Eric Wilson

Eric Wilson

Senior Vice President

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Eric Wilson is senior vice president of Walkers Compliance and Regulatory Services. He currently leads the Client Due Diligence (CDD) team, with responsibility for ensuring that all client identification, verification and ongoing monitoring procedures are conducted in accordance with the minimum requirements of the Cayman Islands AML Framework. In addition, Eric acts as Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Officer, Money Laundering Reporting Officer and Deputy Money Laundering Reporting Officer to a range of investment structures.  

Eric possesses over 18 years of experience in the areas of fund administration, compliance services, and financial services regulation in the Cayman Islands.

Prior to joining Walkers, Eric was employed as Deputy Head of the Fiduciary Services Division at the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority, where he held responsibility for the day-to-day planning and delegation of off-site and on-site monitoring functions, ensuring that the activities of licensed Trust and Corporate Services providers were carried out in accordance with the corresponding regulatory laws. Eric was also tasked with responding to and resolving complex divisional matters, researching and presenting pertinent information to internal and/or external stakeholders, as well as formulating and delivering on strategic objectives of the division. In addition, Eric held primary oversight of the division's on-site inspection program, which entailed the identification of licences to be inspection, scheduling of inspections, compilation of inspection teams, review and sign-off of inspection reports and ensuring the effective implementation of requirements imposed on licensees. Prior to this, Eric was a Chief Analyst in the Authority's Investments Supervision Division, and also previously held progressively senior roles within hedge fund administration companies based in the Cayman Islands.

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance concentration), Florida International University
Master of Science in Finance, Florida International University
Graduate Certificate in Investment, Florida International University

Eric is a Full Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) in the Cayman Islands and a member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS).

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