Management Profile

      Eduardo Brunstein, General Manager

Eduardo has 19 years of banking experience where he has held executive positions with major international banks including HSBC, Citigroup, and a Brazilian subsidiary of Lloyds Bank. While at HSBC he managed a team of 125 employees focusing on sales, training and promotion, and later oversaw 32 branches, consisting of 400 people, in his role as Associate Regional Director for Brazil’s Southern region.

Eduardo holds a B.A. in Economy from the Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo, Brazil and an MBA from the Superior School of Advertising and Marketing, Sao Paulo, Brazil. He has teaching experience at both graduate and post-graduate levels.

He is fluent in Portuguese, English, Hebrew, and Spanish.

     Fredericka Alexander Durand, Compliance Officer

Fredericka has 37 years of banking and a further 8 years of managerial experience– holding senior compliance positions at the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) as well as at the second largest credit union in the Commonwealth of Dominica, Central Co-operative Credit Union (CCCUL). At RBC she was responsible for developing and overseeing client onboarding processes to ensure strict adherence to AML/CFT and KYC guidelines.

During her tenure at the Central Credit Union, Fredericka introduced and implemented policies, procedures and systems to improve compliance in AML procedures for the bank’s cash management operation. At both bank and credit union she provided comprehensive, regular training seminars to all staff members on AML/CFT policies, best practices and procedures.

Fredericka represented CCCUL as a committee member of the Dominica National Risk Assessment Team (a subcommittee of the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force), established to investigate and create greater AML awareness in the Commonwealth of Dominica and to review the current policies for more stringent measures against money laundering.

She is a graduate from The University of the West Indies with an MBA in Management Studies. In her spare time, she is a motivational speaker.