Cynthia is the Head of Financial Crime Compliance and Group Money Laundering Reporting Officer at APS Bank plc, a position she has held since October 2019. In her role, she is responsible for establishing and maintaining a robust financial crime oversight framework covering Anti-Money Laundering, Sanctions, Counter Terrorist Financing, Anti-Bribery & Corruption and Fraud. Throughout her 32-year career in Banking, she held a number of management and headship positions within regulatory and financial crime compliance at HSBC Bank (Malta) plc and MeDirect Bank. Prior to her current role, she worked as an AML consultant at Diligex, an AML consultancy firm, where she provided advice and training on Financial Crime Compliance obligations to a number of obliged entities including Gaming, Corporate Service Providers and Insurance Companies.
Cynthia is an active committee member of the Prevention of Money Laundering committee at the Malta Banker’s Association. She is a certified financial crime compliance professional (ICA – Int. Dip (AML)) and is currently pursuing an M.Sc. in Economic Crime at the University of Portsmouth (UK).
Head of Financial Crime Compliance & Group MLRO