United Arab Emirates


“The worst you can do in challenging times is divert from a simple agenda”


“The worst you can do in challenging times is divert from a simple agenda”

May 2016

Ala’a Eraiqat, group CEO and executive director, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) discusses steering ADCB beyond the global financial crisis, maintaining high morale in the workplace, and emphasising customer experience and digitisation. If you do not see the video already displayed below, please select the alternative sites from the tabs here: Watch Video Access Audio […]


“The DIFC’s David Eldon argues that Dubai is on course to become a global player”


“The DIFC’s David Eldon argues that Dubai is on course to become a global player”

September 2009

(Part 2 of 3) Conversation with David Eldon, Current Chairman of Dubai International Financial Centre Authority, and former Chairman, HSBC Asia Pacific
GCC – common currency – oil and economy – larger neighbours – balancing the global and local


“The DIFC’s David Eldon argues that Dubai is on course to become a global player”


“The DIFC’s David Eldon argues that Dubai is on course to become a global player”

September 2009

(Part 3 of 3) Conversation with David Eldon, Current Chairman of Dubai International Financial Centre Authority, and former Chairman, HSBC Asia Pacific
Tax havens – Islamic finance companies in the DFIC – elements of a financial centre


“The DIFC’s David Eldon argues that Dubai is on course to become a global player”


“The DIFC’s David Eldon argues that Dubai is on course to become a global player”

September 2009

(Part 1 of 3) Conversation with David Eldon, Current Chairman of Dubai International Financial Centre Authority, and former Chairman, HSBC Asia Pacific
Dubai – Abu Dhabi – logistics hub – tourism


“David Eldon on the changing nature of leadership”


“David Eldon on the changing nature of leadership”

July 2009

(Part 2 of 2) Conversation with David Eldon, Current Chairman of Dubai International Financial Centre Authority, and former Chairman, HSBC Asia Pacific
HSBC’s compensation issues – next generation of leaders


“David Eldon on the changing nature of leadership”


“David Eldon on the changing nature of leadership”

July 2009

(Part 1 of 2) Conversation with David Eldon, Current Chairman of Dubai International Financial Centre Authority, and former Chairman, HSBC Asia Pacific
Leadership before the crisis – compromise and confrontation – profit generalists vs. specialists