2nd Annual ACAMS Anti-Money Laundering & Counter-Terrorism Financing Conference - AFRICA

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Phone: +1.786.871.3098

Email: jlewis@acams.org

Brickell Bayview Centre
80 Southwest 8th Street
Suite 2350
Miami, FL 33130 USA

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Speaker Faculty

Top international AML leaders from the public and private sectors will join attendees for an engaging learning experience. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to benefit from one-to-one face time with these key industry leaders.

Juliet Ibekaku

Keynote Presenter - Day One
Juliet Ibekaku
former Director
Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit

Barrister Ibekaku has twenty (20) years postgraduate experience as an international criminal law attorney and an international development expert with a Masters degree in International Human Rights, Humanitarian and Criminal Law. She is a 2005 graduate of the Hong Kong University Program on Anti-Corruption, and is one of the pioneer staff of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nigeria.

Until her appointment as the Director of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit, she was an advisor on Terrorism & Terrorist Financing Control Measures, Anti-Corruption, Anti-Money Laundering and Asset Forfeiture to the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice. Prior to that, she was the Anti-Corruption Programme Manager, Justice For All (J4A) at the British Department for International Development (DFID), Nigeria. She is an alumnus of the United States International Florida Bankers' Association Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Certification program.

Barrister Ibekaku has also previously served as the Legal Advisor for the Inter-Governmental Action Group Against Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism in West Africa (GIABA), as the National Project Coordinator for United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), and as a Program Manager on "Rule of Law and Judicial Reform" for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
Keynote Presenter - Day Two
Dr. Abdullahi Y. Shehu
Director General
Inter-Governmental Action Group Against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA), Senegal

Dr. Shehu was appointed administrative secretary in May 2006 and later director general of GIABA – he has firmly established GIABA as one of the most effective and efficient ECOWAS Institutions with sound management and governance structures. As chief executive of this regional organization, his main responsibilities include establishing and maintaining a functional Secretariat in line with the FATF acceptable standards of a FATF-Style Regional Body. He has led the regional fight against money laundering and terrorist financing, providing direct support to member States of ECOWAS to enact, review and amend legislations against money laundering.

Nathaniel Cole, CAMS Solomon Abiakalam, CISA
Regional Compliance Officer, Anglophone Africa
MoneyGram International

Solomon Abiakalam joined MoneyGram International’s compliance organization in October 2010. MoneyGram helps people and businesses through a global network of agents with over 320,000 locations in 200 countries by providing affordable, reliable and convenient payment services to consumers. Solomon manages 26 countries with respect to AML, CFT Compliance and Anti-Fraud programs. He works with over 170 agents and 11,000 locations- mostly large banking networks.

Solomon has sound working knowledge of relevant anti-money laundering issues, laws/regulations and is abreast with latest regulatory changes and trends within English and Portuguese speaking Africa. In addition, he provides MoneyGram agents regional and country level support on data security, privacy, code of conduct and ethics. Solomon holds an MBA from the Lagos Business School of Pan African University and his work experience in AML/CFT, Anti-Fraud and banking operations spans over 13 years. 

Ana Cristina Hopffer Almada Dr. Ana Cristina Hopffer Almada
Programme Manager
African Innovation Foundation

Ana Cristina has a Law Degree by the University of Coimbra (Portugal) and a Master’s Degree by the Eberhard Karl Universitaet in Tuebingen (Germany), she is member of the Portuguese and Cape Verdean Bar Associations (2000). After her studies, Ana practiced at German (2002-2003) and Cape Verdean  (2000/2008-2010) Law Firms, where she dealt specially with Commercial and Financial Law, being consultant for several commercial and off-shore banks  and the Central Bank of Cape Verde on their AML/Compliance framework. Ana has worked for international institutions as European Commission (2003-2004) for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, at the Unit Judicial and Legal Advice of OLAF(2004-2005) in Brussel, and  UNDP(2005-2006) and UNODC  (2006-2008) in Cape Verde as Programme Specialist on Governance (UNDP) and as Project Manager on Fight Against Corruption, Anti-Money Laundering and Organized Crime (UNODC).  Ana has been working voluntarily for associations and organizations for Human Rights and Women Empowerment, Social Integration and  Peacein Germany and Cape Verde . She has joined AIF in November 2010 and is the Programme Manager on Governance, responsible for several projects in this field, and in special, related to Anti-Money Laundering in Africa.

