Thabet Bakheet Khamis Thabet is The Director of Information Security at Central Bank of UAE, he is a risk management professional with over 20 years of experience in various areas of banking and telecom operations functions including Critical infrastructure Cyber Security, audit and risk management.

Thabet has worked in various sectors in UAE in oil and gas, government, telecom and banking sectors and gained in-depth knowledge of the business process, technology, and risk and control issues faced by the organizations.

He has experience in dealing with in all organization levels including executive management, technology, Risk and audit committeesŲ²

Academic and Professional qualifications.

Thabet holds Master’s degree from Paris Sorbonne University in banking and Finance, and a Master degree in Information Security & Computer Crimes from Glamorgan University in the United Kingdom.

He is an industry Certified Information Security Professional (CISSP( and Anti-money laundry certified professional (ACAMS) and continuously works toward gaining more skills and knowledge in areas of Financial Technology, financial and technology risks.