Clint Flores

Clint Flores

Economist

In January 2018, Clint Flores assumed the role of Malta's Political and Security Committee Ambassador to the EU. Throughout his tenure, Clint dedicated his efforts to enhancing security in the Mediterranean, with a particular focus on Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) missions, including Operation Sophia and Operation Irini, as well as humanitarian aid initiatives.

Notably, during Malta's presidency of the EU Council, Clint was appointed President of the Budget Committee in Council. In this influential position, he played a key role in leading the final stages of negotiations for the Multiannual Financial Framework's mid-term review. Additionally, Clint successfully coordinated negotiations to establish a Council position on the revision of the EU's financial regulation.

Clint Flores possesses a Master's degree of Science in Economics and Finance from the University of York, which has provided him with a strong academic foundation for his diplomatic and leadership endeavours.

Currently, Clint serves as the Head of ESG for the Bank of Valletta Plc and focuses on the integration of climate and environmental risks for financial institutions.

All Sessions by Clint Flores

2:15 pm - 2:45 pm
MFCC Ta'Qali

Follow the Money Strategy, Implementation and regulation: chicken and egg, or logical progression?

While a lot of companies and their CFOs are looking at how to handle multiple crises and satisfy their stakeholders on demanding ESG requirements, corporate finance institutions are trying to find ways to sensibly finance the climate transformation and set the right incentives. As a result, the CFO role and financial strategies overall are continuously evolving, while the regulations try to set the frame and corporate finance tries to adapt its strategy. But can the regulatory frameworks keep pace with the rapidly evolving environment, new technologies and AI as well as the customers' needs? Our speakers examine these volatile and essential aspects of doing business today.