SHEIKHA HIND BINT HAMAD AL THANI APPOINTED CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF QATAR FOUNDATION

DOHA, Qatar, Mar 1 – The Board of Directors of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), has appointed Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al Thani, as Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Foundation.

Sheikha Hind will continue in her current role as Vice Chairperson. Through her appointment as Chief Executive Officer, she will lead a unified executive team, responsible for enhancing and implementing strategy and budget, driving performance, and strengthening relationships with QF’s various partners and stakeholders.

The Executive Team will be effective from Apr 3, 2016, and will comprise Faisal Mohammed Al Suwaidi, President of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D); Dr Ahmad M. Hasnah, President of Hamad bin Khalifa University (HBKU); Buthaina Al Nuaimi, President of Pre-University Education; Fahad Saad Al Qahtani, President of Community Development; Sheikh Salman Bin Hassan Al-Thani, Chief Financial Officer; Mayan Zebeib, Chief Communications Officer; Mohammed Abdulaziz Al Naimi, Chief Operations Officer; Michael Mitchell, General Counsel; Engineer Jassim Telefat, Executive Director Capital Projects; and Omran Hamad Al-Kuwari, Executive Director CEO Office.

Additionally, Engineer Saad Ibrahim Al Muhannadi, who has served as Qatar Foundation’s President since 2013, has been appointed as a Lifetime Member of the Board of Directors, in addition to his current role as Member of the Board of Trustees. As a founding member of QF in 1995, he has led the development of Qatar Foundation’s infrastructure, in line with Qatar’s goal of transforming itself from a carbon-based to a knowledge-based economy

Source: QNA