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 specialisation 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 office. He is the IFRS leader and acts as an advisor on highly technical IFRS issues.
John lectured at the final stages of the ACCA, namely the Corporate Reporting paper. John also lectured the ACA course for the ICAEW, Institute Chartered of Accountants for England and Wales, namely the Corporate Reporting paper. John is also a speaker in various audit and accounting seminars delivered by a number of institutes in Malta. He also lectured the Diploma in IFRS provided by the Malta Institute of Accountants (DipIFR).
John has also worked abroad on a number of assignments which mainly related to gaming and financial services.