MENA FCCG

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Member Banks

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank

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Al Baraka Banking Group

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Arab Bank

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BANK ABC, Bahrain

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Bank Audi

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Bank Muscat

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Boubyan Bank

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Commercial Bank of Qatar

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Emirates NBD

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Mashreq Bank

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National Bank of Egypt

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National Bank of Kuwait

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Union of Arab Banks

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Strategic Partner

David Shepherd, CAMS

Head of Market Development, Risk (Middle East & North Africa)

Secretary General, MENA Financial Crime and Compliance Group

Thomson Reuters is the Strategic Partner for the MENA FCCG Group. They are represented by David Shepherd, who is the General Secretary of the MENA FCCG Group. David is also the Head of Market Development – Risk (Middle East & North Africa) at Thomson Reuters, who is responsible for the market strategy for the Thomson Reuters Risk Division in MENA.

He is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), who also holds a Diploma in Financial Crime and Compliance and brings over 10 years experience in Risk. He recently completed the MIT Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Executive course, with application for the Financial Crime industry.

He specialises in areas such as Ultimate Beneficial Ownership, Adverse Media, Sanctions and Watch List Data as well as legislation including FCPA, UK Bribery Act and global AML and KYC standards.

David has extensive market experience having worked with prominent Financial Institutions, Governments and Multinational Companies both in Europe and across the Middle East and North Africa. He has been based in MENA in the Dubai Head Office since joining Thomson Reuters in 2013.

Antoine Hobeiche

Strategic Advisor

Advisor of the Union of Arab Banks

Strategic Advisor MENA Financial Crime Compliance Group

Mr. Antoine Hobeiche is the Advisor of the Union of Arab Banks. He is also the Managing Partner of React-Adapt-Lead Consulting, a Canadian-MENA consulting firm that has proven expertise in enhancing some of the biggest private & public sector organizations. He has more than 20 years’ experience in advising government agencies, central banks, banks and other non-financial service providers. Antoine won in 2007 the World Quality Award in Paris- France, in 2008, the Global Crown Award in London- United Kingdom and in 2011, was nominated for the Diamond Award New York-USA. He holds a dual degree in business administration and human resources from Molson Business School, Canada and his specialization is in strategy from Harvard Business School, USA. Antoine is very active in the international community being a prominent speaker for many organizations such as the United Nations and the OECD. Antoine also serves as the advisor of the World Union of Arab Bankers.