Mr. L. Marlon Marquis is the Group Compliance Officer at Osiris International Trustees Limited where he oversees the compliance function of the Group’s BVI, Cayman Islands and Mauritius offices. Mr. Marquis holds qualifications in Law and Accounting, ICA International Diploma in Compliance and multiple Trust and Corporate relates certificates.
Mr. Marquis served two consecutive terms (2015-2019) as Chairman of the BVI Association of Compliance Officers. As Chairman, Mr. Marquis liaised with the regulators and policy makers on anti-money laundering, regulatory compliance matters and legislations relevant to financial services. Additionally, he ensured that Compliance professionals within the BVI were provided with timely and appropriate training programs.
Mr. Marquis is a member of the Joint Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Advisory Committee, which comprises the head of various competent authorities and some private sector industry associations. Mr. Marquis’ takes pride in having created the Harriet Skelton Compliance Scholarship in 2018 which gives a full scholarship every year to a deserving recipient to study a Compliance program up to the Diploma level.
Rayneth T. Darling is employed with an Online Brokerage Firm where she is the Head of Compliance / Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO).
Rayneth has thirteen (13) years of Compliance experience ranging from Investment Banking, Gaming and Brokerage.
She is the Chairperson for Public Relations with The Bahamas Association of Compliance Officers (BACO) and has been elected to serve a two (2) year term from June 2018 - June 2020.
Rayneth holds undergraduate degrees in Finance, Accounting & Banking. She also holds the ICA Diplomas in Anti-Money Laundering & Compliance and plans to pursue ACAMS, ACFCS and PMP designations in the very near future.
Senior Vice President Walkers Global
Sandra is Senior Vice President at Walkers Compliance. Sandra was previously the Head of Compliance - Americas for Walkers where she provided oversight to the Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands and Bermuda offices, before later joining the firm's Regulatory and Risk Advisory Group. Prior to her role at Walkers, Sandra was employed as Legal Counsel at the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority where she advised on a wide variety of legal and regulatory matters and laws. Sandra has expertise in all aspects of regulatory law and also advised on issues concerning anti-money laundering and terrorist financing, dealing with international requests for assistance and the drafting of bilateral agreements between CIMA and other regulators around the world. She was also the legal examiner for the third round of mutual evaluations for the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force for the British Virgin Islands and is well versed with the Financial Action Task Force 40 Recommendations standards. She was also part of the working group for the FATF/CFATF paper published in October 2010, "Money Laundering using Trust and Company Service Providers."
Sandra is the President of the Cayman Islands Compliance Association. In addition, she lectures at the Truman Bodden Law School, Professional Practice Certificate on AML.
Sandra also practised previously in the Litigation Department of a Cayman Islands law firm.
Roshni Ganpat is a Compliance & Risk Professional with a focus in Compliance and is experienced in the Asset Management industry in the Netherlands and Trust industry in Curaçao. She holds a Master in Financial Economics and a Master in Financial Law from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, is a Certified Compliance Professional and was part of the Young Compliance Professionals board in the Netherlands. Currently she works as the Compliance Director at Intertrust Curaçao and is Board Member of the Association of Compliance Officers Curacao (ACCUR) since 2018. Next to that, she is currently in the process of obtaining the CAMS certification. By being part of the board she hopes to reach Compliance Professionals by making use of ACCUR’s existing network to share best practices and facilitate shaping the future of Compliance in Curaçao. She looks forward to an educational and fruitful collaboration with Compliance Professionals in the Caribbean.
Group Compliance Manager Global Bank of Commerce Limited
Erita Griffith is currently the Group Compliance Manager at Global Bank of Commerce Limited. She has been employed with the bank for over twenty-five years and was appointed head of Compliance in 2001. She obtained her CAMS (Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist) Certification in 2003.
Erita is a Founding Director of the Antigua and Barbuda (Financial Services) Compliance Association (ABCA), Chairs the Educational Committee of ABCA, and is an Advisory Board Member of the Money Laundering & Financial Crimes (MLFC) Institute. She is currently the Company Secretary of Caribbean Regional Compliance Association (CRCA) and is also a member of the CRCA Education Committee.
Cheryl Ann Mapp
Island Legal Outsourcing Solutions
Cheryl-Ann Mapp is an Attorney with extensive legal and compliance experience as a regulator and in financial services and utility businesses. She chairs the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission and Permanent Arbitration Tribunal and is a Director of the Financial Intelligence Agency. Cheryl works as a Senior Consultant in private practice where she provides corporate compliance consulting services focused on regulatory and government affairs; advises on corporate governance and data privacy issues and acts as an outsourced General Counsel. She is a past President of the Association of Bermuda Compliance Officers, holds a Diploma in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors (U.K.) and serves as an independent non-executive director. She is currently pursuing her designation as a Certified Information Privacy Professional.
