13:00 – Introduction from Host(s)
Dr Timothy Wittig & Robert Campbell
13:05 –Taskforce Member Successes
13:10 – Challenging Assumptions about the Structure of Wildlife Trafficking
Dr Patricia Raxter
13:15 – How Wildlife Trafficking is Structured in India
13:25 – The View from South Africa: Lessons to be learned from Terrorist Financing
Petro Louw & Werner Venter
13:40 – FIU Perspective
Mary Martinez Campbell
13:45 – Q&A
14:00 – CLOSE
14:05 – Welcome back from Host(s) and Extended Q&A begins
14:30 – CLOSE
Dr Patricia Raxter
Tricia Raxter serves as the Senior Intelligence Analyst for United for Wildlife. Before coming to UfW in 2020, Tricia served as an intelligence analyst with the United States government for more than a decade. She was awarded her Doctor of Philosophy in International Studies from Old Dominion University in 2015.
Amy is the founder and presenter of the ‘This Wild Life’ podcast, which explores the incredible lives of world leaders in the field of conservation. Amy spent 5 years representing Team GB as a flatwater sprint kayak athlete and has a BSc Sports Science and an MSc Psychology. Currently a Project Manager at Vodafone UK, Amy has a keen interest in using communications technology to provide innovative conservation solutions.
Petro is the Money Laundering Control Officer (MLCO) for Investec Private Bank Limited. Previously, she worked in private practice as a qualified lawyer and conveyancer. Her work in financial crime has allowed Petro to combine two of her biggest passions: animals and making a difference. Her aim is to support, encourage, and enable collaboration and co-operation in the fight against not only wildlife trafficking, but financial crime in all its forms.
Mary is the Director, Analysis Division of the Financial Intelligence Unit of Trinidad and Tobago (“the FIUTT”). She has been involved in AML/CFT from 2008, and has done extensive work in the field of analysis and intelligence gathering, both in her current portfolio, and in her previous profession as a law enforcement officer. She is a global trainer with particular focus on Strategic Analysis with the Egmont Centre of FIU Excellence and Leadership (ECOFEL), and acted as a country assessor for the FATF’s 4th Round Methodology, for the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) region.
Werner is a Senior Manager within the Financial Crime Intelligence Unit at ABSA Group Limited. He has over 10 years’ experience in identifying and mitigating financial crime risk in the financial services industry. He uses this extensive experience to complete complex financial crime investigations, and to provide advisory services that span across multiple businesses, countries and high risk jurisdictions.
Jose is the Deputy Director and Chief of the Wildlife Crime Control Division at the Wildlife Trust of India. He has over 15 years’ experience as a wildlife conservationist, and is a specialist in wildlife crime prevention, capacity building of enforcement officials, conservation technology development and deployment, and project management. His aim is to mitigate the Illegal Wildlife Trade across India.
Rob leads the United for Wildlife Taskforces on behalf of The Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The Taskforces work towards creating a global movement of change within the transport and financial services sectors to protect endangered species from illegal markets through awareness-raising, intelligence-led action, facilitating innovation and sharing of best practices. Prior to joining The Royal Foundation, Rob worked with Prudential, managing their expansion into Africa, with the Olympic Games in London, and with the British Army.