Why HBA Consultancy?

“At HBA we believe in partnerships and long term relationships”
Hala Bou Alwan
Founder and CEO

Welcome to Hala Bou Alwan Consultancy

Hala Bou Alwan Consultancy is a specialized firm committed to delivering  coaching, training and Advisory expertise.

We provide experience and support in fields such as Compliance, Anti-Money Laundering, Counter Terrorist Financing, Sanctions, Cyber security, Business Ethics, Crypto/ Fintech compliance , FATF Recommendations,  Corporate governance, Anti-bribery and Corruption, Third Party Risk, Corporate Social Responsibility, Diversity, Inclusion, Company Secretary Roles, Board Evaluation, Business Ethics, Business Communication and Soft Skills.

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Founder and CEO

Hala Bou Alwan, is the Founder and CEO of Hala Bou Alwan (HBA) Consultancy a specialized firm in GRC advisory and training .She is a lawyer who holds 3 master’s degrees in AI, Financial Crime, and International Business Law and Cybersecurity from La Sagesse University Lebanon and Boston University USA.

She is an experienced leader with more than 18 years’ of success helping high-profile local and global organizations pave their compliance, Governance and financial crimes roadmaps. She is a thought leader on the topic ( speaker , trainer and author)  of Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC), Anti Money Laundering, Sanctions, Cyber Security, Artificial intelligence, Virtual Assets, and Counter-Terrorist Financing, among many other fields.

Prior to establishing her own firm, and for the last 10 yrs Hala led the market development for Thomson Reuters across all emerging markets globally, prior to this Hala was the AML /CTF DFSA AI at TSME  before that Head of AML/ CTF at BLOM Bank France , and prior to that IP compliance Officer at UNDP – LebAnese ministry of economy and trade


HBA Team

We are a diversified team of subject matter experts, officers, investigators, regulators, lawyers, and consultants. We have practical expertise in addition to the regulatory and legal experience.

We offer our services in English and Arabic

We partner with you and your organization to customize our services to your needs!