FIA Leadership

FIA Leadership

Mrs. Atuweni J. Agbermodji

Director General

Atuweni Juwayeyi-Agbermodji is a member of the Malawi Bar Association. She holds a Master's degree in Public International Law and is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist. She is currently studying International Master in Anti-Corruption Compliance with the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA). Mrs. Agbermodji is the first officially appointed Director of the Financial Intelligence Authority of Malawi. Before her appointment, she served in the positions of Legal and Policy Advisor, and Acting Director of the FIU. She was instrumental in the establishment of the FIU in Malawi. Her expertise includes the interpretation and application of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) International Standards on Combating Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, and Proliferation. In the past 10 years, Mrs Agbermodji participated in the assessment of Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) regimes of Ethiopia, Djibouti, Zimbabwe and Madagascar. Further, she served as the representative for FIUs in the Eastern and Southern Africa Region at the EGMONT Group of FIUs from 2015 to 2017

Mr. Kennam Kalilani

Deputy Director General

Kennam Brightson Kalilani is a holder of Master in Business Administration and is a specialist in Telecommunication and Distributed Systems.He also a specialist in Technical Surveillance Counter Measures. He is currently pursuing a Phd in Business Management with a key focus on E-Commerce. Mr.Kalilani is on secondment at the FIA from the Reserve Bank of Malawi where he has worked for the past 18 years. He was trained as an AML/CFT mutual evaluation assessor by the ESAAMLG Secretariat experts during an in-country assessors training from 5 to 9th February 2018.