Our founders combined their extensive recruitment and iGaming knowledge to set up a service that responded to a demand in the market for a ‘true recruitment consultancy’! Duarte and Frederico have guided Betting Connections from strength to strength over the years, both taking a very hands on approach to ensuring all of our staff have the resources, training and knowledge needed to provide the highest possible level of service to our clients and candidates alike.
Lucy joined our International Recruitment Team in 2011, starting off her career with Betting Connections as a recruiter. She then took on the role of Office Manager for three years and is now our Head of Operations. Her role focuses on day to day operations, managing the marketing and administration team, and managing our finance department.
Krysta joined Betting Connections in 2012 on the very same day that she met her husband whom she married in 2016. She worked for Betting Connections from Newcastle in the UK, before moving back to her home country of Malta where she now our Head of Recruitment. Krysta is a Grade 7 trained actor and holds a degree in Psychology. She came to Betting Connections with a background in in-house recruitment.
Sennette joined Betting Connections in 2013 and brought with her a wealth of iGaming experience, having worked in the industry since 2008, in Gibraltar and Malta, for companies such as Bwin.Party, Unibet and Betclic. Originally from Liverpool, England, Sennette is a Recruitment Manager by day and a full time mum by night. In her spare time you can always find her spending quality time with her family, either on holidays abroad or lounging by a pool.
Gosia started her career at Betting Connections as part of our International Internship Programme in 2014 before being employed on a full time basis, and being promoted to her current position of Recruitment Team Leader. Prior to Betting Connections, she completed a Master’s Degree in Media and Communications, her primary research area being on Recruitment and Selection. Gosia speaks Polish and English at a fluent level, and enjoys water sports and networking in her free time.
Sonia joined Betting Connections in January 2016 and has a Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Psychology and a Masters of Forensic Psychology and Social Exclusion. She is Portuguese by birth, but has lived in Belgium for twenty years and the UK for four. Sonia speaks Portuguese, French, and English, and holds a passion for interacting with diverse cultures and people.
Artur joined the Betting Connections Team in Malta at the start of 2016, bringing with him over 5 years of iGaming experience. At the start of 2017, Artur relocated from Malta to Portugal to help set up a new office for the company. Artur is a traveller at heart who loves to visit as many places in the world as he possibly can.
Maria is originally from Italy where she obtained a master’s degree in psychology and a post-graduate degree in Human Resources. She has lived in Paris, Dubai, Stockholm, Portugal and Malta over the years! Maria joined the Connections Group She has relocated back to Malta and has joined the teams at Betting Connections in September 2016. In the rare event she has free time, Maria loves to indulge in Netflix and to travel as much as possible, and LA and Vegas are two of her favourite places she has visited.
After being born on Christmas Day, one of the most exciting and joyful days of the year, Pippa has continued to carry that spirit and energy into her day to day life. After completing her studies in Law and then Psychology and gaining experience in running a bar and Business Development, Pippa decided to take advantage of her love for helping people to have clarity and a voice and joined the Betting Connections Team in April 2018.
Matthew, our Head of Training, comes from a strong background in sales, marketing, and recruitment. Matthew provides training and coaching sessions for all our team members, both when they join Betting Connections and on an ongoing basis. Matthew ensures our consultants have all the knowledge required to provide high quality recruitment solutions and career consultation to both our clients and candidates. Matthew, who is a father to two, enjoys travelling the globe and spending time with his family.
Samwel joined Betting Connections in September 2019. He has a background in the written word and graduated in Communications at the University of Malta in 2018. Sam loves sketching, writing, and playing piano, and is always interested in trying new, exciting things.
Ana joined the company in January 2020 as a full-time Trainee Recruiter. With a Bachelor’s Degree in English and French, as well as a Diploma in Leadership and Management, Ana has all the tools necessary to become a premiere recruiter. Prior to coming to Betting Connections, Ana has worked in different sectors as an English teacher, Retail, and Human Resources. Ana’s ambitions are to complete her Level 7 education in Human Resources with a primary direction of recruitment. In her spare time she enjoys reading books and spending quality time with her family.
Jorge is one of the 4 Trainee Recruiters who joined Betting Connections in February 2020. He is from Valladolid, Spain and studied Commerce in the Facultad de Comercio in the same place. An extrovert by nature, Jorge brings to the company experience in Sales and Customer Service as well as his love for Psychology and Economics.
Catarina joined Betting Connections in February 2020 as a Trainee Recruiter. She graduated with a Master’s in Psychology of Work and Organisations at the University of Porto, and in the worked in hospitality and in a public hospital in the same city. Ever since coming to Malta, Catarina has fallen in love with the island, and with the dynamic and friendly environment of the company.
Marinela joined Betting Connections in July 2019. She is from Timisoara, Romania where she studied English Literature at the West University of the same city. Marinela loves horror movies, concerts and animals, particularly Shar Pei! Marinela brings with her experience in Customer Support roles and has lived in Romania, Germany and Ireland before moving to Malta.
Lapo joined Betting Connections in April 2021. He is 24 years old and originally from Italy. He came to Malta at the end of March, with his girlfriend, and this is his first time on the island as well as working in recruitment. Lapo graduated last year in Art, Music and Dramas, he enjoys theatre and music in his free time.
Gabriela is 19 years old and originally from Venezuela. She joined Betting Connections in April 2021. She came to Malta almost 1.5 years ago to learn English and decided to stay here for the long term. Gabriela is a very sociable person who enjoys learning new things, meeting new people and having new experiences!