Qasim Qayyum - Assistant Vice President - Compliance

Qasim Qayyum

Assistant Vice President – Compliance

Qasim Qayyum works independently in a role that requires him to review compliance procedures, update the firm on upcoming regulatory changes, and act as the point of contact within the firm for competent U.A.E. authorities and the DFSA regarding compliance concerns.

Prior to joining RUSD Capital Limited, Qasim worked in Grant Thornton UAE’s advisory department as a Senior Consultant. He has an excellent understanding of business valuations, financial modeling, feasibility studies, IPO valuations, financial due diligence, financial expert opinion and regulatory reporting. He worked closely with the financial advisory partner and CEO of the firm.

Qasim also has a good understanding of the UAE’s regulatory environment, specifically the DFSA and FSRA regimes. He has previously advised and helped establish many financial companies in the DFSA/DIFC & FSRA/ADGM ranging from fully fledged investment banks to advisory boutiques. He has also worked closely with insurance companies and brokers, developing a strong understanding of the insurance sector.

Prior to Grant Thornton, Qasim worked as an Analyst at Synergistic Financial Advisors, an advisory firm providing financial advisory & research services. Qasim was tasked with providing equity research services, creating financial models, writing research reports and performing valuations of private and public companies.

Qasim has a detailed capability, and a thirst for excelling in the regulatory and asset management space. He thrives on growing his network of peers in the region and internationally. Collectively, he has over 10 years of experience in the financial industry ranging from capital market to advisory and insurance companies to asset management firms.

Qasim is a member of the Chartered Financial Analyst institute and holds a Masters in Business Administration in Insurance & Risk Management from the University of the Punjab.