Key speaker

Ghaith Zubi

UN Security Council 'Sanctions Expert'

Expert at United Nations Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 1267/2253


2012- July 2015
Director of Legal Affairs Directorate at Jordanian Financial Intelligence Unit with 15 years of experience in addressing the countering financing of terrorism and sanctions regime on Al-Qaida & affiliates. Zubi has been a member of the United Nations Security Council Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team, established pursuant to UNSCR 1526 (2004) and 1904 (2009) concerning Al-Qaida, Taliban, and associated individuals & entities, with a long field experience in counter terrorism, and related legal challenges.  


1997 to 2012
Jordanian General Intelligence Department (GID) Chief of Counter-Terrorism Center, oversaw a large budget and numerous programs in Cyber Terrorism operations and Countering Financing of Terrorism.


Through the AML/CFT Unit membership in the National Technical Committee for the Implementation of Security Council resolutions 1267 (1999) and 1373 (2001), which supervises and monitor National efforts in CFT & freezing assets of sanctioned individuals and entities, as a committee Deputy Chair, Zubi developed the capacity to coordinate all national capabilities and measures to strengthen the Jordanian implementation of UN Security Council 1267/2253 Sanctions regime.