Jarion Richardson is a Specialist Compliance Advisor and a member of Appleby’s regulatory team in Bermuda.
His responsibilities include designing and conducting risk assessments, developing and implementing internal control frameworks, advising on local compliance obligations, and designing and delivering training. Jarion also provides Compliance Officer and Money Laundering Reporting Officer roles, through Appleby Global Services (AGS).
Jarion was Appleby’s Compliance Manager from 2012 to 2016 before leaving to establish his own compliance and regulatory consulting firm specialising in financial crime prevention including AML. Prior to this, Jarion was a senior analyst at the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) where he led on-site examination teams as well as serving as the lead developer and instructor of the BMA’s technical specialist courses in AML. In October 2020, Jarion was elected as a Member of Parliament serving the Paget West constituency and previously served as a Senator.
Jarion holds International Diplomas in Compliance, Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crime Prevention and is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist. He has completed the Canadian Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre Compliance Officer Certifying Course (International Compliance Program). He also completed the Anti Money Laundering/Combating the Financing of Terrorism Course, taught by the US Federal Reserve System and hosted by the Association of the Supervisors of Banks of the Americas and the Caribbean Group of Banking Supervisors. He is trained in designing and facilitating adult learning, having completed the Instruction-Led Course Design with Friesen, Kaye and Associates.