IAGR2019 speaker profile

Robin Sykes

Robin Sykes

Technical Director, Financial Investigation Division of the Ministry of Finance & the Public Service (Jamaica)

Mr Robin Sykes is an Attorney-at-Law who has held the position of Chief Technical Director of the Financial Investigations Division of the Ministry of Finance and Planning since November 2014. The Division functions as Jamaica’s Financial Intelligence Unit and also carries out financial investigations and asset recovery activities pursuant to the Proceeds of Crimes Act, the Financial Investigations Act and the Terrorism Prevention Act.

Mr Sykes previously held the post of General Counsel at the Bank of Jamaica since February 2011. Mr Sykes also acts as Chair of the National Anti-Money Laundering Committee, which advises the Government of Jamaica on policy measures to combat money laundering and the financing of terrorism.

Mr Sykes acts as the Prime Contact for Jamaica to the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF), which is the regional standard setting body in the area of anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism. He and has acted as Legal Examiner in the CFATF Mutual Evaluation exercises for the Commonwealth of the Bahamas and Curacao and as Financial Examiner in the case of St. Kitts and Nevis. He has also carried out the Mutual Evaluation of the Republic of Mauritius in 2018 at the request of the Eastern and South African Anti-Money Laundering Group. 


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