Ilenia Diacono

Senior Manager, Risk Consulting Advisory Services - Banking & FIs

KPMG in Malta

Ilenia is an accountant by profession, she holds a Masters degree in Accountancy and a Bachelor of Commerce Degree, specialising in Accountancy and Banking & Finance, from the University of Malta. She also holds a diploma in Enterprise Risk Management from the Institute of Risk Management, UK. Ilenia is currently a Senior Manager within the Risk Consulting Advisory Services Team at KPMG Malta. She holds in excess of 8 years of experience in banking and payment services with particular focus on risk and compliance advisory services. She manages a number of regulatory related projects to clients operating within the Banking and Financial Services industry. She assists a number of Banks and Financial Institutions in developing/enhancing their Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and specific risk assessments. Additionally, she assists Institutions with enhancing their Compliance Frameworks, developing their Compliance Registers, developing internal compliance reports and reviewing policies and procedures in line with applicable laws and regulations and industry best practice. She is also heavily involved in the licensing process of banks and financial institutions who are looking to establish, restructure or grow their operations in Malta. She has also been regularly involved in providing training on regulatory topics to local banks and financial institutions. Ilenia is a board member and secretary of the Financial Institutions Malta Association (FIMA). She is also a member of the Malta Institute of Accountants’ Corporate Social Responsibility Directive Working Group.

  • Bank Holding Companies
  • Banking
  • Bitcoin
  • Blockchain
  • Credit unions, mutual banks and building societies
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Mortgages
  • Payments
  • Retail banking
  • Treasury
  • Masters in Accountancy, University of Malta

  • , Bachelor of Commerce (Accountancy and Banking), University of Malta

  • Diploma in Enterprise Risk Management, Institute of Risk Management, UK

  • Certified Public Accountant

  • Member of the Malta Institute of Accountants

  • Institute of Risk Management Graduate