Ms Judith Cilia holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a B.A (Hons) Accountancy degree from the University of Malta. She is a certified public accountant and registered auditor and a member of the Malta Institute of Accountants.
She started her career by working with one of the big audit firms in Malta for three years as an audit senior in charge of audit assignments, covering various economic sectors. She then worked as a senior accountant in a local shipping company and in 2002 took the role of financial controller at Focal Maritime Services Company Limited.
In 2004, she set up her own practice performing accounting, consultancy, taxation and auditing services to a number of clients. In 2005, Judith was appointed as the company secretary of the Focal Maritime group and in 2017, when the executive management board was set up, Judith was chosen to form part of this team.