Pattison Boleigha Pattison Boleigha, CAMS
Head, Group Compliance & Internal Control
Access Bank Plc

Pattison has over 22 years of banking experience and over six years of experience in AML, regulatory compliance, internal controls and audit. As a trailblazer in the fight against money laundering and counter-terrorist financing in Nigeria, Pattison is the Chief Compliance Officer and Head, Group Compliance and Internal Controls of Access Bank Plc, one of the largest banks in Nigeria, with presence in nine countries in Africa and the United Kingdom. Prior to moving to Access Bank, he worked for four years in Financial Control in Citibank Nigeria. Pattison is the Chairman of the Committee of Chief Compliance Officers of Banks in Nigeria, Secretary of the Board of ACAMS Nigeria Chapter and the Chairperson of the Core Group of the Convention on Business Integrity. Pattison is currently the coordinator of the Team of Auditors managing the Secretariat of the Presidential Committee on the Verification and Reconciliation of Fuel Subsidy Payments in Nigeria Chaired by the GMD/CEO of Access Bank Plc Mr. Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede.

Abdulrahman Babashani Abdulrahaman Babashani
Area Head, Financial Crime Risk, West Africa,
Country Money Laundering Prevention Officer 
Standard Charted Bank

Mr Babashani Abdulrahaman is the Area Head Financial Crime Risk West Africa and the Country Money Laundering Prevention Officer, Standard Chartered Bank before joining SCB; He was the pioneer Head of Compliance and Enforcement of Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) an arm of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as a seconded staff from the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). Until that time, he was an Assistant Director, Financial Investigation Unit NDLEA.

Mr Babashani A started his public service career with the Nigeria Agriculture and Cooperative Bank Kaduna (NACB) after which he joined the services of NDLEA as a financial crime investigator and spends over 18 years fighting financial crimes including money laundering before joining SCBN in 2009. He is a graduate of Accounting and member of different professional bodies’ e.g Certified National Accountant (CNA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (ACAMS) and Certified Counter Fraud and Counter Corruption Practitioner (UK). A trained GIABA/FATF AML Country Assessor.

He has been involved with GIABA in training Law Enforcement Officers in the West African sub region and had represented the country in so many international seminars and conferences.
Mercy Buku Mercy Buku, CAMS 
Senior Manager, Money Laundering Reporting, 
Safaricom Limited 

Mercy Buku joined Safaricom Limited in December 2010 as the Senior Manager, Money Laundering Reporting Office, and is charged with the responsibility for overseeing the Anti-money Laundering Function for M-pesa and related financial services offered by Safaricom Limited, which is the leading mobile telephone network and mobile money service provider in Kenya.

Mercy started her career as a State Counsel in the Attorney General’s Chambers (State Law Office) in Kenya, prior to joining the private sector, and has held various positions in the legal, compliance, operational and risk management areas of Banking Law and AML.  Prior to joining Safaricom, Mercy served as Legal Officer, and Head of Legal and Compliance in CFC Stanbic Bank Limited, the Eastern and Southern African Development (PTA) Bank and Co-operative Bank of Kenya Limited. She has 24 years’ experience in corporate and retail banking law and practise, and in the last five years has specialized in Compliance and Anti-money Laundering enforcement in Co-operative Bank as Head of Compliance and Safaricom Limited as Senior Manager, Money Laundering Reporting Office.

Nathaniel Cole, CAMS Nathaniel Cole, CAMS
Chief Executive Officer
Forensics & Compliance Institute

Mr. Cole has over 28 years of diversified financial, economics, investigations, forensics, and regulatory experience in both public and private sector and mostly in the United States of America and some in Nigeria including working with two of the four Biggest International Accounting Firms. He is an Associate of one of the Big Four Global Accounting Firms in Nigeria involved with providing Training, Advisory Services and Consulting in the areas of Forensics Examination, Training, Risk Management, Internal Controls, Corporate Governance and Money Laundering Compliance issues.

