Mr. Yaser Al Hammadi
Head of Compliance and Risk Management & Money Laundering Reporting Officer
Head of Compliance and Risk Management & Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO). Yaser Al Hammadi is heading the Compliance & Risk Management Department and being the Money Laundering Reporting Officer (ML RO), Mr. Al Hammadi is also Secretary to the Board of Directors of Solidarity Bahrain B.S.C. He has 15 years of experience in the banking sector and financial Institutions, and possesses a diversified range of experience in the areas of Compliance, Risk Management, Anti-Money Laundering, Business Development, Operations and Investments. Prior to joining Solidarity, he was the Head of Risk Management and Compliance at Sakana Holistic Housing Solutions B.S.C (c).
Mr. Al Hammadi holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Glamorgan, United Kingdom, a Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Bahrain, an advanced Diploma in Islamic Banking & Finance from BIBF, and he is a certified Insurance Supervisor (CIS Holder). He is also a Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, United Kingdom.
Mr. Al Hammadi is a senior Compliance, Risk Management and AML professional who has successfully designed and implemented effective world class compliance / AML and Risk Management Frameworks based on international best practices and regulatory requirements. His significant recent achievements including the group wide successful implementation of Risk Management ERM Framework and Group Compliance Roadmap. Mr. Al Hammadi is duly approved by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) as Head of Compliance, Risk Management and MLRO.