William C. Malone

William C. Malone

William C. Malone was born in the central Newfoundland town of Buchans and grew up in Mount Pearl. He attended St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, graduating in 1987 with a bachelor of business administration degree. In 1988, he joined the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and served in the provinces of New Brunswick, Ontario, and Newfoundland and Labrador before retiring in January of 2015. During his tenure in the RCMP, he worked in the areas of organized crime, national security, proceeds of crime, counterterrorism, and international peacekeeping. On several occasions he also represented Canada as a law-enforcement expert with the Financial Action Task Force, the Asia Pacific Group, the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force, and the World Bank. Throughout his career in policing, he received a number of honours and recognition, including: Operational Service Medal Expedition—Africa; RCMP Twenty-Five-Year Long Service Medal; Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal; Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal; Operational Service Medal Southwest Asia—Afghanistan; UN Mission in Haiti; and the Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal.

In April of 2016, after a long career in policing, he began work with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) as an anti–money laundering expert to help mentor and train law enforcement and judicial authorities in Southern Africa to combat wildlife and environmental crime on the African continent. In 2018, after two years with the UNODC, William C. Malone began working with Verafin as an anti–money laundering, financial crime industry expert.He is married to Nola Noseworthy, and they live in St. John’s with their four daughters.

Author photo by Chris LeDrew