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[Marcus Evans Live+] 12th Annual Board Secretary: Build-The-Trust

Boardroom 2020: Redefining the DNA of Board Secretaries, from Spearheading Ideas to Governing the Boardroom

15-17 Sep 2020
Online, United Arab Emirates

Why You Should Attend

[Marcus Evans Live+] 12th Annual Board Secretary: Build-The-Trust

Years of excellence and a proven track record in this must attend Board Secretary event of the year, join us and find out how to adapt to challenges of emerging risks, innovation, technologies and disruption within the boardroom today. This conference is a platform that connects the major industry players of the region with key decision makers across all sectors to discuss the most cutting edge innovations and upcoming trends that help shape the future of Board Secretaries.

Each year, this conference takes great pride in bringing the region’s boardroom, governance and compliance professionals on site to network, learn and share their experiences including previously welcoming Board Secretaries from Emirates NBD, Emaar Properties, Mubadala Group, Dubai Islamic Bank, Abu Dhabi Terminals, ENOC, SABIC, STC, Kuwait Finance House, Etihad Aviation, DEWA, Ministry of Health, ADNOC, IKEA, ACWA Holding among others.

Hear from industry aspects on the following themes: Data Governance, Privacy and Protection, Subsidiary Governance, Board Composition & Diversity, Digital Onboarding and many more.  Be part of our full day workshop facilitated by a Governance Guru on “Board Dynamics and Digitalisation” that will enrich you with the framework needed to lead transformation within your role as the ‘Silent Soldiers behind the Board’.

Key Topics

  • Aligning the Board with Data Governance through Communication and Strategic Planning
  • Key Drivers towards Enforcing, Supporting and Implementing a Resilient Subsidiary Governance Framework
  • Effectiveness and Reviewing Steps Towards Governing Executive and Non – Executive Board Members
  • When Commercial Crimes Hits the Boardroom: Fraud Control, Bridging Contracts and Insider Trading
  • Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG): Turning a Stakeholders Scrutiny to your best Advantage

  • 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 Partners

    Practical Insights From

    John Heaton
    ICSA, UK

    Jim Hughes
    Asst Group Company Secretary
    HSBC, UK

    Alissa Amico
    Managing Director
    GOVERN, France

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

    Bolaji Taiwo
    Company Secretary UK & Ireland

    Jane Valls
    Executive Director
    GCC Board of Directors Institute, UAE

    Sanaa Abouzaid
    MENA Regional Corporate Governance Lead - IFC
    World Bank Group, USA

    Ezzeddine Bizri
    AGM - Company Secretary
    National Bank of Oman, Oman

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • "Overall great programme, very useful information and updates that has certainly help to put my role as a Company Secretary in better perspective." - ExxonMobil
    • "It was a very fruitful experience, the topics were very interesting." - Batelco
    • "Well organised, good speakers and excellent chairman." – Bahrain Airport
    • "I had an excellent experience with marcus evans, I indeed benefitted a lot from this event." - Dubai Islamic Bank
    • "Well organised event with insightful approach to topics." – Zain Group
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