Emma Mutomba - Director, Cayman Compliance Services  at Waystone in Cayman Islands

      Emma Mutomba

      Director, Cayman Compliance Services

      Cayman Islands

      Emma Mutomba is a Director, Cayman Compliance Services and is based in the Cayman Islands. In her role as Director, Emma manages a team of AML professionals based in the Waystone Singapore and Hong Kong offices. In addition, Emma is responsible for managing the external Cayman and BVI specific AML training programs offered by Waystone.

      Emma serves as an independent Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Officer (AMLCO), Money Laundering Officer (MLRO) or Deputy MLRO, across a diverse portfolio of Cayman and BVI regulated investment funds, including Cayman Registered Persons and BVI Approved Managers. In her role as an AML Officer, Emma is responsible for overseeing AML compliance programs and reviewing the respective entities’ AML regulatory compliance.

      Emma has a proven track record in the provision of AML services and has over 10 years’ experience in the offshore financial services industry. Prior to joining Waystone, Emma was Vice President at a leading Cayman Islands law firm, where she played a pivotal role in helping to build the AML service line when regulations came into effect in 2019. Emma assisted with developing the various AML policies and procedures required by investment funds and managers to fulfill their regulatory obligations and was appointed to a large number of offshore entities as an AML Officer.

      Emma began her career in the financial industry at Ernst & Young in the Cayman Islands, where she provided support to the financial statement review and sign off processes for funds domiciled in the Cayman Islands. Prior to moving to the Cayman Islands, Emma was a lecturer at a leading Zimbabwe university. She holds an MSc in Ecology and applied Systematics, a BSc (Hons) in Education and Geography and an ICA Certificate in Compliance. Emma is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and is a member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS).




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