Jamal El-Hindi

Jamal El-Hindi

Associate Director, Policy Division

Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), US Department of the Treasury

Jamal El-Hindi is the Associate Director for the Policy Division of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN). In this capacity, he oversees the regulatory and strategic policy functions for the Agency. Prior to assuming this position, Mr. El-Hindi served as the Associate Director for Program Policy & Implementation at the Office of Foreign Assets Control in the U.S. Department of the Treasury from June 2005 to June 2006. In that capacity he oversaw OFAC’s Compliance Outreach Division, Licensing Division and Policy Division.

Previously, he was an Attorney-Advisor in the Office of Chief Counsel (Foreign Assets Control) within Treasury’s Office of the General Counsel, where he served as a legal advisor on various economic sanctions programs. Before joining Treasury in December 2000, Mr. El-Hindi was an associate at Patton Boggs LLP in Washington, D.C., where his practice focused on U.S. regulation of international business transactions, representation of foreign sovereigns and international banking litigation. He is a past president of the Washington Foreign Law Society.

Mr. El-Hindi graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, received a Master of Arts in Modern Middle Eastern & North African Studies from University of Michigan, a Diploma in International Relations from the London School of Economics & Political Science, and an undergraduate degree in Journalism from the University of North Carolina.