Malta’s Gambling Administration Council appointed Dr. Charles Brinkat by the MGA Head Executive Director with immediate entry into position in accordance with the article on Gambling Malta. This appointment follows the highly competitive selection process, which began with an announcement of an open contest of applications on December 17, 2020.
Karl Brinkat – a lawyer by profession, earlier he served as chief employee on legal issues and law enforcement in MGA. After three years of study in the field of criminal law, he joined the MGA lawyers team and was part of it for more than six years, making up part of the strategic direction of management and its regulatory high-level committees in the last four years. Karl enters the board of financial intelligence analysis team, and is also a member of the Chamber of Lawyers (Malta), International Masters of Gaming Law (IMGL) and the International Association of Gambling Regulators (IGR), and was also regularly speaker at local and international conferences dedicated to games and international regulation issues.
Karl Brinkat said:
"It is a great honor for me to be a chosen leader of the organization at such a critical moment for both MGA and the industry. I am proud of the work done by the management of the current time to improve the regulatory standards, and is committed to ensuring that we continue to go on this path. However, it is important that we strengthen partnerships with other regulatory authorities and stakeholders, as well as with the industry itself to create a regulatory environment that is most effective, transparently and competently implements the MGA goals set out in the law ".