Nurein Said Mohamed joined the QFC Regulatory Authority in June 2008 as Senior Manager in Internal Audit and was promoted to his present role in January 2017.
He began his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Kenya from where he attained his Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) designations. Mr Mohamed subsequently spent four years at Barclays Bank in Kenya in various roles, the last of which was Regional Head of Risk and Control Assessments for Africa and the Middle East and Acting Head of Operational Risk.
There, he was a key member of the Basel II operational risk workstream for the Advanced Measurement Approach waiver application.
He graduated from ICMA Centre, Henley Business School with MSc International Securities, Investment and Banking. He is also a Fellow, Chartered Institute of Securities & Investments, a Certified Internal Auditor and also holds the CAMS designation.
Prior to the Regulatory Authority, Mr Mohamed was with a start-up Islamic bank as Head of Risk and Compliance.