Commissioners

Chairman Mapp 2018 cropped version

 Chairman Cheryl-Ann Mapp is a practicing member of the Bermuda Bar with 30 years’ experience providing legal and compliance services on a wide range of complex regulatory issues. She heads Island Legal Outsourcing Solutions a regulatory compliance practice which provides outsourced independent legal, compliance and governance services within Bermuda and the Caribbean.

Mrs. Mapp has held key leadership roles as general counsel, compliance manager, and compliance consultant and has been engaged to support professional firms, financial services companies, government and private entities grappling with practical and policy issues in anti-money laundering/anti-terrorism financing, regulatory compliance, governance, risk, privacy, and business continuity. She has served the local community in leadership roles on various government boards and industry groups and in the non-profit sector.

Deputy Comm Hall Bean 2018 cropped versionCommissioner Judith Hall-Bean, a member of the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission also serves on the Juvenile Panel, the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board, and is a member of the following Boards:

     • The Family Centre
     • The Bermuda Red Cross
     • Outward Bound
     • Trustee, The Bermuda Fine Art Trust
     • The Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Trust

Commissioner Hall-Bean was employed as a Civil Servant with the Bermuda Government for almost forty-nine years during which she held several administrative, supervisory and management positions. Judith served in such senior management positions as the Director of Personnel Services, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, and the Director of Tourism. Her final position, from which she retired in September 2013, was Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Deputy Head of the Civil Service).

Her primary duties as Deputy Head of the Civil Service included oversight of all Government Departments. Her main responsibilities included the administrative and management functions related to recruitment, selection, disciplinary matters, retirement and training of all Government employees.

For a number of years Judith served as the Chairperson of the Government Negotiation Team, and as such was directly responsible for employment contract negotiations with the Unions who represent Government Employees. Just prior to her retirement, Judith was the lead Negotiator in employment contract talks with the Bermuda Trade Union Congress.

Judith, therefore, brings a wealth of Public Service management experience to the regulatory functions of the Commission.

Comm Tucker cropped versionCommissioner Dennis Tucker was appointed to the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission in February 2015. He is a lifelong Bermudian who has had a distinguished career within the hotel industry of the Island, as well as serving in important public and charitable roles.

Commissioner Tucker currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer & Secretary to the Board of Trustees of the Hotel Pension Trust Fund. Prior to this, he had a long and noteworthy career in the hotel industry on the Island. Mr. Tucker entered the hotel business in the early 1960s, learning the business from the ground up. He joined the Sonesta Beach Resort in 1976 as a Chief Accountant, and by the late 1980s had become the Resort’s Hotel Manager. In 1998 he was appointed as the Managing Director of the Resort, a position he held until 2003. During his tenure at the Sonesta, he developed a wide-ranging set of skills including finance, marketing, labour relations, and general management. Others have often sought these skills out and Commissioner Tucker is often approached to sit on Boards for both private and public entities on the Island.

During his hotel career Commissioner Tucker also participated in industry-wide functions serving in multiple positions for the Bermuda Employers Council and the Bermuda Hotel Association. In government, he has distinguished himself serving on such bodies as the Premier’s Task Force on Employment, on committees for the Department of Tourism, advising the Ministry of Finance, and serving in the Bermuda Senate.

Dennis has also exhibited his philanthropic soul throughout his life in Bermuda. This includes an active participation in the Bank of Bermuda Foundation and as President of the Sandy’s Rotary Club. Commissioner Tucker lives in Southampton, Bermuda, with his wife of 47 years, JoAnne.

Commissioner Smith 2018 cropped versionCommissioner Jonathan D. Smith served as the Commissioner of Police. He works in the private sector as co-owner of a leading off-site records storage company, a secure document destruction and IT asset disposal company, property management and real estate development companies. He is a member of the Telecommunications Commission and the Broadcasting Commission. He previously served as a Government Senator, member of the Public Service Commission, Defence Board, Immigration Board and Trustee of the National Sports Centre.

He has considerable leadership, management, and security-sector related experience and trained at the Bramshill Staff College in the UK and the Canadian Police College. His considerable experience with intelligence, security services, and law enforcement was derived from relationships, training and work with CIA, FBI, DEA and Metropolitan Police. He served as Chairman of the Emergency Measures Organisation, co-chair of the joint UK-USA White Collar Crime Investigative Team in Miami; Chairman of the Firearms Working Group for the UK Caribbean Overseas Territories and as an executive member and 2nd VP of the Association of Caribbean Commissioners of Police.

During his tenure as Commissioner, the BPS underwent five years of expansion, a successful external inspection, creation of the first Police Support Units, Community Beat Officers, the first Operational Community Policing Strategy and an increased firearms capability.

His interests include politics, economics, social and military history. He has written two books; ‘In the Hour of Victory,’ of which the documentary film adaption won two major International Film Festival awards; and, ‘Island Flames,’ which was the best-selling book in Bermuda for two years. A third book, ‘Black & Blue,’ is being written.

He was awarded the OBE for this service to law enforcement. He holds a BSc. in Management from the University of Maryland and a Diploma in Criminology and Police Studies from the University of Cambridge, UK. He is divorced with three adult sons.

Commissioner Reece 2018 cropped versionCommissioner Reece is an independent compliance consultant with over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry. He has held senior compliance and finance positions at major banks and other financial institutions in Bermuda. Daniel is a qualified accountant and holds the Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designation from the American Institute for CPCU.

Commissioner Reece's responsibilities included budget preparation, financial analysis, and reporting, conducting risk assessments (business, reputational, country, regulatory etc.), performing Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) duties and reporting to relevant stakeholders including Senior Management, Board of Directors and Regulators.

Commissioner Reece also has extensive knowledge in reviewing and creating compliance policies and procedures, independent audits, transaction monitoring (including implementation of systems), regulatory onsite preparation and follow up, and training at all levels of financial organizations.

As a former police officer, Commissioner Reece has received extensive training in Bermuda, United Kingdom and the USA on all aspects of financial crime. He was also one of the founding members of the Bermuda Service Financial Intelligence Unit, which later became the Financial Intelligence Agency (FIA). Daniel has served on the previous tourism boards that have been responsible for developing Bermuda’s tourism plan.