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Professor Edward Scicluna

Edward Scicluna was appointed Governor of the Central Bank of Malta for five years with effect from 1 January 2021. He is a member of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank and an Alternate Governor for Malta in the International Monetary Fund, and a member of the Board of Governors of the Malta Financial Services Authority.

He is an ex-officio member of the Malta Council for Economic and Social Development, and a trustee of the University of Malta Research, Innovation and Development Trust.

Until he took over at the Central Bank of Malta, Prof. Scicluna served as – since March 2013 – a Member of Parliament and Malta’s Minister for Finance.

Prior to March 2013, Prof. Scicluna served as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP), in the capacity of Vice-Chair of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee. The various EP Reports and Opinions for which he was responsible included the Report which set up the European Stability Mechanism.

He also represented the European Parliament on the European Statistical Advisory Committee of EUROSTAT.  During 2013, Prof. Scicluna assumed the chairmanship of the European Investment Bank Board of Governors, and the following year the vice-chairmanship of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

In the past, Prof. Scicluna served as chairman of the Board of Governors at the Malta Financial Services Authority, and as a member of the Board of Directors the Monetary Policy Committee at the Central Bank of Malta, chairman of the Malta Council of Economic and Social Development, professor and Head of the Department of Economics at the University of Malta, and Electoral Commissioner.

He was appointed as a Euro Expert for Malta by the European Commission, and served as Member of Malta’s Euro Changeover Committee. He also served as member of the Council of Europe Development Bank Auditing Committee.

Prof. Scicluna carried out consultancy work for the European Commission, UNESCO, the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP), and for the Governments of Albania, Croatia, Libya and Turkey.

He graduated from the University of Oxford with a Diploma with Distinction in Politics and Economics, from the University of Malta with a First Class Honours Bachelors degree in Economics, and from the University of Toronto with a Masters and Doctorate in Economics.

Professor Edward Scicluna