Anton Bartolo – Head, Enforcement

Anton Bartolo is the Head of the Enforcement Unit within the Malta Financial Services Authority and is responsible for the enforcement and the AML/CFT functions of the MFSA.

Anton is a lawyer by profession. He started his career in legal practice and later joined a leading accountancy firm as an in-house lawyer. He first joined the MFSA in 1994 as a manager and later senior manager within Legal. In 1999 he was appointed Registrar of Companies by the Minister of Finance and concurrently served as Director International Business until 2004 and then Director Corporate Services until 2009. He took up responsibility for Enforcement in December 2011.

Anton is the Deputy Chairman of the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit and has been a member of the Board of Governors of the Unit since 2002. He sits also on the National Coordinating Committee on Combating Money Laundering and Funding of Terrorism and on the Sanctions Monitoring Board.

Anton is Head of the Maltese delegation to the Council of Europe Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism (MONEYVAL). He served both as Deputy Chairman and Chairman of Moneyval for a number of years.