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Michael Braidwood to leave CMAE

The Club Managers Association of Europe (CMAE) have announced that Michael Braidwood CCM will be resuming his career as a club manager on completion of his successful three year tenure as the Association’s Director of Education at Qatar International Golf Club.

Michael’s primary role was responsibility for the promotion and delivery of the Association’s Management Development Programmes, which leads on to two types of certification, the Club Management Diploma (CMdip) and Certified Club Manager (CCM).

Marc Newey CCM, President of CMAE, commented, “Michael joined CMAE as a PGA Advanced Fellow Professional and a Certified Club Manager (CCM) but also brought considerable club experience after managing the Riffa and Royal Clubs in Bahrain. We were fortunate to have someone of Michael’s calibre, dedication and work ethic in the role and he worked closely with the MDP Delegates, Alliance Partners, Corporate Partners and the Board to deliver our successes over the last three years. We are sorry to see him leave but wish him well for his exciting new venture in Qatar.”

Interested candidates for the Director of Education post should contact Michael Braidwood initially who can be reached on – The Association will be looking for the successful candidate to start in August for a handover by Michael.