The Financial Intelligence and Analysis Unit (FIAU) has appointed its deputy director Alfred Zammit as acting director, after the former director was appointed CEO of the Malta Financial Services Authority.

Mr Zammit’s appointment takes effect today.

He joined the FIAU in 2010, and in his role as deputy director he was responsible for assisting the director in providing strategic direction to the various sections of the Unit, including the Intelligence Analysis Section, the Supervision and Enforcement Section, and the Legal Affairs Section.

Mr Zammit has also represented the FIAU in international forums, such as in meetings of the Egmont Group of FIUs, the EU FIU Platform and Moneyval, among others.

Furthermore, he has also participated in various AML/CFT training sessions, workshops, and conferences both locally and internationally. He has also contributed to formulating AML/CFT guidance documents, legal amendments, and the transposition of EU AML/CFT directives.

His educational background compliments his work, having graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) in Management Economics from the University of Malta.

Prior to his work in the FIAU, he joined the Central Bank of Malta and worked for several years within the private sector in the provision of company services.

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