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Mr Ray Bartolo

Director & Lead speaker

  • Nine years of practical experience in the management and control of European Funds
  • Involved in the implementation and closure process of the Maltese 2004-06 Structural and Cohesion Funds Programme
  • Contributed significantly towards the setting up of the financial management and control systems of the ERDF, CF and ESF Operational Programmes for the 2007-2013 Programming Period
  • Responsible for the implementation of the ERDF and CF Operational Programmes for health, transport, education, urban regeneration and technical assistance
  • Served as National Expert and Coordinator on the CEF coordination committee for transport, Environment and the Telecommunications sectors
  • Prepared Procurement Manuals for a number of Maltese Government entities
  • Drafted and evaluated different types of procurement procedures, including concession contracts
  • Provided strategic guidance and project management services to various beneficiaries of EU-Funding
  • Delivered several training sessions and seminars on financial, programme management and public procurement to participants coming from MA, CA, AA, IBs,
  • Beneficiaries, and other stakeholders from all around Europe
  • Masters graduate in Public Policy from the University of Malta

Ray spoke at

BUDAPEST || Verifying & Certifying ESIF projects in 2014-2020 (incl sa... EuropeanFunds.i... Nov 2019
BRATISLAVA || Financial Corrections workshop: prevent, detect and corr... EuropeanFunds.i... Nov 2019
Simplification mid-way through implementation: lessons learnt EuropeanFunds.i... Oct 2019
Irregularities Toolkit: prevent, detect, correct, audit EuropeanFunds.i... Sep 2019
Indicators Toolkit: Targets, Performance & Simplification EuropeanFunds.i... Jul 2019
ROME || Fighting fraud & corruption in EU funded projects EuropeanFunds.i... Jun 2019
ERDF & CF projects Toolkit: State Aid, Procurement, Feasibility Studie... EuropeanFunds.i... Jun 2019
BRUSSELS || Introducing ESI Funds 2021-2027: Fewer, clearer, shorter r... EuropeanFunds.i... May 2019
Financial Management toolkit: OTS checks & public procurement EuropeanFunds.i... May 2019
LJUBLJANA || Applying, verifying & auditing SCO EuropeanFunds.i... Apr 2019
ZAGREB || Managing ESF projects in 2014-2020 EuropeanFunds.i... Apr 2019
ESIF 2014-2020: monitor, evaluate & report EuropeanFunds.i... Sep 2017
Irregularities toolkit: how to prevent, detect & treat errors EuropeanFunds.i... Jul 2017
State aid & procurement in infrastructural projects EuropeanFunds.i... Jun 2017
Managing ESF projects in 2014-2020 EuropeanFunds.i... May 2017
Verifications 2014-2020: Are they all about performance checks? EuropeanFunds.i... Mar 2017
Errors, irregularities, fraud and corruption: the dangers to the EU bu... EuropeanFunds.i... Apr 2016
The New Public Procurement Directives in Practice EuropeanFunds.i... Apr 2016
Cohesion Policy 2014-20 EuropeanFunds.i... May 2015
Management Verifications 2014-2020 EuropeanFunds.i... May 2015
Closure of the 2007-13 Programmes EuropeanFunds.i... Apr 2015