Vice-Chairs of the Egmont Group

Egmont Group Vice-Chairs

Mr. Marko STOLLE

Mr. Marko Stolle is the Deputy Head of the FIU Germany since its establishment under the Customs Administration in June 2017 as a new, fully independent authority with an enhanced mandate and a staff of 400 members.

After working as a lawyer with a focus on commercial law, he has held various senior management positions within the German Customs Administration and the Federal Ministry of Finance since 2005.

During this time, he gained extensive operational experience, for example, as director of risk management. Mr. Stolle was also the head of the department for investigations against organised crime. In this role, he was responsible for or managed organised crime investigations and asset recovery, including those on money laundering in 16 joint customs-police investigative units. Mr. Stolle’s operational knowledge and understanding is complemented by his experience in managing large-scale strategic projects, often with a strong IT component or related to major organisational change processes.

Since 2017, Mr. Stolle has been working actively within the Egmont Group and the FATF. Starting in September 2018, he has been Chair of the Egmont Group’s Information Exchange Working Group (IEWG) and member of the Egmont Committee. He also chairs the International User Group on goAML since March 2018.

 

Mrs. Xolisile KHANYILE

Mrs. Xolisile Khanyile is currently the Director of the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) of South Africa and Egmont Group Vice-Chair.

Mrs. Khanyile is a career prosecutor having served different roles in law enforcement agencies for a period of 23 years, six as the Director of Public Prosecutions, Free State, an appointment by the President of South Africa. Since January 2018, she has held the position of Director of the FIC where she is responsible for the strategic and operational functioning of the FIC ensuring the fulfilment of its mandate both domestically and internationally, additionally, by providing technical assistance to various African countries.

Mrs. Khanyile holds a B Juris and a LLB degree from the University of Zululand and a MDP from the Business School of the University of Free State (UFS) respectively. She graduated the Duke University African Women Charted Accountants’ Women Leading Africa Programme in 2016. Currently, Mrs. Khanyile is enrolled at UFS, reading towards a Masters in Law with the subject matter of her research dissertation entitled “Challenges of South Africa’s Multi-Agencies that are Mandated to Fight Corruption.”