potential clients around the world.
When back home, David tries to spend time with his daughter outdoors, sailing, camping or enjoying a relaxed day at the beach.
Alex Riolo - Head of Software Development
Alex graduated from the University of Malta in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology. He started working at Megabyte in 2010, starting off as a junior software developer, taking part in the development of Megabyte’s in-house systems. Throughout his career, Alex has been promoted to various roles, working in supporting and enhancing a number of applications including Megabyte’s airline software solution ALMIRA. He has also been involved in the successful implementation of ALMIRA at a number of airlines.
Alex is currently heading the Software Development business unit.
During his free time, Alex likes to spend his time gardening, building boats, kayaking or out at sea with his family.
Matthew Paul Cassar - Head of Project Management and Professional Services
Matthew graduated as an Engineer from the University of Malta in 2010. After graduating, Matthew worked as an I.T. Engineer in a number of companies spanning diverse sectors. Matthew always had a great passion for technology and from very early on, he was always keen in IT Engineering. Throughout his career, his main focus was on Oracle Technology.
Matthew’s expertise combined with academic success, practical experience and proven interpersonal skills enabled him to be successful in delivering effective project management, systems support and development.
During his free time Matthew enjoys attending courses, participating in forums and blogs and watching documentaries related to technology and engineering.