Alecia Edwards-Graham, a Certified Fraud Examiner, has over seventeen (17) years of professional experience in the Financial Industry specializing in Strategic Business areas such as External Auditing, Risk Management, Compliance and AML/CFT.
She is currently the Group Risk and Compliance Manager at PROVEN Management Limited (Investment Managers for PROVEN Investments Limited, a private equity company with shares listed on the Jamaica Stock Exchange). She is responsible for implementing policies and systems to manage risk across the companies’ subsidiaries; managing the group’s internal audit process that aligns with each entity’s audit plan.
Before joining PROVEN Management Limited, Alecia served on several committees at PROVEN Wealth Limited to improve operational efficiencies, enhance the organizational risk and compliance framework, and develop several policies and procedures to strengthen its regulatory compliance rate. Being an External Auditor at KPMG for over ten (10) years, she has gathered extensive auditing experience and prepared financial statements according to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for various business sectors.
Alecia is Professional Member of ICA (MICA), holding an International Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance, a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and a Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional. She is currently pursuing a Master of Laws degree with Liverpool John Moores University, UK.
Alecia is also a member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, Global Association of Risk Professionals, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Worldwide Association of Female Professionals.
Outside of her work, she enjoys mentoring and spending time with her son and volunteering at his school on the PTA.