Photographic portrait of Simon Barberi
Organisations need to understand the business implications of EU and international developments and incorporate them into their highest levels of decision making.

Simon Barberi

EY Malta EU Advisory Director

Leads EU Advisory and the Attractiveness Survey programme. Husband and father of three.

Office Msida, MT

Simon introduced EU Advisory Services when he joined EY in 2004.

He has more than 25 years of professional experience with local and European business organisations. Simon provides various EU and national related services including programme and project evaluation, market research, EU funding, training, policy analysis, and economic and financial impact assessments.

Simon has in-depth knowledge of the EU’s Cohesion Policy, the implementation of Structural Funds and of Malta’s EU Funding Programmes.

Since 2011, Simon has led the Malta Attractiveness Survey and flagship national event, which focuses on foreign direct investment.

Simon holds a BA in Management and Public Policy and an MA in European Studies, both from the University of Malta.

How Simon is building a better working world

“I try to be responsive and help clients to work more efficiently and effectively. In doing so we are assisting local businesses to navigate the European and international markets better. The reward is more sustainable, profitable and innovative businesses, which in turn create employment, help communities and improve society.

I also take an active interest in various EY and non-EY initiatives, including CSR, environmental and sports activities.”

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