Terms: 1965 – 1966, 1968 – 1970, 1973 – 1975
Milestone: First and longest-serving President of the Institute. Represented the Institute during a conference in New Delhi in 1975.
Mr Joseph N. Tabone
Terms: 1966 – 1966, 1982 – 1985
Milestone: Worked to strengthen MIA’s current international connections and to steer the Institute during the challenging period of the early 80s.
Mr Anthony H. Camilleri
Terms: 1966 – 1968
Milestone: The only President to come from the civil service, where he was later appointed accountant general.
Mr Charles J. Sammut
Terms: 1970 – 1972
Milestone: The editor of the Institute’s first journal, the Malta Accountant from 1959 - 1969.
Mr Sydney Barbara
Terms: 1972 – 1973
Milestone: Resigned in 1973 to take up high-level positions with the Government.
Mr Carmelo Mizzi
Terms: 1975 – 1977
Milestone: Worked hand in hand with his successor for the Institute to join IFAC.
Mr Albert E. Vella
Terms: 1977 – 1979
Milestone: Signed the agreement with IFAC at the International Congress of Accountants.
Mr Francis X. Naudi
Terms: 1979 – 1982
Milestone: Negotiated tough issues, including the Institute’s recognition and the Government’s taxation policy.
Mr Frederick Mifsud Bonnici
Terms: 1985 – 1988
Milestone: Sat for 32 years on council. Worked hard with his successor to join FEE.
Mr Lino Casapinta
Terms: 1988 – 1991
Milestone: Negotiated and signed the agreement for the Institute’s admission to FEE.
Mr Andrew L. Manduca
Terms: 1991 – 1993
Milestone: Led the Institute through the years of Malta’s becoming a financial centre.
Mr Charles Rapa
Terms: 1993 – 1995
Milestone: Continued working on the path set by his predecessor.
Mr John B. Zarb
Terms: 1995 – 1997
Milestone: Was often behind the scenes on technical issues and regulation.
Mr Anton Borg
Terms: 1997 – 1999
Milestone: Highlighted the Institute’s relationship with business.
Mr Steve K. Cachia
Terms: 1998 – 2001
Milestone: Pressed for the promotion of the profession as a career choice. Started process for joint exam with ACCA. Held the Institute’s first Biennial Conference.
Mr Benjamin Rizzo
Terms: 2001 – 2003
Milestone: Worked hard on education, and concluded agreements with ACCA and BPP.
Mr Anthony Zarb
Terms: 2003 – 2005
Milestone: Devised a holistic structure for the rationalisation of the profession and its organs.
Mr Mario P. Galea
Terms: 2005 – 2007
Milestone: Worked hard in the fields of ethics and education, and presided the discussion for a new standard for small entities.
Mr Simon Flynn
Terms: 2007 – 2009
Milestone: Pressed forward the launching of GAPSE, the Institute’s customised standard for small entities in Malta.
Mr Bernard G. Scicluna
Terms: 2009 – 2011
Milestone: Dealt with a number of technical issues, including the audit of small companies. Hosted the IAASB SMP Forum in Malta.
Mr Anthony Doublet
Terms: 2011 – 2013
Milestone: Proposed new ideas for a vision and way forward for the Institute.
Ms Maria Micallef
Terms: 2013 – 2015
Milestone: First woman to be elected President of MIA. Led the Institute through the 50th anniversary of the merger and launched the project for the publication of a history of the Institute.
Mr Franco Azzopardi
Terms: 2015 – 2017
Milestone: Worked hard to promote ethics and integrity during a period where the local profession was going through a challenging time.
Mr william Spiteri Bailey
Terms: 2017 – 2019
Milestone: Carried out a number of visits to accountancy and audit firms in line with the Institute’s ongoing initiative to stay close to accounting professionals.