Industry: Banking & Finance
Designation: Government Advisor
Since 1988, Al Ibrahim has been a close advisor to Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Emir of Qatar.
Dr Ibrahim was between 2006 and 2011 the secretary general for the General Secretariat for Development Planning (GSDP).
He has been at the heart of the development process for the Qatar National Vision 2030, and is now also leading Qatar’s First National Development Strategy.
As the state realises its global ambitions, almost every plan and process is going through Dr Ibrahim’s desk.
Dr Ibrahim is the vice chairman of the board of RasGas Company Limited and chairman of the Marketing Committee. He is a board member at Qatar Petroleum.
Al Ibrahim’s previous roles include a position at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu, and senior economist at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies between 1986-1988. He has a PhD in business administration from New York University.
In 2009, he was awarded the LNG Visionary Award in Barcelona, Spain.