GCFFC Press Release – Announcement of Africa Regional Chapter lead by Xolisile Khanyile

The GCFFC has a new Regional Chapter in Sub-Saharan Africa, lead by Xolisile Khanyile

Summary

Today the Global Coalition to Fight Financial Crime (GCFFC) is delighted to announce the establishment of the African Regional Chapter (sub-Saharan Africa), and it’s inaugural chair, Xolisile Khanyile. This completes the existing GCFFC regions, Americas, Europe, Middle East, North Africa and Asia Pacific. Xolisile Khanyile was the Head of the South African Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) and Egmont Chair to August 2023. She has spent 28 years dedicated to fighting financial crime, 5 of which were as head of the FIC in South Africa, supporting and guiding the efforts in combating money laundering, terrorist financing and assisting in the identification of proceeds of crime. She was responsible for the establishment of the first Public Private partnership in Africa known as the South African Anti-Money Laundering Integrated Task Force (SAMLIT) in 2019 and which has to date garnered much success and is recognised as best practice internationally. In 2022, she was awarded the prestigious “Financial Crime Fighter of the Year” award from the GCFFC. More details can be read in the following press release:

 

GCFFC Press Release – Announcement of Africa Regional Chapter lead by Xolisile Khanyile