Group Chief Compliance Officer
Dubai Islamic Bank
Waheed Rathore is a banking professional with over 28 years of multi-geography experience. As Compliance practitioner he has held Regional, Group & Global positions with multinational & local banks including Citibank, ABN AMRO, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank & HBL. He has also headed Banking Supervision at the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) at Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM). He has recently taken up the role of Group Chief Compliance Officer at Dubai Islamic Bank. As a thought leader in the Compliance & Financial Crime space, Waheed has spearheaded green field and turnarounds at the named organizations. He has also been instrumental with the digitalization and innovation transformations in banking. Waheed has diverse exposure to Governance by way of his Institute of Directors (IoD) qualification and held Board positions as Non-Executive Director. He holds MBA from INSEAD and MSc in Finance & Financial Law from University of London as well as Fintech Certification from Oxford University.
Expanding role of banks to address a new and emerging challenges in relation to Financial Crime