Andy Walker
Andy Walker
Head of Anti-Money Laundering/Countering Terrorist Financing

Andy Walker heads the AML/CFT team in the Supervision and Authorisation division of the QFC Regulatory Authority.

A financial crime professional with nearly 30 years’ experience in financial services, Andy has specialised in AML/CFT since 1998, starting with his first regulatory role with the Isle of Man Government Financial Supervision Commission as Enforcement Manager and AML Specialist.

Immediately prior to joining the Regulatory Authority in February 2017 as Associate Director, Anti-Money Laundering, Andy was with The Co-operative Bank, UK, where he was the Bank’s

Nominated Officer under the Proceeds of Crime Act. He has also worked in the Middle East for eight years with organisations such as Mashreq Bank, Standard Chartered Bank and Gulf Bank.

Andy has a BA (Honours) Degree in Hispanic Studies from the University of Sheffield, UK and a Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Regulation and Compliance Management from London Metropolitan University, UK. He holds a Diploma in Financial Crime Prevention from the International Compliance Association (ICA), and the Advanced CAMS-Audit certification from the Association of Certified AML Specialists (ACAMS).