Mr. Adeel Mirza

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Mr. Adeel Mirza

Head of AML & KYC Unit
Arab Bank for Investment & Foreign Trade (Al Masraf)


Adeel is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist and Certified Blockchain & KYC Professional & Cryptocurrency Auditor with 16+ years of experience working with various financial institutions including banks (Islamic and conventional), money service business, investment companies, asset management companies and tele-communication company having proven track record and steady advancement on the professional hierarchy ladder. Adeel is well versed with the AML and Sanctions, local and international, regulatory requirements and have keen interest in GDPR Data Protection requirements.

Adeel has hands on experience of implementing AML & regulatory compliance framework and leading the transformation projects.

Adeel has been associated with prestigious institutions like Meezan Bank ltd, Protiviti Middle East Member Firm, Commercial Bank of Dubai, Delma Exchange, Noor Bank. He currently serves as Head of AML & KYC Unit for the Arab Bank for Investment & Foreign Trade (Al Masraf) in the UAE.

Adeel regularly speak in public and private events e.g. trainings, conferences, meetings, webinars, etc.

Adeel country experience includes UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kenya & Pakistan