CIBC First Caribbean
Trinidad & Tobago
Attorney at Law and Director/Co-Founder of the Association of Compliance Professionals of Trinidad & Tobago (ACPTT)
Cindy Sadaphal is trained as an attorney at law, having practiced for 19 years in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and is CAMS certified. Over the past 16 years, she provided legal and compliance management and support for several financial institutions on anti-money laundering, anti-terrorism, privacy, risk and regulatory issues for several Caribbean countries for which she has had oversight. In her previous capacities, Ms. Sadaphal has also worked as transaction counsel on bond and debt securities transactions, litigation, land and commercial matters. Cindy is currently Senior Manager Sanctions at CIBC FirstCaribbean.
She has a keen interest in raising awareness on the importance of compliance and actively participates in local and regional compliance committees. She has written articles for local, regional and international business and compliance industry magazines/sites (e.g. KYC 360) and local newspapers on the regulatory environment, FATCA and compliance. She was a co-founder and the first president & chairman of the Association of Compliance Professionals of Trinidad and Tobago (ACPTT) for 3 years. Ms. Sadaphal was and is part of the working committee for the Caribbean Regional Compliance Association (CRCA) conference held in 2008 & 2014-18, a speaker at the CRCA conference in 2012 and has spoken annually 2013 to 2015 & 2018 at ACAMS, 2013, 2014, 2016 at KAW AML Conferences and ACAMS Webinars on PEPS, Privacy, FATCA, Sanctions and other notable compliance topics. She was also part of the ACAMS task force 2013 to 2015.
President Initium Novum Enterprise Ltd.
Fareda D. Sands is President of Initium Novum Enterprise Ltd., a Compliance Consultancy firm in The Bahamas specializing in AML/CFT matters, Training and Investigative Services. She has twenty plus years of experience in the Financial Services Industry working in various domestic and International banks and has been in the Compliance Profession for the last sixteen years. She is the Immediate Past President of The Bahamas Association of Compliance Officers (BACO) having served that organization for more than five consecutive years.
Fareda holds various international designations in the Compliance and Anti-Money Laundering, as well as the Financial Crimes field. She is a Fellow in The International Compliance Association (FICA) and holds memberships in The Association of Certified Anti- Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), The Association of Certified Financial Crimes Specialists (ACFCS) and The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. In addition she also holds the TEP designation from The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). She is currently pursuing the Chartered Bankers MBA Degree through the University of Bangor in Wales.
She is a part-time lecturer at The Bahamas Institute of Financial Services and has been a speaker at several local and international conferences. Fareda has represented The Bahamas at the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Private Sector Consultative Forum in Austria and she currently serves on the Caribbean Regional Compliance Association Company Ltd (CRCA) as a Director with responsibility for Marketing. Fareda currently serves on The Bahamas Financial Services Board as a Director and Secretary.
Tamara Bassett is currently the Head of Regulatory Compliance at KPMG Turks and Caicos. She brings over 18 years of experience in the area of finance. She was recently appointed as the President of the Compliance Association of the Turks and Caicos Islands, after serving as Vice President of the Association for over 2 years.
Tamara liaises with the regulators and policy makers on Compliance and AML related matters. Since joining KPMG, she has also completed several significant anti-money laundering related engagements across various sectors which include regulatory remediation, regulatory gap analysis, business risk assessments and AML/CFT training and testing.
Tamara holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Leicester and an undergraduate degree in Accounting and Economics (HONS) from the University of the West Indies (Jamaica). She also holds the ICA International Diploma in Compliance.
Smith Compliance Consulting Inc.
Glenna Smith is Managing Director of Smith Compliance Consulting (SCC) Inc. in Barbados, a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), holds an Advanced Certificate in Managing Virtual Currency and Financial Crime Risks and the President of the Barbados Association of Compliance Professionals.
Glenna has gained wide and in-depth knowledge in financial crime, compliance, operational risk and corporate governance during 30 years in financial services.
Glenna has authored a number of articles and is a very lively presenter who speaks regularly at conferences regionally and internationally on a variety of topics.
As Managing Director of Smith Compliance Consulting, Glenna is a hands-on practitioner whose goal is to help achieve better compliance for clients, having worked directly in the field as a Compliance Officer facing regulators, managing inspections and enabling ongoing compliance. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Concordia University in Montreal.
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