About the ECOFEL

The Egmont Centre of FIU Excellence and Leadership

The ECOFEL has been created as an engine and hub to further assist Financial Intelligence Units as they strive towards excellence and leadership. The ECOFEL has been active since April 2018. It is fully integrated in the Egmont Group and located within the Egmont Group Secretariat in Canada.


The ECOFEL’s vision is to position, and promote FIUs within their national systems as well as internationally.


The ECOFEL aims to:

  • Share expertise and best practice amongst FIUs;
  • Build networks within the AML/CFT community of professionals;
  • Introduce new and innovative tools for FIU operations and development;
  • Strengthen cooperation with international partner organizations;
  • Empower FIUs to position themselves domestically and internationally as leaders.