In 2008 he graduated as Doctor of Laws from the University of Malta. He has obtained the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners’ Foundation Certificate in Trusts Law and Management and has successfully completed the Malta Institute of Taxation’s Diploma Court in Taxation. He is also a visiting lecturer at various universities in Malta and overseas.
Jean Pie is a founding partner of the firm Gauci-Maistre Xynou, of which he currently serves as Managing Partner. Jean Pie, a lawyer by profession, initially joined the renowned Athens based ship management company, Eastern Mediterranean Maritime Limited (EastMed) where he formed part of the legal department and also involved himself in the dry bulk operations department. He served as a supernumerary on-board various types of vessels in a bid to gain practical experience in the field. Prior to returning to Malta he successfully completed a stage with the Fisheries and Maritime Affairs Cabinet of the EU Commission.
Upon returning to Malta, Jean Pie took up the post of legal advisor of both GM Corporate & Fiduciary Services Limited (GMC) and GM International Services Limited (GMI). He subsequently took up the post of Executive Directors of both companies and today also holds the post of director of other companies. GMC and GMI form part of the Economicard Group of Companies which has been operating both locally and internationally for over 40 years. GMC and GMI are both actively involved in financial services industry which has become a pillar of Malta’s economy.