Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism (MONEYVAL)



Daniel Thelesklaf, a Swiss national and a lawyer by profession, is the Director of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) of Liechtenstein since 2012. In this capacity, he also chairs the national AML/CFT working group.

He has 20 years of experience in Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Combatting the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) and Anti-Corruption work.

After a career in the private sector as Head of Legal and Compliance in a Swiss bank, he joined the Federal Office for Police in 1998 to become the first Director of the Swiss FIU. In 2001, he was appointed as Director of the Liechtenstein supervisory agency responsible for AML/CFT.  After that, he worked as consultant in various anti-money laundering, anti-terrorist financing and anti-corruption projects and technical assistance missions - mainly in the Caribbean, Eastern and Central Europe and in various Central Asian countries - for the Council of Europe, the IMF, the UN and the OECD. From 2008-2011, he was Executive Director of the Basel Institute on Governance and supervised the activities of the International Centre for Asset Recovery. From 2005-2015, he acted as Chair of the Anti-Corruption Network (ACN) of the OECD. From 2012-2015, he was also the Chair of the Egmont Training Working Group and a member of the Egmont Committee.  

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