Mr. Richard Rampal was appointed Director of FIU on March 1, 2019. Mr. Rampal holds a bachelors Degree in Economic and Social Sciences from the University of Manchester, and has completed 10 years’ service in the financial services sector, including the former Seychelles International Business Authority, and the present Financial Services Authority, where he has been the Director of Fiduciary Services since February 2017. He has played a key role in the development of the regulatory and supervisory oversight of the non-bank financial services. He is also a member of the National Anti-Money Laundering Committee spearheading the progress of Seychelles’ compliance with requirements of the Financial Action Task Force (“FATF”).