His Excellency Mr. Ali Bin Ahmed Al Kuwari, Minister of Finance was appointed as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Katara Hospitality in March 2021.
H.E. has more than 30 years of experience in the banking and ﬁnancial sectors in Qatar. He became QNB Group Chief Executive Officer in July 2013 and held this position until 2018. He was appointed Minister of Commerce and Industry in November 2018 – October 2021. Prior to this role, he was the Executive General Manger and Group Chief Business Officer of QNB. HE Mr Al Kuwari is also Chairman of the Board of Directors for a number of organisations, including Qatar Stock Exchange, Qatar Development Bank and Masraf Al Rayan. He additionally is Chairman of the Advisory Council of the Investment Promotion Agency (IPA) and Acting Chairman of the Board of Directors of QFCA.
HE Mr. Al Kuwari has a Master of Science in Management Information System from the Seattle Pacific University, and a Bachelor of Math and Computer Science from Eastern Washington University.