Maha Al-Saadi

Independent

Blockchain Believer, Digital Assets Realist, and Regulatory Compliance Enabler

Maha Al-Saadi

Maha Al-Saadi’s 17 years of experience in financial services, compliance, and regulatory affairs were gained working for Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority, Deutsche Börse, and Trade Republic Bank GmbH.

Maha worked on the adoption of the European Digital Package including MiCAR, and the Pilot Regime, and she was involved in the implementation of the German Electronic Securities Act that enabled the dematerialisation of securities in Germany. All of that contributed to her deep expertise in blockchain, DLT, Digital assets, CBDC and cryptocurrencies, DeFi and new market structures.

Maha is a staunch advocate for digital assets adoption, including setting regulatory outreach strategies. She is passionate about the safe adoption of new DLT technologies to increase the financial markets’ efficiency, shaping regulations that support innovation, reduction of costs, and ultimately enhancing financial inclusion.

She graduated with an LLM in Finance Law from the Institute of Law and Finance, Goethe University, and is a certified Blockchain Expert through the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.