Daniel Thelesklaf

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Daniel Thelesklaf is a lawyer by profession with nearly 30 years of experience in Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Corruption. After a career in the private sector (banking and insurance). he worked as consultant in various anti-money laundering, anti-terrorist financing and anti-corruption projects and technical assistance missions, mainly in the Caribbean, Eastern and Central Europe and in various CIS countries. In 2005, he joined the OECD Anti-Corruption network which he chaired for 10 years. From 2008-2011, he worked as Executive Director of the Basel Institute on Governance and supervised the activities of the International Centre for Asset Recovery. From 2012 – 2019, he was the Director of the Liechtenstein FIU, and served two terms as Chairman of Moneyval. In this function he also ached as Co-Chair of the FATF ICRG E/E Joint Group. In 2019, he became the Director of the Swiss FIU (MROS) and was appointed Co-Chair of the FATF Risk, Trends and Methods Working Group. Since July 2020, he works as an AML/CFT and Anti-Corruption Consultant.

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