Ms. Safeya Hashim AlSafi

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Ms. Safeya Hashim AlSafi

Director of the Anti-Money Laundering Department
Ministry Of Economy


Safeya AlSafi is the Director of Anti Money Laundry Department at Ministry of Economy (MOE) since 2020. . Safeya is also UAE’s FATF Expert member on supervision and preventive measures, presenting UAE in FATF plenary sessions and other international AML/CFT engagement activities.


She has more than 10 years of experience in banking sector, and she handled several managerial positions in banking industry. During her professional career, she established many departments such as the AML department in Ministry of Economy and Private Banking Division in Emirates Islamic Bank.


During her career she was a member of The National Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Financing of Terrorism and Financing of Illegal Organizations Committee and some of its subcommittees; such as Sub-Committee of Supervisory Authorities in UAE, Sub-Committee for Money Laundering Crimes Investigative Authorities in UAE, Sub-Committee for National Risk Assessment of Money-Laundering, Terrorism Financing and Illegal Organizations Financing Risks in UAE, and The Sub-Committee for Combatting the Financing of Terrorism and the Financing of Illegal Organizations and the Financing of Proliferation in UAE. She is also an Assistant Chairman of the Sub-Committee of Companies Registrars in UAE.


Safeya is a Master degree holder in Islamic Economics and Wealth Management from Zayed University and she have a professional diploma in innovation & Government accelerators in future design industry from Hamdan bin Mohamed Smart University.


She has two professional certificate from Chartered Institute For Securities & Investment which are certified in international certificate in wealth & investment and the other one is certified in international intro. to securities &investment


Safeya has an active voluntary life since 2006. She is a board member of Emirates Down Syndrome Associate since 2018 and selected as a Treasurer