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With BUSINESS DIAGNOSTICS, we will utilise technology and eventually AI to provide the most advanced business support services for growth. By business support services we mean Funding, Finance, Human Resources and Marketing and Digital Presence. These are the building blocks for business growth and we will be developing the technology to provide online and taking advantage of data science and artificial Intelligence to move from delivering a business plan to a continuously updated business growth road map.

With ALTA CONSULTA, we have sourced millions of Euros for our clients from EU funded business support measures that have helped business start-up and grow.


Albert DeBono has extensive management experience and has also previously been the CEO of the Public Broadcasting Services Limited. Under Mr DeBono’s tenure, TVM saw its audience share increase to 60%, and consolidate its position as the leading television station in Malta. Concurrently, commercial revenues increased by 50% and the station was been turned around commercially where PBS registered financial surpluses as compared to previous annual losses of millions of euros.

Mr. DeBono served as a member of the operations council of the European Broadcasting Union. The council advises the EBU executive board on matters of strategy. He was also vice president of CIRCOM an association of over 350 regional and has been at the forefront in representing small countries’ issues at the highest echelons of the European Broadcasting Union, securing deals for the rights for the transmission of the World Cup and other major sporting and entertainment events. 


More recently, he has also served as the Chief Financial Officer at Transport Malta, overseeing multi-million euro projects and budgets. There he has been responsible for the re-engineering of the procurement function and introduced ICT systems to ensure procurement remains within budget parameters and according to established procedures.

Helping Businesses Grow

Mr. Albert DeBono, is the Founder of Business Diagnostics. He is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a degree in Business Management from the University of Malta. Mr DeBono is also a founder of ALTA CONSULTA an advisory services company. With ALTA CONSULTA he has been responsible for building the advisory practice by assisting local enterprises in improving performance and through sourcing of finance from Investors, EU supported business measures and the banks.

  • Certified Public Accountant 

  • BA (Hons) Business Management

Ms. Nusrat Shat, FCCA

Ms. Shah qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 2000. She brings over 20 years of global and C level board experience with 12 years recently spent building a thriving consultancy business supporting clients as both Executive as well as Non-Executive Director across a variety of sectors.  A strategic and commercial expert with vast experience at board level, providing long-term stability and direction for businesses across a multitude of industries. She offers a breadth of experience in advising boards within start-ups, SMEs and large corporates and demonstrates an unrivalled capacity for transferring in-depth knowledge to a variety of business functions from operational, financial, HR, compliance, Mergers & Acquisitions and change management. Holds a strong track record of turnaround and growth by pragmatically delivering practical, results-orientated solutions. A natural leader who employs a highly developed emotional intelligence and collaborative philosophy to build key relationships and act as a confidant when mentoring senior management through potentially challenging times.

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