Mr. Dwayne Baker

Mr. Dwayne Baker

Mr. Dwayne Baker

Director, Financial Intelligence Agency, Turks & Caicos Islands

Dwayne Baker lives and works in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) where in 2014 he became the first Director of the Financial Intelligence Agency (FIA) there. Prior to that he served as a police officer in the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force attaining the rank of Detective Inspector before moving on to head the FIA. He has worked extensively in the field of financial crimes and intelligence and has served as the National Contact Officer (NCO) for the INTERPOL subbranch in the TCI. He has worked in the Financial Crimes Unit where he led several serious fraud and money laundering investigations. He has received Anti Money Laundering training in Financial Intelligence Gathering, Analysis and Investigations along with other related qualifications. He is a Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and holds certification in Management and Leadership from the Chartered Management Institute, UK. During 2018/2019 he was the Law Enforcement Assessor for the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) mutual evaluation of Bermuda which was conducted using the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) international standards on Anti Money Laundering, Combating the Financing of Terrorism and Proliferation Financing (AML/CFT/CPF). He is a past Chair of the CFATF Heads of Financial Intelligence Units (HoFIUs) and past Co-chair of the CFATF Risks, Trends and Methods Group (CRTMG). He is also active in policy development within the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units Policy and Procedures Working Group (PPWG) and has presented at various regional and international events on AML related topics.

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