DIANA SPITERI

Head Business Solutions

Diana is leading IURIS Business Solutions, a new Department within IURIS. Her focus lies predominantly in providing business advisory solutions and training services.

Diana has over eleven years work experience in initiating and delivering sustained results and effective change for Government, Businesses and NGOs across various sectors including business and organisational management, retaining and inspiring talent, personnel management, training, research and innovation, as well as policy development. Extensive experience lies in strategising and leading cross-functional teams bringing about fundamental change and the optimisation of strategies, processes, and profitability both as a leader and expert consultant.

Diana also lectures and mentors within organisations and delivers public courses both locally and abroad on Identifying the Organisational Purpose, Crises Management, Leadership and Management, Negotiation Skills, Emotional Intelligence, Effective Communication, Cultural Diversity, Change Management, Project Management and EU Affairs.

  • Corporate Services Director at Equinox Advisory Ltd. between 2015 and 2018
  • President of the Institute for the Research and Improvement of Social Sciences (IRISS) between 2017 and 2018
  • Vice President of the Mediterranean Institute for Information and Technology between 2017 and 2018
  • Chief Administration Officer at JMS Art Metal Craft Ltd. between 2014 and 2016
  • National Delegate for EU, National and Space Research & Innovation Programmes and Project Manager for FP7 Projects C-Energy+, Health-NCP-Net, ERANETMED, ARIMNET at the Malta Council for Science and Technology between 2010 and 2015
  • EU Research Analyst for Justice & Home Affairs at the European Union Secretariat within the Office of the Prime Minister between 2007 and 2010 

Qualifications

  • Master of Arts in Humanitarian Action – 2015, University of Malta
  • Bachelor of Arts in European Studies – 2006, University of Malta
  • Associate Degree in Management – 2008, European University, Montreux Switzerland
  • Award in Aspects of Work Psychology (MQF Level 6) – 2016, Equinox Academy
  • PRINCE2 Registered Practitioner – 2013, APMG

Languages  

  • English
  • Maltese
  • Italian
  • French (working knowledge)

Memberships

  • Member of the Malta Institute of Management
  • Secretary Treasurer of the Business Network International (BNI)