Foundations of Directorship Workshop

More than 285 directors from the region have already attended our Foundations’ workshop which is high-impact and exclusive, with participation limited to 20 board directors to ensure a rich dialogue between peers. The workshop also includes non-professional sessions to supplement the content and enhance networking between participants.

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With over 450 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 one of our reunion events in 2014.

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Mastering the Boardroom Workshop

BDI’s newest workshop for directors set to take on more senior roles within the board or seeking to strengthen specific board competencies.

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BDI hosts Award Ceremony for its first EMBA Case-Study Competition

“The London Business School clearly demonstrates thought leadership by exposing their EMBA students- the next generation of senior executives and board members- to sound corporate governance practices. Through their work on the case study, they get to know more about the pillars of governance and the value they bring to any organization.”
Nathalie Potvin
 Executive Director, GCC Board Directors Institute

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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