Head of Compliance, Risk and MLRO
• Licensed by the UAE Securities and Commodities Authority as a Compliance Officer and Money Laundering Reporting Officer, Etem Ozdem is Almena Financial Brokers’s Head of Compliance, Risk and MLRO. Prior to joining Almena Financial Brokers, Etem gained significant experience in the risk and regulatory field within the banking and financial services industry with notably key roles at Bank of Jordan in Syria as Internal Auditor (where she also significantly assisted in the establishment process of the bank) and Byblos Bank as Internal Auditor.
• Etem is a holder of a Master’s Degree in Financial Management from The Arab Academy for Banking & Financial Sciences, a Master of Law (LL. M.) at University of Dubai (under completion) with focus on Financial Crimes and Anti-Money Laundering. She is an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Securities & Investment CISI, and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Officer by the Global Academy of Finance and Management GAFM.
• Etem is an Arabic native speaker and is fluent in English.