Mr. Dwayne Baker

Mr. Dwayne Baker

Mr. Dwayne Baker

Director, Financial Intelligence Agency, Turks & Caicos Islands

Dwayne Baker is an Inspector in the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force (RT&CIPF) where he has served for the past twelve years. He was head of the Financial Intelligence Unit in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) from 2012 to 2014. In October 2014 he was seconded to the Financial Intelligence Agency where he became its first Director. He has worked extensively in the field of intelligence and has served as the National Contact Officer (NCO) for the INTERPOL sub branch in the TCI. He has worked in the Financial Crimes Unit where he led a number of serious fraud investigations and has received Anti Money Laundering training in Financial Intelligence Gathering, Analysis and Investigation along with other related qualifications. He holds an honors degree in Management from the University of the West Indies and is a Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS). He holds certification in Management and Leadership from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI Level 5), 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 AML/CFT and PF. 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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