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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 2020 is H.E. Mr. Ahmed Said KHALIL, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Unit (EMLCU).


President

H.E. Mr. Ahmed Said KHALIL

H.E. Mr. Ahmed Said KHALIL

President

Mr. Ahmed Said Khalil is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Unit (EMLCU) since 2016. The Executive Regulations of the AML Law specify the mandates of his capacity as Chairman of the Board of Trustees, which includes the supervision of the unit affairs, signing memoranda of understanding with counterpart units abroad, other foreign bodies and relevant international organizations in the field of AML / CFT. He also holds the position of Vice President of the Egyptian Court of Cassation. Besides that, in order to achieve national coordination in the field of combating money laundering, terrorist financing and all relevant fields related to combating corruption and asset recovery, he is a member of some high level committees at the national level such as The National Coordinative Committee for Combating Corruption, which, in turn, undertakes a set of competencies such as supervising the enforcement of the provisions of the United Nations Convention against Corruption, monitoring Egypt's implementation of its international obligations arising from this Convention and other international agreements. Also, he is a member of the National Coordinating Committee for Asset recovery, which is tasked to represent the State in all fora, including foreign courts and international arbitral courts concerned with asset recovery, and to take the necessary legal and administrative procedures in order to detect, track and freeze assets. Also, Mr. Khalil chairs the National Coordinative Committee for Combating Money Laundering, which includes all national stakeholders in the field of combating money laundering with the aim of coordinating national efforts in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing and contributing to the implementation of relevant laws and regulations.

Former Presidents

H.E. Dr. Subhi Musbah ZEED
H.E. Dr. Subhi Musbah ZEED
2019, Libya
H.E. Abdulhafez MANSOUR
H.E. Abdul Hafiz MANSOUR
2018, Lebanon
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