Amr Rashed is the head of the International Cooperation Dept. at EMLCU. He has been heavily involved in the work of Egmont Group, he was the Vice Chair (2016-2018), Chair (2018-Jan 2020) and currently Vice Chair of the Training and Technical Assistance Working Group in the Egmont group of Financial Intelligence Units and he, as a steering committee member, oversaw the establishment of Egmont Group Excellence and Leadership Center (ECOFEL). Amr is a Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), obtained two internationally recognized certificates in the field of Virtual currencies and he holds a Doctorate degree in the field of cryptocurrencies and their relationship with the banking sector.
Moreover, he has been a certified lecturer for 13 years in the field of compliance, governance, new payment methods, cyber money laundering, Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) and cryptocurrencies at many renowned training academies.
Amr is well versed with the international recommendations and legal instruments issued by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and the United Nations as he participated with the FATF in an evaluation of the AML/CFT regime in one of the MENA countries.