Tuesday, December 30, 2008

New Appointments announced by BVI FSC

On December 19, three new appointments were announced by the British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission to the positions of Deputy Director, Enforcement, Deputy Director, Legal, and Senior Policy, Research & Statistics Officer.
Mr. Gary Wilson was appointed as Deputy Director, Enforcement, and will hold responsibility for investigating breaches of BVI regulatory laws and overseeing the implementation of enforcement action by licensees. Before this appointment, Mr. Wilson was the head of the Financial Investigation and Intelligence Unit in Bermuda, and served in this position for 20 years. By words of the Managing Director of FSC Robert Mathavious, now “he will play a central role in delivering the Commission's objective of promoting high standards of conduct among licensees and demonstrating the benefits of compliant behaviour.”

Ms. Ramoutar, appointed to the post of Deputy Director, is responsible for providing legal advice to the FSC on the BVI's regulatory and registry laws, and for territory's representation in civil and enforcement proceedings. Prior to joining the FSC, she has served as the Director, Legal Advisory & Enforcement Division of the Trinidad and Tobago Securities Commission, and as a Compliance Consultant with the Royal Bank of Canada, Toronto.

Ms. McCall was appointed to the post of Senior Policy, Research & Statistics Officer, and will be responsible for providing policy-oriented research and analysis on issues relating to financial institutions, and the framework of the local financial services sector. She will also provide the development and enhancement of the statistics portfolio of the BVI FSC. The most recent position of Ms. McCall before this post was the Clerk of the House of Assembly of BVI.

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