Yousuf Mohamed Al-Jaida will be speaking at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar as part of the Dean’s Lecture Series on, ‘The role of the QFC in national economic development’.
The Dean’s Lecture Series is the principal forum for eminent industry practitioners and government officials to bring their knowledge and perspectives to Carnegie Mellon, and to broaden students’ understanding of important issues.
Yousuf Al-Jaida was appointed Chief Executive Officer in June 2015. He previously held the role of Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Strategic and Business Development Officer at the QFC Authority where he was responsible for the overall strategic development of the organisation.
Yousuf has a strong financial background with experience across a variety of roles. Prior to joining the QFC Authority, he was head of indirect investment at the Qatar General Retirement and Pension Authority, which included overseeing the management of hedge fund, private equity, real estate, fixed income and equity portfolio investments. His previous experiences include engineering project work for Qatar Petroleum and Dolphin Energy and managing various real-estate projects in Qatar.
Yousuf represents QFC Authority on the boards of Qatar Exchange and Qatar Finance and Business Academy. He has previously sat on the boards of Nakilat QSC and the US$1 billion strategic investment fund of Unicorn Investment Bank, as well as serving as Vice Chairman of Mayadeen Real Estate Company KSCC. He graduated from the
University of Arizona, USA.