The company said Hawa’s responsibilities will include the implementation of compliance management policies and best practices, in order to ensure that areas of risk within products and services are monitored and applied effectively.
Hawa has held several senior compliance positions during his career, most recently as director of risk, fraud and compliance investigations at online operator Casumo.
He specialises in regulatory crisis management, compliance, marketing, player and affiliate risk.
Amber Gaming’s managing director, Jade Zorab, said: “I am proud to welcome Ali to the Amber Gaming family. Ali is a highly respected specialist in the gaming compliance space and embodies our culture of responsibility matched with pragmatism and fun.
“His plans to enhance our regulatory compliance offering are already well underway and we look forward to sharing these with our partners soon.”
Zorab went on to say that regulatory compliance is at the heart of Amber Gaming’s operations, and is more vital than ever in the current climate. Hawa’s appointment will stand the business in good stead to support its clients and partners, she concluded.
Ali Hawa added: “I believe my experience in the industry will contribute to additional growth of this business through providing valuable compliance advice and services to many of our clients and future partners and will complement the existing team and their skills.”
“My colleagues at Amber Gaming are inspirational and their positive attitudes make this a very exciting place to work, so I very much look forward to being part of the team.”