Ruth Spiteri Longhurst was appointed Group company secretary in April 2016. Previously she occupied the post of executive head of the compliance unit within the Bank. Dr Spiteri Longhurst is also the company secretary of MAPFRE MSV Life p.l.c., BOV Asset Management Limited and BOV Fund Services Limited. Dr Spiteri Longhurst graduated Doctor of Laws from the University of Malta in 2001 and obtained Master of Arts in Financial Services in 2004. Dr Ruth Spiteri Longhurst has been employed with the Bank for the past sixteen years.