Professional Institutions

  • Companion – CInstSMMInstitute of Sales & Marketing Management (UK) 2008
  • Fellow – FInstSMMInstitute of Sales & Marketing Management (UK) 1998
  • Fellow - FRSARoyal Society of Arts (UK) 2007
  • Fellow – FIBAInternational Biographical Association (US) 2003
  • Member – MInstCMInstitute of Commercial Management (UK) 1994
  • Member – AIPDInstitute of Personnel & Development (UK) 1994
  • Member – MMInstMalta Marketing Institute 1997
  • Member – MMSThe Marketing Society (UK) 1998
  • Member – MIMMalta Institute of Management 1995*
  • * Also served as Public Relations Officer of the Malta Marketing Institute (1995 – 1999)
  • FreemanWorshipful Company of Marketors of the City of London 2005
  • LiverymanWorshipful Company of Marketors of the City of London 2006
Massimo J. Ellul
  • In 2006Max was granted the Freedom of the City of London as Marketor of the City, being the only such honour given to a Maltese citizen for works in Marketing consultancy in the City of London
  • In 2010The Governor of Kentucky granted Max the award of Honorary Aide de Camp of the Governor and Honorary Kentucky Colonel for philanthropic and social initiatives to the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
  • In 2011The Board of Governors of the City of San Francisco awarded Max its Certificate of Honour for philanthropic and social initiatives rendered to the city.
  • In 2011Max was granted, by President Barak Obama of the United States of America, the President's Call to Service Award for social initiatives rendered in the US.
  • In 2016His Majesty King Kigeli V of Rwanda granted Max the accolade of Chevalier Grand Cross of the Order of the Crown of Rwanda for creating scholarship initiatives for Rwandan orphans in the US and Europe.
  • In 2016His Royal Highness the Rajah of Kupang (Indonesia), Dom Lorenzo Nisnoni, awarded Max the accolade of Companion of the Companionate of Honour of the Royal House of Kupang for European assistance in creating disability centres in the region of Kupang.
  • In 2019His Imperial Royal Highness Sandor Habsburg-Lothringen, Archduke of Austria, awarded Max the Empress Maria Teresa Grand Memorial Cross for consultancy services rendered to the Imperial Austrian family at the Hofburg Imperial Palace of Vienna.
  • In 2022Max J Ellul was awarded the highest honour of the International Flame of Peace, namely the Medal of Merit in Gold, for his work in the field in question. The International Flame of Peace is headquartered in Vienna, Austria and the Medal of Merit in Gold is fully recognised by the Austrian authorities.
Massimo J. Ellul