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Dr Peter J Baldacchino

Peter J Baldacchino was reappointed as Member of the Board of Directors of the Central Bank of Malta for a period of five years with effect from 14 April 2018. This is the third time that Dr Baldacchino is appointed to serve on the Board of the Central Bank of Malta (1996, 2013, 2018).

Dr Baldacchino is Advisor to Rector-Financial Affairs and Head, Department of Accountancy, F.E.M.A, University of Malta. He is a Fellow of the  Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Malta Institute of Accountants and holds a Ph.D as well as an MPhil from the University of Loughborough Business School. His specialization is in corporate governance, financial strategy and internal/external auditing with particular reference to the implications thereon of state smallness. He lectures in postgraduate professional and business programs in these areas and has related publications in various refereed international journals. Dr Baldacchino is also Chairman of the Maltese Accountancy Board and its Quality Assurance Oversight Sub-committee as well as Director of the University Group of Companies. He has extensive experience in the governance of large Maltese organisations including listed groups and cooperatives, with past positions including chairmanships and memberships of audit and risk management committees in such entities.

Dr Peter J Baldacchino