Rudolph Psaila, Chairman of FinanceMalta, outlined the entity’s main objectives for 2021 in a recent a virtual meeting with its members, listing seeking opportunities on emerging and innovative sectors such as Sustainable Finance, Fintech and the Digital Economy, and increasing FinanceMalta’s collaboration in the international financial services arena.
Referring to 2020, Mr Psaila said that it was an unprecedented year due to the ongoing pandemic, which changed the way FinanceMalta operates. “Despite these challenges, we sought to implement our strategy, based on five pillars, namely innovation, value creation, inclusiveness, internationalisation and being digital,” he said.
Outlining the purposes of FinanceMalta as promoting Malta as an international financial services centre, creating business and networking opportunities, as well as coordinating with relevant industry players; the Chairman went on to give an overview of the activities and initiatives carried out last year, including virtual conferences, webinars, increased social media presence, a new membership mechanism and a new website.
With regards to upcoming initiatives, Mr Psaila announced the launch of a new series of podcasts and video podcasts, which will take place in the coming weeks and months, in conjunction with key stakeholders and members. He also outlined a number of events and webinars aimed at sharing knowledge, networking and business opportunities, whilst promoting the island as an innovative financial services centre.
Rudolph Psaila, Chairman of FinanceMalta (right) and Ivan Grech, Chief Operations Officer during the online event for members
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