Head of Compliance

Cyril is a CAMS and CISI Professional Certified AML/Compliance & Risk Management professional and an MBA postgraduate. He has joined Alarabi Investments as Head of Compliance and MLRO and will be primarily responsible for regulatory compliance (including AML/KYC), conflicts management, quality assurance and general legal compliance. 

With over 12 years of experience in Financial Institutions in India and UAE which includes multinational banks like JP Morgan Chase, Northern Trust. He brings along with him strong experience in Regulatory Compliance and Anti Money Laundering/CFT. He is authorized by the Regulators in the region such as Central Bank of UAE, DFSA, and SCA to exercise and perform the duties as a Compliance Officer and MLRO. He specializes in Fraud Investigation, Sanctions screening, Risk Management, World Compliance Checks, Client Onboarding and mitigating risks related to compliance and AML.

Cyril has lead and managed various compliance projects. He was involved in successful implementation and completion of Automated Compliance Monitoring system as per the Central Bank of UAE. He also played a major role in the successful completion of the UCC Project, thereby securing banks lien on the various collateral pledged and putting proper controls in place. He was awarded for successful implementation of Fircosoft (Transition from MTS system to Fircosoft) Compliance Monitoring System which aligned has per business requirement and added a lot of value to the compliance function.