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GNDI Passport





Global Network of Director Institutes (GNDI) Passport

GCC Board Directors Institute 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.


GNDI Global Passport 

GNDI's Global Passport is a programme that provides directors with access to international governance resources and events.

The Global Passport allows directors who are members of their GNDI home country organisation to access benefits from affiliated director institutes at discounted rates.* This programme provides global directors with an opportunity to share experiences, learn from international colleagues and to keep current on business and governance trends impacting boardrooms across the world. Benefits include subscriptions to member-only publications, online governance resources, special pricing for events, board-matching services, and much more. 

How it Works

  1. GCC BDI member reviews the list of Global Passport benefits available from each participating GNDI member institute
  2. GCC BDI member selects the institute which they wish to join and/or receive Global Passport benefits from
  3. GCC BDI member contacts the institute directly to activate their GNDI Global Passport

*Please note: to qualify for a Global Passport, you must be a member in good standing in your home jurisdiction’s director institute.


GNDI members institutes include:

  • Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD)
  • Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance (IBGC)
  • Institute of Corporate Directors, Canada (ICD)
  • GCC Board of Directors Institute (BDI)
  • Hong Kong Institute of Directors (HKIoD)
  • Malaysian Alliance of Corporate Directors (MACD)
  • Mauritius Institute of Directors (MIoD)
  • Institute of Directors in New Zealand (IoD NZ)
  • Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance (PICG)
  • Institute of Directors in Southern Africa (IoDSA)
  • Singapore Institute of Directors (SID)
  • Swiss Institute of Directors (SIoD)
  • Thai Institute of Directors Association (TIoD)
  • Institute of Directors, United Kingdom (IoD)
  • National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), USA
  • Institute of Corporate and Public Governance (IGEP)
  • European Confederation of Directors’ Associations (ecoDa)
  • Vereinigung der Aufsichtsräte in Deutschland e.V. (VARD)
  • Independent Directors Association (IDA)
  • Institute of Corporate Directors, Philippines (ICD)

To learn more about Global Passport reciprocal member benefits, please refer the link,

To download the Global Passport fact sheet, click here

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