Jean Noel Azzopardi is a Head of Compliance specialising in the field of anti-money laundering within the remote gaming industry. He is a solution focused head of compliance with over 4 years’ experience overseeing daily compliance functions of remote gaming business. He is currently holds an approval of Key AML Individual in Malta issued by the Malta Gaming Authority and is an approved Personal Management Licence Holder in Great Britain by the Gambling Commission, in Sweden by the Swedish Gambling Authority (Spelinspektionen) and in Spain by the Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (Spanish Regulator for Gambling).
Prior to joining the private sector he has occupied various roles within the investigations and enforcement directorate at the Malta Gaming Authority. His last role was that of an enforcement officer where part of his responsibilities was liaising and acting as a point of contact with the FIAU, Malta Police Force and foreign law enforcement agencies.
Hi strong interpersonal skills and high attention to detail has meant that he is able to clearly and transparently communicate status and progress, risk, and changes to plans as well as provide realistic updates to directors and clients. He is highly proficient in identifying gaps and/or risk exposure in operations as well as developing and implementing strong policies and procedures to meet organisational and regulatory compliance standards.
Driven by execution, Jean Noel has significant experience in successful project management particularly in obtaining licences, applications and starting up remote gaming operations from scratch.