After several years working in the public sector, Mr. Ryan Caruana joined Bank of Valletta p.l.c. in the role of Deputy MLRO & designated officer in March 2021 and subsequently appointed as MLRO and Head of Investigations in December 2021 after being approved by the Malta Financial Services Authority. Ryan has several years’ of experience in forensics and complex financial crime investigative work both in Malta and internationally. He also formed part of Malta’s team to Moneyval and FATF evaluations. He was also a contributor to Malta national risk assessment and worked closely with a number of credit institutions. For the past years Ryan had been lecturing in local and foreign universities and colleges in several subjects including leadership, human resources, strategic management and corporate strategy. Ryan holds an MSc in Forensic Accounting (MSc FA) from University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom and an MBA from University of Chester, United Kingdom, together with several certifications pertinent to AML/CFT topics.
MLRO & Head of Anti Financial Crime
Bank of Valletta