Mr. Hamad Ali AlHiddi is currently the Head of Risk Management, Compliance and MLRO at Bahrain Middle East Bank B.S.C (“BMB” or the “Bank”), and he is also a Board member at B.M.B Property Services W.L.L (“BMBPS”), a locally incorporated subsidiary of Bahrain Middle East Bank.
Mr. AlHiddi joined the Bank in late December 2017 as the Head of Risk Management Department and took on the additional roles over the time like overseeing legal coordination. In Q3 2021, Mr. AlHiddi was appointed by the Bank and approved by the Central Bank of Bahrain to head the Compliance function and appointed as MLRO in addition to his role of heading of Risk Management Department.
He brings with him over 15 years of professional banking experience specializing in the field of Risk Management, Compliance and Anti-Money Laundering in both conventional and Islamic banking. He holds a Master’s degree in business administration specializing in finance and he is a holder of an Associate PRM Certificate, which is a risk management professional certificate issued by the Professional Risk Managers’ International Association (PRMIA). Besides his extensive formal education, he has also undergone intensive professional training in banking and finance covering the various facets of risk management and Compliance in retail banking, wholesale banking, asset management, investments (equities, fixed income, funds, private equity, etc.) and brokerage.
Prior to joining BMB, Mr. AlHiddi served as the Head of Risk Management, Compliance and MLRO at Bank of Khartoum International (Bahrain branch), he handled the risk management functions at SICO Investment Bank and in the early part of his career he served in the Risk Management & Compliance Department at Gulf Finance House and in the Credit Department at Kuwait Finance House in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Mr. Hamad Ali AlHiddi
Senior Vice President, Head of Risk Management, Compliance and MLRO
Member of the Executive Management Committee (“EMC”)
Board Member at BMB Property Services W.L.L.