Praesidium Advisory Ltd (‘Praesidium’) is a client advisory practice integrating business with compliance and risk. Praesidium was founded by Hari Bhambra, a post graduate in law and a seasoned professional with 20 years experience in financial services, having been part of 2 regulatory development projects (UK FSA and DIFC DFSA), and advisor to other regulators in respect of the regulation of Islamic Finance, including integration of Islamic Finance into secular financial systems.
This being combined with commercial experience with Goldman Sachs International, her academic and professional background is representative of how Praesidium implements its service offering, which is to view a business model both from a commercial and regulatory perspective. The management of Praesidium has a strong 10 year presence in the DIFC guiding its team which combines commercial acumen with regulation, risk and controls. With its strong presence in the centre, Praesidium has always been at the forefront of numerous initiatives across the DIFC, supporting and facilitating innovation.
The international experience of the team, understanding of the region and culture ensures a service offering which blends international best practice into the applicable regional context. Praesidium’s service delivery aims to be Relevant, Effective and ProActive