Ms Rebekah Psaila securitisation prize -web

MeDirect employee awarded first prize in securitisation transactions

Ms Rebekah Psaila, Risk Analytics Officer at MeDirect, Malta’s third largest banking group, was awarded first prize in a course on principles, markets and terms of securitisation transactions. The highly-specialised course was delivered by Richard Ambery, general counsel of Managing Partners Group (MPG), at the Malta Stock Exchange Institute, in October.  Ms Psaila’s participated in this course, through MeDirect’s professional development program.

“We are very proud of Ms Psaila’s achievement and delighted to see her further develop her skills and represent the bank in such an outstanding manner,” said Ms Lorraine Bonello Ghio, MeDirect’s Group Head of Administration and HR. “At MeDirect we are committed to fostering a culture of empowering our staff through continuous professional development. In addition to serving as an incentive for our staff members, our training strategy also consolidates our customer-focused philosophy, by enabling our team to continuously improve on service delivery standards, through enhanced skills and knowledge.”

“Rebekah was the highest-scoring student by some margin and she clearly has a bright future. She is a great example of the talent that exists in Malta’s financial services industry,” said MPG CEO Mr Jeremy Leach.

MeDirect employs around 300 people, representing a diverse and multicultural environment (54% male and 46% female staff members, hailing from 25 different countries.) The bank offers its staff a number of attractive benefits (depending on location). These include life and health insurances, a staff savings account (at a preferential interest rate), a discretionary performance bonus, a pension plan and subsidised home loans. In addition, MeDirect’s head office at The Centre, Tigne Point (Sliema) is located in a modern state-of-the-art facility, where staff can also peruse of a subsidised canteen and free parking.