Sharon Ditchburn
Sharon Ditchburn



Sharon Ditchburn

Sharon Ditchburn is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia and ICSA (UK), a Certified Practicing Accountant, and holds legal qualifications from Australia, as well as an MBA specialising in Corporate Governance, Entrepreneurship and Strategy. She is one of the few individuals in the GCC certified by the IFC/World Bank to deliver their Director Development Programmes and has been delivering Corporate Governance advisory and training programmes throughout the GCC since 2005.

Sharon has wide-ranging experience at senior management level, including as a CFO and Company Secretary in Australia and the UAE. Since 2004, she has worked with a wide range of listed, private and government owned enterprises in the GCC, including financial institutions, stock exchanges, private industrial firms, government departments and family owned businesses. Sharon is also an Authorised Individual by the DFSA with various regulated entities, including investment banks, brokerages, trust companies and wealth managers.

Sharon is also a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Australasian Compliance Institute and Association of Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialists (USA). She is a recipient of the Solvi Stenbro Prize in Ethics (QUT).