Ritianne Abela

Ritianne has worked in the banking sector for more than fifteen years with track record in retail and corporate banking, risk management, regulatory dialogue and corporate governance. She started her career with Bank of Valletta plc in 2007 and in 2015 she move to MeDirect where she set up the Regulatory Affairs function of the Bank with primary responsibility of the supervisory dialogue with the European Central Bank through the Joint Supervisory Team. In March 2020 she took over the Corporate Governance function with responsibility of the implementation of the Group’ Corporate Governance Framework and all matters that have to do with the Board and the Board Committees.

Chris Breemeersch

Chris Breemeersch started his career in 1995 as a Financial Auditor with KPMG Belgium focusing on insurance and banking institutions. In 1998 he joined the Internal Audit Division of KBC Group where he gained significant international experience as Internal Auditor, Operational Risk Officer and Project Manager before transferring to Dexia Group in 2004 and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (Belgian Branch) in 2013 in a succession of international executive management positions in Internal Audit. Between 2016 and 2019 Chris coordinated the operational project activities of a major Belgian consultancy firm for its financial services sector clients but eventually returned to the banking world as Head of Internal Audit for Puilaetco Belgium (a Quintet private bank). Chris joined MeDirect Group in July 2021 and was by the Regulatory Authorities confirmed as Group Chief Audit Executive in March 2022.

Wayne Crossley

Wayne has worked within the finance industry for the past 16 years, mainly in the capacity of a CPA accountant. He has worked within a number of international organisations, taking up different roles over the years as his career progressed. In the recent years, Wayne moved into general management and grew in this area by applying the best practices learnt over the years from various industries. Wayne obtained his qualification from ACCA back in 2015.

Herman Reznev

Herman started his career in the finance industry in 2006 after completing seven years in the diplomatic service and earning an MBA degree from the Wharton School. He spent the last 16 years in a variety of banking-related roles spanning leverage finance, debt advisory and M&A with London-based institutions, such as UBS, Credit Suisse and Bank of America. He joined MeDirect in early 2021 as a Senior Credit Analyst and in January 2022 was appointed Head of Corporate Credit where he leads the investment team managing the bank’s portfolio of European leveraged loans.


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For a comprehensive list of documentation required to open a corporate account please contact us by email at corporate@medirect.com.mt or by phone on (+356) 2557 4444.