The founder of GFBI is renowned for his integrity and credibility in the field of fighting financial crime. Prior to establishing GFBI, he established a new business line for Ernst & Young in the Middle East & North Africa. Following his success, and only two years after launching the new business, he was promoted to Partner at the age of 36; one of the youngest ever Partners globally.
He is a credible, trusted name in the field of fighting financial crime; he is an expert in difficult and complex matters including anti-money laundering. His strategic advice and analysis are continuously sought by authorities, the private sector, intergovernmental organisations, international development agencies and NGOs as well as major media outlets.
He is a Chemical Engineer with a Canadian Masters degree in Business and Sustainability. He has more than 20 years of experience working in North America, Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. He has had unique exposure to best global practices providing strategic services to leading multinationals, including Fortune 500 companies in North America, Europe and the Middle East, please see the table below for some selected examples:
He has also provided strategic advice to law enforcement and various departments in the United Nations as well as NGOs.