Mr. Cole is one of the early converts in the new trend in Financial Forensics and Analyses in Financial Investigations and Risk Based Internal Controls. He provides consulting services and training to staff of financial institutions, major International accounting organizations, conglomerates and major enforcement and revenue organizations. Conducted and designed several training programs including training on Corporate Governance, Financial Investigations, Audit Risks, and various Anti-Fraud areas, Money Laundering, Risk Management and Economic Regulation.
Solomon Kofi Dawson, CAMS

Solomon Kofi Dawson, CAMS 
Head, Compliance & AMLRO
Unibank Ghana Limited 

Solomon is currently the Head, Compliance Risk& AMLRO for uniBank Ghana Limited, and draws his broad-based experience that began in accounting and back office operations management. As an AML Compliance Risk professional, Solomon’s achievements include handle of Private Banking professionals on the importance of performing  KYC and Enhanced Due Diligence on each new prospect, initializing a client risk assessment and risk rating process, developing testing programs and metrics to measure compliance, and writing related policies and procedures for Private Banking including CDD for DNFP’s.  Solomon among others performs as liaison officer of the Bank for various regulators’ concerns.

Solomon actively participates in many industry groupings including ACAMS, Ghana Chapter and the GIABA. Solomon is also a Certified Compliance Officer by International Academy of Financial Management and Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) from the Association Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist.

Nathaniel Cole, CAMS Samuel Thomas Essel
Chief Executive Officer
Financial Intelligence Centre
Reindorf Atta Gyamena

Reindorf Atta Gyamena, CAMS 
Head of Compliance Unit, 
CAL Bank

Reindorf has over 7 years of banking experience. He is currently the Head of compliance of CAL Bank Ltd, the 7th largest bank in Ghana. Prior to this position, he was the head of Market Risk at then Intercontinental Bank Ghana Ltd (now Access Bank Ghana Ltd).

Reindorf has been instrumental in the formation of compliance officers’ forum of banks in Ghana and provided valuable contribution to Ghana’s FIC in the introduction of Currency Transaction Report (CTR) regime in Ghana.

With his strong commitment to the fight against money laundering and terrorism financing in Ghana, he was selected by Ghana’s FIC as part of a 3 man delegation to represent Ghana at GIABA’s AML/CFT seminar/workshop in Dakar Senegal in 2011, where he made valuable inputs into the recommendations that contained in the communiqué issued after the programme.
Mike Healy Mike Healy
Senior Consultant
United Kingdom
Edwin Tettey Langmer Edwin Tettey Langmer, CAMS
Department Head, Compliance & Control
UT Bank Limited

Edwin Langmer has extensive experience in reviewing of control systems and processes. He has undergone many trainings/workshops on Banking Operational Procedures, Internal Controls and Compliance processes and due diligence procedures.

Edwin was a senior audit associate in KPMG, Ghana before joining SG SSB Bank as an Inspector. He moved on to Access Bank Ghana where he was the Head of Compliance and Internal Control before moving to his current position in UT Bank as Deputy Head, Compliance and Internal Control.

He is a Fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants and the first person in Ghana to be certified by the elite Association of Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialists. He is a member of The Institute of Internal Control and also an Associate Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He also holds a Bachelor's Degree in Education from the University of Cape Coast. He is currently an examiner at Diploma level for the International Compliance Association in Anti Money Laundering and Financial Crime.
Nathaniel Cole, CAMS Chris McAuley
Director of Fraud & Financial Crime, Advanced Analytics Business Unit (AABU)
United Kingdom

Chris McAuley is a Director of the SAS Fraud and Financial Crime practice and has responsibility for all activities in this area across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Prior to joining SAS, Chris worked with Accenture for several years and he was responsible for its Middle East Financial Services unit. Together with a number of colleagues he left Accenture in 2000 to start a London-based boutique financial services consultancy that was purchased in 2006 by Detica, a FTSE 250 company specialising in the development of bespoke national security and commercial intelligence platforms.

Chris has worked with SAS in many countries and territories over the years and joined SAS in 2010.

Chris has an academic background in Applied Physics and is a Chartered Accountant.

