Michel Nassif joined ACAMS as Head of Middle East and Africa with a focus on helping clients, companies ACAMS’ resources to address their compliance obligations and align with similar international organizations who are keeping at the forefront of regulatory and industry developments.
Prior to joining ACAMS, Michel held a number of senior commercial positions with Global Compliance and Risk Mitigation, AML & CFT Solutions, and KYC and Specialized Due Diligence firms over the past 18 years. In his most recent position as Chief Commercial Officer at The DataFlow Group in Dubai, the leader in Primary Source Verification, background screening and Immigration Compliance Solutions, he lead a team of 20 Sales, Account Management and MarCom professionals to scale the company’s growth in both core GCC and International Markets.
Prior to DataFlow, Michel was part of the core sales teams of Wealth-X (now part of Euromoney) and World-Check (now part of Refinitiv-Thomson Reuters) where he held positions from strategic services marketing, data intelligence sales, to SaaS sales. Both these companies have become the established leaders in their specialized due diligence fields and have now successfully integrated into larger global organizations that continue to leverage the success and foster further market expansion and distribution of their services. He came to World-Check from the Public Sector where he worked as an Investment Officer for both private and public FDI projects at the Presidency of the Council of Ministers in Lebanon.
Michel earned an MBA in MIS from Concordia University – The John Molson School of Business, in Montreal and a BS in Computer Science Applied to Business from Saint-Joseph University – Université de Lyon.