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Osama Al Alawi


+973 1720 6857
+973 3637 4808
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Financial regulatory compliance

Osama brings a unique blend of expertise to the team having been employed in a range of sectors both locally and internationally. Osama is knowledgeable in the areas of technology, regulatory policy, compliance, anti-money laundering (AML), listing and capital market activities.

Prior to joining Keypoint, Osama was employed by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) as the Superintendent of the FinTech & Innovation Unit where he contributed towards a number of strategic projects in relation to improving the CBB’s regulatory and supervisory frameworks. He also spent approximately five years working for the Capital Markets Supervision Directorate (CMSD) of the CBB mainly responsible for regulating and supervising capital markets licensees and handling applications for issuance of securities and reviewing offers for take-overs, mergers and acquisitions.

Osama holds a Masters Degree in Public Management (MPM) from Aix-Marseille University, France and a B.Sc. in Banking and Finance from Ahlia University, Kingdom of Bahrain. In addition to his academic degrees, he holds a number of professional certificates including the International Diploma in Compliance, the Investment Representative designation (Series 7) and is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS).