Judith Watler was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority on 29 July 2014.
Ms. Watler serves as Intertrust’s Compliance Director for the Americas, and is responsible for ensuring compliance with the Anti-Money Laundering ("AML") and Regulatory requirements as well as compliance with the Group's internal policies and procedures for all jurisdictions in which Intertrust has offices within the Americas region. Additionally, Ms. Watler provides compliance advisory services to clients on AML and regulatory issues, including: drafting manuals, writing policies and procedures, conducting audits and preparing for regulatory inspections.
Ms. Watler has been with Intertrust since February 2005, through their predecessor Walkers Management Services (“WMS”). She joined the Compliance Department of WMS in 2005 and was promoted to Director of Compliance for all offices, globally, in 2009.
Prior to joining WMS, Ms. Watler worked at the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority for approximately fourteen years. Before ending her employment with the Authority, she held the position of Senior Analyst in the Investments & Securities Division, where she was responsible for the supervision and regulatory compliance of a portfolio of regulated entities and licence holders. During this period, she supervised and managed a team of Analysts and made significant contributions to the on-going assessment of the Cayman Islands regulatory regime by international organisations.
Ms. Watler received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from St. Leo University. She also has a Certificate of Proficiency in Insurance; a Certificate in Offshore Finance and Administration, Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators (ICSA); the CAMS (Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist) Professional Designation; FIBA AML Institute Certification; and is a Notary Public of the Cayman Islands.
She is also a Member of the Board of Directors of the Cayman Islands Compliance Association.