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Presidency

The MENAFATF Plenary elects from amongst its members; the President and Vice President with expertise in the areas of combating money laundering and terrorist financing who will remain in the position for one year, provided that the President and Vice President are not from the same country.

The current President for 2017 is H.E. Talal Ali AL-SAYEGH, The Chairman of the Kuwaiti Financial Intelligence Unit (KwFIU) and President of the National Committee for AML/CFT (State of Kuwait), The current Executive Secretary is Mr. Alwaleed ALSHEIKH from Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Secretariat is headquartered in the Kingdom of Bahrain.


President

  • H.E. Talal Ali AL-SAYEGH

    H.E. Talal Ali AL-SAYEGH

    President

    H.E. Talal Ali AL-SAYEGH, The Chairman of the Kuwaiti Financial Intelligence Unit (KwFIU) and President of the National Committee for AML/CFT (State of Kuwait), The President of MENAFATF.

  • Former Presidents

    Sh_Fahad_Al_Thani
    H.E. FAHAD FAISAL AL-THANI
    2016, Qatar
    H.H. Marwan Bin Turki Al Said
    H.H.MARWAN BIN TURKI AL SAID
    2015, Oman
    DR. ALI MUHSIN ISMAIEL - Iraq
    DR. ALI MUHSIN ISMAIEL
    2014, Iraq
    DR. ABDULBASIT TURKI SAID
    DR. ABDULBASIT TURKI SAID
    2014, Iraq
    MR. ISAMELDIN ABDELGADIR ELZIEN - Sudan
    MR. ISAMELDIN ABDELGADIR ELZIEN
    2013, Sudan
    DR. ABDULRAHMAN ALKALAF - KSA
    DR. ABDULRAHMAN ALKALAF
    2012, KSA
    MR. ABDENOUR HIBOUCHE - Algeria
    MR. ABDENOUR HIBOUCHE
    2011, Algeria
    MR. ABDELMADJID AMGHAR - Algeria
    MR. ABDELMADJID AMGHAR
    2011, Algeria
    MR. SAMIR BRAHIMI - Tunisia
    MR. SAMIR BRAHIMI
    2010, Tunisia
    MR. ABDULRAHMAN ALBAKER - Bahrain
    MR. ABDULRAHMAN ALBAKER
    2009, Bahrain
    MR. ABDULRAHIM ALAWADI - UAE
    MR. ABDULRAHIM ALAWADI
    2008, UAE
    2007 - DR. UMAYYA TOUKAN - Jordan
    DR. UMAYYA TOUKAN
    2007, Jordan
    2006 - MR. MAHMOUD ABDELLATIF - Egypt
    MR. MAHMOUD ABDELLATIF
    2006, Egypt
    2005 - DR. MUHAMMAD BAASIRI - Lebanon
    DR. MUHAMMAD BAASIRI
    2005, Lebanon