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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
August 29, 2017

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Mohamed Megahed


Permanent resident in the United States

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Senior Financial Regulator and Auditor

Financial Analysis Regulatory Compliance Risk Management

Experienced Financial Regulatory leader with expertise in all facets of financial compliance analysis, financial regulations, and risk management having reviewed and supervised more than 30 banks in Qatar and Egypt. Skilled in collaborating with regulatory teams and internal bank employees to conduct efficient and effective financial regulation audits, analyze findings, develop creative solutions, and implement necessary actions to ensure successful outcomes. Proven ability to manage full-scale regulatory solution, risk management, internal controls, and corporate governance implementations and monitoring.

Banking Supervision

Risk Management

Regulatory Compliance

Financial Analysis

CAMS certified.

Certified Bank Auditor

Basel II & III

Asset and Liability Management

Information Security

Financial Auditing

Solution Implementation


Career Achievements

Created employee manual and procedures for onsite inspection and offsite surveillance within banking supervision department in Qatar Central Bank

Key player in the development of Basel II & III in Qatari banks

Large contributor to committee overseeing business continuity planning in Qatari banks

QCB representative at GCC committee on banking supervision for drafting and issuing credit risk principles

Member of team that supervised implementation of IFRS 9 within Qatari banks

Issued new framework for E-banking regulations for Qatari banks

Nominated by Qatar Central Bank to participate in drafting and issuing national information security strategy for the financial sector.

Significant contributor in drafting and issuing of corporate governance rules and regulations

Nominated by the QCB Governor as key person for the capacity building of new supervisors

Professional Experience

QATAR CENTRAL BANK, Doha, Qatar December 2000– November 2006 and October 2008 - Present

Senior Supervisor, Banking Supervision Department

Examine, report and monitor bank compliance to central bank law and regulations, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), Islamic Account Standards (AAOIFI), AML/CFT law and regulations, and best practices

Use QCB risk-based methodology to assess banks, assigning ratings to each, while focusing on Corporate Governance, Risk Management, Asset Quality, Financial Analysis, Transparency, and Earnings Sensitivity

Develop, implement, and monitor Credit, Market, Liquidity, and Operational Risk Management practices

Analyze and interpret complex financial data to determine past financial performance and future probabilities

Communicate departmental reports to senior management

Coordinate with external auditors to ensure compliance with IFRS updates and other related issues

Train the junior staff on various supervisory job aspects

Review investment strategy, policies, and procedures so as to assess the quality of the investment portfolio, its management, monitoring, and evolutions techniques applied

CENTRAL BANK OF EGYPT, Cairo, Egypt June 1993 – December 2000 and December 2006 – October 2008

Examiner, Banking Supervision Department

Participated and led full scope examinations conducted for various banks on the quality of assets, with special focus on loans, investments, and accuracy of financial statements;

Examinations included:

1.Loan portfolio review and quality assessment, adequacy of collateral and loan documentation, borrowers accounts and cash flows, loan administration process, and ensuring the adequacy of provisions

2.Compliance assessment and testing to mandatory regulations

3.Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of bank’s systems of internal controls, risk management, corporate governance, and Management Information Systems (MIS)

4.Preparation of final examination reports submitted to top management of central bank

5.Communicate reports and findings to stakeholders within banks

6.Follow up with bank compliance officers with a plan for corrections

7.Train and educate junior inspectors

Other Professional Experience


Junior Analyst, Credit Department

Junior Staff, Bills Collections Department

Education & Credentials

M.A., Islamic Finance, Qatar Foundation, 2014, GPA: 3.8

Completion of 2 years towards Master’s Degree in Economics Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, 1996

B.A., Accounting, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, 1990

CBA, Certified Banking Auditor, BAI Center for Certification, Chicago, IL 2005

Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist /ACAMS April 2014

Continuing Professional Education

Completion of over 100 courses covering all aspects of Banking Supervision, Risk Management, AML/CFT,

Basel II & III, ICAAP, International Reporting Standards, Trade Finance, and other Banking related topics.

Currently reviewing most recent best practices and standards in Basel 3 and new liquidity framework,


Languages and SKILLS

Arabic: Native Speaker English: Fluent Well organized Self-motivated Detail oriented

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