Ian Sammut Dacoutros

Key Function Services Director - Malta

Launched – and continues to evolve - our key function services in Malta.


Ian Sammut Dacoutros joined our team in Malta in March 2022 as Key Function Services Director.

He established our key function department within our Malta office, which he continues to manage. We provide our key function services to our growing portfolio of Malta Gaming Authority licensed clients. He has a deep holistic understanding of the daily operations of both B2B and B2C operations.



Ian holds a master’s degree in IT and management together with degrees in communications and psychology.

Before joining EM Group, Ian obtained more than six years’ experience in the iGaming industry, working with core gaming platforms. He also assisted in the setup of iGaming training at a leading ICT academy in Europe.

During his career he has been responsible for global portfolios of clients of all tier sizes, in several jurisdictions and across all verticals, taking brands from concept stage to fully operational. His responsibilities also included several products for the iGaming industry ranging from core platforms to customer relationship management systems and gamification tools. His last role before joining our team was as consultant to Intralot.

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