Salman Howsawi is a Vice President and the Head of Compliance, Saudi Arabia at Greenstone Equity Partners.
Mr. Howsawi is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Officer with over 15 years of direct compliance experience in the KSA financial markets. Mr. Howsawi has established strong relationships with the KSA Capital Market Authority (CMA) and other government departments, and is a source of regulatory expertise on business related compliance issues.
Prior to Greenstone, Mr. Howsawi was the acting Head of Compliance & AML-CTF at Albilad Capital, a Sharia-compliant investment bank where he oversaw the compliance management framework and effected a competent compliance culture. Prior to this, Mr. Howsawi was a Senior Compliance & AML Officer with MEFIC Capital, a regional financial services company, where he developed a proactive control approach which enabled the firm to promote efficiency and ensured compliance with laws and regulations. Mr. Howsawi has also held compliance officer positions with SHUAA Capital Saudi Arabia and Samba Capital, starting his career in finance in customer service with Samba Financial Group.
Mr. Howsawi holds a Diploma in Business (Banking) from the Institute of Public Administration, Riyadh, KSA and holds CMA Certificates 1 & 2, and ICA Certificates in AML and Compliance.