Michael joined the Aspida-Malta team in March 2023 and is a law graduate of the University of Malta, having obtained his Doctor of Laws (LL.D) degree in 2012. In 2013, Michael further specialised with a Master’s degree (LL.M) in External Relations of the EU & International Human Rights Law from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium (KU Leuven).

He also holds a warrant of a lawyer authorising him to practice in the law courts of Malta, which he also obtained in 2013.

Michael has over 9 years’ experience in the financial services sector, having worked at the MFSA (2014-2017) and DW&P Services Limited (2017-2023).

He has also acted as company secretary, compliance officer and MLRO for various industry players ranging from VFA Exchange/s to Company Service Provider/s. Michael built his knowledge in compliance by (primarily) drafting AML/CFT manuals, formulating risk assessments, producing risk management reports, checklists, internal policies, conducting compliance and AML training, drafting compliance reports etc.

Michael also obtained his CAMS (Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist) qualification in November 2020.

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