Rasheed A. Alanesi, CAMS, CPA—Sana’a, Yemen

Rasheed A. Alanesi is the assistant general and compliance manager at Yemen Kuwait Bank and the head of the Compliance Committee of Yemen Bank Association. He is a member of the National Committee for anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CTF) and a member of the Risk Assessment team in Yemen.

Alanesi holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from Sana'a University. He is also a member of the Yemeni Association of Certified Public Accountants and he became a certified public accountant in 2002.

His career began as a bank inspector at the Central Bank of Yemen before moving to Crédit Agricole Bank—Yemen, where he held various positions (internal auditor, risk manager and inspection manager). In August 2005, he joined CAC Bank as the compliance manager until November 2009.

In addition, he was the executive manager as well as one of the founders of CAC Islamic Finance from 2009 to 2010 and he is the head of the Yemeni Organization, where he supports AML/CTF efforts.

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