Annetta Davis-Francis was nominated for April's AFC Professional of the Month for her leadership qualities and hard work in mitigating compliance, legal, regulatory and sanctions risks in her bank. In addition, Davis-Francis was recognized for her dedication as an advocate for her staff and co-workers. She is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), Certified Chartered Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor and Certified Forensic Accountant. Her experience spans over 22 years in risk management, including internal audit and enterprise risk management. In the last eight years, she has focused on anti-money laundering/counter-terrorist financing (AML/CTF) and sanctions compliance.
Her career focus has helped her gain significant knowledge and experience in the regulatory environment across the Caribbean region. In addition, she is responsible for AML/CTF compliance in 16 territories. She is also extremely conversant with compliance requirements in Canada and the U.S. Her experience spans key areas in AML, including policy development and deployment, AML/CTF risk assessments, AML/CTF compliance testing, training, transaction monitoring and management of correspondent banking relationships.
Davis-Francis is a fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica. She is also a member of ACAMS, the Institute of Internal Auditors and the Forensic CPA Society.
Do you have a mentor who has actively influenced your AFC career path in a positive way? Does someone in your network exemplify excellence in AFC? Recognize their commitment: Nominate them for ACAMS AFC Professional of the Month.