Ursula M’Crystal Ursula M’Crystal
Head of Money Laundering Surveillance, Global Financial Crime
Standard Bank
South Africa

Ursula M’Crystal is the Head of Money Laundering Surveillance within the Group Financial Crime Control Unit of Standard Bank. Ursula has been specialising in the anti-money laundering environment for 19 years and has extensive experience in this field. Ursula assisted with the establishment of the Financial Intelligence Centre in South Africa. Ursula has extensive knowledge of both the law enforcement and private sector requirements in this field and has conducted country assessments for international organisations in this regard. Ursula has lectured and conducted training nationally and internationally in this field.
Roy Melnick Roy Melnick, CAMS
Associate Director, Advisory – Regulatory Risk Services
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
South Africa

Roy leads PwC’s work in support of anti-money laundering, terrorist financing and sanctions risk management programmes. He has over 18 years’ experience in combating white-collar crime and 14 years’ experience in managing financial crime, money laundering and sanctions risk for a large financial institution.

Prior to joining the Risk Advisory Services team in PwC, Roy was part of the senior management in the Compliance Division in one of the largest financial services groups in South Africa, responsible for implementing systems and controls to mitigate financial crime, money laundering and sanctions risk across the group of banking and financial services divisions, business units and subsidiary companies.

Roy is an Associate Director in the Regulatory Risk Services Division of PricewaterhouseCoopers, and leads our work in support of Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Terrorist Financing and Sanctions risk management services. Roy has over 18 years experience in combating white collared crime as part of law enforcement and 14 years experience in managing financial crime, money laundering and sanctions risk for a large financial institution.

Prior to joining the Risk Advisory Services team in PwC, Roy was part of the senior management in the Compliance Division in a large financial services group in South Africa and responsible for implementing systems and controls to mitigate financial crime, money laundering and sanctions risk across the group of banking and financial services and the jurisdictions in which it operated.

Roy has set Group strategy, written and implemented Group policies, set principles and minimum standards for inter alia customer due diligence, customer and transaction monitoring having regard to regulatory requirements in various African countries and leading international practice.

Roy has evaluated and acquired automated tools and systems for the establishment of customer relationships, the identification of suspicious and unusual transactions and matching of customer information and payments against sanctions lists.

Roy has chaired the banking industry AML & CFT training committee and in conjunction with the Bankseta produced anti-money laundering training materials for the banking industry.
Milimo Moyo, CAMS, LL.B, LL.M
Vice President, Compliance Testing and Training
Lloyds Banking Group
United States 

Milimo Moyo is VP Compliance Testing and Training at Lloyds Banking Group where she assesses bank-wide effectiveness of AML/CFT compliance policies and procedures. From November 2011 to September 2013, she was an Intermittent Economic Crimes Advisor with the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Technical Assistance. In this capacity, she worked with central banks, financial intelligence units, law enforcement and regulated institutions in Ghana, Haiti and Botswana on a variety of AML/CFT issues aimed at boosting compliance with the FATF 40 Recommendations. She conducted frequent training events for banks, money remitters and forex bureaux in all three countries. Milimo began her banking career in Zambia as an Examiner with the Bank of Zambia’s Banking Supervision Department. In addition, she taught Legal Process, Constitutional Law and Jurisprudence at the University of Zambia (UNZA) School of Law. After relocating to the United States, she held various AML roles on-site at BNP Paribas, the former WestLB AG (now called Portigon AG) and JPMorgan Chase. Milimo has a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of Zambia, a Master of Laws Degree from New York University School of Law and a Certificate in Banking Supervision obtained at the Federal Reserve Board of Washington D.C. She has been a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist since 2007 and has published articles in ACAMS Today magazine on anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism matters.
‘Buno Emmanuel Nduka Dr. ‘Buno Emmanuel Nduka, CAMS 
Director of Programme and Projects
Inter-Governmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) 

‘Buno is the Director of Programs and Projects at Intergovernmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA), a specialized institution of ECOWAS located in Dakar, Senegal, where he takes a leading role in the design and delivery of intervention programs for effective implementation of internationally acceptable AML/CFT framework in ECOWAS member states. He has been active in the growth of the ACAMS Chapters in West Africa.

Dr. Nduka has a rich and varied experience spanning twenty-five (25) years including Financial Sector Development and Human Capital Development out of which the past twelve (12) years have been on anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism issues. ‘Buno has special interest in Financial Inclusion and has authored several books, published articles in international academic journals and made several presentations at international and national fora.

