HSBC Malta announces appointment of Prof Alexiei Dingli to its Board of Directors

Last Updated on Thursday, 25 January, 2024 at 9:44 am by Andre Camilleri

HSBC Bank Malta announced the appointment of Professor Alexiei Dingli as non-Executive Director with effect from 24 January 2024. The process to obtain regulatory approval for Prof Dingli to become a member of the Board of HSBC Bank Malta started a number of months ago so as to replace Yiannos Michaelides who had reached the end of his tenure with the Bank.

Profs Dingli is a Professor of Artificial Intelligence (AI) at the University of Malta. He has been conducting research and working in the field of AI for more than two decades, assisting different companies to implement AI solutions. His work has been rated World Class by international experts and he has won various local and international awards. He has also published several peer-reviewed publications and formed part of the Malta AI task-force which was setup by the Maltese government, aimed at making Malta one of the top AI countries in the world. He is a B.Sc.IT (honours) graduate, which degree was obtained in 2001, from the University of Malta, has a Ph.D in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Sheffield, UK and an MBA in Technology Management from the Grenoble Business School, France.

John Bonello, Chairman of the Board of HSBC Bank Malta said: “I am very happy that Alexiei has agreed to join our board and I offer him a warm welcome. I am sure that his skills and personal qualities will dovetail well with what is already a committed and effective Board. I would also like to thank Yiannos Michaelides for his contribution to our Board with his technical knowledge and commercial experience.”

Prof Dingli said, “I am deeply honoured to join HSBC Malta as a Non-Executive Director. In this rapidly evolving digital age, I believe that my background in technology and Artificial Intelligence will contribute significantly to the bank’s journey towards innovation and digital excellence. Embracing technological advancements is not just an option but a necessity for the banking sector, and I am excited to be at the forefront of this transformation with HSBC Malta. I look forward to working closely with the board and the entire HSBC Malta team to build a future that is not only prosperous but also technologically advanced and customer-centric.”

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