Ms. LaTeisha A.R. Sandy
LaTeisha A.R. Sandy is a Barrister and Solicitor and holds an LLM in Legislative Drafting. She joined the Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) in June 2009 as a Legal Officer and was appointed Deputy Director in February 2016 and Director on September 1st, 2018. Prior to her appointment as Director she was responsible for making representations on behalf of the Office of the Attorney General in civil forfeiture and civil recovery matters, prosecution of money laundering cases alongside the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, the preparation of legal documents, and facilitating stakeholder training. LaTeisha is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and is a trained Fourth Round Assessor of the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) and participated in the Fourth Round Mutual Evaluation of Antigua and Barbuda as the Legal Expert and has since been a part of the WGFI subworking group and served as a Reviewer. LaTeisha was also a member of the first Steering Committee of the Caribbean Asset Recovery Inter-Agency Network (ARIN-CARIB) and the inaugural President of the Network. She is also the deputy chairperson of the National Anti-Money Laundering Committee and the Mutual Evaluation Coordinator for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines’ 2023 MEV. She is also the Chairperson of the Saint Vincent and the Grenadines National Commission on Crime Prevention.