Agenda

Part 1

13:00 – Introduction from Host(s)

Dr Timothy Wittig & Robert Campbell

13:05 –Taskforce Member Successes

Amy Turner

13:10 – Challenging Assumptions about the Structure of Wildlife Trafficking

Dr Patricia Raxter

13:15 – How Wildlife Trafficking is Structured in India

Jose Louies

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

All Speakers

14:00 – CLOSE

COFFEE BREAK

Part 2

14:05 – Welcome back from Host(s) and Extended Q&A begins

All Speakers

14:30 – CLOSE

Agenda

Part 1

13:00 – Introduction from Host(s)

Dr Timothy Wittig & Robert Campbell

13:05 –Taskforce Member Successes

Amy Turner

13:10 – Challenging Assumptions about the Structure of Wildlife Trafficking

Dr Patricia Raxter

13:15 – How Wildlife Trafficking is Structured in India

Jose Louies

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

All Speakers

14:00 – CLOSE

COFFEE BREAK

Part 2

14:05 – Welcome back from Host(s) and Extended Q&A begins

All Speakers

14:30 – CLOSE

Speakers & Hosts

Senior Analyst

Dr Patricia Raxter

Project Manager

Amy Turner

Money Laundering Control Officer

Petro Louw

Director

Mary Martinez-Campbell

Senior Manager

Werner Venter

Deputy Director and Chief

Jose Louies

Programme Manager

Rob Campbell

Director of Intelligence

Dr Timothy Wittig

Senior Analyst

Dr Patricia Raxter

Patricia is a  Subject Matter Expert on transnational wildlife crime with a passion for conservation and a drive to identify real solutions to complex social-ecological problem sets. As an Analyst with Focused Conservation and United for Wildlife, she provides detailed analysis to Taskforce members in the finance and transport sector on wildlife trafficking networks, trends, and typologies with the aim of disrupting network activity and to generate evidence for criminal prosecutions.

Project Manager

Amy Turner

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.

Money Laundering Control Officer

Petro Louw

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.

Director

Mary Martinez-Campbell

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.

Senior Manager

Werner Venter

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.

Deputy Director and Chief

Jose Louies

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.

Programme Manager

Rob Campbell

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.

Director of Intelligence

Dr Timothy Wittig

Tim is the Director of Intelligence and a founding board member of Focused Conservation. He conceived of and currently runs the central intelligence sharing system of the United for Wildlife Taskforces, a groundbreaking program of the Royal Foundation of the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge in partnership with Focused Conservation, which – using high-level formal commitments enforced by the sharing of actionable intelligence – has mobilized 150+ of the world’s largest banks, maritime shipping companies, and airlines to take meaningful action against global wildlife trafficking.

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