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FundForum Edge: Middle East
June 2023

Christian Cameron
Director, Supervision at Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA)


Chris Cameron joined the DFSA in 2008 as Manager, Authorisation, responsible for licensing. In 2009, he moved to the Policy and Legal Services Division for a 12 month secondment. In 2010, he joined the Supervision Division and was promoted to Senior Manager, Supervision where he supervised private banks, asset managers and investment banks.

Chris returned to the Policy and Legal Services Division in 2012 to work on policy development in funds and monitor international standard-setting bodies and regulatory developments. In 2013, Chris returned to the Supervision Division, receiving his second promotion to Associate Director of Conduct including responsibility for Funds and Asset Management. Chris was promoted in 2019 to Director of Conduct, including responsibility for Conduct and Financial Crime risks.

Prior to joining the DFSA, Chris worked in the Authorisation Department at the UK Financial Services Authority for four years.  Prior to this, he spent a number of years in the private sector, predominantly in the funds and asset management sector as an Investment Manager at an asset management company and also as a Manager of a Complaints Department at a Third-Party Fund Administrator. 

Chris has a BA Honours Degree in Public Policy and Management, an MSc in International Trade Policy.  He also holds the UKSIP Investment Management Certificate and International Compliance Association Diplomas in Anti-Money Laundering and Compliance.

Agenda Sessions

  • The 10 Minute Policy Spotlight: Regulatory landscape in review – an update from the DFSA