Honourary Members

Honourary Membership in CIFA is conferred on professionals who have distinguished themselves in the field of Forensic Accounting and associated practices, as leaders and exemplars in their own rites.


Accredited Financial Investigator, Counterfeit Expert
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Senneth Martin Joseph was born at L’Esterre on the Island of Carriacou a dependency of Grenada on September 17, 1965. He received his primary education at the L’Esterre R.C. School.

He went on to the Bishop’s College and Hillsborough Secondary School in Carriacou then to the T.A. Marryshow Community College, then Grenada Technical and Vocational College , where he studied the science of plumbing and top the class and was awarded a scholarship to go to Malaspina College in Canada but was cancelled due to the self destruction of the revolution.

From there he became a member of the Royal Grenada Police Force in 1985 to present. During his stay at the Force he has pursued a number of educational achievements.

  • 1992 obtain a Diploma in Police Sciences from Penn Foster College USA.
  • 1997 became an accredited Financial Investigator by, CALP.
  • 1998 received a Certificate of Merit in accounting in Business Management from Cambridge International College UK.
  • 2000 obtain a Bachelors of Arts degree in legal studies from Americus university , USA.
  • 2001, An avid individual, Mr. Senneth Joseph formed the Financial Intelligence Unit in Grenada at a period when Grenada was blacklisted and the unit did not have the backing of any statute.
  • 2001 obtain a certificate in Global Economic Crime from the FBI Academy USA.
  • 2006 became a Certified Criminal Analyst by the (IALEA).
  • 2007 obtained a certificate in Criminology from the T.A. Marryshow Community College Grenada
  • 2007 Granted the designation CFE by the reagents of the ACFE in USA.
  • 2008 obtained a Bachelors of Law with second class honours from the University of Wolverhampton UK.
  • 2009 obtained a Diploma in advance management from the New Mexico Academy USA. That same year I served as a member of the Anti Money Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism Commission Grenada.
  • 2010 became a Certified Counterfeit Expert by De La Rue UK, during the same year served as deputy chair of the CFATF working group on the changing of the FATF recommendations; deputy chair of the working group on the accreditation of Financial Investigators, and was instrumental in assisting in the drafting of FATF recommendations 12 and 17.
  • 2012 studied Law of Finance with the University of London on specializing in corruption, specializing in Money laundering, specializing in Insider Trading and specializing in fraud manipulation.
  • 2013 studied Legal Practice Course at the University of Law at Birmingham UK

I worked as a detective for over twenty years with over thirty two years of law enforcement experience, assisting in the preparation of the anti money laundering guidelines and the drafting of the FIU Act 2012. These are not limited to working as the Head of the FIU, head of Fraud Squad, part time lecturer and now prosecutor for the Royal Grenada Police Force.