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Presidency

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 2023 is M. Mohamed-Lemine DHEHBY.

President

M. Mohamed-Lemine DHEHBY

M. Mohamed-Lemine DHEHBY

President

Mr. Mohamed-Lemine DHEHBY is the Governor of the Central Bank of Mauritania (BCM) since March 31. 2022.

Prior to his appointment as Governor, he was Minister of Finance from August 2019 to March 2022.

Before becoming Minister of Finance, he held several positions all related to his main areas of expertise: (Public Finance, acroeconomics, International Finance, Business Cycle and Forecasting).

He was successively Director of the Treasury on three occasions, Director in charge of the Cadastre (National Land Registry) and Domaine (Government Real Estate Assets), Director in charge of Economic Cooperation, Director of forecasting and Economic analysis; macroeconomic.

He was also Consultant at the Mauritanian Center for Policy Analysis and for many years and the Head of the Studies Department at the Budget Department.

Mr. DHEHBY holds a PhD from the University of Nice (France) in Economics and he received a dual degree (bachelor and master) from University of Nouakchott in Economics and English literature

Former Presidents

H.E. Dr. Jawhar NFISSI
H.E. Dr. Jawhar NFISSI
2022, Morocco
H.E. Mr. Ahmed Said KHALIL
H.E. Mr. Ahmed Said KHALIL
2020-2021, Egypt
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