Talal has BA in Finance and Investment Management from the Newcastle Business School at Northumbria University, and an HEFC in Business Administration and Management from Newcastle College. Talal was a founding member of Northumbria’s Finance Society and responsible for organizing Lectures, Courses, Trips, meetings.

He is currently employed by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB), and is pursuing a career in Compliance, Anti Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism. At the CBB, he is responsible for leading onsite AML/CFT compliance examinations to assess the CBB licensee’s compliance with AML/CFT regulatory requirements. He also analyzes suspicious transactions and fraudulent cases, monitoring the implementation of UN sanction resolutions, assists in the preparation of Bahrain’s mutual evaluation follow up reports, and represents the CBB and Bahrain in Mena-Fatf meetings.

Talal is a qualified compliance officer, having completed his International Diploma in Compliance. He has also completed a number of training programs, most importantly, the Mena-Fatf Mutual Evaluation Assessors Training, the National Risk Assessment training conducted by the FATF - Asia Pacific Group and the Advanced AML/CFT Financial Regulatory Training conducted by the US Federal Deposit Insurance Association.

Talal has a passion for art, fishing and water sports. He also is a food fanatic and an advocate for promoting and maintaining Bahrain’s culture and heritage.


Mazad B.S.C. (c)


Chief Executive Officer