Group Managing Director
As Group Managing Director for Pentasia, Chris is tasked with directing all strategic and tactical operational aspects for the Group and to ensure it possesses a robust and adaptable internal structure and resources designed to support this rapidly expanding business.
The first member of the company's Malta team, Christopher joined Pentasia in January 2006 after spending four years as a locally based recruiter. Just under two years later, after successfully establishing a team of Maltese based recruiters and building upon the company's client base in the area, Christopher moved into the position of Regional Director - Mediterranean before progressing to his present position.
Direct: +356 22779 111
- Christopher Vella - Group Managing Director
Regional Head of Business Development
Claudio joined Pentasia in July 2008 and after 4 years as a Recruitment Consultant he is now focusing his energy in developing new business at Pentasia focusing on the Mediterranean region.
The key focal areas of Claudios’s role is managing & developing relationships with existing and new clients - to ensure the development of effective sales & marketing strategies; through client meetings, competitor analysis and identification of new business opportunities.
Direct: +356 22779 118
Mobile: +356 99700 633
- Claudio Stagno - Regional Head of Business Development
Quality Assurance & In-house Trainer
Christine joined Pentasia and the Malta team early in 2007, after working in the recruitment consultancy industry for almost 2 years. She has worked closely with the Malta sales team in the identification and resourcing of top class candidates for the growing client base for a period 5 years.
In April 2012 Christine was appointed to work as office administrator and is now in charge of assisting the HR Executive and handling other day to day office duties. Christine is also responsible for the induction training and coordination of ongoing training within the growing Pentasia Team.
Direct: +356 2277 9157
Mobile: +356 9988 3052
- Christine Hili - Quality Assurance & In-house Trainer
Salvo Marino joined Pentasia in October 2014 after having spent 4 years in the iGaming industry with successfull companies in CS, fraud and BD. These work experiences have given him an overview of the iGaming industry and the skills to better understand the client’s needs in different departments. Salvo is also an MBA student and holds a University Degree in Business Management (BSc)
As a consultant, Salvo is responsible for sourcing and conducting candidate research taking care for the full recruitment process for several clients based both in Malta and abroad.
- Salvatore Marino - Consultant
Henry Petersen joined Pentasia early 2012 after working in the Igaming industry for over one and a half year. He entered the industry after completing an Academic Programme Degree in Marketing, in the Business School of Niels Brock, Copenhagen Denmark.
Henry is from the Faroe Islands and lived in Copenhagen for 4 years before he moved to Malta. He speaks fluently English & Danish, apart from Faroese which is his native language. His duty at Pentasia is to represent the company on the Scandinavian markets. Either when companies look into hiring new talents or when new candidates are looking for challenges on the domestic or international scene. This seems to be the quality which he brings to the company because he is able to correspond and understand Scandinavian culture and what comes with it.
Direct Denmark: +45 6574 4321
Direct Malta: +356 22779 115
- Henry Petersen - Senior Consultant
Peter joined Pentasia Malta after seven years recruiting in London with one of the UK’s leading recruiters for the Digital market.
As Principal Consultant for the Malta Recruitment team Peter is responsible for a range of design and development opportunities both in Malta and Internationally.
Direct: +356 2277 9133
- Peter Sewell - Principal Consultant
Nickolas Genovese joined Pentasia in July 2013 after having spent the last seven years in Customer Service in the UK Banking industry and Sales and Recruitment for local Maltese markets. This has given him vast experience in understanding international clients and candidates specific requirements.
As a consultant, Nickolas is responsible for screening candidates and completing the full recruitment cycle for a variety of igaming clients across the international market.
Direct Line: 00356 22779 158
- Nickolas Genovese - Consultant
Felix Westphal joined Pentasia 2013 after working for IBM for over one and a half year.
Felix is from Sweden and lived in Dublin for one and a half years before he moved to Malta. He speaks fluentl English and Swedish, which is his native language.
His role at Pentasia is to represent the company on the Scandinavian markets. Either when companies look into hiring new talents or when new candidates are looking for challenges on the domestic or international scene. This seems to be the quality which he brings to the company because he is able to correspond and understand Scandinavian culture and what comes with it
Direct Line: +356 22779 156
- Felix Westphal - Consultant, Scandinavia
Prior to joining Pentasia Malta, Simon has brought over a decades’ worth of experience in leadership positions in IT Contact Centres in Australia. He has also successfully launched two IT Technical Support Centres in Melbourne and Adelaide, Australia whilst simultaneously managing several major accounts worth over $AUD5M. He has also run a successful advertising startup company.
Phone: +356 2277 9152
- Simon Bell - Consultant, IT
Damien joined Pentasia Malta in February 2014 and handles recruitment for Gibraltar, Malta and the South of Spain.
Initially employed as a Resourcer, he was relocated to Pentasia Gibraltar as a Consultant in July 2014. Assisting on all product roles, Damien deals with employment opportunities in Sportsbook, Poker, Casino and Bingo.
Damien has previous experience in customer service and sales, within the finance and the telecommunications industry.
Telephone: +350 200 64481
- Damien Azzopardi - Consultant
Stephen is an experienced consultant having begun his recruitment career in South Africa in 2010. He has successfully recruited across a range of industries in Africa, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Malta including HR, Finance, Sales, Insurance and Telecommunications before settling on the exciting sector of digital and technology. Stephen now specialises in IT and digital recruitment dealing with candidates in everything from graphic design through to art directors and developers across every platform through management up to board level Directors.
Stephen is an approachable, resourceful consultant who will go the extra mile to ensure a smooth candidate experience and provide his clients excellent recruitment support.
Phone: +356 2277 9152
- Stephen Collopy - Consultant, IT
Justin joined Pentasia as a Resourcer within IT, he is a highly motivated professional with a unique and diverse skill set as well as having a solid track record within recruitment. He is currently working on his MSc in Human Resources Management and considers recruitment to be of vital importance to any business.
With a genuine interest in candidates and the iGaming industry, he prides himself on being able to really connect with both and deliver.
- Justin Anastasi - Consultant, IT