Meet The Team
As River Tech’s CEO, David has a ﬁrm vision: to drive a business powered by a SaaS B2B product that has the capacity to change not only the iGaming world but many other industries besides. His extensive experience in the gambling industry includes spells at Betfair, Tipico, Betit and Gaming Innovation Group (GiG).
Away from work, David enjoys socialising with family and friends and takes full advantage of the Mediterranean lifestyle: good food, warm weather and hacking his way around the golf course.
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Charged with the key role of locating the sweet spot between investment and cost eﬃciencies, Shawn is central to formulating River Tech’s business structure. The result of the highly experienced ﬁnance professional’s eﬀorts to date are clear to see, with the company consistently hitting and maintaining operational proﬁtability.
Outside of work, Shawn spends time with his family, is a keen fan and player across a multitude of sports, and also enjoys travelling and discovering new cultures and cuisines.
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Luke is at the vanguard of River Tech’s technological evolution. The experienced IT professional is tasked with building the foundations of a robust, dynamic oﬀering and creative environment while building a team ﬁt to take the business to the next level.
A fan of life on the open road, Luke tries to take to two wheels at least twice a week, while also enjoying a drive around the island once the kids have gone to sleep.
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Director of Operations & Client Technology
With a strong software development background and experience with multiple years as a Tech Lead and Head of Development, Pawlu is responsible for leading the daily operations, product and client delivery teams of the company.
He is something of a fan of the epicurean lifestyle when it comes to food and wine, working oﬀ any excess thanks to his strong interest in football and other sports.
Director Of Technology
Joseph is responsible for the technical developments of River Tech’s products. He has extensive industry experience, including multiple years spent as Tech Lead and Solutions Architect.
The YouTube algorithm is one of Joseph’s best friends, with his chosen viewing revolving around videos on cooking, restorations, carpentry and machining, frequently accompanied by a craft beer or a nice glass of wine.
Director of Finance
Overseeing the end-to-end ﬁnancial operations, Daniela produces reports and leads the accounts team. A Malta native, she spent part of her early career working in the United States for PwC.
A self-confessed over-caﬀeinated chocolate lover, Daniela is a big fan of spinning classes, English football, Italian food and Spanish fashion, and claims to have watched Grey’s Anatomy in its entirety over 20 times.
Director of Legal and Compliance
Rachel Mifsud Bonnici
Rachel leads the implementation of compliance management, ensuring that areas of potential risk within River Tech’s products and services are identiﬁed eﬀectively. With extensive experience in communications and had formerly held a role at the Malta Gaming Authority.
Rachel loves to get out of the house to spend quality time with her friends and family and has perfected a simple recipe for happiness: nature in winter, beach in summer.