- Cecelia’s professional experience has been in Risk Management and Compliance and AML/CFT. In her role as Director Risk Management, she has lead KPMG Jamaica’s teams in global compliance reviews, risk compliance programs, and in designing and implementing policies and systems to manage risk. Cecelia’s current assignment is Director Special Projects which includes responsibility for the System of Quality Management (SoQM) implementation, and expanding AML/CFT advisory services to clients in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean.
- A holder of the CAMS designation, Cecelia has provided AML/CFT advisory services to assist clients in combating money laundering and the financing of terrorism. Her AML/CFT work spans a number of areas including independent audits, gap analyses, training and risk assessments, and these have been conducted under the laws and regulations governing various authorities in Jamaica, The Bahamas, Cayman Islands and Guyana. Cecelia is very knowledgeable on international standards on AML/CFT and commercial banking, especially as it relates to the wider Caribbean.
- Cecelia’s professional experience prior to joining KPMG is executing leadership positions in banking with international and regional financial institutions, largely in risk management, and automated solutions to managing risk.
enhancements, (e.g. through international insurance, guarantees and other mechanisms from local and foreign sources) during her banking career.