Chris Borg, Deloitte Malta, heads the indirect tax service line, overseeing a team of dedicated professionals providing a wide range of indirect tax advisory and compliance services to the firm's local and international clients.
He is a certified public accountant with extensive experience in indirect tax matters. His experience spans various industries, in particular e-commerce (especially iGaming and online betting), energy, financial services, luxury assets (particularly super yachts and jets), real estate and telecommunications.
Chris started his career with the tax department of another major accountancy firm, where he was senior manager and the firm's principal VAT specialist. Subsequently, he established the Malta office of an international multi-family office, under a trust and fiduciary license, which he led as the managing director for four years.
He graduated in 2005 with a bachelor's degree in accountancy with first class honours from the University of Malta, and in 2014 he attained the UK Institute of Directors' diploma in company direction. He is council member and fellow of the Malta Institute of Taxation, fellow of the Malta Institute of Accountants, and member of the Malta Institute of Financial Services Practitioners.
Chris is also a lecturer and examiner in VAT and tax. Furthermore, as chairperson of the Malta Institute of Taxation's indirect tax technical committee, he acts as an alternate representative on the European Commission's VAT Expert Group, and representative on the indirect taxes sub-committee of the Confédération Fiscale Européenne (CFE).