Damian Mifsud is the co-founder of KnowMeNow, a blockchain based Digitial ID Wallet. He is also the founder of QGen, an award winning global KYC and KYB solution provider. Damian has over 25 years experience in compliance and payments for regulated financial businesses including Barclays Merchant Services, Omnipay, and MasterCard.
Name: Damian Mifsud
Born: 7th September 1969
Marital status: Married to Monique
Family: 3 boys (including twins)
Home: St Julians
School/Education: Buckingham University
First job: Beach bum - NSTS
Current job & company: CEO of QGen and KnowMeNow
Favourite pastime: Swim and run
Favourite book: Down and Out in Paris and London – George Orwell
Favourite film: Anything by Quentin Tarantino
Favourite gadget: My phone and all the ancillary apps!
Last holiday: Greece
Role models/heroes: Margaret Thatcher
Best advice that I have ever received: Whenever you hit a wall, just keep going.
What does a typical day in your life look like?
I usually go for a swim/run at 6am, put the kids on the school bus at 7:45am, and then spend some quality time with my wife. I head to the office by 9:30am. From 6:30pm onwards, I dedicate time to my kids, family and friends.
What business issues are high on your agenda?
Keeping a close eye on regulation in a number of areas.
What motivates you to get to the office in the morning?
There is always a challenge!
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My favourite location: East Coast - Golden Bay to Fomm ir Rih
My favourite local food: I am trying to become vegan at the moment, so I am still trying to find a favourite!
My favourite dining experience: Mezzodi in Valletta is my current favourite
My favourite nightspot: Any local bar chilling with good friends