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Mentorship Programme





Mentorship Programme


This is a new GCC BDI programme and will be launched towards the end of 2020 to start in the first quarter of 2021. We will let you know when the programme is available. Until then here is an insight into the Mentorship Programme.

This programme encourages a learning culture, where members learn from more experienced Board Directors, allowing them to take ownership of their personal and professional development and improving their leadership skills.

For Fellows

Are you looking to leave a legacy by shaping future board leaders to practice and promote the highest form of corporate governance? Mentoring is quickly gaining recognition as one of the fastest ways to develop talent and accelerate leadership potential.

As a Mentor you could gain new perspectives and fresh ideas giving you insights to generational trends as well as being able to share your board experience.

Become a Mentor and leave your footprint!

For Members

As a thriving professional, mentoring is a great way to grow professionally and personally.

The GCC BDI Mentorship Programme will:

  • Help clarify career goals and course of direction. Mentors have a realistic understanding of their respective fields. A conversation with your Mentor can inspire you, help you narrow your focus and maximise your potential. 
  • Give you tailored guidance. Discussions with your Mentor, will help show you perspectives other than your own. Personal guidance given to you will allow you to grow, and open you up to new ideas and paths.
  • Provide you with feedback that allows you to self-reflect, increasing your confidence, self-growth and performance.


Mentors selected for this programme are of the highest calibre of professionals who have great experience in boardrooms; who demonstrate honesty, integrity, respect and responsibility for stewardship, and who understand how to support individuals in achieving professional goals.

The duration of the programme is 6 months. The Mentor and Mentee would be expected to meet a minimum of 2 hours every month.

Individuals eligible to participate in the Mentorship Programme must be either a GCC BDI Member or a Fellow.

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