Tarek Howayek

Regional Head of Compliance Policy & Oversight

Tarek has more than 16 years of experience in banking, his mixed background and experience in core banking business and compliance keeps him eager to achieve effective risk management and improve customer experience. Tarek has extensive experience in analyzing regulations, policy writing and overseeing the effectiveness of the compliance framework.


He is passionate about continuous learning and technology to improve the capabilities of the compliance professionals to achieve effective and efficient risk management.

Tarek holds a Master of Science in Management from the University of Liverpool – UK, in addition to a number of professional certificates in compliance and other areas. He is married with one daughter and enjoys reading, running and scuba-diving.