Joseph Attard

Head of Compliance and Anti-Money Laundering, Malta Gaming Authority

Joseph Attard is the Head of Compliance and Anti-Money Laundering at the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA). In his role, Joseph oversees the Anti-Money Laundering, Investigations and Compliance functions of the Malta Gaming Authority. Joseph is also the Authority’s Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO).

Joseph forms part of several committees within the MGA, which are responsible for ensuring the integrity, consistency, and development of the regulatory functions of the MGA and the determination of whether applicants for a Gaming Licence are fit and proper.

Joseph joined the MGA in 2015 and prior to his appointment as Head of Compliance and AML, Joseph held the position of Head of AML.

Besides his roles at the Malta Gaming Authority, Joseph acts as an AML/CFT technical expert with the Council of Europe whereby he is engaged with several projects aimed at assisting countries with their Gaming AML/CFT framework.