Joseph Attard

Director of International Compliance

With over a decade of specialized experience in the iGaming sector, Joseph is a seasoned professional in Compliance and Anti-Money Laundering. Presently, Joseph holds the position of Director of International Compliance at Entain PLC, a global frontrunner in sports betting, gaming, and interactive entertainment, which owns renowned brands like Bwin, Ladbrokes, and Coral. In this capacity, Joseph oversees operations in over 20 regulated markets.


For the past three years, Joseph has also been a key expert in AML/CFT for the EU’s AML/CFT Global Facility, specifically focusing on the Gambling sector, further solidifying his reputation as a leading figure in this domain. Joseph is also a certified internal auditor for compliance management systems, aligned with ISO37301 standards.


Recently, Joseph undertook an academic endeavour, conducting a study for his bachelor’s degree in criminology. This research delved deep into the realm of virtual crime within the Metaverse, showcasing his commitment to understanding the evolving landscape of digital criminality.


Before venturing into the private sector, Joseph served as the Head of Anti-Money Laundering and Compliance at the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA). He was a key figure in establishing the MGA’s AML unit. In this capacity, he significantly influenced the organization’s compliance strategies, represented the MGA during country assessments, and oversaw multiple compliance departments.


09:00, 24 March:
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15:05, 24 March:
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