Kroll Experts

Amine Antari

Managing Director, Business Intelligence and Investigations, Dubai Office Head

EMEA

Kroll
Kroll Emerging Markets
Office No. 701-702, Level 7, Liberty House, Dubai International Financial Centre, P.O. Box 506829
Dubai,
UAE

Amine Antari is a Managing Director in Kroll’s Business Intelligence and Investigations practice and Head of the Dubai office. Amine has 15 years of experience working with multinational companies, financial institutions, and consulting firms in the Middle East, North Africa and North America. He has particular expertise in investigations, with a strong knowledge of international regulatory requirements (e.g., UK Bribery Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act) as well as obligations with monitorship and debarments. Over his career, Amine has assisted diverse financial institutions, governmental agencies, development organizations, and engineering companies with their fraud and corruption investigations, fraud and corruption risk assessments, and anti-money laundering initiatives.

Prior to joining Kroll, Amine was Head of Compliance Investigations at SNC-Lavalin, a global infrastructure, engineering, and construction company. He joined the firm in 2011 to establish the Investigation department in its Montreal office, but spent his last two years with the firm in Abu Dhabi, with primary responsibility for investigating and mitigating risks related to bribery, corruption, and fraud. In this role, Amine led a number of cross-border investigations involving multi-lateral development banks as well as governmental and private sector entities in various countries in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Europe, as well as North and South America. Amine also played a central role in fraud risk assessments, anti-money laundering initiatives, internal controls design, and compliance consulting. Amine is an author and has also spoken at a number of global conferences.

Publications

  • “When Bribery becomes the way of doing business”- ACFE book (2012)
  • “Pen Pal with benefits”- Trace book- How to pay a bribe (2016)

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • “E-discovery and the use of service providers- Federated Press (2009)
  • “Anti-Money Laundering- Update”- Investment Management Funds (2010)
  • “Anti-Corruption Compliance EMEA Summit 2015”- Dukes (2015)
  • “Training workshop for infrastructure project”- OECD (2016)
  • “Interviewing skills” - Regulatory and Compliance Middle East Forum (2016)

Education and Certifications

  • MBA, Radford University
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Management Information Systems, Radford University
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor

Languages

  • Arabic - Fluent
  • English - Fluent
  • French - Fluent