‘Buno holds First Class B.Sc (Hons) and M.Sc degrees in Statistics, MBA (Finance) and Ph.D degree in Economics specializing in Econometrics and Financial Economics. He is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), a trained AML/CFT Assessor and has extensive experience in program management using PRINCE 2 and SAP and, application of Micro-Econometrics tools in program evaluation.

Philippe Obiang, CAMS 
Country Head, Compliance

Philippe Obiang holds a Bachelor of Laws degree (LL.B) from the University of Calabar and is a sworn Barrister and Solicitor of both the Nigerian Supreme Court and the Cameroon Bar Association since the year 2000. Philippe has practiced with some of the foremost law firms in Cameroon before joining the banking sector in 2008 as Head of Legal & Compliance of United Bank for Africa Cameroon from where he moved to occupy his present position as Head of Compliance at Ecobank Cameroon, a position that has oversight on ethics and norms applicable to the institution as well as its conformance and those of its staff and partners. He is also a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS®).

Atuweni-Tupochile Phiri, CAMS Atuweni-Tupochile Phiri, CAMS
Acting Director
Malawi FIU

Atuweni-tupochile Phiri is a Legal Practitioner, admitted to the Malawi bar in 2001. She holds a Masters in Public International Law obtained from the University of Oslo, she is also a Certified Anti-money Laundering Specialist. 

She has worked in a two private legal firms, where her work involved representing individual and corporate clients. In 2006, she joined the United States Treasury Department working with the Resident Advisor on Financial Enforcement in providing advice and guidance to the Malawi government on the passing of its AML/CFT legislation and setting up of the Malawi Financial Intelligence Unit.
She has had hands on experience on the setting up of the Malawi FIU, and conducting a National Risk Assessment. She has been with the Malawi FIU since its establishment in 2007 and is currently the Acting Director.
Eric Nii Boi Quartey, MICA, DipFM, ACIB Eric Nii Boi Quartey, MICA, DipFM, ACIB
Head of Compliance & Anti-Money Laundering Reporting Officer
Merchant Bank Ghana Ltd

Eric Nii Boi Quartey is the Head of Compliance & Anti-Money Laundering Reporting Officer (AMLRO) in Merchant Bank (Ghana) Limited (MBG). Eric has been very instrumental in establishing MBG’s AML Framework; managed MBG’s AML Training Programmes and personally facilitated nearly all AML Training for MBG Staff in all its 22 Branches. Having seen and been involved in 5 Banking Software Migration programmes, Eric is currently involved in the development of a Risk Assessment software arrangement for MBG’s AML Framework which is expected to be rolled out in December 2013.

Mr. Quartey is a Chartered Banker and Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (ACIB), a Compliance Practitioner, MICA and International Compliance Association (ICA)’s first and only Professional Member in Ghana. Eric holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management (ACCA-UK), and an MBA finalist in Finance with the Central University College – currently preparing his thesis on “Universal Banking in Ghana – a case study of Merchant Bank (Ghana) Limited – (MBG)”. In the field of Compliance and Anti-Money Laundering, Eric has been involved with the Compliance Officers’ Forum and participated in several workshops\conferences and seminars organised by the Bank of Ghana; Ghana’s Financial Intelligence Centre; GIABA and other renowned organizations in the fight against ML\TF and PWMD. Eric is also the first Membership Director of Ghana’s ACAMS Chapter.

Muhammad Mustapha Abdul Rahman Muhammad Mustapha Abdul Rahman
Deputy Chief Detective Superintendent
Nigerian FIU

Mr. Abdul Rahman is a graduate of Mathematics from the University of Maiduguri, Nigeria and is a member of Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) and a certified anti-money laundering specialist (CAMS), a member of International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts (IALEIA), and International Association of Crime Analysts (IACA).

Mr. Abdul Rahman started his career in the Oil & Gas Industry at Total Tech Securities Ltd in 1995 as a Graduate Trainee Health safety and Environment (HSE) and later moved to Black Gate Ltd where he attained the position of a Senior Manager before he left the company in 2001. Mr. Abdul Rahman became a full academic in 2002 and lectured Mathematics, inspected Secondary School Curriculum and administration of Mathematics in the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA). He joined the Economic & Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as a pioneer staff of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) in 2004 and later became the Head, Operations and Liaison Affairs responsible for identifying suspicious transactions in the financial sectors in Nigeria, development of intelligence reports, development and deployment of  reporting formats for reporting entities to the FIU, sensitization of Financial institutions and Designated-Non Financial Institutions, development of statistics for strategic financial intelligence estimates  for Nigeria, and the study of trends & patterns to aid the study of typologies in West Africa. He now Heads the Monitoring and Analysis Department of the NFIU.
Bahlakoana Shelile Bahlakoana Shelile
Trade & Finance Expert
Economic Intellect Consulting

Bahlakoana is an Independent Consultant specialising in financial regulatory compliance, financial crimes investigations and international trade development.

