Simon Grima, Ph.D (Melit.), MSc (Lond), MSc (BCU), B.Com (Hons) (Melit.), FFA, FAIA (Acad), is the Head of the Insurance dept, in charge of the undergrad and postgrad degree in Insurance and Risk Management and a lecturer at the University of Malta. He is the outgoing President of the Malta Association of Risk Management (MARM) and the Current President of the Malta Association of Compliance Officers (MACO). Moreover, he is among the first Certified Risk Management Professional (FERMA), is the chairman of the Scientific Education Committee of PRIMO and a member of the curriculum development team of PRIMIA. His research focus and consultantcy is on Internal Controls (i.e. Risk Management, Internal Audit and Compliance) and has over 25 years of experience varied between Financial Services and with public entities in Internal Control, Investments and IT. He acts as an Independent Director for Financial Services Firms sits on Risk, Compliance, Procurement, Investment and Audit Committees and carries out duties as a Compliance Officer, Internal Auditor and Risk Manager.