Abdulaziz Bin Nasser Al-Khalifa, CEO of the Qatar Development Bank, will be speaking as part of the Dean’s Lecture Series on “The role of QDB in support entrepreneurship and national production.”
Abdulaziz Bin Nasser Al-Khalifa is the CEO of Qatar Development Bank. In addition to his role as the CEO of QDB, Mr. Al-Khalifa is the Chairman of the Board of Directors at Elan, a Member of the Board of Directors at Qatar Science Technology Park and the Chairman of Qatar Business Incubator Center and the Bedaya Center for Entrepreneurship and Career Development.
Before being appointed as the CEO of QDB, Mr. Al-Khalifa was Executive Director of Strategy & Business Development for three years, serving simultaneously as vice president of several internal and external committees. Prior to joining QDB, Mr. Al-Khalifa worked at Qatar Shell as a Business Development Manager for nearly three years, and, before that, held technical and managerial positions at The Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (KAHRAMAA) for six years.
Mr. Al-Khalifa has vast experience in the SME, private and entrepreneurship sectors. He played a leading role in the launch of several flagship development initiatives, including Al Dhameen Partial Guarantee Program, Tasdeer Qatar Export Development Agency and the Housing Loan Program for Qatari citizens.
Mr. Al-Khalifa holds an MBA from Qatar University, a Bachelor in Electrical Engineering from University of California, and has received several specialized diplomas from Harvard and Insead Universities.