Mohammed Jawad Shalo
He joined the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) in November 2015. As Head of the Financial Crime Prevention Unit (FCPU), Mohamed oversees the team’s responsibility in fostering financial crime compliance and practices, including AML, CFT, sanctions, international tax reporting requirements, cyber security, across ADGM. Mr. Shalo will be supporting ADGM in the upcoming FATF mutual evaluation assessment in the UAE and also represents ADGM in various federal and local committees in the national risk assessment exercise.
Prior to ADGM, Mohamed was the Director of Licensing at the UAE Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA). He also served as the Supervision Team Leader for capital markets intermediaries to ensure their compliance with SCA rules and regulations.
Mohamed contributed significantly to several key projects ranging from initiating a risk rating policy for financial institutions, UAE cross-border regulations, operating crypto assets business framework. He is also a member of high-level committees with the UAE Central Bank and the Ministry of Finance among others.
Mohamed holds an Executive Master of Business Administration (Distinction) from the American University of Sharjah, and Bachelor Degree of Accounting from the United Arab Emirates University. He is a registered auditor with the UAE Ministry of Economy.