Mrs. Anne-Marie Kemna

Mrs. Anne-Marie Kemna

Mrs. Anne-Marie Kemna

Director Financial Intelligence Unit, Curacao

Anne-Marie Kemna is the Director of the Financial Intelligence Unit of Curaçao (FIU Curaçao). FIU Curacao acts as the countries’ central point to receive, analyse and disperse unusual transactions, in the combatting of money laundering and terrorist financing. FIU Curaçao is also the AML/CFT supervising and regulating body for most DNFBPs (designated non-financial businesses and professions) in Curaçao. In addition, Anne-Marie is part of the Egmont Group leadership and serves as Vice Chair of the Egmont Group, of which currently the Financial Intelligence Units of 167 countries are a member. In addition she serves as the Regional Representative of the Americas Region within the Egmont Group and as vice-chair of the Policies and Procedures working Group of Egmont. Mrs. Kemna has more than 25 years of experience as a legal advisor, general counsel and attorney in the field of the legal aspects of ICT, e-commerce, digital evidence, telecommunications, privacy, intellectual property and cyber crime, and she published several articles and books. She is a regular speaker at seminars and conferences on the prevention of money laundering, terrorist financing and on compliance. Mrs. Kemna holds a Master's degree in Law from the Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands. In addition she is professionally trained as an attorney and was admitted to the Bar in the Netherlands, before she emigrated with her family to Curaçao in 2006. Furthermore she enjoyed training in the field of IT-auditing and is a certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS).

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