Dr Navin Beekarry
Dr Navin Beekarry
Financial Crimes Commission,

Dr Navin Beekarry is the Director-General of the Financial Crimes Commission (FCC), Mauritius. He was the first Commissioner of the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) in 2002 and held the position of Director General, ICAC from July 2016 to March 2024. He is a lawyer and an expert in the fields of anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, asset recovery and terrorism financing.

He has worked for the International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the G20. Dr Navin Beekarry has also held, as an officer of the Attorney General’s Office in Mauritius from 1984 to 2002, the post of the Assistant Solicitor-General and Acting Director of Public Prosecutions.

He holds a PhD in law from the George Washington University, Washington D.C, USA and an LLM from the London School of Economics, UK. He was a Visiting Scholar and Researcher at the Harvard Law School, and Associate Fellow at the George Washington University Law School, USA. He holds a Certificate in Blockchain Technologies from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, USA.

Under his Co-Chairmanship on the Core Group of the National Committee on Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Financing of Terrorism set up with the aim to remove Mauritius from the Financial Action Task Force “grey list”, Mauritius successfully exited the list.

He is also Head of the Mauritius Delegation and responsible for the project of Mauritius being admitted as a ‘participant member’ to the OECD Working Group on Bribery.

He was also Head of Mauritius Delegation to the G20 meetings on anti-corruption held in India in 2023.

He has undertaken a number of publications and contributed to numerous specialized journals and published a book on "Combating Money Laundering and Terrorism Finance: Past and Current Challenges".