Banking officer in the UAE.
Prior to moving to the UAE, Socrat worked at the UK representative of the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units.
Whilst working as an Economic Researcher and Assistant to the Director of the Confederation of British Industry London (CBI), Socrat was responsible for developing policies and promoting the views of CBI members on transport, land use planning, infrastructure development, environment, energy and health & safety issues through active involvement in policy consultations with Greater London Authority.
With a degree in Economics and Politics, and a Diploma in Anti Money Laundering and Securities & Investments Qualification, Socrat specialises in anti money laundering/terrorist financing, compliance, anti-corruption and corporate governance.
Having lived in Armenia, the UK and the UAE, Socrat takes a keen interest in developing and promoting Diaspora related issues.
Read interview with Socrat Arakelyan here.