Middle East


“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


“To ban failure, is to ban success”


“To ban failure, is to ban success”

November 2013

Conversation with Saul Singer, co-author of


“Arab Spring not impacting liquidity”


“Arab Spring not impacting liquidity”

September 2011

(Part 1 of 2) Conversation with Michel Accad, CEO of Gulf Bank in Kuwait on


“Arab Spring not impacting liquidity”


“Arab Spring not impacting liquidity”

September 2011

(Part 2 of 2) Conversation with Michel Accad, CEO of Gulf Bank in Kuwait on


Qatar’s Stuart Pearce: “We are interested in building the insurance sector.”


Qatar’s Stuart Pearce: “We are interested in building the insurance sector.”

November 2009

(Part 2 of 3) Conversation with Stuart Pearce, CEO, Qatars Financial Centre Authority.

measuring success -optimism in Qatar -regional hub -real economy -cost of business -common GCC -currency


Qatar’s Stuart Pearce: “We are interested in building the insurance sector.”


Qatar’s Stuart Pearce: “We are interested in building the insurance sector.”

November 2009

(Part 3 of 3) Conversation with Stuart Pearce, CEO, Qatar Financial Centre Authority

criminal law -dialogue with other regulators -quality over quantity -targeted industry growth -Qatar Finance and Business Academy -future milestones


Qatar’s Stuart Pearce: “We are interested in building the insurance sector.”


Qatar’s Stuart Pearce: “We are interested in building the insurance sector.”

November 2009

(Part 1 of 3) Conversation with Stuart Pearce, CEO, Qatar Financial Centre Authority.
QFC and Qatar diversification one country -two systems -common law -domestic economy -building capacity


“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