Prior to his appointment with the Commission, Cherno Jallow QC served as Attorney General of the BVI from 1999 to 2007. Prior to that, he served as Parliamentary Counsel in the Attorney General's Chambers from 1995 to 1999. Mr. Jallow played an instrumental role in the development of a number of financial services and related legislation, including the Financial Services Commission Act, 2001 which formally established the Financial Services Commission. He is a member of the Gambia and BVI Bar Associations.
- Master of Laws (Legislative Drafting and Public Law), 1994
- Certificate in Legislative Drafting, 1989
- Bachelor of Laws (Hons), 1988