Saskia Rietbroek

Advisory Board Member

Kem Warner

Advisory Board Member

AL Macdonald

Advisory Board Member

Hossam M. Abd El-Rahman

Founder, Group Chairman & Managing Director



Advisory Board Member

Saskia was the founding Executive Director of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS).

She is president of AML Services International, a money laundering consulting and training firm, and Financial Crime Advisor to Fiserv Inc. She serves on the Advisory Board of ACAMS and formerly Money Laundering Alert. She is frequently quoted, including by the New York Times and Wall Street Journal.



Advisory Board Member

Kem Warner has been working in the financial services sector for over 12 years, mostly in offshore services. He worked with several offshore institutions both in Antigua and Grenada and has held several executive positions to include, Operations Manager, Trust Manager, Private Banking and Business Development Manager and Compliance Officer and Coordinator.

He is a professional member of several organizations to include the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). He is also a member of the Society for Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). He is currently a Director of the newly formed Antigua and Barbuda Association of Compliance Officers and a member of the International Financial Services Provider of Antigua and Barbuda.

He is an advocate on AML training and has conducted several training sessions both locally and internationally. He is also a lecturer and head of the Banking and Finance Department at the Antigua and Barbuda International Institute of Technology and a tutor for the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Savings and Investment program.

Kem holds a fellow in Banking (FICB), he is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS). Recently, he decided to form his own company KAW Management Services Limited, specializing in areas of AML, Anti Fraud, Risk Management and Operations Management Consultancy.

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Advisory Board Member

Al Macdonald is the CEO/Founder of Nominodata – LLC. With over 13 years of experience in the AML Market, Al has architected, project managed and implemented the Anti-Money Laundering systems used by some of the largest financial institutions in the world.

Previously Chief Technical Officer for Regulatory Data Corporation (RDC), RDC filed five patents based on his design and methods.

Prior to RDC, he spent six years at Compliance Data Center/Equifax directing their application development and computer centers. Al also worked in the city of London architecting, marketing and project managing networking computer solutions to financial institutions.




Founder, Group Chairman & Managing Director

Hossam M. Abd El-Rahman is the Group Chairman & Managing Director at Allied Compliance Consultants “ACC”. He is a well-known international consultant, trainer & speaker with more than 26 years of experience in the fields of Public Accounting, Banking, Fraud, Forensics, Financial Crimes, Corporate Governance, Regulatory Compliance, Sharia’h Compliance, Anti-Money Laundering, Counter Terrorism Financing, Internal Control and Business Re-Engineering.

Hossam is also outsourced compliance officer, money laundering reporting officer and internal auditor for many financial institutions in the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC). He is also a financial crimes consultant for many financial and non-financial institutions. Throughout his career; Hossam worked for leading Conventional and Islamic banks in the MENA region where he assumed senior positions. He was Compliance, AML & Fraud Head at Samba Financial Group – Dubai, UAE. Prior to that, he was Compliance Supervisor at Kuwait Finance House – Kuwait. . In addition to 8+ years of extensive public accounting experience in “BIG FOUR” International CPA firms including PriceWaterhouseCoopers & Arthur Andersen.

Over more than two decades, Hossam has provided world-class training and consultancy services for many international organizations, regulators, law enforcement agencies, FIU’s, financial and non-financial institutions world-wide. Few examples are: U.S. Department of Treasury, U.S. Embassies, UAE FIU, 10 Central Banks in MEAA Regions, Police Departments worldwide, most of MEAA Regions banks, in addition to more than 500,000 professional worldwide who have been trained and certified. Hossam uses modern teaching  theories combined with innovative, interactive and creative teaching methods to add value to the learning process and offer unapparelled learning experience.

Hossam is frequently being invited as an expert on TV where he spreads awareness and comments on political, economic and financial happenings and situations. Hossam was interviewed at Dubai TV, City 7 TV, CNBC Arabia and other TV channels about fraud, corruption and money laundering issues in the MENA Region and he commented on the January 25th Egyptian Revolution.

