Tanya McCartney

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Dr. Tanya McCartney is an assistant professor of  Law at the University of the Bahamas and faculty for The College of Business at the University. She is the President and CEO of GEM Management & Advisory Services Limited, a financial services and regulatory compliance firm.  She is a UK trained barrister, Chartered Banker, and Certified Anti-Money-Laundering Specialist (CAMS)  with more than 25 years of experience in law and regulation, compliance, and financial services. She currently serves as the Co-Chair of The ACAMS Bahamas Chapter. Tanya holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Reading (United Kingdom), A Master of Laws degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science (London, U.K.) with a specialization in Commercial and Corporate Law, an MBA in Leadership from The College of the Bahamas as well as a Chartered Banker MBA from the University of Bangor in Wales (United Kingdom). Tanya was conferred with a Doctor of Business Administration in 2022 from Edinburgh Napier University (Scotland, U.K.) for a programme of work entitled “Perspectives on Leading change: Exploring Change Readiness Strategies used in the Bahamian Financial Services Sector”.