Mr. Dwayne Baker
Dwayne Baker has been the Director of the Financial Intelligence Agency (FIA) in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) since 2014. Prior to that he served as a police officer in the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force attaining the rank of Detective Inspector where he was head of the Financial Intelligence Unit. He has worked extensively in the field of financial crimes and intelligence and has served as the National Contact Officer (NCO) for INTERPOL in the TCI. He has worked in the Financial Crimes Unit where he led several serious fraud and money laundering investigations. He is trained and holds qualifications in International Fraud, Corruption, Financial Intelligence, Intelligence Analysis and Financial Investigations. 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), and received some of the highest global country ratings. He is currently working with the IMF on the Mutual Evaluation of the British Virgin Islands. He is a past Chair of the CFATF Heads of Financial Intelligence Units Forum (HoFIUs). He is a past Co-Chair of the CFATF Risks, Trends and Methods Group (CRTMG). Mr. Baker is a member of the TCI national Anti-Money Laundering Committee which has oversight and coordination responsibilities for anti-money laundering, counter terrorism financing and related crimes in the TCI. 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.