Founding Partner: Gary Youinou is the founder of KnowYourCountry. With over 35 years experience in the offshore financial industry, including directorships on companies listed on various stock exchanges, several large alternative investment funds, and the largest registrar company in the Channel Islands, Gary has an extensive knowledge of financial, banking and compliance procedures. He has also travelled in many of the deemed 'high-risk' countries.
Development Partner: Faisal is the managing director of pfi.io advisory, a boutique compliance and aml consultancy practice. Faisal has occupied executive positions at bitcoin, e-wallet, and payments companies. He has also advised fintech startups, MSBs, and FI's on managing effective compliance and supervision programs when onboarding non traditional financial services. As a certified anti-money laundering specialist (CAMS), he is most excited about the operational and practical components of the compliance program. Faisal is also the development partner of KnowYourCountry.com, a global AML country risk index and assessment guide.