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11th Annual Board Secretary: Innovation Meets Governance

Evolve into a proactive tech-savvy Board Secretary and achieve higher milestones as the trusted board advisors within the organisation

16-18 Apr 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Why You Should Attend

11th Annual Board Secretary: Innovation Meets Governance

With the growing age of digital disruption, The Board Secretary plays a key role in advancing corporate governance and is vital to the efficiency and effectiveness of the Board for the smooth running of the company. The time is now for Board Secretaries to step up and lead the strategy of the boardroom with the latest technology and trends. Being one of our big annual events, this year the event will have a full day focusing on technology and innovations for the industry including AI, smart contracts, data privacy and GDPR. Topics will focus on:


         Reinforcing compliance and governance within your organisation

         Addressing Gender Imbalance within the Board

         Examining the role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Governance

         Evolving role of the board secretary in the Digital Age

         Integrating Emotional Intelligence within the role of a board secretary



Key Topics

  • Sustaining Good Governance while Managing Risk and Compliance within your Organisation
  • The Career Path: Life beyond a Company Secretary
  • Discovering the Importance of Emotional Intelligence (EI) within the Role of a Board Secretary
  • GDPR: Important Aspects for the role of Board Secretaries
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Governance – A Company’s Secretary Perspective

  • Why Choose marcus evans Conferences?

    marcus evans specialises in the research and development of strategic events for senior business executives. From our international network of 63 offices, marcus evans produces over 1000 event days a year on strategic issues in corporate finance, telecommunications, technology, health, transportation, capital markets, human resources and business improvement.

    Above all, marcus evans provides clients with business information and knowledge which enables them to sustain a valuable competitive advantage and makes a positive contribution to their success.

    Event Sponsors
    Premier Sponsor
    Nasdaq Corporate Solutions
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    Associate Sponsor
    RXM Advisory Pte Ltd
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    Practical Insights From

    Jane Valls
    Executive Director
    GCC Board Directors Institute, UAE

    John-Green Odada
    Executive Director & Assistant Company Secretary
    JP Morgan Chase & Co, UK

    Mohamed Aly Ghanem
    Vice President- Legal Affairs & Certified Board Secretary
    Dubai Financial Market, UAE

    Rebar Jaff
    Secretary of Secretary-Generalís Disarmament Advisory Board
    United Nations, USA

    Lori Baker
    Vice President, Legal & Director of Data Protection - Office of the Commissioner of Data Protection

    Sonya Janahi
    Board Member and Supreme Council for Women
    Bahrain Chamber of Commerce,Bahrain

    Paul Dubal
    Senior Vice-President, Head of Corporate Governance
    First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB), UAE

    Dr. Ashraf Gamal ElDin
    Hawkamah, UAE

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    Voice of Our Customers
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    • Experienced and high profile speakers. Abunayyan Group, Saudi Arabia
    • The venue is well arranged and the topics and presentations are informative and added value Yazeed Alrajhi & Brothers, KSA
    • Presentation on Predictive Analytics was good. Emirates Sembcorp Water & Power
    • Venue and topics covered are good with great level of speakers. Petrofac Emirates
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    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Miss Bernardine Michael - Regional Director (Digital,Media & PR) APAC & MEA

    marcus evans Kuala Lumpur , Suite A-20-1, Level 20
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