Mr. Faisal M. Vakassi

Mr. Faisal M. Vakassi

Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) & Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO), Mashreq Bank - Qatar

Biography

A Risk Management & Compliance Professional with over 18 years of global experience within the regulatory compliance and Financial Crime risk management industry, with expertise in financial crime (i.e., Anti-Money Laundering, Combating Terrorism Financing, Fraud, Anti-Bribery & Corruption, and Sanctions) risk assessment, monitoring & testing, investigations, regulatory compliance, reporting, policy/procedure development, and strategic project administration. Core competencies include:

 

  • Credible leadership background in risk and compliance
  • Certified & tech savvy Compliance Specialist
  • Change Management with business acumen
  • Creative and analytical thinking
  • Pragmatic decision-making
  • Expert communication and interpersonal skills
  • Negotiating and influencing skills
  • Effective coordination with stakeholders
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Multilingual (7 languages) and approachable