Daniel Thelesklaf is the Director of the Finance against Slavery and Trafficking Initiative (FAST) at the UN University in New York. He is a lawyer by profession with nearly 30 years of experience in financial regulation. After a career in the private sector (banking and insurance), he became the Head of the Swiss Financial Intelligence Unit in 1998. He also worked as consultant in various capacity building projects and technical assistance missions in the Caribbean, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia. In 2005, he joined the OECD Anti-Corruption Network which he chaired for 10 years. From 2008-2011, he worked as Executive Director of the Basel Institute on Governance and supervised the activities of the International Centre for Asset Recovery. From 2012 – 2019, he was the Director of the Liechtenstein Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), and served two terms as Chairman of Moneyval, the European Anti-Money Laundering monitoring body and was Co-Chair of the FATF’s Risk, Trends and Methods Working Group.
2023 Design for Freedom Summit