Mr Andrew Schembri is the Head of the Compliance Unit at the Malta Business Registry. Andrew is qualified in Banking and Finance with almost 12 years’ experience in the finance sector. He started his career at the Registry of Companies when it was still part of the Malta Financial Services Authority as Desk Officer. Amongst other things, he was responsible for vetting of documents submitted by registered companies, incorporation of new companies and certification of documents. He then moved to the Conduct Supervisory Unit within the Malta Financial Services Authority as Analyst where he was responsible for the supervision of Trustees and Company Service Providers including onsite inspections and investigations. At the Malta Business Registry, he is responsible to ensure that companies are compliant with the regulations emanating out of the Companies Act and issue penalties accordingly. He is also responsible to oversee independent investigations and act on matters related to compliance.