Andrew Dalip Jr. is an attorney at law and consultant in anti-money laundering, counter-terrorist financing and combating proliferation financing (AML/CTF/CPF) and environmental law. Special legal advisor to three attorneys general, Dalip led the development and implementation of targeted financial sanction mechanisms under the U.N. Security Council Resolutions and piloted Trinidad and Tobago’s first entry on the U.N.’s Islamic State group and al-Qaida global sanctions list. Dalip served as deputy chair of the National Anti-Money Laundering Committee and chair of the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force’s (CFATF) Planning Committee, which developed CFATF’s strategic plan and mutual evaluation execution process.
Dalip is a certified assessor under the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) 4th Round Methodology, with experience in the mutual evaluation, enhanced follow-up and International Co-operation Review Group (ICRG) processes. He worked with national authorities to successfully remove Trinidad and Tobago from the FATF “grey list.” Dalip now advises national authorities in the Americas on FATF compliance, including preparing for mutual evaluations, conducting national risk assessments, enhanced follow-up and the ICRG process. He also consults for multinational organizations on environmental law.
Dalip is currently developing a methodology for proliferation financing risk assessments to satisfy the new FATF requirements, has served as a speaker internationally and published extensively on topics ranging from the FATF and European Union’s list of high-risk third countries, proliferation financing and corruption. Dalip earned his Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) degree with honors from the University of the West Indies and a Master of Science degree with distinction from the University of the West Indies.