Senior Consultant @ Governance Associates 

Cheryl George



Financial Action Task Force (FATF) - Mutual Evaluation

Cheryl is a CFATF Assessor trained in the FATF 4th round methodology.

As a leader in combatting money laundering and the financing of terrorism & proliferation Cheryl is a highly sought after expert in AML/CFT compliance.

Cheryl is trained in National AML/CFT Risk Assessment techniques and has extensive experience conducting national risk assessments and implementing related control strategies.

ONDCP - Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU)

Financial Compliance Unit

Cheryl served with the Antigua & Barbuda Office of National Drug and Money Laundering Control Policy (ONDCP) as the Manager of the Financial Compliance Unit.

As Manager - Financial Compliance Cheryl assisted the Supervisory Authority in the overall strategy of anti-money laundering and combating of terrorism compliance; monitoring, and liaising with, financial institutions to ensure compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, and guidelines in combating money laundering and the financing of terrorism. To conduct on-site and off-site examinations of financial institutions to evaluate their AML/CFT policies, procedures and the overall implementation of their AML/CFT programme. To review on-site and off-site information; liaising with other regulatory bodies regarding financial institutions' compliance reporting and adherence to the Money Laundering (Prevention) Act, the Prevention of Terrorism Act and the associated Regulations and the Guidelines.

Financial Services Regulatory Commission (FSRC)

With the Antigua & Barbuda FSRC Cheryl was responsible for several roles:

Director of MSBs and Gaming Support - To supervise the co-operatives and non-bank financial institutions ensuring safety and soundness and compliance with the relevant laws and regulations.

Director of Co-operatives and Non-Bank Financial Institutions - To supervise the co-operatives and non-bank financial institutions ensuring safety and soundness and compliance with the relevant laws and regulations.

AML/CFT National Risk Assessment - Group Leader - Banking, Non-Banking and Insurance sectors - to lead the process in identifying and evaluating the sources and methods of money laundering and terrorist financing and assess any vulnerabilities or weaknesses in the AML/CFT systems that may have an impact on the country.

Provide executive and coordinating duties for the National Anti-Money Laundering Oversight Committee (NAMLOC).

Governance Associates

Cheryl is a Senior Consultant with our AML/CFT team, assisting with national risk assessments, mutual evaluation preparation, and mutual evaluation remediation.