Monaf is an Associate Director in Control Risks’ Business Intelligence team in Dubai, where he oversees dispute support investigations across the Middle East and North Africa. He has been working in the region for ten years, developing experience in both the security and business intelligence sectors. Monaf has managed numerous multijurisdictional asset traces and dispute-focused complex investigations in the MENA region, working on behalf of law firms, financial institutions and corporates and has acted for clients in several significant litigation and arbitration proceedings.
Prior to joining Control Risks, Monaf worked at a multinational consultancy and a dispute-focused boutique investigation firm in Dubai, where he managed numerous complex dispute-focused investigations. Before moving to Dubai, Monaf spent two years working as an Intelligence Analyst for private security company G4S in Iraq, advising international clients on the political and security situation in the country. Monaf holds an MSc in Middle East Politics from SOAS, University of London.