Prof Paolo Catalfamo is the founder and CEO of Palladium, a Malta-based blockchain company. He is also the founder of Investar, based in Malta, Luxembourg, Switzerland and the US, and Professor at the Villanova School of Business in Philadelphia. He serves as Chairman of GlobalCapital plc, a financial conglomerate listed on the Malta Stock Exchange.
He is also Chairman of GlobalCapital Life Insurance ltd, Chairman of GlobalCapital Health Insurance ltd and Chairman of GlobalCapital Financial Management ltd, all regulated by the Malta Financial Services Authority. He’s a Board Member of Centtrip Ltd, a London-based fintech company regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority. Previously, he served as Deputy Chairman and CEO for Italy and Southern Europe of Franklin Templeton, the world third largest independent asset management group.