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Company History

MC Trustees (Malta) Limited was established to provide a QROPS (Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme).

MC Trustees' Background


MC Trustees in the UK

MC Trustees in Malta

A history of knowledge, expertise and attention to detail.

MC Trustees was established by Martin Cadman who set up a pensions consultancy in 1986.  Since 1996 MC Trustees Limited has specialised in the provision of Self Invested Personal Pensions (SIPPS) and Small Self Administered Schemes (SSAS).

MC Trustees is a UK leader in the provision of bespoke SIPPS. The company launched its first SIPP in 1995 and has been administering SSAS since 1986.

Today MC Trustees looks after over 2,000 plans holding over £400m of clients’ assets.

In September 2016 the company was acquired by Mattioli Woods plc and is now part of the Mattioli Woods Group.

MC Trustees (Malta) Limited was established in 2009 and set up the first Retirement Scheme in Malta - the MCT Malta Private Retirement Scheme.  We are fully committed to the country and the QROPS market.

A second scheme, the MCT Malet International Retirement Scheme, designed to provide low cost investments has also been set up.

The individuals listed below are Trustees to both Schemes and Directors of MC Trustees (Malta) Limited.

Dr Noel Buttigieg-Scicluna

Trained as a lawyer, Noel Buttigieg-Scicluna is an experienced consultant who has worked with a Maltese Law Firm.  Between 1976 and 1990, Noel practiced law in the Maltese Courts dealing mainly with Commercial and Civil law cases. Between 1987 and 1996 he served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Libyan Maltese Holding Company Limited, a holding company bringing together various companies set up by the Maltese and Libyan Governments.  His public career has included roles such as Maltese Ambassador to Denmark, Hungary and Austria, and non-resident Ambassador to Sweden, Finland, Norway and Hungary.  Noel was also a Member of Parliament in Malta between 1982 and 1987.

W Daniel Dane

Dan Dane has 54 years’ experience in the UK life and pensions industry. Dan is a  founding Director of two major UK life insurance companies and has served on the Board of several “listed” companies.  Dan served as a Director of a US Bank and also as an adviser to a US Venture Capital company.

In 1970 Dan was Chairman of the Institute of Insurance of London Advance Study Group, specifically looking into the marketing and merchandising of insurance.

More recently he has been the Managing Director of a specialist expatriate pension IFA for the last 17 years.

He is a graduate of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.