Jeannette van Geest—Curacao

jeannette van geest, ACAMS, ACAMS Today, curacao

Jeannette van Geest has been working in compliance for over 14 years. First as the compliance officer for Citco Fund Services in CuraÇao, where she was eventually promoted to global compliance officer responsible for compliance in the Fund Services Division in 12 countries. Currently, she is the senior compliance consultant at Compliance/Forensic Services Caribbean with offices in CuraÇao and Aruba and active in the (Dutch) Caribbean region and Surinam. In her current role, she conducts training sessions relating to compliance for companies in various sectors, spanning from gaming, banks, trust service providers etc., as well as assist companies in the design, development and implementation of their compliance framework.

One of the first activities she undertook upon starting her job at Compliance/Forensic Services Caribbean was the start of a study group to assist people in obtaining their CAMS-certification, which provides the opportunity to spread and promote compliance knowledge and expertise.

Van Geest has also been involved in starting the local association of compliance officers: ACCUR. She has been the chairwoman for two years and has filled various roles on the board of ACCUR.


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