Hossam wrote the Arabic CAMS Exam study Guide, CAMS Supplement Study Guide, CAMS Exam preparation Seminar & CAMS Exam Online training. He is among the pioneers in setting up the Arabic AML terms & definitions. In addition, he wrote many articles and white papers in the areas of AML, Fraud & Financial Crimes that were published in various International professional Magazines.

Hossam is an expert in Islamic Banking and Sharia’h Compliant products; he has been invited as an expert in many international conferences, events and webinars around the globe to present Islamic banking principles, products and the related advantages and challenges faced by Islamic Financial Institutions and Sharia’h Compliant companies.

Hossam is a Certified Public Accountant “CPA”, Certified Fraud Examiner “CFE”, Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist “CAMS”, Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist Financial Crime Investigator “CAMS-FCI”&, Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist Auditor “CAMS-Audit”, Certified Financial Crimes Investigator “CFCI”,  Certified Internal Controls Auditor “CICA”, Certified Fraud Specialist “CFS”, International Legal Arbitrator “ARB”, Certified Due Diligence Professional “CDDP” & Certified Anti-Money Laundering Professional “AMLP”. He received his bachelor’s degree in commerce in accordance with the American Accounting principles & Auditing standards from Cairo University – Accounting major.

Mr. Abd El-Rahman is a member of various professional organizations as follows:

– Certified Member of the Institute of Internal Controls “IIC”

– Certified Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners “ACFE”

– Certified Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Specialists “ACFS”

– Certified Member of the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators “IAFCI”

– Certified Member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist “ACAMS”

– Professional Member of the Association of Certified Financial Crimes Specialists “ACFCS”

– Professional Member of the International Federation of Accountants “IFAC”

– Certified Trainer of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency “SAMA” – Institute of Finance “IOF”, Saudi Arabia

– Certified Trainer by the Capital Market Authority “CMA” – Saudi Arabia

Mr. Abd El-Rahman is a native of Egypt and speaks fluent English and Arabic. He spoke at various regional and international conferences, seminars and workshops worldwide, in addition to providing trainings around the globe in the fields of his experience.

Doaa Al-Saeed


Sohir Mohamed


Ahmed Rehan

Senior Consultant

Mohamed Azeem Memon

Advisory Board Member




Doaa Al-Saeed is the Director of Business development with Allied Compliance Consultants “ACC”.

Doaa has over 26 years of sales and operational management experience in a variety of diverse industries.  She is always pushing the “technology envelope” in her work and finding new and innovative ways to increase sales and revenue.

Doaa is also having a vast experience in the areas of Corporate Governance, Regulatory Compliance, Sharia’h Compliance, Anti-Money Laundering, Counter Terrorism Financing, Fraud, Financial Crime, Accounting, Audit and Internal Control.

Doaa brings in a broad expertise in both Financial and non-Financial fields with extensive experience in retail & investment banking products.

Doaa is trustworthy, hard worker and proactive. She possesses sound work ethics, knowledge, excellent business communication skills, she is self-motivated, pleasant, presentable, multitasked and focused

Doaa attended various trainings and conferences in the areas of her expertise.

Doaa is a graduate of Al-Mansoura University, Faculty of Arts. She speaks fluent Arabic and English.




Sohir Mohamed is a Director & Trainer with Allied Compliance Consultants “ACC” with more than 40+ years of experience in Banking, oil & Gas, Economics and Research. She is a subject matter expert in Regulatory Compliance, Internal Controls and Anti-Money Laundering.

Sohir works closely with the board of directors of the clients to ensure that deliverables presented exceed the clients’ level of satisfaction. She also recruits and provides initial training for all functions of the clients and ensures compliance to the related frame work.

Prior to joining Allied Compliance Consultants, Sohir assumed various senior positions at international banks in the MENA region; she was the head of compliance with Qatar National Bank “QNB – Kuwait, Head of Compliance with Al-Ahli Bank of Kuwait, Head of Reporting with Gulf Bank of Kuwait, Head of Research & Development with Export Development Bank of Egypt “EDBE”, Senior Economic Researcher with the Central Bank of Kuwait and Research Analyst with the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC).

