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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 2018 is H.E. Abdul Hafiz MANSOUR, The Vice Chair for EGMONT Group.


President

  • H.E. Abdulhafez MANSOUR

    H.E. Abdul Hafiz MANSOUR

    President

    H.E. Abdul Hafiz MANSOUR was appointed as the Secretary General of the Special Investigation Commission (SIC), the FIU of Lebanon on June 1st 2010. He was elected in July 2017, for the second time as the Egmont MENA Regional Representative and Vice Chairman for the Egmont Group.

    Before joining the SIC, he held senior managerial positions including Chairman – General Manager, and Board Member of banking, insurance, investment, and real estate investment companies. The most recent were Chair of Board Audit Committee in 3 banks in Lebanon and Board Member of Solidere (Beirut Central District Reconstruction Company).

    For intermittent periods, Mr. Mansour held advisory positions to their excellences the Prime Ministers and Minister of Finance of Lebanon.

    He started his career life in public accounting working for Arthur Anderson, and Deloitte. Later on he worked with the Banking Control Commission of Lebanon.

    He was a lecturer in finance, accounting and auditing at the American University of Beirut, and was a technical trainer in Deloitte regional training programs.

    Mr. Mansour’s educational background combines both business and law. He earned his MBA and BBA from the American University of Beirut, and his LLB from Alexandria University and Beirut Arab University.

    He is a CAMS and a founding member of the Lebanese Certified Public Accountants Association (LCPA).

    On social responsibilities, Mr. Mansour is member of the Board of Trustee of the American Community School at Beirut, and Member of the Board of Trustees of the Makassed Philanthropic Association in Lebanon.

  • Former Presidents

    Talal Ali AL-SAYEGH
    H.E. Talal Ali AL-SAYEGH
    2017, Kuwait
    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