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Strategic Partner

Etisalat Group is one of the world’s leading telecom groups in emerging markets. With consolidated net revenue at AED 51.7 billion and consolidated net profit of AED 9.0 billion for 2020, its high credit ratings reflect the company’s strong balance sheet and proven long-term performance.

Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, Etisalat was established over four decades ago in the UAE as the country’s first telecommunications service provider. A blue-chip organisation, Etisalat Group provides innovative solutions and services to 156.1 million subscribers in 16 countries across the Middle East, Asia and Africa.

Etisalat is ranked the strongest brand across all categories in the Middle East and Africa by Brand Finance, and is the fastest mobile network globally by Ookla® Speedtest® in 2020.

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Securities & Commodities Authority, SCA was established pursuant to Article (2) of Federal Law No. (4) of 2000 regarding the Emirates Securities and Commodities Authority and Market, as a public authority having the supervisory and executive powers necessary to exercise its functions and to regulate securities and commodity markets in the UAE.

The Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE) promotes financial and monetary stability, efficiency and resilience in the financial system, and the protection of consumers through effective supervision that supports economic growth for the benefit of the UAE and its people.

The General Women’s Union, under the chairmanship of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, was established by Federal Law No. (20) of 1985 to serve as the national mechanism for the empowerment and entrepreneurship of women in the United Arab Emirates.

Securities & Commodities Authority, SCA was established pursuant to Article (2) of Federal Law No. (4) of 2000 regarding the Emirates Securities and Commodities Authority and Market, as a public authority having the supervisory and executive powers necessary to exercise its functions and to regulate securities and commodity markets in the UAE.

The Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE) promotes financial and monetary stability, efficiency and resilience in the financial system, and the protection of consumers through effective supervision that supports economic growth for the benefit of the UAE and its people.

The General Women’s Union, under the chairmanship of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, was established by Federal Law No. (20) of 1985 to serve as the national mechanism for the empowerment and entrepreneurship of women in the United Arab Emirates.

Gold Sponsors

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) is one of the world’s leading energy producers and a primary catalyst for the growth and diversification of the Abu Dhabi economy. With a production capacity of more than 3.5 million barrels of oil per day and 10.5 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day, we operate across the entire hydrocarbon value chain.

We have a network of fully-integrated businesses for exploration, production, storage, refining, and trading, as well as the development of a wide range of petrochemical products. Founded in 1971, ADNOC has been responsible for harnessing the UAE’s energy resources by meeting the demands of an ever-changing energy market and ultimately transforming our nation.

Abu Dhabi Ports is the region’s premier facilitator of logistics, transport, and trade, bridging Abu Dhabi with the world.

Established in 2006, the company owns and manages 11 ports and terminals in the UAE and Guinea, alongside Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD) and ZonesCorp, the largest integrated trade, logistics, and industrial business portfolio in the Middle East.

Abu Dhabi Ports is part of ADQ, one of the region’s largest holding companies with a broad portfolio of major enterprises spanning key sectors of Abu Dhabi’s diversified economy.

National Central Cooling Company PJSC (DFM: Tabreed) is the largest international district cooling company in the world and a leading provider of innovative, sustainable energy solutions. The company has a strong portfolio of 84 district cooling plants in the UAE and GCC, many of which exclusively supply world-renowned landmarks with cooling services.

Through its membership of the United Nations Cooling Coalition and its sustainability agenda, Tabreed pioneers the development of eco-friendly district cooling systems that reduce loads on power grids, in turn contributing to reduced CO2 emissions. Tabreed’s activities are characterised by a commitment to the development of local communities, inclusion and workforce diversity.

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) is one of the world’s leading energy producers and a primary catalyst for the growth and diversification of the Abu Dhabi economy. With a production capacity of more than 3.5 million barrels of oil per day and 10.5 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day, we operate across the entire hydrocarbon value chain.

We have a network of fully-integrated businesses for exploration, production, storage, refining, and trading, as well as the development of a wide range of petrochemical products. Founded in 1971, ADNOC has been responsible for harnessing the UAE’s energy resources by meeting the demands of an ever-changing energy market and ultimately transforming our nation.

Abu Dhabi Ports is the region’s premier facilitator of logistics, transport, and trade, bridging Abu Dhabi with the world.

Established in 2006, the company owns and manages 11 ports and terminals in the UAE and Guinea, alongside Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD) and ZonesCorp, the largest integrated trade, logistics, and industrial business portfolio in the Middle East.

Abu Dhabi Ports is part of ADQ, one of the region’s largest holding companies with a broad portfolio of major enterprises spanning key sectors of Abu Dhabi’s diversified economy.

National Central Cooling Company PJSC (DFM: Tabreed) is the largest international district cooling company in the world and a leading provider of innovative, sustainable energy solutions. The company has a strong portfolio of 84 district cooling plants in the UAE and GCC, many of which exclusively supply world-renowned landmarks with cooling services.

Through its membership of the United Nations Cooling Coalition and its sustainability agenda, Tabreed pioneers the development of eco-friendly district cooling systems that reduce loads on power grids, in turn contributing to reduced CO2 emissions. Tabreed’s activities are characterised by a commitment to the development of local communities, inclusion and workforce diversity.

Digital Sponsor

One of the UAE’s best performing banks for five decades, Mashreq is a leading financial institution with an expanding footprint across the Middle East. We have international offices in Europe, Asia, Africa and the US, and a strong presence in the financial capitals of the world. As the oldest bank in the UAE, our journey can be traced back to humble beginnings in 1967, followed by periods of rapid growth and strategic expansion. Throughout our history, Mashreq has differentiated itself by pioneering new-to-market concepts and launching unique products and services.

Bronze Sponsor

Nasdaq Governance Solutions’ trusted board portal technology, board engagement services and expert insights can help drive excellence and advance corporate governance practices. Nasdaq Boardvantage® is designed with intuitive interface and security features to meet the critical meeting and collaboration needs of boards, committees, and leadership teams. Consultative board assessments, digital board evaluations, directors’ and officers’ questionnaires and surveys are also available as alternatives to paper-based processes.

Waha Capital is an Abu Dhabi-listed investment management company with a diversified and balanced portfolio of local and international assets, delivering sustainable income and long-term value creation to its stakeholders. Its management team has extensive experience operating in international markets, and its diverse shareholder base includes Mubadala Investment Company and other prominent UAE investors. Through its Public Markets business, the company deploys specialised capabilities in managing global and regional credit and equity funds, with a proven track record of outperformance in this area. Its Private Investments business deploys capital successfully in private markets, across numerous sectors and geographies.

Outreach Partners