Harnessing the transformative power of data

Eunoia constantly uses cutting-edge technology to push the boundaries of data and analytics. Its CEO, Stefan Farrugia, explains the journey which has put the company at the forefront of the sector.

Picture: Stefan Farrugia, CEO, Eunioa 

  • For those who don’t know your company, can you provide some background?

Eunoia is a dynamic force in the data and analytics landscape, renowned for its innovative approach to data engineering and artificial intelligence. As a key player in the region, we’ve strategically aligned ourselves with industry giants such as Databricks and Microsoft, placing us at the forefront of the new era of cloud Data Platforms and OpenAI.

Our core expertise lies in big data engineering, business intelligence, Language Model AI (LLMs) and Generative AI, where we continuously push the boundaries of what’s achievable. Clients rely on Eunoia not only for cutting-edge solutions but also for a deep understanding of the transformative power of data.

We have an unwavering commitment to the latest advancements in OpenAI. Beyond traditional AI applications, our AI department has a distinct focus on LLMs and Generative AI, setting us apart in the industry. This emphasis on pushing the boundaries of what AI can achieve positions Eunoia as a trailblazer, providing clients with unparalleled insights and solutions tailored to their specific needs.

  • Can you share a little-known fact about your company?

Beyond our core services, Eunoia is dedicated to the empowerment of our team and the broader community. One little-known but impactful aspect is our annual hackathon. This event serves as a catalyst for fostering creativity and innovation among our employees. It’s a time when our diverse talents converge to ideate and collaborate on projects that transcend conventional boundaries.

Through this empowering initiative, we not only nurture a culture of continuous learning and growth within our team but also contribute to identify potential products which we bring to the market. The hackathon embodies our commitment to empowerment, pushing the limits of what’s achievable through collective ingenuity.

  • What are you currently working on and what are your company’s plans and strategic priorities for the coming years?

A significant milestone in our journey occurred a year ago when we established our dedicated AI department. Since then, we’ve witnessed a transformative impact on our operations. This strategic move has positioned us to meet the evolving demands of the industry, especially with the advent of innovations like ChatGPT. The introduction of ChatGPT has resulted in an acceleration of requests for AI projects, underscoring the increasing importance of advanced AI technologies in today’s business landscape.
I believe that a similar story will happen with ESG whereby the impact of CSRD will see an acceleration of the adoption of solutions similar to what we recently branded as Biagio Sustainable Solutions (biagioesg.com).

Looking ahead, our strategic priorities are dynamic and forward-thinking. We are committed to fortifying existing partnerships, expanding our service offerings, and remaining at the forefront of technological innovation. A pivotal part of our strategy involves extending our footprint to Europe. We’re excited about this expansion, which includes reaching new markets, broadening the reach of our inbred products, and enhancing our global presence. As part of this endeavour, we plan to open service offices in select countries, further establishing ourselves as a leader in data and analytics services. This expansion aligns with our vision of bringing cutting-edge solutions to diverse markets and underscores our dedication to meeting the evolving needs of our clients.

  • Are there any projects/achievements of your company that you are exceptionally proud of?

One standout achievement that fills us with pride is our recognition at the Malta Business Awards, where Eunoia secured the prestigious title of Best Cloud App for its inbred product CFOUR Comply. This is testament to our commitment to excellence and innovation. The winning project showcased not only our technical prowess but also our ability to deliver solutions that significantly impacted our client’s business outcomes. This recognition serves as a validation of our dedication to pushing the boundaries of what’s achievable in the cloud space. It motivates our team to continue pioneering solutions that redefine industry standards and provide unparalleled value to our clients.

On a personal note, last December marked a milestone as I had the honour of presenting the long service awards. This moment filled me with joy and incredible motivation towards the future. It highlighted the collective dedication and loyalty of our team, reinforcing our shared commitment to building a thriving and enduring legacy. As we reflect on our achievements, both big and small, it fuels our passion for the exciting journey that lies ahead, driving us to reach new heights in the ever-evolving landscape of data and analytics.

  • What in your opinion makes Malta an effective jurisdiction to set up a business?

Malta’s attractiveness as a business jurisdiction is multifaceted. Its strategic location, robust regulatory framework and favourable business environment make it an ideal platform for international operations. A skilled workforce and multilingual capabilities further enhance the appeal.

Malta’s commitment to embracing and fostering technology, particularly in emerging industries, positions it as a hub for companies at the cutting edge. These factors collectively contribute to Malta’s effectiveness as a jurisdiction for businesses seeking stability, growth and a supportive ecosystem.

We must continuously evolve to make sure that our competitiveness and value add continues to provide value to investors. The effects of our infrastructure, education and legal framework are an essential factor to ensure we remain attractive.

  • What kind of people/companies in the financial services community would you want to connect with?

Our product toolkit adds another dimension to our engagement. CFOUR, our financial consolidation tool, CFOUR Comply, our ESEF/CSRD XBRL tool, and Biagio – our ESG solution – are specifically designed to facilitate the lives of financial teams. Whether you’re a financial institution seeking to enhance data capabilities, a technology provider looking for collaborative opportunities, or an innovative startup aiming to leverage advanced analytics, we welcome connections with those who appreciate the strategic value of partnerships in driving innovation and growth. These tools underscore our commitment to providing comprehensive solutions tailored to the unique challenges faced by financial professionals in today’s dynamic business landscape.


Stefan Farrugia is an innovator with deep tech industry knowledge, who has championed data analytics services to customers. He is recognised for his approach to using innovation on top of existing technologies to simplify and reach client objectives effectively and efficiently. Throughout his 20-year plus career, Stefan has built a reputation within a number of business markets mainly in Government, agriculture, statistics, financial services and banks, wholesale and retail, gaming and media.

During his career, he has been involved in and managed numerous analytics projects including large scale data projects such as the census of population and similar high-end surveys, as well as numerous BI and data science projects both locally and abroad.

“For almost 20 years I have championed Data Analytics services to customers. Data is my life’s passion and I have made it my mission to assist customers and organisations to become data driven. It gives me great satisfaction to help customers monitor their objectives and constantly re-engineer their processes to transform their businesses. Eunoia was born out of that concept, already fulfilling and supporting organisations in a number of verticals, we created a focused data analytics company