Russell Mifsud

Director, Gaming Lead

KPMG in Malta

Russell is dedicated to all aspects of the Gaming industry as a whole. He strives to remain on top of all externalities on a Global scale, in order to best advise KPMG and its clients on opportunities within the industry alongside best guidance techniques. Within the gaming space, new trends, licensing, strategic opportunities, compliance, M&As, competing jurisdictions, disruptive technologies, crypto currencies and gamification are some of the aspects that Russell focuses on, whilst keeping a macroeconomic perspective in hand. Russell is currently working on numerous techniques to help raise the bar and champion Malta as the jurisdiction of choice, including holding regular meetings with the Regulator at the Malta Gaming Authority and other industry stakeholders and speaking at high profile conferences and other international events. Bringing conferences of calibre to the island, round tables and aligning the efforts of the KPMG Global Gaming network, are amongst some of the activities that Russell undertakes, in order to keep stakeholders up-to-date on emerging markets, opportunities and industry hot topics.

  • Advertising and Direct Marketing
  • Entertainment and Recreation
  • Government and Public Sector
  • Justice and Security
  • Major games and events security
  • Media
  • Software
  • Software Licensing
  • Technology
  • Travel, Leisure, Tourism
  • BSc Hons. Economics and Management, University of London

  • Diploma in Economics, London School of Economics

  • Board Member of Malta Remote Gaming Council Management Board

  • Malta Digital Games Association

  • MITA Start-up Mentor

  • Secretary General at Silicon Valletta