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Marwan Allohaidan

General Director of Cyber Risk Control Department, Saudi Central Bank (‘SAMA’)

Marwan H. Allahedan is General Director of Cyber Risk Control Department at Saudi Central Bank (‘SAMA’), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He has more than 17 years of hands-on experience in the field of cyber security and business resilience. Currently, he is responsible for leading Technology Risk, Cyber Security, Cyber Fraud, Cyber Threat Intelligence and Business Resilience oversight practices for the Saudi financial sector including banks, insurance, financing companies and FMIs. He is a member of various sector level committees and collaborates with member organization’s security and business resilience professionals as well as international committees setup by global authorities (i.e. BIS, FSB) to build and strengthen cyber and operational resilience practices for the jurisdictions across the globe. Mr. Marwan has also led and provided great deal of insight for various initiatives such as development of FS cyber security strategy as well as several regulatory frameworks including cyber security, counter fraud, cyber threat intelligence principles, business continuity and ethical red teaming.