Hugh Mercieca joined the then Barclays Bank D.C.O. in Malta in 1961 and was admitted as an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in 1967. He left Mid-Med Bank Ltd (today HSBC Bank Malta plc, the successor of Barclays Bank D.C.O., in 1978 to join the Mizzi Organisation as credit controller.
He was appointed company secretary to all the Mizzi Organisation companies in late 2004 and in addition has held the post of Board Secretary since 1997. On the re-organisation of the corporate office in August of 2005 he assumed the position of Head Corporate Office and in May of 2008 he was promoted to Chief Operating Officer of the Mizzi Organisation Automotive Division. Hugh Mercieca had occupied the post of Chief Operating Officer of the Mizzi Organisation Estates Division since 2005 and under his direction various sites are being developed.
Hugh also sits on the Board of FirstUnited Insurance Brokers Ltd as director and FirstUnited Insurance Management Ltd as company secretary.