Mohammed Ahmed is the Global Anti-Corruption and Financial Crime Compliance Leader of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL). In this role, he oversees the development of global policies and standards and the consultation and monitoring processes related to anti-corruption and financial crime compliance. He has led the Global Anti-Corruption and Financial Crime Compliance group since its inception and has been developing and implementing the global strategy related to anti-corruption, AML, economic sanctions and export controls compliance. Mohammed is responsible for setting and communicating expectations with leaders in numerous countries around developing, maintaining and enhancing the processes related to compliance with relevant anti-corruption and financial crime laws and regulations. He currently chairs the Deloitte Global Anti-Corruption and Financial Crime Compliance Advisory Committee.
Mohammed has over 24 years of international experience in accounting, financial controls, ethics, risk and compliance. His previous roles were with Deloitte’s US firms, where he provided both advisory and audit services to clients globally in the areas of anti-corruption, anti-fraud, economic sanctions and AML compliance programs, enterprise risk management, investigations, and external auditing. He also did a two-year assignment at Deloitte’s office in Dubai, UAE.
Mohammed is a recognized and published leader and has been a frequent speaker and lecturer at conferences and universities on the topics of ethics, financial controls, auditing and anti-corruption and other financial crime compliance. He is the former co-chair of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) sub-working committee on anti-corruption risk assessment guidance and also a contributing author to the Anti-Corruption Ethics and Compliance Handbook for Business issued by the OECD, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC) and the World Bank.
Mohammed received his bachelor of science in business administration from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. He is a Certified Public Accountant in New York and Connecticut. He is also a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional and Certified in Financial Forensics.