Stephen Thompson

Stephen Thompson (Chapter Advisor) is a financial expert in the field of regulation, risk and compliance with particular emphasis on Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Combatting the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) for Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions. Having spent almost three (3) decades in the compliance arena, Stephen has had oversight for hundreds of on-site examinations of financial institutions, facilitated AML/CFT training for thousands of persons in The Bahamas and three (3) Caribbean jurisdictions. Beyond his participation as a Financial Expert on three (3) Mutual Evaluations for the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force, perhaps, the highlight of Mr. Thompson’s career in the financial services sector has been his tenure as National Anti-Money Laundering Coordinator for The Bahamas. He has served as a lecturer in Anti-Money Laundering and Governance, Risk and Compliance for the International Compliance Association since 2013. His inspiration- “criminals should not benefit from their criminal activities.”