Abbas A. Bou Diab

Abbas Bou Diab is an Executive Manager- Head of Compliance & AML at BLOM Bank Qatar LLC since November 2008, a bank licensed by the Qatar Financial Centre Authority and regulated by the Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority. He has 36 years working experience, among which 9 years in one of the international audit firms, Deloiite & Touche-Lebanon, in addition to 27 years in the banking sector. Abbas holds BBA Degree in Business Administration from the American University of Beirut (July 1987) and a master’s degree in business administration from the Lebanese American University (July 1997). Abbas has also a Certified Anti- Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) since 2006 and a professional member of the ACAMS association. Abbas was an editor and member of the Arabic CAMS Exam Task Force who assisted in ensuring the translation quality of the CAMS Guide from English into Arabic.