|Bjørn Skogstad Aamo (Norway)FATF President 2012-2013|
The FATF President is a senior official appointed by the FATF Plenary from among its members for a term of one year. The term of the President begins on 1 July and ends on 30 June of the following year. The President convenes and chairs the meetings of the FATF Plenary and the Steering Group, and he/she oversees the FATF Secretariat.
In July 2012, Mr. Bjørn Skogstad Aamo became President of the FATF. He succeeded Giancarlo Del Bufalo of Italy.
Bjørn S. Aamo, Special Advisor in the Ministry of Finance, Norway. Mr. Aamo was Director General of the FSA of Norway (Finanstilsynet) from 1993 to 2011. In this capacity he was active in European and global supervisory organizations on banking and insurance supervision.
He was state secretary and Head of staff at the Prime Minister Office 1990 to 1993 and State secretary in the Ministry of Finance 1973 to 1979 and from 1986 to 1989. He has also held positions as Director of The Economic Affairs department of EFTA in Geneva and for The Regional Development Fund of Norway.
Mr. Aamo has a master degree in Economics from Oslo University 1970 and is a part time Professor of Economics and monetary policies, at the University of Agder, Kristiansand. He was born 1946.
|Vladimir Nechaev (Russia)FATF Vice President 2012-2013|
The FATF Vice-President, who is also the FATF President-designate, is appointed by the Plenary from among its members for a term of one year preceding his/her presidential term. The Vice-President assists the President in carrying out his/her responsibilities and stands in for the President when necessary.
Mr. Vladimir Nechaev of the Russian Federation assumed the position of Vice-President of FATF in July 2012.
Mr. Nechaev is currently Advisor to the International Co-operation Department for the Government Executive Office of the Russian Federation.
He was assistant to the First Deputy Prime Minister of Russia from 2009 to 2012. Mr. Nechaev was the head of the International Co-operation Department for Rosfinmonitoring (the Russian FIU) from 2002, and before that he served in the Russian Tax Police.
Mr. Nechaev is the current Chairman of MONEYVAL, prior to which he was head of the Russian delegation to MONEYVAL from 2003 onwards. He has been member of the Russian delegation to FATF since 2003.
Mr. Nechaev graduated from the Moscow Power Engineering Institute in automatics and computer engineering, and he later finished advanced training in economy, taxation and management at “ECOMMAC” training centre in Moscow. He was born in 1948.