Mr Evans has over 34 years’ experience in enforcement, compliance and AML/CFT supervision and is currently the Director of Anti-Money Laundering at the QFC Regulatory Authority. Stephen has had 10 years’ experience with the Regulatory Authority, working in AML/CFT Supervision and with the Office of the CEO, including four years on secondment to the National Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Committee (NAMLC) working group advancing Qatar’s National Risk Assessment and preparing for the pending Financial Action Task Force (FATF) mutual evaluation.
Prior to this position, Stephen worked for AUSTRAC, Australia’s Financial Intelligence Unit and AML/CTF regulator as a Director of Supervision.
Stephen has worked for the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) as a senior manager in both compliance and enforcement roles. Earlier, he worked as a prudential supervisor with the New South Wales (NSW) Financial Institutions Commission (FINCOM) and as a Police Officer and Detective with the NSW Police Force for over ten years.
He holds a number of degrees including an Executive MBA, Graduate Certificate in Management, a Bachelor of Policing (Investigations) and an International Diploma in AML/CFT.