Melissa Mercieca graduated from the University of Malta after completing her Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) Degree in 2013 whilst also holding a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Management. She is a Certified Public Accountant and Registered Auditor. She joined the Audit function at KPMG Malta immediately following the completion of her degree and has spent over 8 years working in audit with her most recent role, that of Senior Manager. Through her audit experience she has gained valuable insight in a variety of industries. For a number of years, she was focused more on audit clients in the iGaming and technology sector. She has recently changed career paths and has moved away from audit to the industry. She has joined the Finance Unit of one of the Leading Banks in Malta, Bank of Valletta, in which she holds a Managerial position focusing on quality control and external reporting.