Sohir provides our clients with assessments with a prospective focus or that synthesize information on best practices in addition to assessing Internal control, compliance with legal or other requirements and engaging in financial statements audits for government entities & programs as well as entities that the government has 25% interest or more.

Sohir holds various degrees as follows:

– Diploma in Statistics & Computer Sciences Cepia Institute, Rocquencourt, France,

– Bachelors Degree of Science (Accounting Major) from Cairo University

– French Baccalaureate, Majoring in Mathematics Lycee Du Caire.

Sohir is a professional member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists “ACAMS”

Sohir is a Canadian National and she speaks fluent English, Arabic & French.





Mr. Rehan is a Director of Information Technology, Fraud and Security with Allied Compliance Consultants “ACC”. He has over 24 years of experience in the field of Information Security, Information Systems Audit, Risk Management, Fraud investigations and computer forensics. He has worked on senior positions across global Islamic and commercial banks in Middle East and North Africa. Mr. Rehan has a master degree in Business Administration (MBA) form Maastricht school of business and a B.Sc. degree in computer engineering from Ain Shams University (Egypt).

Mr. Rehan is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). He also has a number of renowned designations from Microsoft, ISACA and CISCO.

His diversified knowledge and expertise combined with a very solid technical background in IT, Information Security and data Analytics have enabled him take necessary initiatives to align this knowledge to the long-term strategies of the organizations he worked with. He is currently working as AGM Head of IT Audit and Fraud Investigations at Burgan Bank.



Advisory Board Member

Mohamed Azeem Memon is ACC Advisory Board Member & Senior Consultant with Allied Compliance Consultants “ACC” with more than 45+ years of experience in Banking, Disaster Recovery. He is a subject matter expert in Regulatory Compliance, Internal Controls and Anti-Money Laundering.

Mohamed Azeem is one of the founding members of ACAMS, Freelancer International Trainer, regular conductor of ‘CAMS Preparation’ examination courses since 2004, regular visiting faculty member at Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (United Arab Emirates) over their Anti-money Laundering –Law, Regulations and best practices courses, holder of ‘Outstanding Member Award’ from ACAMS in 2005 in recognition to devotion to anti Money Laundering. Have participated a sizable number of conferences conducted by ACAMS.

In addition holder of CAMS credential, holder of some prestigious certifications like Certified Anti-Business Continuity Management BCI Diploma (DBCI) from Buckinghamshire New University –UK, as well as Diploma in Business Continuity Planning (DipBCP) from The Institute for Business Continuity Training – USA. Certified BCMS ISO-22301 Lead Auditor from BSI- UK. Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE-USA), Certified Bank Auditor (CBA-USA), Certified Risk Professional (CRP-USA), Certified Investment & Derivative Auditor (CIDA-USA).

George Kurian

Senior Consultant

Hassan Nasser


Sam Ibrahim


Angy Al-Gemayl





Senior Consultant

George Kurian is a Senior Consultant with Allied Compliance Consultants with 30 years of post Chartered Accountancy experience in industry and professional accounting practice, including 15 years work experience in Kuwait in a Big-4/major audit firms in Kuwait. George is responsible for rendering management consultancy services including formulation and implementation of an industry specific, practice oriented and job focused educational project to disseminate knowledge to accounting and finance students and professionals, with aim to increase employability and make the course available in e-learning format for broader reach..

George is an experienced and conscientious professional, willing to assist organizations to achieve its goals ethically, strengthen its internal controls, improve efficiency of operation and pursue CSR activities to make a wider impact in the environment in which they operate. Also willing to make a difference in the lives of aspiring professionals by helping them attain career goals ethically and competently adding value to the organization and public whom they serve.

George is a member of the following Professional Associations:

– Qualified as an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, in May 1984Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in August 1989.

– Qualified as a Certified Public Accountant in first attempt from Colorado, USA in November 2002 scoring 82% aggregate.

– Successfully completed Certification course in Business Valuations conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in April 2009.

– Passed the intermediate examination of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India with first class in June 1987, securing fifth rank in order of merit on all India basis.

– Graduated in commerce from the University of Nagpur, India in 1980.

