Mabrur Ahmed joined the outsourcing team in the DIFC in 2021. Mabrur has a strong background in AML and CTF and is experienced in providing analysis and testing on conduct and financial crime systems and controls. Mabrur’s experience extends to AML, KYC, CDD and EDD and he is experienced in both first and second line of defence.
Mabrur provides compliance support to new and existing businesses within the DIFC and the ADGM. Mabrur assists consultants to support firms with their day-to-day compliance requirements, including customer screening and onboarding.
Previously, Mabrur spent more than nine years with Barclays in London. Mabrur’s career at Barclays began as Relationship Manager before moving into compliance-based roles. Mabrur’s final role at Barclays was as AVP, Compliance Assurance where he conducted and led financial crime (risk) assurance reviews across multiple Barclay’s entities. In this role Mabrur carried out detailed research and gap analysis to mitigate financial crime risk, conducting effectiveness assessments to evaluate procedural and operational processes and liaising, where necessary, with the UK’s FCA.
In 2018 Mabrur acquired his International Compliance Association (“ICA”) Diploma in AML.
Recent work includes: