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ABM Ashabul Hossain

ABM Ashabul Hossain

ABM Ashabul Hossain, the CEO of ABM Consulting Group based in the UK, is a distinguished Chartered Certified Accountant and CPA, boasting over 30 years of diverse experience as a Strategic Financial/Accounting Expert, a Global Financial Service Regulatory Advisor, and a Corporate Governance & Professional Advisor. His practical expertise spans across the Financial Services industry as well as various other sectors in the UK, Europe, Gulf, Thailand, and Singapore.

A member of prominent organizations including ACCA, CPAA, ICA, and CISI in the United Kingdom, Mr. Hossain holds a master’s degree in Accounting. His exceptional proficiency in providing Financial Service Regulatory Advisory is underscored by his continuous commitment to staying updated with ever-evolving regulatory dynamics. He adeptly guides Financial Institutions through intricate regulatory processes, ensuring compliance with both local and international standards.

Mr. Hossain manages a diverse portfolio of financial services and corporate clients operating within realms like E-Money, Consumer Credits, Payment Institutions, and Investment firms. His collaborative work extends to liaising with regulatory bodies such as the Financial Conduct Authority (UK), Central Bank of Ireland, Lithuania, Belgium, Denmark, Spain, and the USA via local partner firms for authorization and licensing applications.

An international authority in IPOs, Governance, Risk, and Compliance for companies seeking public listing on stock exchanges like NASDAQ, LSE, and Dhaka Stock Exchange, Mr. Hossain crafts tailored strategies for successful placements. His experience includes companies like FTFT and FSL, both listed on NASDAQ.

The genesis of ABM Consulting Group traces back to Mr. Ashabul Hossain, who had previously worked with globally acclaimed Financial Services firms such as emoney CFS ZIPP, FGC, GSF, and MSB including Segue, TerraPay, Transferway, Dirherm Express USA UK Brac Sajan, Prime Bank, IFIC, and Mutual Trust Bank. This collective experience paved the way for him to become an expert Financial Service Regulatory Advisor. ABM Consulting Group also serves as a trusted partner to the European Merchant Bank in Lithuania, offering banking solutions to clients.

Mr. Ashabul’s career commenced with the prestigious consulting firm “Mott MacDonald Group,” where he started as an Accountant and later progressed to Finance Manager at IT Transport UK Limited. He garnered dynamic experience as a Finance Manager on collaborative projects funded by the World Bank, DFID, and SDC. Notably, he assumed the role of Finance Director at London College and subsequently served as CFO in a financial services company regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

His philosophy revolves around nurturing enduring client relationships built on trust. He provides independent financial counsel tailored to optimize each client’s financial standing while prioritizing financial security.

Shahid Mahmood

Shahid Mahmood

Shahid Mahmood, an FCCA-qualified professional, currently holds the position of Compliance Manager at ABM Global Compliance UK Limited. He boasts a diverse background with over a decade of experience in finance and financial regulatory compliance across esteemed firms and industries.

With a specialized focus on regulatory compliance consultancy for financial institutions, Shahid Mahmood has amassed more than six years of expertise. Notably, he spent two years at Deloitte as an Auditor and Supervisor in Risk Management. At ABM Global Compliance, his current role centers on engaging with financial and payment institutions. These institutions are either currently providing or expressing interest in offering services related to Electronic Money, Money Remittance, consumer credit, and MiFID investment services.

In this capacity, he shoulders the responsibility of obtaining licenses and managing the ongoing compliance matters for these institutions within the United Kingdom and Europe.

Rakib Alam

Rakib Alam

Rakib Alam (ACMA, CGMA) is a UK trained CIMA qualified Finance professional who is currently working as Head of Finance Management for a healthcare provider. He has started his career as an International Graduate Trainee for Standard Chartered Bank (PLC) before moving to the UK for further training. Financial management, performance management, Financial Reporting, Capital planning, Turnaround and change management are his areas of expertise.

Rakib has over 15 years of experience working across international locations with small and mid-cap organisations for banking, telecommunications, retail, technology, and ready-made garments sector. He has worked as a business advisor in setting up new business, overseas expansion, financing, business development with several SMEs in London. Strategic business management, capital management, and contribution improvement are his interest area.

Haseeb Anjum

Muhammad Haseeb Anjum

With a career spanning since 2018, Mr. Muhammad Haseeb Anjum commenced his professional journey as an Accountant at Delta International Recruiting Agency. His trajectory encompassed pivotal roles such as Finance Officer at Iresco OEP Pvt Ltd and Associate Consultant at A.F. Ferguson & Co., all situated in Pakistan.

Since October 2018, Mr. Anjum has been a key asset at ABM Global Compliance, serving in the capacity of a Compliance officer . His profound familiarity with crucial regulatory frameworks, including JMLSG guidance, FATF Recommendations, FCA handbook, GDPR 2018, MLR 2017, and CTF2008 act regulations, is particularly pertinent to financial and payment institutions, with a specialized focus on Money Service Businesses (MSBs). His advisory services have been instrumental in assisting Small Payment Institutions (SPIs) and Authorized Payment Institutions (APIs), while his adept execution of compliance audits has facilitated risk assessment and the formulation of risk-mitigation controls for organizations.

Mr. Anjum’s dedication to promoting compliance, mitigating risks, and enhancing corporate resilience stands as a testament to his unwavering commitment to professional excellence.

Ammara Haroon

Ammara Haroon

Ms. Ammara Haroon is a Senior Accountant and ACCA Member along with CA from UAE. She is a research analyst with strong Analytical Skills and experience. She is working with ABM Global Compliance UK as a Research professional and has through Experience in Drafting of Policies, Risk Assessment and FCA and HMRC guidance.

She has been previously working as a Branch Accountant with ACERO Metal Trading in Dubai, UAE.

Ankit Awasthy

Ankit Awasthy

Mr. Ankit Awasthy is a Chartered Accountant with more than 12 years of experience, spanning the domains of financial operations and business due diligence. Mr. Awasthy has rich experience of working in financial and risk specialist roles trans-nationally, dealing with colleagues from across Europe and Asia.

Mr. Awasthy is an acknowledged expert in the field of Credit Appraisal, both fund based and non-fund based, which include assessment of various credit facilities on the basis of business analytics of the borrower, evaluating risk based on analysis of financial data & scorecards, conducting due diligence, unit visits, management capabilities and the market strength of business.

Mr. Awasthy has worked with multi-national banks and premier credit rating agency, such as CRISIL Limited (An S&P Global Co), Standard Chartered Bank & Barclays in the domain of credit appraisal report writing for small & mid-sized corporates.

Mr. Awasthy is also a Subject Matter Expert (Credit Analysis & AML Trainer) and a renowned mentor, regularly conducting credit trainings to new recruits to enable their smooth orientation in to the financial and corporate world.

Hina Tahir

Hina Tahir

Hina is an ACCA and has been part of a dynamic and team orientated Organization having varied business exposure. She has over 8 years of experience in working with a reputable Government Organization in Pakistan and has worked as a team member in Compliance Department to ensure the Compliance of Anti Money Laundering rules & Regulations under the framework of the Regulators. Working within Banking Sector, she is well versed with State Bank of Pakistan’s prudential Regulations regarding Credit Operations (Lending vs Securities) and has worked as an Officer in Staff Relations & Welfare Department dealing with Staff Loans & Advances all across the Pakistan.

She came on board ABM Global Compliance with extensive experience and currently working as Training Consultant.

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