The Worldwide Women’s Association Recognizes Laurie Wiggan

Jamaica – Laurie Wiggan, a highly accomplished and results-driven professional, brings a wealth of expertise in Regulatory Affairs Management, financial and strategic management banking, and audit assurance. With a track record of success, Wiggan currently serves as the Director of Compliance & Regulatory at the Betting Gaming & Lotteries Commission (BGLC) in Jamaica, where she plays a pivotal role in shaping the regulatory landscape and ensuring the integrity of the gambling industry.
In her capacity as the Director of Compliance & Regulatory at the BGLC, Wiggan provides high-level technical support and policy development on gambling industry issues and programs. She executes the Commission’s supervision mandate with precision, ensuring the effectiveness of the regulatory monitoring framework, including anti-money laundering and terrorism prevention programs. With her expertise, she actively contributes to legislation and regulation reforms, monitors gambling conditions, engages in risk-based supervision of anti-money laundering programs, and advises the government on gambling policy matters.
Wiggan’s extensive experience extends beyond her role at the BGLC. Prior to her current position, she served as the Head of Internal Audit in the banking sector. Additionally, her tenure at KPMG in the Audit Assurance Services allowed her to gain valuable insights and financial management expertise across various industries in the private and public sectors.
Moreover, Wiggan’s entrepreneurial spirit led her to establish LSD Global Consultant Limited, a boutique consultancy company offering a range of business advisory services. Through this venture, she has provided solutions to numerous businesses, leveraging her expertise in areas such as anti-money laundering, internal controls assessment, business process review, and operations improvement plans.
Wiggan holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Wales/Manchester Business School, Bangor, UK, and is a Certified Chartered Accountant (ACCA) from London, UK. Additionally, she is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist from the International Compliance Association (ICA) in the UK. She is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica (ICAJ) and the ACCA, as well as a Professional Member of the International Compliance Association, UK. Furthermore, she is a Practicing Member and Registered Public Accountant with the Public Accountancy Board Jamaica.
Worldwide Women’s Association Member Laurie Wiggan can be found on the Association Directory, where she is looking forward to networking with you.