Paul Dubal, FCG, P.Adm.

Paul Dubal has almost 25 years of corporate secretarial, corporate governance, and regulatory experience both in-house and as a professional services consultant in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the Caribbean. He has worked for KPMG LLP and PwC in leadership roles and served in senior in-house roles for several listed financial services companies. He has also provided governance services to Mid-Cap and Large-Cap companies in Europe, North and South America, and the Caribbean region.

Paul has worked extensively with a diverse range of boards and senior management teams on governance matters, including major projects such as the transition from a stakeholder to an independent board. He also acted as Corporate Secretary and Governance Advisor to the Bank of Montreal’s OSFI regulated subsidiaries. Paul has recently completed a two-year assignment as Head of Corporate Governance at the First Abu Dhabi Bank, the largest bank in the Gulf region, where he developed the Bank’s corporate governance framework, advising the Board and executive management on the practical implications of the new UAE Corporate Governance Regulations. He also refined the Bank’s management committee structure and its international governance structure across twenty jurisdictions globally.

Paul is a Fellow of the Chartered Governance Institute (CGI) and holds an LLB from Middlesex University (UK) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from Leicester De Montfort University (UK). He is currently the Chief Examiner on the CGIC Risk Management module of the International Qualifying Program.