Ivan Philip - Senior Associate at Waystone in United Arab Emirates

      Ivan Philip

      Senior Associate

      United Arab Emirates
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      Ivan Philip joined Waystone in 2020 and in his role as Senior Associate, provides compliance and AML support as part of the Consultancy Team and Projects Team.

      Ivan specialises in KYC and onboarding, transaction monitoring and marketing rules. At Waystone, Ivan acts as Compliance Officer & Money Laundering Reporting Officer for multiple entities within the Abu Dhabi Global Market (‘’ADGM”) and the Dubai International Financial Centre (“DIFC”).

      Prior to joining Waystone, Ivan held roles at Eversheds Sutherland and Khalifa Bin Huwaidan, as well as roles in multinational organizations such as ABB & Stolt Nielsen.

      Ivan holds a Bachelor of Laws with Business – LLB (Hons) from the University of Northumbria, Newcastle and has completed his Legal Practice Course (LPC) from the University of Law, Moorgate, London. 

      Recent work includes:

      • Acting as CO & MLRO for DFSA-authorised firms in the DIFC.
      • Acting as CO & MLRO for FSRA-authorised firms in the ADGM.
      • Reviewing client KYC & onboarding process and conducting enhanced due diligence on high-risk and watchlist applicants.
      • Assisting applicants to obtain DFSA authorisation for different categories.
      • Conducting transaction monitoring with detailed testing of a firm’s systems and controls
      • Providing ongoing AML and compliance support including reviews of firms’ compliance manuals, policies and procedures.
      • Creating marketing policies for clients and reviewing their marketing materials.
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