Hon. Silvio Schembri

Hon. Silvio Schembri

Hon. Silvio Schembri is a Maltese politician currently serving as a Minister for the Economy, EU Funds and Lands.

Minister Silvio Schembri attained a master’s degree in Economy right after graduating with a Bachelors of Honours in Economics from the University of Malta. Before attending the University, he studied at the Junior College following St Augustine College as a secondary education and Luqa Primary School respectively.

Previously, Minister Schembri served as Minister for the Economy and Industry – a title to which he was elevated following the success achieved when occupying the post as the Junior Minister for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation within the office of the Prime Minister of Malta. He was responsible for the implementation of Malta’s Blockchain Strategy, with the aim of making Malta The Blockchain Island. He also lectured Economics at the University of Malta.

Previously, he served as chairman of the Responsible Gaming Foundation Malta, an independent institution which was set up with the aim of helping, educating and preventing problems related to gambling. He accepted the responsibility on a voluntary basis.[2] As a Member of Parliament, he also chaired the parliamentary committee for economic and financial affairs and worked as an advisor for the Economy Affairs Ministry.

Minister Schembri was also the founding member and general manager of the Gal Xlokk foundation. It was officially recognised as a Local Action Group responsible for implementing the Leader Programme in Malta aimed at improving the development potential of rural areas focusing on bringing together the different public and private local mothers.

SiGMA World celebrated the iGaming industry’s resilience even in the most troubling of times. With this we also congratulate the efforts made to make the iGaming world ethical, fraud-free and lawful.

Affiliate Grand Slam congratulated the brilliant marketers and influencers bringing much needed attention to a massive portfolio of industries and rejuvenating the economy one click at a time.

AIBC brought together the pioneers of a bright new age of emerging technology ready, able and willing to be the vanguard of Tomorrow. Other than just the established names, we also hosted many an entrepreneur seeking to expand the frontiers of AI and the Blockchain ever forward.

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The Week also saw many a networking dinner, speaking panel, drink gatherings and other opportunities for our hard-working delegates to unwind. A few highlights include the awards that congratulated those whose dedication, skill and acumen made them a leading figure in their industry as well as the fact that the conferences where graced by titans such as John Karony, Nolan Bushnell, Djibril Cissé, Akon and Mark Blandford who was awarded an Outstanding Contribution of the Year award for his pioneering work in the iGaming industry.