Joseph Micallef is Partner & Country Director DAMSON Group (Malta). Joseph is also Committee Member of Malta Innovation Forum, Quality Committee Member of The Malta Chamber, Consultant to Informa Connect Middle East, and Executive and Non-Executive Director for various organizations. Previously he has been the Chief Operating Officer of Beat Limited, and Member of Malta Engineering Board. Earlier, Jospeh served as R&D Engineer at Baxter International Inc. Joseph is a Chartered Engineer and had his graduation in Electrical Engineering from University of Malta.

He is a business leader and technology enabler with three decades of experience across different industries and sectors, locally and abroad. He demonstrates a great passion for guiding organisations along the road leading to operational effectiveness, value-adding activities, and customer-centric, high-quality performance. He successfully achieved through the development, mentoring and execution of a mix of business excellence disciplines and best practices focused on strategic and operational reorganisation, best practices in Quality, Lean, Six-Sigma, Digitalisation and IoT for Business innovation, re-engineering and transformation, development of a Lean Digital future state, project management and execution, coaching, mentoring and leadership.

Joseph's three decade career, originated in manufacturing where he occupied various senior management roles in Research and Development, Quality Management and Health and Safety. Later evolving through his consulting and advisory portfolio, primarily focusing on strategic and operational reorganisation, transformation and project execution, coupled with high level strategic actions. His consultancy experience started off over 20 years ago, giving him the opportunity to undertake successfully a very broad portfolio of projects, both locally and overseas within a wide range of sectors such as: Government and Government Entities, various manufacturing segments, industrial/engineering and transportation, logistics, supply chain operations, marine, aviation and project-based organisations, F&B and hospitality, real estate, education and NGO's, utilities, healthcare, IT and financial services.

Joseph has worked very closely with various C-Suite Executives, in supporting high level strategic decision-making processes. He has contributed greatly in achieving business excellence through the undertaking of lean digital transformation, led through diligent project management and execution skills, effective leadership and building trusted relationships, the ability to listen and understand, and a determination to achieve set goals.

Joseph has put together, led and participated in a number of project execution opportunities involving multi-disciplinary specialists, an integrated level of complimentary disciplines and best practices.

Joseph, who is also a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and an IoT Leader, has embarked on developing innovative idea generation through the application and enablement of emerging technology applications within the business context. Through the various experiences gained, he has developed a strong background in providing coaching and mentoring services, designed to facilitate the establishment of effective, value-adding and quality driven business processes within organisations.

A regular speaker and facilitator at a number of training seminars, workshops and conferences, and webinars, he has trained hundreds of middle-management level and top executive management delegates in Malta, UK, Italy, Egypt, the UAE, Oman, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia.