Our Team

The Management

Mahmoud Abdallah Hassan Elgellai
Managing Director
Saviour Zammit
General Manager
In 1988 Saviour joined Medelec's team as a contracts engineer after having worked with Malta's electricity company for several years. With more than 35 years in the industry, Saviour has worked across all facets of the electricity sector, from generation, distribution, contracts engineering, design, manufacture, testing and commissioning and project management. In 2007 Saviour was in charge of Medelec’s associate company in Libya. In 2014 Saviour returned to the head office in Malta to take on the role of the General Manager of Medelec.
Romuald Brincat
Manufacturing Manager
Romuald started his career in the aviation industry as an aircraft engine development engineer. Here he sharpened his attention to details and the importance of standards and procedures. In 1995 Romuald joined the Medelec Team as a manufacturing engineer responsible for product design and fabrication. Since 2008 Romuald occupied the position of Manufacturing Manager in charge of operations and product design and development. In this position he further polished his experience in plant, process and product Management and played a key role in the development of a new range of products for Medelec.
David Fenech
Commercial Manager

David joined Medelec in 2014 bringing with him a commercial and business development background in various fields spanning 30 years in industries including manufacturing, oil and gas, safety engineering, training and consultancy. His career is enhanced with an international perspective having worked in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. He heads the Commercial Department which covers the complete commercial activities from business development, marketing & sales through to the contracting and after sales functions.

Matthew Ciantar
Finance Manager


Eng. Alex Azzopardi
Head of Tendering Department
Alex has served Medelec since 2003 holding various engineering roles, making him the ideal and most experienced tendering engineer in the team. In the last three years he has stepped up to the challenge of joining the business development side of the company and has proven to be a reliable member of the product design function and the tendering and sales efforts of the company, specializing in medium and low voltage equipment.
Eng. Cynthio Saydon
Head of Design & Testing Department

Cynthio Saydon started his career with Medelec Switchgear Ltd in 1985 as an Electrical Technician for testing 33/11kV switchgear and associated control and relay panels. Later he worked as a project co-ordinator, for installation and commissioning large projects in Libya. He graduated from the University of Malta in 1994, specializing in utilization and distribution of electrical energy. He moved on to become a member of the International Protection Engineers Association Course in 1996. As an Engineer he was and still is responsible for testing a wide range of electrical switchgear. Currently he is a Senior Engineer in the Manufacturing Department in charge of the Design and Testing activities. Cynthio is the team leader for type testing of new range of electrical switchgear products in widely recognised high power testing laboratories such as KEMA in the Netherlands, CESI in Italy and PEHLA in Germany.

Eng. Adrian Gatt
Head of Production

Adrian graduated in Mechanical Engineering in 1995 and has been part of the Medelec team since 1999. During this time, he gained first hand experience at running each of the manufacturing departments within the company, namely Assembly, Fabrication and Machining sections and the Mechanical Design Office. His experience is an asset when it comes to design, simplifying work methods and cost reduction. He currently heads all the manufacturing departments.

Eng. Steve Galea
Head of Contracts Department

Steve joined Medelec in 2003 serving various engineering roles and establishing himself as a Contracts Engineer, specializing in protection relay programming and setting of SCADA systems. Other expertise includes the design of electrical schematics and layouts for low voltage electrical equipment and medium voltage switchgear, and drafting electrical drawings using Solidworks Electrical of Dassault Systemes.

Paul Zahra
Design Engineer

Paul graduated in Mechanical Engineering in 2015 and soon after he joined Medelec where his main responsibility was the management of the fabrication and machining section.During this time he also took on a leading role in the execution of a number of internal projects including the commissioning of a Fiber Laser Machine, Bending Machine and the Nitrogen Generator.He currently heads the manufacturing office where his main focus is on new projects and designs to add to the portfolio of the company.

Eng. Nikola Miljkovic
Testing Engineer

After Nikola completed his masters in power engineering and management, he joined Medelec in 2020. Nikola joined Medelec to take over the Design & Testing department after the current head of section retires. Nikola will be in charge of guiding new product designs and ultimately their type testing certification as well as maintaining and improving current testing procedures