JD CAPITAL LTD
JD Capital Limited, a fully-owned subsidiary of JD Holdings Limited, holds the entire share capital shares of JD Operations Limited and JD Birkirkara Limited.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Mr. Josef Dimech is currently the owner, and managing director of JSDimech Ltd.
He started working in his father’s garage in Msida on a part-time basis at the age of 16. Initially only working with wrought iron, it quickly turned into regular work with established clients.
In 2004, at the age of 25, Josef set up JSDimech COM-IND Ltd. In 2009, the current company JSDimech Ltd, achieved incredible growth levels, and firmly established itself as a market leader.
Dr. Portelli is a partner of the law firm GS Advocates, based in Sliema, Malta, where his area of practice focuses on assisting corporate clients, as well as shipping and employment legislation.
Between 2001 and 2009 he held the position of executive Director for Human Resources, Legal and Corporate Affairs, as well as Company Secretary at Malta Freeport Terminals Ltd, where he was also on the Board of Directors from 1999 to 2004.
From 1994 to 2001, Dr. Portelli was employed with the Financial Services Unit at Coopers & Lybrand, and eventually PriceWaterhouseCoopers. He was a director of Malta Investment Management Co Ltd, and Malta Government Investments Ltd between 2004 and 2008.
In 2007 he was appointed member of the Port Workers Board representing Malta Freeport Terminals, and in 2008 was appointed member of the Board of the Lotteries and Gaming Authority.
He is a member of the Chamber of Advocates, and the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners. Dr. Portelli currently also serves as a non-executive director on a number of companies involved in various cross-border and overseas activities, including fund management.
Mr. Vella started his working career in the tourism sector. He held various positions, including managerial posts, at the Preluna Hotel & Spa from 1978 to 1987.
In 1987, he joined the Union Haddiema Maghqudin. During his tenure, he held various senior posts within the organisation, and was the Union’s Secretary General for thirteen years.
In 2012, Mr. Vella founded People at Work, an independent industrial relations, and human resources development consultancy. He is currently CEO of People at Work Consultancy.
Mr. Vella also served on the Malta Council for Economic and Social Development, the Malta European Union Steering Action Committee, the Occupational Health and Safety Authority, the Social Security Appeals Boards, the Malta Competition and Consumers Affairs Authority, the Employment and Industrial Relations Board, and the Foundation for Human Resources Development.
He also served as industrial relations consultant to the Minister responsible for Health between 2012 and 2013.
Mr Muscat is a Certified Public Accountant and a graduate of the University of Malta with a B.A.(Honours) Accountancy degree, a fellow of the Malta Institute of Accountants, the Malta Institute of Taxation and the Institute of Directors (UK). He is a former CEO and Director of Maltacom p.l.c. (today GO p.l.c.).
Since 2006, Mr Muscat has been a corporate services provider with his own advisory practice and serves as an independent non-executive director of a number of companies operating in financial services, a locally licensed bank, as well as shipping, infrastructure and a resident director of various holding companies.
Within locally regulated entities, he practices as a member of Audit, Investment and Valuation Committees. Mr Muscat is also a member of the Board of Directors as well as Chairman of the Audit Committee of SD Finance plc, and AgriHoldings plc, both of which issued public bonds on the Malta Stock Exchange.