As Compliance Officer, Christopher is responsible for ensuring our Malta office remains compliant with the applicable regulatory requirements, performing compliance risk assessments and applying the commensurate compliance monitoring programme and providing oversight of our internal policies to make sure that they are kept up to date and are adhered to.
Having worked in the financial sector in Malta for a number of years, he has developed considerable knowledge of the industry. Prior to his role with Sentient, he was the Compliance Officer of an established fund administrator following a period of around seven years working at the Malta Financial Services Authority in fund management supervision where he was later heading a team of five members. He gained experience of the legal and regulatory frameworks at an EU level and in Malta, the application of the regulatory requirements on the regulated financial sector as well as the compliance and AML/CFT policies, procedures and processes that are fundamental to ensuring robust and effective compliance controls within a business.
Christopher has a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) degree in Economics from the University of Malta and a Master’s degree from the University of Bath UK, specialising in Financial Economics. He also holds the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments Certificate in Global Financial Compliance.