Mustapha Bouzizoua joined HSBC Private Bank (France) in 2014. He is a financial crimes compliance officer (focusing on anti-money laundering/counter-terrorist financing [AML/CTF], sanctions, and anti-bribery and corruption) within the HSBC Private Bank (France), which provides a wide range of wealth management products and services for high-net-worth and ultra high-net-worth individuals and for both residents and non-residents. He is a financial crimes expert and is passionate about Middle East geopolitics and the financial crimes area (mainly tax havens). In addition, he worked closely for the local regulator’s audits and for the implementation of the global standards in France and he managed several financial crimes compliance key projects.
Bouzizoua has been an active ACAMS member for two years and is scheduled to receive his CAMS certification by mid-2018. He received a finance degree (Master 2) with honors from a leading business school in Paris, a Master 2 with honors in financial risk management from a French university and a university degree in AML/CTF compliance with the highest honors, which was managed by the vice chairman of the ACAMS France Chapter. In addition, Bouzizoua is certified with the International Compliance Association and he is certified with HSBC as an advisor and investigator.