We, as internal auditors, must understand and be able to evaluate the business processes of our Clients. Audit planning is conducted at the beginning of the audit process to establish the overall audit strategy and set out the relevant procedures to be carried out to implement the strategy and complete the audit.
Our Internal Audit Team
The internal audit team members have over 30 years of experience in different types of audits.
John Debattista - Partner
John Debattista is a Certified Public Accountant and Registered Auditor. Prior to Zampa Debattista, John occupied the post of audit manager in a medium-sized audit firm, where he developed a specialization in the financial services industry and remote gaming sector. John is one of the founding partners at Zampa Debattista and heads the Assurance function of the organisation. He is the IFRS leader and acts as an advisor on highly technical IFRS issues.
Greg Szabo – Head of Internal Audit
Mr. Szabó has been providing internal audit, IT audit and business process re-engineering, and consultation services to regulated entities for a decade. He is the Head of Internal and IT audit at Zampa Debattista, and his main focus is on investment service, iGaming service providers, and financial institutions.
Matthias Mangion – Senior Auditor
Matthias is a member of the Malta Institute of Accountants (MIA). In 2017, he obtained a Bachelor of Commerce in Accountancy and Banking. Following this, he graduated with a Masters in Accountancy from the University of Malta in 2020. Throughout his work experience, he was exposed to both internal and external audit assignments on licensed funds, iGaming, shipping, manufacturing, and retail.
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