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Houssam A.

Working in Compliance, Due Diligence and Risk Management

Master's Degree

Switzerland

Summary

- I serve as the compliance and due diligence focal point of the organization, collaborating closely with the CFO on enhancing anti-fraud practices. - I manage due diligence procedures (KYC, AML, etc.) as well as administer the organisation's incident management system. - My job involves providing training to partners on anti-terrorism screening and anti-fraud management. - I manage the anti-fraud/corruption frameworks through executing risk assessments on different processes including financial management, accounting, procurement & grant management. - My work has involved drafting the Fraud Risk Self Assessment Tool for grantees, updating and revising the grantees' guideline on Loss & Misuse - Fraud, implementing the organization’s whistle-blowing tool and designing the incident report management process and mapping reporting lines. - I was also responsible for drafting key organisational documents like the anti-fraud strategy and incident report management regulation, as well as revising existing regulations and policies like the anti-terrorism screening regulation. - I initiated and rolled-out online ethics training for staff on integrity, workplace harassment and anti-fraud. - As part of involvement in strengthening compliance and sharing best practice, I am an active member of the INGO Compliance Network. I fully organised the Geneva edition of the Network conferences: initiated and drafted the agenda, organised sessions and presentations among presenters from different organisations in the world, organised venue/catering, communicated with members and facilitated the conference day.

Experience

  • economic policy
  • anti-corruption / transparency
  • hiv/aids
  • bankruptcy
  • trade policy / tariffs
  • lebanon
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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