Mr. Matthew Langevine is manages the day to day operations of the FIU, which has a mandate to assist in protecting the integrity of Guyana’s financial system through the detection, prevention and deterrence of money laundering and the financing of terrorism in Guyana. He also represents the FIU on the country’s AMLCFT National Coordinating Committee. Prior to working at the FIU, Mr. Langevine worked at the Bank of Nova Scotia. At Scotiabank Mr. Langevine served as a Commercial Credit Assistant, Corporate and Commercial Account Officer, Corporate and Commercial Client Relationship Manager among other positions. He also served as Branch Manager at four of Scotiabank’s five branches in Guyana, including five years at the Bank’s flagship Carmichael Street Branch. Mr. Langevine spent six months (November 2011 – April 2012) on a developmental assignment with the Corporate and Commercial Banking Centre of Scotiabank Trinidad and Tobago Ltd. At Scotiabank, Mr. Langevine’s was exposed to continuous and extensive training and practice in AMLCFT policies, procedures, systems of controls and strategies applicable to reporting entities in general but more specifically to the Financial Sector. As a Branch Manager, his responsibilities included functioning as AMLCFT Compliance Officer at the branch level. He is a trained assessor for the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) and Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Fourth Round Mutual Evaluation process. He also served as the Chairman of the CFATF Heads of FIU Forum from November 2017 – November 2018.
Mr. Langevine holds a Bachelor of Social Science Degree (Management), from University of Guyana. He has a Post Graduate Certificate in Business Administration – Harriot Watt University, U.K and is an Associate of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS).