Azmi & Associates

Talk on Board of Director in Brunei

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Our Senior Partner, Dato’ Azmi Mohd Ali was invited on 21 August 2019 to be part of the panellist for the Director’s Forum on “Board’s Roles and Responsibilities: Moving Forward”. The Forum was jointly organised by the Centre For Islamic Banking, Finance and Management (CIBFM) and Securities Industry Development Corporation (SIDC) Malaysia, at the Radisson Hotel, Brunei Darussalam.

Other than Dato’ Azmi, the speakers included in the forum are the Associate Professor Mak Yuen Teen of the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School, Singapore, Managing Director and CEO of DARe (Darussalam Enterprise) Javed Ahmed and member of the Governing Council of the Singapore Institute of Directors, Philip Forrest. Under the theme ‘Guiding Companies Through New Challenges’, the forum witnessed an audience of board members, corporate secretaries, CEOs, and other C-Suite executives who were eager to learn more from local and international speakers with vast experience. Some of the topics discussed were ‘Board’s Roles and Responsibilities: Moving Forward’, ‘Blind spots in Decision Making’, ‘Navigating New Age Risks’, and ‘Financial Matters: Heeding Red Flags and Avoiding Common Pitfalls’.

The topics, amongst others discussed on the need of directors and board members to take charge and be the agents of constructive and necessary change in providing clear direction for their respective teams, as well as increasing efficiency and effectiveness in the workplaces especially in the aftermath of the global financial crisis.