Vanessa Scerri Worley


Vanessa is a director of the law firm and of Primei Fiduciary Ltd. Vanessa specialises in Compliance, Regulatory and PMLFTR matters and is also the person responsible for the internal Compliance function within the group. Vanessa attained a Bachelor in Commerce (Banking and Finance) in 2003 from the University of Malta, after submitting a thesis dealing with ‘Competition in Maltese Banking’. She later also attained a Masters in Financial Services from the same university in 2006 after submitting a thesis entitled ‘Risk Management for small sized banking institutions’.  In 2008, she also attained the IFSP Foundation Certificate in Trusts Law and Management.

Vanessa worked for five years as an Internal Auditor at Lombard Bank Malta and another five years as a Compliance and Regulatory Affairs Manager at Mediterranean Bank plc, where she also served as the Bank’s MLRO. She was also responsible for licence passporting projects.

Vanessa’s areas of expertise include Banking Regulation, Internal Audit, Risk Management, PMLFTR, Market Abuse legislation, Regulatory Work and Compliance work. Vanessa as a Compliance officer for a number of client companies, advises clients on corporate management and corporate governance and also provides specific assistance with PMLFTR issues, including assistance to the MLRO, setting up of Procedures Manuals, and assistance with ongoing monitoring and reporting.  

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