Mohamed Adam is a seasoned quality assurance analyst and a financial crime expert with over 20 years of experience in quality control for retail banking products, anti-money laundering (AML/CFT), terrorist financing, security, loan management, and investments. He has advised central bank business models such as financial institution supervision on regulatory compliance and investigating financial fraud, money laundering, in Canada, Africa, and the Middle East. Mohamed also trains and mentors on money laundering risk assessment, risk profiling, and risk management.
As an expert for the Technical Assistance Partnership (TAP) initiative, Mohamed will support the Central Bank of Somalia. The work will include technical assistance to strengthen the capacity of the bank’s staff to supervise AML/CFT compliance requirements in commercial banking and mobile money services and develop and implement a program that supports gender-responsive security-threat reduction and financial inclusion.
Attracted to financial crime projects early in his career and passionate about training bank supervisors, Mohamed’s training focuses on risk assessment and management for compliance, analyzing information, anti-money laundering, and anti-terrorist finances. He has solid experience in planning, data analysis tests, and fraud tracking in all phases of data analytical test testing and money laundering processes, such as placement, layering, and integration.
Mohamed is a Certified Microsoft Technology Specialist, a mentor, and a trainer. He holds an MBA in Management information systems from Hampden-Syd University, USA, a Diploma in .Net Certified Technology Specialist Program from Willis College, Ottawa, Canada, and a Diploma in Computer Science from Collège Informatique du Canada, Montréal, Quebec.