Cynthia is the Head of Financial Crime Compliance and 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. Cynthia is also the deputy chair of the Financial Crime, Cyber Crime and Fraud Standing Committee at the Malta Banker’s Association.
Throughout her 33-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.
Head of Financial Crime Compliance & Group MLRO