FIMBank p.l.c., the Malta-based international bank, has appointed Raffaella Bonadies as its Head of Legal and Compliance. Raffaella is qualified in law both in the United Kingdom (as Solicitor) and in Italy (Avvocato). She worked for six years in the City as in-house legal counsel for leading international commodities traders (ED&F Man Holdings and American Electric Power Energy Services Limited respectively) dealing mainly with physical and financial commodities and energy trading, insurance, shipping, M&A and litigation. Previously, Raffaella was a researcher at the University of Southampton (after graduating as Master of Laws in International Trade) and published articles in the field of maritime law.
FIMBank is active in international trade finance and has interests in forfaiting (through its wholly-owned subsidiary London Forfaiting Company Limited) and in factoring, through its shareholding in Global Trade Finance Private Limited, the Indian-based specialist financial institution, amongst others.
Raffaella Bonadies, Head of Legal and Compliance