Committees and National Chapters

GCMA carries out its mission through regional committees, working groups and national chapters across the region that address high priority issues proposed by members and identified as priorities by the GCMA Board.

Governance and Audit Committee

The GCMA Governance and Audit Committee helps the Board fulfill its oversight responsibilities for financial reporting, internal control, external financial audit and compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

Regulatory Affairs Committee

The GCMA Regulatory Affairs Committee works to improve regulation of the equity and fixed income markets. It acts as consultative partner to national regulators, including GCC central banks and capital market authorities to assist in creating sound, transparent and harmonised markets. The Committee proposes regulatory initiatives and comments upon draft regulations.

Capital Market Structured Finance Committee

The GCMA Capital Market Structured Finance Committee is responsible for exploring the introduction and use of alternative capital market structures including covered bonds.

Events and Conference Committee

The GCMA Events and Conference Committee designs, coordinates and leads event programs including in-person and online roundtables, seminars, workshops, national and regional conferences and international summits.

GCMA working groups include:

  • Asset Management
  • Environmental, Social and Governance
  • Infrastructure Finance
  • Investor Relations
  • Islamic¬†Finance
  • Pension Reform
  • Sustainable Finance