– Passed the Higher Secondary School Examination (HSSC) in 1976 from Science stream – Maharashtra State Board of Education, India

– Passed the Secondary School examination (SSC) in 1974 in first class (10th standard) from Board of Secondary Education, Maharashtra, India.




Senior Consultant

Hassan is a Senior Consultant of Risk Management & Basel compliance with Allied Compliance Consultants “ACC” with over 45 years of experience. He is a risk management, compliance and anti-money laundering expert, Mr Nasser is a Certified Compliance Officer (CCO), a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and is also certified in Advanced Enterprise Risk Management. He holds an MBA in financial management.

Hassan worked in various positions in the MENA region, including the GCC countries. He was Compliance & Inspection Director with Dubai Multi Commodities Center “DMCC, previously he was the Chief Compliance & Risk Management Officer with Arab International Bank in Egypt, a position that he held for five years. He established the Compliance & Risk Management Units at the bank. He developed and implemented the compliance and risk management policies, procedures and controls. He was also head of the Basel II steering committee, responsible for the necessary restructuring of the bank to be compliant with these international risk-management requirements.

In this capacity, Hassan developed a set of Basel oriented policies in credit, market and operational risks, risk-based auditing and a risk management framework.

Hassan is also an international lecturer & speaker in different banking & commodities topics including risk management (credit, operation & reputation risk), Basel compliance, regulatory compliance, fraud prevention and trade financing.

Mr Nasser is a renowned international speaker and trainer in the following topics:

– Anti-Money Laundering (AML) / Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT)

– Fraud prevention

– Commodities markets, physical and financial

– Responsible sourcing and risk management for supply chains

– Basel Compliance (capital adequacy regulations & directives)

– Risk management with special emphasis on credit and operational risks

– Corporate governance

– Anti-bribery and anti-corruption

Mr Nasser has delivered lectures at various reputed organizations including banks and other financial institutions. He has also conducted trainings through Marcus Evans, IRR and Fleming Gulf.




Sam is a consultant with Allied Compliance Consultants “ACC” with over 15 years of experience. He is a visionary Banker integrating expertise in Strategic Planning & implementation for Revenue Growth, Operations Management, Policy Compliance, streamlining Systems / Processes to optimize Operational Efficiency and mentoring & motivating Team Members to achieve individual & overall Organizational objective.

Sam is an efficient Communicator & an adaptive individual possessing sound Negotiation, Analytical, Problem Solving, and Coordination & Team Management Skills adept in updating latest methodologies and perform in critical situations. Sound knowledge and expertise in all types of lending, wealth management.

Sam is a Stock market graduate from Damascus University. CISI awarded in 2016 from the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.




Angy is a consultant with Allied Compliance Consultants “ACC”. She has a solid background in Legal, Compliance, Anti-Money Laundering fields.

Angy’s background is in Law with her advanced expertise in anti-money laundering laws & regulations, regulatory compliance, corporate law & governance, sports law & sports governance, and Investment laws in Middle East region.

Angy is also studying for an LLM Master of Laws degree from Liverpool John Moores University, focusing on International Corporate Governance & Financial Crimes. She wrote more than 10 articles about different investments sectors in the Middle East region.

Angy is trustworthy, hard worker and proactive. She possesses sound work ethics, knowledge, excellent business communication skills, she is self-motivated, pleasant, presentable, multitasked and focused

Angy attended various trainings and conferences in the areas of her expertise. She is currently pursuing her CAMS certification.

Angy is a graduate of Ain Shams University with an LL.B Degree, she conducted more than 60 legal research based on MENA Region for foreign investors.

Angy speaks both English and Arabic fluently.

Angy’s main roles in ACC:

– Assist in implementing Bank’s AML/CTF Program in relation to correspondent banking.

– Ensure AML/CTF surveillance and due diligence activities are completed and documented in accordance with firm and regulatory expectations.

– Support the AML/CTF Compliance team, serving as an escalation point for potentially suspicious activity and transactions.

– Review suspicious activity and suspicious activity reports.

– Lead change associated with regulatory changes affecting AML/CTF, ensuring firm policies and procedures are up to date.

– Staying current on new laws and regulations.