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    The Professional Body of Choice for the Financial Services Sector

    The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment is the leading professional body for securities, investment, wealth and financial planning professionals. The CISI has been dedicated to professionalism since it emerged from the London Stock Exchange in 1992.

    We encourage all of our members, and all who strive for the highest professional standards, to stand tall – proud of the values they hold and the work they do each day.

    The CISI in the UAE
"The scientists have done their job, now it's time for financial services to do ours"
George Littlejohn, Chartered MCSI
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As the leading body for financial services professionals, you can see our wealth of insightful sustainable and responsible finance learning materials for those working in and interested in financial services.

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Meet your local team

The CISI’s regional operations hub in the UAE has continued to show strong growth, driven by partnerships with regulatory authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Palestine, Kuwait, and Lebanon. The mix of Arabic and English qualifications continues to hold appeal for the Middle East as the markets develop. Working with our local office, we also have an established National Advisory Council in the UAE which plays a vital role in advising the Institute on national education and local continuing professional development (CPD) requirements. It is headed by Richard Stockdale, Chartered FCSI, Trustee and Director of the CISI and President of the CISI's UAE Regional Board.


 
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Matthew Cowan, Chartered MCSI

Regional Director Middle East, India & Sri Lanka
matthew.cowan@cisi.org

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Hesham Hamouda ACSI

Senior Client Relationship Manager
hesham.hamouda@cisi.org

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Victoria Henry

Business Development & Marketing Manager
victoria.henry@cisi.org

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Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment
Securities & Commodities Authority (SCA) Bldg,
Umm Ramool
P.O. Box 215104
Dubai

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