Steven Tedesco

Investment Committee (Newtrition & FoodSparks®)

Steven is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment. He started his career in 1995 and served as Director, Deputy Head and Chief Investment Officer (2000-2009) at HSBC Global Asset Management (Malta) Limited where the assets under management exceeded EUR1 billion. He also engineered and designed various capital protected investment structures eventually introducing in Malta the concept of wrapping such structures round Medium Term Notes and engineering the first ever local, hedge fund linked, full capital protected, structure sold in Malta.

Steven now runs his own consultancy business, where he serves as non- executive director and independent investment committee member in licensed entities operating in the alternative fund and asset management industry. Amongst others he currently serves as a Director and the Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Malta Stock Exchange, and is the Chairman of the largest retail AIF in Malta, the HSBC Malta Funds SICAV plc. He also provides consultancy services, including independent valuation of derivatives locally. Steven lectures and delivers talks on various capital markets linked topics and overall portfolio management.