Mohamed Daoud

Mohamed Daoud

Business Development Director, Governance, Risk & Compliance, Middle East and Africa (MEA), Refinitiv

About Mohamed

Mohamed Daoud is a strategic leader and seasoned professional with more than 25 years’ experience in the banking and finance sector in the U.S., Europe, Middle East and Africa, with a special focus for the last 18 years in governance, risk and compliance (GRC).

Mohamed is widely experienced in the various domains of risk strategy, including effective corporate governance and reputation risk. He has broad-based international leadership experience across both business and technology management, including strategy consulting, business transformation, operations, and products.

He has expertise in FinTech and RegTech solutions, connecting data intelligence, contents and people. This helps him to identify, assess and monitor regulatory and third-party risks. And he is knowledgeable about anti-money laundering (AML), combating the financing of terrorism (CFT) and the best approach to deploy anti-bribery and corruption (ABC) programs.

Mohamed combines a collaborative approach with thought leadership and solid industry knowledge. This allows him to quickly demystify complex issues by identifying the connections between frameworks, processes and people. He is a leading speaker at conferences, summits, forums and awareness workshops on the topics of governance, compliance, and cultural changes.

Prior joining Thomson Reuters and Refinitiv, Mohamed worked for 10 years with an IBM distributor in the Gulf as the Banking & Finance Practices Leader. Before arriving in the Middle East, for more than 15 years he held executive positions at large international banks in the U.S., UK and Europe across retail, wholesale, and investment banking.

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