Richard Cachia Caruana joined the Board of IHI in 2022 as an independent director. He is also Chairperson of the IHI Audit Committee and the IHI Remuneration and Nominations Committee.


He has occupied senior positions within the Maltese government and the European Union. In particular, he was Malta’s Chief Negotiator for its EU accession negotiations, a long-serving Chief of Staff to the Maltese Prime Minister and Member of the EU’s Committee of Permanent Representatives. He is a former Senior Consultant with KPMG Malta, and a former main Board Director of the Central Bank of Malta, Air Malta p.l.c. and the Malta Development Corporation. Mr Cachia Caruana holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Malta and is a Fellow of both the UK’s Chartered Institute of Marketing and the Royal Society for Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.