Date: Friday 21st October 2022
Venue: Hilton Conference Centre
Early-bird Rates (valid until 4th September 2022): FHRD Members – €165.00 excl. VAT, Non-Members – €195.00 excl. VAT
Standard Rates: FHRD Members – €195.00 excl. VAT, Non-Members – €220.00 excl. VAT

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08.15 hrs Registration and Coffee
09.15 hrs Welcome Speech
Opening address and conference launch
Speaker: Matthew Naudi, President FHRD
09.25 hrs Keynote 1
Speaker: Johan Driessens, CEO (Chief Enthusiasm Officer) and Serial HR Entrepreneur  – tHRibe World: 
The employer branding experience! Your wake-up call!
09.45 hrs Keynote 2 
Speaker: Reinhard Nissl, Director HR Talent & Development – Microsoft“Transforming the Culture to stay relevant in attracting and retaining Talents” – Sharing Learnings from Microsoft´s cultural transformation journey and how hybrid work is defining the company’s management capabilities.
10.30 hrs Workshops (to choose 1) 
W/S 1: – Employer branding and selection with Emotional Intelligence
Speaker: Maria-Caterina Capurro, Executive & Team Coach, Trainer, Training Designer, and Author – PeopleSmart 
W/S 2: The Influential HR Leader: Beyond a Seat at the Table
Speaker: Michelle Fenech Seguna, Executive Communications Coach – SpeaktoMove 
11.10 hrs Coffee Break
11.45 hrs Panel discussionInnovative HR in Action   


  • Matthew Naudi, President FHRD
  • Claudine Attard, Director Management Consulting – PwC 
  • Yasmin de Giorgio, CEO – Shireburn Software Limited
  • Sarah Mifsud, Chief People Officer – GO plc 
  • Eleanor Busuttil, SVP Human Resources – Finaro 
12.30 hrs HRQM Presentation of Certificates and Memento
12.45 hrs Lunch
13.45 hrs Conference Energizer
14.05 hrs Keynote 3
Speaker: Maria Dinu, Group Employer Branding Manager – Coca Cola:
How Coca-Cola HBC’s Senior Leaders became Employer Branding Advocates
14.50 hrs Keynote 4: 
Speaker: Frank Kellenberg, Global Head of Organization Development & Inclusion – Sandoz:
Focus on employee engagement to strengthen Sandoz’s employer brand in times of uncertainty and change due to a strategic realignment
15.35 hrs Coffee Break
16.10 hrs

HR Employer Branding Issues – The local scenario
Moderator: Pamela Mamo, Senior Manager – PwC Academy (Strategy and Innovation)


  • Nicholas Schembri, Chief HR Officer – Calamatta Cuschieri Investment Services Ltd. 
  • Annika Galea, Director of Human Resources – Hilton Malta 
  • Kevin Paris, CEO & Director – FTIAS Ltd
  • Nicki Spiteri Paris, CEO – BigBon Group

Workshops 3 & 4 (16:10 hrs – 16:50 hrs)

W/S 3: How can Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Impact an Employer Brand?
Speaker: Lutfur Ali, Senior Policy Advisor – CIPD

W/S 4: Challenges encountered to revamp an Organisation’s Employer Branding.
Speaker: Peter Grech, Founder & CEO – BRND WGN

Workshops 5 & 6 (16:50 hrs – 17:30 hrs)

W/S 5: Starting With Business Leaders – how the Executive team sets the example of the company in relation to Employer Branding, Talent, and Performance
Speaker: Luke Todd, Co-Founder & CEO – MadeYou

W/S 6: Authentic Employer Branding – It starts with engaged employees.
Speaker: Stefania Curmi, Head of HR (South) – Leo Vegas Gaming plc

17.30 hrs Conference end