Rizwan Khan, MICA

Industry expert

Rizwan Khan, MICA

Rizwan Khan, MICA

Aldahab Exchange Head of Compliance

Mr. Rizwan Khan, CAMSFCI, CFCS, ICA Dip (AML). MICA has contributed in the anti-money laundering (AML) for last 2 decades and relies on his vast policing experience when speaking to various groups. He is one of the innovators of the RCMP’s Proceeds of Crime Program. He is associated with ACFCS as editorial task force member and same time active member of compliance best association ICA (International Compliance Association) London and completed combating financial crime from CISI, UK. He has also accomplished International Cyber Certified Professional certificate from CYBINT-USA. He completed Disruptive Strategy course from world best university Harvard Business School with “Clayton Christensen” for Harness the power of Disruptive innovation to craft winning strategies.

Khan’s desire to help others while sharing knowledge on how to implement best practices to detect and prevent all financial crimes—and turn small opportunities for learning into big chances for growth—culminated in his current position as Chief Compliance Officer for Financial institute based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

RK believes that in order to be a professional who makes a difference in the lives of strangers, in the job and the field, anti-money laundering (AML) officers must work in true partnership with the business lines—not at odds with them. This must occur in a system where profits do not overshadow proper controls and where generators of a firm’s revenue value compliance input and insight.

He is true compliance professional with a focus on financial crime and independent money laundering reviews for the money services business industry and banks. His expertise also includes independent reviews and investigations, threat/risk assessments, domestic and international training, mentorship, expert testimony and AML program development. Khan articles published in numerous academic international compliance forums and he is recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on the subject. His articles on money laundering are much appreciated by the AML community and compliance professionals most prominently he wrote an article for culture of compliance and introduce a new EDD template to banking industry for ACFCS- USA.


  • Member Spotlight “Muhammad Rizwan Khan” in ICA London
  • Awarded as Professional for the Month JULY 2019 “ACAMS” WORLDWIDE”
  • Selected as KEY note speaker E-Crime (London) conference Abu Dhabi
  • Selected as Panel Speaker Group Discussion “ACAMS MENA Conference 2018”   
  • "Respondent Banks strategies to establish Correspondent relationship Article Published in ACFCS for “Culture of Compliance”
  • Nominated as ACFCS (Association of Financial Crime Specialist) Editorial Task Force Member

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