Hussam Al Abed is an Anti-Money Laundering, Bank Fraud and Security Consultant, Public Speaker and a Leading Trainer in the Banking Industry since August 1995. With expertise on Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, Bank Fraud, Security, and Investigation of Financial Crimes.
He is the advisor to the Association of Banks in Jordan on: "Anti Money Laundering & Combating the Financing of Terrorism, Bank Fraud & Security". Member of the Board of Directors (representing Jordan) and appointed expert to the Arab Federation of Forgery and Counterfeit Control (ARABFC)/Council of Arab Economic Unity (CAEU)/The League of Arab States. A former Advisory Board Member - The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering.
Hussam is an Advisory Board Member of Compliance Alert (www.compliancealert.org). Chairman of Middle East Membership Taskforce - (ACAMS). A member of: Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE); International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators(IAFCI); The International Association for Counterterrorism & Security Professionals (IACSP); Professional Risk Managers' International Association (PRMIA); The American College of Forensic Examiners Institute (ACFEI); The International Association of Crime Analysts (IACA); The White-Collar Crime Research Consortium; The Arab Club For Media & Information Technologies. He is an associate of the Business Crime Bureau (BCB - Kuwait). He's a founder and editor of The Middle East - Bank Security - Newsletter. A founder of The International Anti Fraud Team (IAFT).
Hussam is a writer on White Collar Crime topics in - "The Association of Banks in Jordan" and the "Arab Academy for Banking & Financial Sciences" both magazines. He is also involved in the "Anti- Money Laundering & Terrorist Financing" Training Program, Trainer at the Institute of Banking studies in Jordan and the "Detection of Forgery & Bank Fraud "Training Program, Trainer at the Institute of Banking studies in Jordan.
Organizations that have received training and consulting services included: Banks, Financial Institutions and Law Enforcement Agencies in: Jordan, Dubai, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Libya.
Currently Hussam is the General Manager of "Risk Management Consultants" a firm that provides Anti- Money Laundering & Terrorist Financing and other white collar Crimes Training & Consulting services to Banks and other financial, commercial institutions, and law enforcement (Police, Customs) in The Middle East & North Africa.
Hussam has written numerous articles, research papers and training manuals on topics related to his areas of expertise in money laundering & terrorist financing and other white-collar crimes that were published in newspapers and magazines nationally and on the Web.