John Sammut – Head, Internal Audit

Mr John Sammut was appointed as Head of Internal Audit for the Malta Financial Services Authority on 1 November 2016. Prior to taking up this appointment, Mr Sammut was Deputy Head of the Securities and Markets Supervision. During his career, Mr Sammut held senior positions within financial services companies and the post of Head of Audit, Legal and Compliance at HSBC Bank Malta plc.

Mr Sammut has been appointed as member of the European Central Bank – Internal Auditors Committee and also the local Accountancy Board.

Mr Sammut graduated in MA Financial Services, MA Risk and Insurance and BA (Hons) Accountancy from the University of Malta. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Information Systems Auditor, an Associate of the Institute of Financial Services UK, Member of the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors UK and also a Fellow of the Malta Institute of Accountants.