GCC Board Directors Institute in collaboration with The Financial Academy in Saudi Arabia awarded certificates to 135 graduates on successful completion of the GCC BDI Certificate and Diploma in Board Directorship and Board Secretary Certification Programmes on 19 June in Riyadh, KSA.
This was the first in-person graduation ceremony since the programmes got under way in 2019. The Financial Academy is the awarding body for all GCC BDI certification programmes.
GCC BDI and The Financial Academy also celebrated the ‘100 Certified Board Directors’ milestone. Of the 135 graduates, there were 100 Certified Board Directors, 24 Certified Board Secretaries, and 11 Directors who received the Diploma award.
The graduates were honoured at a graduation ceremony held at the Crowne Plaza in Riyadh. His Excellency Mohammed El-Kuwaiz, Chairman of the Capital Market Authority, KSA, delivered the keynote address. Other speakers included Mana Alkhamsan, Director General of The Financial Academy, Jane Valls, Executive Director, GCC BDI, Dr Chris Pierce and Allison Kibirige – Senior External Associates at GCC BDI, and Mutlaq Al Morished, GCC BDI Governor and CEO of Tasnee.
Watch the graduation ceremony videos:
Graduation Ceremony - Video Opener
19 June 2022