On course for success


The Leadership Conference 2016 was held today, Monday, 07 November 2016 corresponding to 07 Safar 1438, at The Empire Hotel & Country Club, Jerudong, Brunei Darussalam. The conference was organised by Centre For Islamic Banking, Finance And Management (CIBFM) and supported by Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD).

The Guest of Honour at the conference was Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Ali bin Apong, Minister at Ministry Primary Resources and Tourism who also delivered a keynote address at the event.

Prior to the keynote address, Yang Mulia Awang Yusof bin Haji Abd Rahman, Managing Director of AMBD delivered his welcoming remarks. Also present were members of AMBD Board of Directors; Permanent Secretaries; Foreign Embassies; and senior government officials.

LeadCon2016 is another signature event organised by CIBFM, and is aimed to provide a platform for local and global leaders to share their experiences and provide new perspectives on leadership and innovation, and at the same time, signifies CIBFM and AMBD’s efforts to promote Brunei Darussalam as a prominent knowledge hub. LeadCon2016 also offered the local and international delegates opportunities to build and strengthen their business network.

Themed “Leadership And Innovation in a Changing Global Environment”, this conference discussed leadership issues faced globally, which includes a presentation by Duvvuri Subbarao, the 22nd Governor of Reserve Bank of India entitled “Leading in Times of Uncertainty – Experiences from the Reserve Bank of India”, whilst Tan Sri Dato’ Dr. R. Palan, Pro Chancellor, Cyberjaya University College of Medical Sciences & Chairman, SMRT Holdings Berhad presented on “Values Based Leadership”. Professor Datuk Dr. Osman Bakar, Chair Professor & Director from Sultan Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Centre for Islamic Studies (SOASCIS), Universiti Brunei Darussalam also gave a presentation on “Leadership From Islamic Perspectives”.

The conference was co-sponsored by Royal Brunei, Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD), United Overseas Bank (UOB), The Empire Hotel & Country Club, Cityneon Displays & Construction and Asia Assets Management, and was attended by (150) local and foreign participants including government officials and Chief Executive Officers and senior executives and managers from the private sector.

CIBFM is the training arm of AMBD. CIBFM has been recognised by Brunei Darussalam National Accreditation Council (BDNAC) as a Training Institution providing Value-Added Qualifications in terms of professional learning solutions in the fields of Banking, Finance and Management.


Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam

Date: 07 Safar 1438 / 07 November 2016

Reference: AMBD/MD/24





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