Muhammad Rizwan Khan, FICA was recognized for his dedication to the anti-financial crime field. Khan has achieved several compliance certifications from ICA International Compliance Association, including ICA Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Crime Compliance, ICA Advanced Certificate in Managing Sanctions Risk, ICA International Diploma in Anti Money Laundering and ICA Specialist Certificate in Money Laundering Risk in Correspondent Banking. He is currently a student at the University of Oxford Saïd Business School and is enrolled in their diploma in the organizational leadership program.
Rizwan is currently the “Associate Partner” for the multinational firm “AJMS Global Consulting” role, he is tasked with implementing best practices for detecting and preventing financial crime. AJMS Global is a boutique consulting firm specializing in providing niche consulting proposition to its clients in the area of Tax, Risk, Compliance, IFRS advisory and Digital Transformation Advisory.
He also 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, E4M (Economics for Managers), Leadership Principles and Essential of Management.
Rizwan 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 Associate Partner in Compliance advisory in AJMS Global Consulting in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Rizwan 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.
Rizwan has vast experience in AML and counter-terrorist financing. He is a 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 has written articles that have been 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.