Foundations of Directorship Workshop

DATE: 23 – 24 May 2016

LOCATION: Ritz Carlton, DIFC, Dubai, UAE

A dynamic 2 day experiential workshop that presents participants with contemporary issues and challenges that boards in the GCC are faced with.

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The Effective Director: Adding Value to your Board

BDI in partnership with the Institute of Directors UK presents this professional development workshop designed for experienced board directors and senior C-Suite executives…read more

Voice of a BDI Member

Hear from our very own BDI members as they share their personal experiences and opinions on board effectiveness practices.  This month we hear from Mr. Bassam Asiri who is the Manager of Planning & Performance of Saudi Aramco who recently attending the Foundations of Directorship Workshop:

“The workshop was very beneficial in many aspects. It highlights clearly the expectation of board members in their role, it shows the required level of engagement in the board and the important elements needed as part of corporate governance…” 

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With over 650 members, BDI’s membership is the most influential network of senior board directors in the Gulf. BDI members come from regional flagship corporations, family-owned businesses and government entities.
You are a BDI program alum? Stay connected with your peers by joining our next Alumni Dinner on 22 May 2016, at the Ritz Carlton, Dubai, UAE.

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Who We Are

We are the pre-eminent organization in the GCC for boards and directors


Our programs and events allow GCC directors to stay connected and informed


Hear from high profile GCC board directors and business leaders