GNDI Global Passport

GCC BDI is a member of the prestigious Global Network of Director Institutes (GNDI) and is the only director institute in the GCC to be a member.

What is the GNDI Global Passport?

The GNDI Global Passport is a global program that unlocks access to director resources around the world.  This program provides global directors an opportunity to share experiences, learn from international colleagues and to keep current on business and governance trends impacting boardrooms across the world

For GCC BDI Members

Any individual who is a Member or a Fellow of GCC BDI and is a resident of one of the 6 GCC countries (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and UAE), qualifies for the GNDI Global Passport. This benefit entitles Members and Fellows to special rates on workshops, membership and activities from other Director Institutes who are members of GNDI.

To view the offers provided by other Director Institutes,
 click here

For Non GCC BDI Members

An individual who is non-resident in any of the 6 GCC countries (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and UAE), is a current member of their GNDI home country member organisation and qualifies for our Member category will be entitled to become a GCC BDI Member for a 50% discount.

As a GCC BDI Member they will receive the full range of members benefits which include:

  • Newsletter
  • Research
  • Legal updates
  • Membership E-Card and Partner Programme
  • Networking invitations
  • Workshop discounts
  • Board opportunities
  • Study trips

For more information about GCC BDI Membership, please click here.

In addition, any individual who does not reside in the GCC and is a current Member of their GNDI home country member organisation will be offered Member pricing on our courses and events.

For GCC Residents, normal Membership application and fees apply. Contact: or call +971 4554 7967.