We have extensive global experience and industry recognition in the Financial Services, Risk Management and Finance Communities.
As trusted business advisors, we work in partnership with our clients to dezign bespoke solutions aimed at mitigating current and potential risks to their organizations.
We help our clients prepare for the regulatory challenges, and advise them on how to improve their risk management capabilities.
Moris Mashali: Chairman
Moris Mashali founded RIMA Consulting Limited in 2011. He is dual qualified as both a Solicitor (England and Wales) and an Attorney-At-Law (New York), having graduated from King's College London (LL.B.), Cornell Law School (LL.M.), and the College of Law, Guildford (LPC).
Moris was formerly a partner in the London practice of Brown Rudnick LLP. He advises a number of hedge-fund businesses and was formerly the General Counsel of a private investment boutique providing comprehensive solutions for holding wealth management portfolios. His experience also includes advising US and European companies on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financing, seed investments in hedge-fund businesses, private equity investments in public equity, public to private transactions and initial public offerings/placings on public markets.
Under his stewardship as Chairman, RIMA has been able to grow organically by providing Business and Risk Management Consultancy & Advisory to some of the World's leading Companies and Financial Institutions.
Diana Ouamar: Co-Founder & Director
Diana Ouamar is a Co-Founder & Director of RIMA focusing on Regulatory Risk for Financial Institutions. As a Risk specialist, she follows closely and interprets the new banking regulations: Basel II, III, CRDIV, EMIR and Dodd-Frank Act (Title VII). Diana supports the interpretation and analysis of existing regulations, alongside other experts focusing on Risk, including: Market Risk, Liquidity Risk, Credit Risk and Regulatory Capital.
In part, her role is to build a Regulatory Working Group, supporting all of the business areas that have specific needs (regulatory knowledge, presentations, knowledge transfer etc) and to perform ad-hoc analysis related to the new regulations. She discusses regulatory issues and challenges facing Banks, Regulators and other market participants.
Diana has participated in numerous strategic programs (market and counterparty credit risks) to comply with the new regulatory requirements; proven track record in delivering high profile regulatory driven change projects within the Risk Management and Operations functions across US & European Tier-1 Investment Banks.
She also advises private equity boutiques and family offices on regulatory risk issues with the respect to their portfolios companies/investments.
Diana organizes and participates in 'master classes' to share knowledge; she gives presentations to clients, runs workshops and gives media interviews. She has been quoted in the Financial Times of London, Wall Street Journal, Complinet, Thomson Reuters, Financial Risk Today, FX Magazine and other industry publications.
Diana began her career at Calyon Investment Bank in Paris and Fitch Ratings Agency in London as a corporate credit analyst. She developed her risk practice at Moody's Investors Services in London as a Senior Associate within the Risk Management Team for Financial Institutions and then at Rule Financial as a Regulatory Risk Consultant.
She holds an MSc in Finance & Commodities from the University of London and a Masters in Economics from the Pantheon Sorbonne, University of Paris.