Sheikh Abdulla has been a member of GWC’s board of directors since 2008, holding seats on the Board’s Tender and Nominations Committee, prior to his election to Chairman of the Board in 2014. Sheikh Abdulla brings more than 10 years of experience to the position, having previously worked with Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO) and Muntajat (Qatar Chemical and Petrochemical Marketing and Distribution Company Q.P.J.S.C.) while currently holding a position at Qatar Steel. He is a non-executive, non-independent member of the board.
Sheikh Fahad has a wide variety of experience in various fields spanning over 8 years. He is currently Chief Business Development Officer at Dukhan Bank. Sheikh Fahad has earned a bachelor’s in business administration from the European University in Geneva, Switzerland, and a banking and financial science training from the Arab Academy in Amman, Jordan. Sheikh Fahad is currently GWC’s board Vice Chairman, and is a non-executive, non-independent member of the board.
Mr. Ahmed is a highly successful figure in the Qatari retail arena and has over 25 years of experience developing various retail outlets and companies. He is currently a Partner and Managing Director of Al-Bateel Group and was also one of the founders of Gulf Warehousing Company. He has earned various military and management training certificates in business and management science from the State of Qatar, Jordan, UK, and the US. Mr. Ahmed is serving on the Board Nomination Committee and is Chairman for the Board Remuneration Committees, and is a non-executive, non-independent member of the board.
Dr. Hamad is a highly respected figure in the Qatari environment field with over 20 years of experience in various companies and ministries. Since 2018, Dr. Hamad holds the Chairman for the Board position at AlMozn Industries Desalination Manufacturing Company, Vice Chairman of Nakil Company, Member of Board of Directors of the El Shameel Group LTD, Owner of Al Ayadi Home Health Care and Partner at Elsa Information Technology as well as Modern Cleaning & Building Maintenance Company. Dr. Hamad held the position of President Advisor in Hassad Food Company from 2009 to 2018. He is a member of GWC Audit Committee and is a non-executive, independent Member of Board. Dr. Hamad earned his doctorate in Botany from Nottingham University in the UK.
Mr. Mohammed joined the Board of Directors in 2013, offering his vast experience in the banking and financial fields. In addition to his duties with GWC, Mr. Mohammed has more than 13 years of experience with Masraf Al Rayan, and currently serving as Head of Financial Institutions in Qatar, after serving a few years as Head of Private Banking for Masraf Al Rayan’s UK branch office. He earned a bachelor’s in business administration with a concentration on marketing from the Arab Academy of Science, Technology and Maritime Transport in Egypt; he is certified professional manager through the Institute of Professional Managers at the College of Business in James Madison University in the United States of America; and holds a Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice (CeMAP) from the London Institute of Banking and Finance, the United Kingdom. Mr. Mohammed is serving on the Board Audit Committee and is Chairman of the Board Nomination Committee, and is a non-executive, independent member of the board.
Ms. Hanadi is the Chairperson of Agility, a major international logistics company, with experience in leadership positions providing financial planning and investor relation services. Ms. Hanadi has a bachelor’s degree from Tufts University in the US. Ms. Hanadi is a non-executive, non-independent member of the board.
Mr. Sultan has held a variety of positions in different fields including finance and security, for a career that has spanned over 27 years, and is currently in service to the former Prime Minister. He earned a bachelor’s in arts with a concentration in history from the University of Beirut in Lebanon. Mr. Sultan serves on the Board Audit and Remuneration Committees, and is a non-executive, non-independent member of the board.
Mr. Mohammed joined GWC’s board of directors in 2021, bringing nearly a decade of experience in finance and investment positions. He currently serves as a member of Inmaa Holding’s board and vice-chairman of Qatar German medical Devices’ board. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business management, accounting and finance as well as a master’s degree in management and international business from Nottingham Trent University in the United Kingdom. Mr. Mohammad is a non-executive, independent member of the board, and serves on the Board Nomination Committee.
Mr. Ahmed has nearly 25 years of experience working in international affairs and organizing international conferences, most notably as a public secretariat ambassador for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Mr. Ahmed is a non-executive, independent member of the board, and serves on the Board Remuneration Committee.
Ms. Suad is a highly seasoned, highly qualified board secretary with over 23 years of experience in administration at the highest levels. She joined GWC as Board Secretary in 2004, and has provided exemplary service in handling the board’s various meetings and events, and sitting on the boards various committee meetings including those of the Audit, Remuneration, Nominations, and Tenders Committees.