Alaa AlRousan is a Regional Account Director for SWIFT in the Middle East. He is responsible for driving SWIFT’s initiatives in the region and working with banking communities and regulators to provide solutions to regional industry challenges such as payments innovation and cyber security.
Alaa specializes in payments solutions design, financial messaging and RTGS & ACH networks. Alaa has been with SWIFT for more than five years, during which he has held the positions of Technical Expert & Solution Designer for the Middle East, Turkey & Africa, and Country Manager of some of the largest markets in the region. Prior to joining SWIFT, he worked in consulting and project management roles across the financial services industry. Alaa holds an Engineering degree in Computers & Control Systems.