Roger Wilkins AO (2014-2015)




Roger Wilkins AO (Australia)
FATF President 2014-201

Mr. Roger Wilkins AO from Australia assumed the position of President of FATF from 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015. He succeeded Mr. Vladimir Nechaev of the Russian Federation. He had been the Vice-President of the FATF since 1 July 2013. 

Mr. Wilkins was Secretary of the Attorney-General’s Department, a position he had held since September 2008.

Prior to his appointment as Secretary of the department, he was Head of Government and Public Sector Group Australia and New Zealand with Citi and was Citi’s global public sector leader on climate change from 2006–2008.

From 1992–2006, Mr. Wilkins was the Director-General of the Cabinet Office in New South Wales where he played a leading role in areas of reform in administration and law, corporatisation and microeconomic reform. Mr. Wilkins was also the Director-General of the Ministry of Arts in New South Wales from 2001 to 2006.

Mr. Wilkins has chaired a number of national taskforces and committees dealing with public sector reform, including the Council of Australian Government Committee on Regulatory Reform, the National Health Taskforce on Mental Health and the National Emissions Trading Taskforce.

He is a member of the Board of the Forum of Federations and advises different federal systems especially on fiscal issues.

He was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2007 for service to public administration.

 Selected speeches