Mazars in Malta has announced the appointment of Anita Grech as Audit and Assurance Partner within the firm.
Anita has extensive experience in auditing, having worked at one of the Big Four audit firms for 15 years. Her work has covered a plethora of sectors and industries, including audits of listed entities and PIEs, multinational groups operating in a variety of industries, as well as audit clients in financial services, gaming aviation, healthcare, hospitality and construction sectors. She also gained experience as financial controller of a local group of companies before joining Mazars in Malta in 2018 as Audit Senior Manager, where she continued to specialise in PIE audit engagements and group audits. Anita graduated from the University of Malta and is a certified public accountant, and a member of the Malta Institute of Accountants.
Mazars in Malta Managing Partner Anthony Attard explained that the appointment of a new partner “is always an important milestone for a firm such as Mazars, and it is a pleasure to welcome an extremely competent and hardworking professional such as Anita on board.” He added that in her role as Audit Senior Manager, Anita had already proven herself invaluable in adding value to the delivery of Mazars’ customised solutions in Malta, and “her expertise and integrity were greatly appreciated by her peers and clients alike. I am confident that Anita will play a key role in the future growth of Mazars in Malta.”
The appointment of Anita Grech as a Mazars in Malta partner also coincides with Mazars’ policy to further gender equity, diversity and inclusion. In recent years, Mazars has globally increased the representation of women in leadership positions and has made significant progress towards gender equality across the firm worldwide. Today, women make up 35% of the global leadership team that drives the firm’s 2024 global strategic plan. By January 2023, women accounted for 22% of partners across the Group, with the realistic goal of raising this number to 25% by 2025. At Mazars in Malta, female representation at leadership level currently stands at 45%.
This article first appeared in the Sunday Times of Malta on 16/04/2023.