He served on United Nations (UN) Panel of Experts on the Sudan, during UN Security Council Resolution 1891 mandate, as the Financial Expert/Investigator. He was head of Anti – Smuggling Unit: customs enforcement and investigatory Unit at the Lesotho Revenue Authority (LRA). During his tenure at the LRA as head Anti – Smuggling he served as member of Lesotho Anti – Money laundering Task Team and a Contact Point for the World Customs Organisation Regional Intelligence Liaison Office East and Southern Africa (WCO – RILOESA).

Bahlakoana a founding member of the Maseru Economic Club.

Guy Sheppard Guy Sheppard
Associate Director
Financial Counterparty KYC Solutions

He has been in the Information and Data Publishing Industry for 8 years with the majority of his time spent in risk management and compliance. He has worked with well known information and data solutions companies such as LexisNexis Butterworths, Wolters Kluwer Financial Services and directly with the Metropolitan Police's Counter Terrorism Command. His current remit sees him responsible for the product development strategy for Bankers Accuity's Wholesale Banking portfolio that includes the banking intelligence source BankersAlamanac.com, the Wolfsberg-endorsed Due Diligence Repository and the Credit Risk application. Throughout his career he has designed gifts and entertainment monitoring solutions as well as acting as a strategic advisor to the anti-bribery and corruption workflow solution CMAX.
Jonathan Nii Okai Welbeck Jonathan Nii Okai Welbeck, ACIB
AML/CFT Risk Manager
Bank of Ghana

Jonathan Nii Okai Welbeck is a Chartered Banker and Economist working with the Bank of Ghana as an Anti-Money Laundering/ Combating Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Risk Manager. Jonathan has over 20 years financial sector experience and is currently involved in AML/CFT Risk assessment of Banks and Non-Bank Financial Institutions. He has been very instrumental in the formulation and implementation of risk based supervision for banking institutions in Ghana. Prior to joining the Bank of Ghana, Jonathan was the Deputy Head of The Chartered Institute of Bankers (Ghana). He is a member of the Governing Council of Wisconsin International University College as well as an adjunct lecturer at the Department of Finance, University of Ghana Business School. Jonathan is a Founding Member and a Director of Enterprise Risk Management Institute. Jonathan obtained his Master of Philosophy Degree in Finance and Master of Arts Degree in Economic Policy Management both from the University of Ghana where he is also currently pursuing doctoral studies in Enterprise Risk Management with special focus on AML/CFT Risks.
Andre Wentzel Andre Wentzel, CAMS
Head: Anti Money Laundering
Standard Bank Group
South Africa

Andre Wentzel is the Head of Anti-Money Laundering at the Standard Bank Group and is responsible for effective enterprise-wide operationalisation of the relevant legislation, policies and standards. He has extensive experience in Banking operations, Fraud and Money Laundering Investigations and has focused on the implementation of Money Laundering Control Programmes at two of the major banks in South Africa, for the last 15 years.
Kevin West
Head of Financial Crime: Africa
Barclays Africa Group
South Africa

Kevin has been involved in a number of assignments involving anti-money laundering. He has also worked in many countries outside of South Africa, namely Mozambique, Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Angola, UAE, Egypt, Botswana, Mauritius and Seychelles.
Grahame White Grahame White
Head of Europe
United Kingdom

Grahame is a very recently retired detective from New Scotland Yard and joins ACAMS as head of European Operations. His previous experiences include 12 years at the National Terrorist Financial Investigation Unit and the Metropolitan and City Police Company Fraud Department in a police career spanning 30 years. Grahame was the designated financial investigator on Operation Crevice, the fertilizer plot and still the longest trial in UK Criminal History, 7/7 The Suicide Bombings of the London Transport Network in July 2005, and Operation Overt the Airliner Plot in 2006.