Ruth joined Grant Thornton in 2016 as the Firm’s Compliance Officer. Her main role is to ensure that the Firm is compliant with the Anti-money laundering and counter financing of terrorism regulations and also advises on matters related to this field. Ruth is responsible for the drafting of several internal policies and procedures and also to monitor that such policies and procedures are being implemented throughout the Firm.
Prior to joining Grant Thornton, Ruth worked with EY in Malta whereby she was engaged on a number of projects related to anti-money laundering and counter financing of terrorism. Furthermore, she was also engaged on a cybersecurity project in which she formed part of the project management team. During her time with EY, Ruth also had the opportunity to work in Newcastle and in London as part of the EY team which was engaged by credit institutions to carry out several tasks related to AML and CFT.
- Membership of the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners (IFSP)
- Certificate in Anti-Money Laundering and Funding of terrorism
- MSc Security Management and Counter Fraud & Counter Corruption - University of Portsmouth
- Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Criminology - University of Malta