Eric started working at the Authority through an internship within the Enforcement Function (AML/CFT section) while reading for his Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in Criminology at the University of Malta. He is also in possession of an International Diploma in Anti-Money Laundering from the University of Manchester and a Master’s in Forensic Accounting at the University of Portsmouth. He has formed part of the MFSA’s Financial Crime Compliance Function for six years, conducting AML/CFT and Sanctions Compliance Examinations as part of the Function’s Onsite team in collaboration with the FIAU and SMB. At present, as a Senior Analyst within FCC, he works as part of the Offsite and Risk Analysis team focusing on designing / delivering internal financial crime related training and representing the MFSA in external training and outreach events. Additionally, he also contributes towards the Authority’s implementation of its AML/CFT strategy collaboratively with the various Supervisory Functions at both authorisation and ongoing supervisory stages, with particular focus on risk analysis and governance.