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Joseph Cuschieri

Joseph Cuschieri

CEO Malta Financial Services Authority


Joseph Cuschieri is the Chief Executive Officer of the Malta Financial Services Authority. He also sits on the Board of Governors.

A Certified Public Accountant by profession and a fellow member of the Malta Institute of Accountants, Mr. Cuschieri is specialized in management accounting, finance, economic regulation, and general/business management. He also holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Henley Management College, UK and an Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), UK.

Throughout his professional career, he held various senior executive positions and directorships within the private and public sector amongst which Head of Corporate Affairs and then Chief Commercial Officer at Vodafone Malta, Chief Operating Officer at the Malta Communications Authority, senior consultant with EY and prior to joining the MFSA he held the position of Chairman and CEO at the Malta Gaming Authority since November 2013.

During his time at Vodafone, Mr. Cuschieri was involved in key regulatory projects both in Egypt and Turkey. Furthermore, he spent a period of eighteen months enrolled in the Vodafone Group’s global leadership development program. He has vast experience in economic regulation particularly in the electronic communications and technology sectors where he was involved in major reforms in the telecommunications sector during his time at the Malta Communications Authority.

Mr. Cuschieri is also a member of the Blockchain task force where he was involved in the development of a new regulatory framework for virtual currencies and distributed ledger technology. At the helm of the Malta Gaming Authority, Mr. Cuschieri focused on reforming the governance of the gaming sector including a major legislative overhaul which led to the tabling of a new Gaming Bill in Parliament.

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