Frederic Villa | Managing Director - Integritas Group

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Frederic Villa | Managing Director

Frédéric Villa is a Swiss and Italian national and is the founder and Managing Director of the Integritas Group.  Before founding the Integritas Group, Frédéric Villa was a promoter, founder, shareholder, Executive director and Chief Executive Officer of Mediterranean Bank Plc, a specialist Maltese bank focusing on wealth management, savings and investments (June 2004 to February 2011). In 2005, he moved to Malta from Switzerland to set up the bank, obtained the Banking and Investment Services Category 2 and 4 licenses and managed the bank as Chief Executive Officer until September 2009. His position with Mediterranean Bank Plc also included acting as Compliance and Money Laundering Reporting Officer, Head of Wealth Management, Head of Markets and Investments, Head of IT and Risk Management Officer.

Frederic is also the promoter, founder, Executive director and Chief Executive Officer of Papaya Ltd, an Electronic Money Institution licensed by the MFSA to issue electronic money especially eWallets and Prepaid cards.

Frederic was also a Senior Wealth and Asset manager and member of the investment committee at Integradvisory Ltd a regulated International Wealth Management company based in Malta. Prior to Mediterranean Bank, Frederic worked with prime banking institutions in Switzerland in the private banking sector. In 1996, he joined Banca Commerciale Italiana (Suisse) in Zurich (CH) and then moved to Swiss Bank Corporation (SBC) in Lugano (CH) in 1998, which later became UBS. Frederic was responsible for a group of private bankers and developed part of the Italian market.

Frederic holds an honours degree in Banking and Financial Markets from the University of Lausanne (HEC) and also studied at the University of St. Gallen (HSG), both in Switzerland.

He is also a member of Rotary Club La Valette Malta (RCLVM) and of the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners (IFSP) and holds the Foundation Certificate in Trust Management from the IFSP.

Frederic has extensive expertise from the private banking/Wealth management and investment services sectors and speaks French, Italian, English, German and understands Spanish.

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Integritas Group Ltd is authorised by the MFSA under the Trusts & Trustees Act