385 Joseph Bannister
Chairman and President - Malta Financial Services Authority
Joseph Bannister is the Chairman of the MFSA. He managed reforms that put Malta in a strong position to capitalise on the country’s EU entry. In 2002, Bannister piloted the transfer of banking supervision from the Central Bank of Malta to the Malta Financial Services Authority. He has been a key figure in negotiating and working with the EU, OECD, FATF, IMF and the key supervisory organisations. He represents the Authority on the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR) and chaired Malta’s inward investment agency between 1990 and 1994.