Meet the Board of Direcotrs

Ghanem Bin Sa'ad Al Sa'ad
Ghanem Bin Sa'ad Al Sa'adChairman of the Board of Directors


M.A Degree in Business Management from Kent University in the U.K.


Selected in September 2005 to head the establishment committee of a real estate company which the state of Qatar relies upon heavily in implementing construction growth projects, then the permission was granted to establish Barwa Real Estate Company to be the biggest real estate development company in Qatar according to Minister of Economy and Trade’s decision number 170 in 15/11/2005.

One of the distinct Qatari competences, and one of the best leading figures, one of the rising businessmen.

Currently, he chairs a number of Boards inside and outside Qatar, including: al-Jazeera Academy, Aayan Real Estate, Risen Partners Company, Jersey Group, Ghanim Holding Group and Bait al-Mashura Finance Consultations. He’s also been honored to be a board member of al-Baraka Banking Group and Ritaj Investment Company.

He currently holds several important administrative and executive positions including Managing Director of Urban Velvet Company.

Mr. al-Sa’ad founded and contributed to the establishment and development of several private companies, national and international. He has a history of participations in economy and finance conferences, both locally and internationally, in addition to his current responsibilities and contributions in different organizations. He also has a wide contribution in finance and business sector, as well as in social, charitable and human activities.

Dr. Khaled Bin Ibrahim al-Sulaiti
Dr. Khaled Bin Ibrahim al-SulaitiVice Chairman


  • Assistant Professor in Marketing (since 2004 – present)
  • PhD in Marketing – Strathclyde University – Scotland/UK (1997).
  • M.A in Finance Management from Burg Port University– USA (1994)
  • B.A in International Business Management – Burg Port University – USA (1992).


  • Managing Director of First Investment Company – Qatar (2008 – present).
  • Director General of Institute of Administrative Devolopment – Qatar (2001 – 2006).
  • Students Affairs Dean – Qatar University – Qatar (2000 – 2001).
  • Acting Dean of Economy and Management College – Qatar University – Qatar (Summer 1998 – Summer 2001).
  • Head of Information Management and Market Relations Section – Doha Stock Market – Qatar (1998 – 2000).
  • Member of many leading committees for First Finance Company .
  • