"The board that supports our vision to be truly next generation"
Hamad Bin Faisal Bin Thani Al Thani
Chairman and Managing Director – Qatar
Joined al khaliji Board since 2009 and Re-appointed in February 2015 by Qatar Holding Co., State of Qatar
Number of Shares held by the Chairman as of 31-Dec-15: 0 share
Number of Shares held by Qatar Holding as of 31-Dec-15: 98,075,000 shares
al khaliji’s Chairman is widely known in the region and regarded as one of Qatar’s most influential business figures.. Holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, the Chairman has held a number of prominent positions, including the post of Minister of Economy and Commerce of Qatar and Vice Chairman of Qatar National Bank (QNB), one of the region’s largest banks.
Other senior positions previously held by His Excellency include:
- Chairman of Qatar General Organization for Standard & Metrology
- Member of Supreme Council for Economic Affairs and Investment
- Director of Customs Department
- Heir Apparent Office, Diwan Al Amiri
The Chairman is also a very active member of the Qatar business community. In addition to his post as Chairman and Managing Director of al khaliji, His Excellency holds currently the following key positions:
- Vice Chairman, Qatari Investors Group
- Board Member, Qatari Businessmen Association
- Board Member, Qatar Insurance Company (QIC)
Abdullah Nasser Al Misnad
Vice Chairman – Non Executive, Qatar
Joined al khaliji Board since 2007 and Re-elected on 25 February 2015
Number of Shares held by Mr. Al Misnad as of 31-Dec-15: 0 share
Number of Shares held by Al Misnad Holding Co. as of 31-Dec-15: 3,000,000 shares
Mr. Abdullah Nasser Al Misnad is the Chairman and Managing Director of Al Misnad Holding Company, a leading organization in the private business sector since 1950's.
In addition to his position as Vice-Chairman of al khaliji’s Board, Mr. Al Misnad chairs the Audit Committee. He also occupies chairmanship and directorship roles in other organizations:
- Al Misnad Holding Company, Chairman and Managing Director
- Qatari Investors Group, Chairman
- Board member, Qatari Businessmen Association
Mr. Al Misnad is holder of Bachelors degree in Aeronautics.
Abdul Salam Bin Mohammed Al Murshidi
Independent and Non-Executive – Oman
Joined al khaliji Board since 2007 and Re-elected on 25 February 2015, represents Al Nawras Company, Sultanate of Oman
Number of Shares held by Mr. Al Murshidi as of 31-Dec-15: 0 share
Number of Shares held by Al Nawras Co. as of 31-Dec-15: 4,817,107 shares
H.E. Al Murshidi is an Omani National and a prominent figure in Oman’s business community. Al Murshidi is the Executive President of the State General Reserve Fund of the Sultanate Oman since November 2012, the Chairman of the Board and Investment Committee of the Oman National Investments Development Company “Tanmia”, and a Board member of the Public Authority for Investment Promotion and Export Development “Ithraa”, Oman.
In addition to his position as member of al khaliji’s Board, Mr. Al Murshidi is also Chairman of the Board of “Oman Brunei Investment Company”, “Uzbek-Oman Investment Company”. He is a member of numerous committees and also participates in the management of number of other public and economic organizations.
H.E. Al Murshidi graduated with distinction from the University of Aberdeen, U.K. with a Master’s Degree of Science in Petroleum Geology (1996). He is also a Bachelor of Science in Geophysics from the University of Arizona, USA (1989).
Hisham S. Al Saie
Non-Executive – Bahrain
Joined al khaliji Board since 2009 and Re-elected on 25 February 2015, represents Union Investment House - Kingdom of Bahrain
Number of Shares held by Mr. Al Saie as of 31-Dec-15: 0 share
Number of Shares held by Union Investment House as of 31-Dec-15: 15,000,000 shares
Mr. Al Saie is a Bahraini national with extensive experience in the Investment Management, Corporate Finance Advisory and Investment banking. Hisham holds an MBA from London Business School and a Bachelor degree in Accounting from the University of Texas and has attended a number of executive education courses at INSEAD and other reputable institutions.
Prior to his current responsibilities in Union Investment House, Mr. Al Saie was Head of Corporate Finance at SICO Investment Bank, where he was responsible for structuring key local and regional equity and debt capital market transactions. He also held previous positions at BDO Jawad Habib, PriceWaterhouse Coopers and Arthur Andersen.
Mr. Al-Saie is a member of the Board Audit Committee and the Board Corporate Governance and Nomination Committee of al khaliji. He additionally occupies a number of directorship roles mainly in the following institutions:
- Nass Corporation B.S.C
- Diyyar Al-Muharraq B.S.C (c)
- Bahrain Bay Development B.S.C.
- Al Salam Bank-Bahrain B.S.C
- Lighthouse Ventures WLL
Faisal Abdulla KH AL-Mana
Independent and Non Executive Member – Qatar
Newly Elected on 25 February 2015
Number of Shares held by Faisal Abdulla Al Mana as of 31-Dec-15: 100,000 shares
A Qatari national and an active member of the business and investment industries.
Mr. Al Manaa is currently the Vice Chairman of Redco Constructions. He is also a Board member of Qatari Investors Group and the Managing Director of Al Khalij Cement Company. He started his career in 1998 as Banking Supervisor in Qatar Central Bank before he joined the Ministry of Finance as WTO Affairs Officer. He then joined the Ministry of Economy and Commerce as Director of the Minister’s Office. In 2004, Mr. Al Mana joined QDB where he worked as Director of Project Development Department at QDB until 2009.
In addition, Mr. Al Mana also holds the position of the Vice Chairman in a number of companies including BLUU, Qatar Electro Mechanical Group, Al Mana Industries, Al Madad Al Qatariya, Origins, The Maintainers, Al Jassra Corporate Services, BG2, Ammar Constructions and Al Jassra Ready Mix.
He holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics from the University of Qatar.
Sheikh Mohammed Feisal Q F AL-Thani
Non Executive Member – Qatar
Newly Elected on 25 February 2015, represents Al Faisal International for Investment, State of Qatar
Number of Shares held by Sheikh Mohamed Feisal AL-Thani as of 31-Dec-15: 0 share
Number of shares held by Al Faisal International for Investment as of 31-Dec-15: 26,071,378 shares
Sheikh Mohamed Bin Faisal is the Vice Chairman of Al Faisal Holding and Aamal Company, one of the largest public shareholding companies in Qatar.
Sheikh Mohamed also occupies chairmanship and directorship roles in other organizations, as follows:
- Qatari Businessmen Association, Board Member
- Al Faisal International for Investment, Vice Chairman
- Optimized Holding Co., Chairman
- American University of Sharjah, Board member of trustees
Sheikh Mohamed is holder of Bachelors degree in science and Business Administration from Carnegie Mellon University, Qatar.
Sheikh Mohammed Mansoor M J AL-Thani
Non Executive Member – Qatar
Newly Elected on 25 February 2015, represents Qatar Holding, State of Qatar
Number of Shares held by Sheikh Mohamed Mansoor AL-Thani as of 31-Dec-15: 0 share
Number of shares held by Qatar Holding as of 31-Dec-15: 98,075,000 shares
Sheikh Mohamed joined the Board of al khaliji in February 2015. He has a good experience in economics and finance gained from his current position as financial analyst at Qatar Investment Authority. He is also appointed as representative director of QIA on the Board of Directors of Al Rayyan Hospitality.
Sheikh Mohamed has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Management Studies from the University of Sussex in the UK. He passed the CFA Level I and continues to drive for personal and professional excellence.