Jan Bladen’s extensive international experience includes corporate leadership and strategy, operational management, budgeting, risk management and corporate governance. Practiced in building high performing teams, his divisional reports have included business planning and corporate strategy, human resources, information technology, corporate communications, finance, corporate administration, risk management and both internal and external audit. An effective multicultural executive, he has the innate passion, drive and determination to implement positive change within large, complex organizations. Hands-on, with a strong action and objective-focused approach, he performs under pressure and, with cross border communication skills, can effectively manage inter-cultural challenges.
Jan Bladen was the founding Chief Operating Officer of the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) and the former executive advisor and program lead to the Abu Dhabi Global Markets (ADGM). He has spent over 20 years living and working in the Middle East. His international experience and background allows him to navigate cultural barriers and interact at the highest levels, often acting as a seamless bridge between eastern and western sensibilities. Jan spent eight years with PricewaterhouseCoopers, working with clients at both Board and operational levels, providing thought leadership and advice in the fields of strategy, risk and corporate governance on a global level. He has delivered assignments to over 70 clients in the Middle East.
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