Catherine Galea – Head, Supervisory Quality Assurance

Catherine Galea is the MFSA’s Head Supervisory Quality Assurance.

She commenced her career with the Central Bank of Malta before joining the MFSA in 2002 in order to pursue her career within Banking Supervision and later was in charge of setting up the banking section within the Authorisations function.

Throughout her career, Catherine was also responsible for transposing and implementing various pieces of EU legislation in the field of banking supervision and has led various supervisory teams and working groups within the Authority. She actively participates and represents the MFSA in various international fora.

In 2018, Catherine had been entrusted with heading the Banking Supervision function at the MFSA. Catherine is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (ACIB) and holds an MSc degree in Finance from the University of Leicester (UK).

Furthermore, she is a frequent lecturer at local educational institutions on various regulatory issues, including the Capital Requirements Regulation/Directive and Risk Management.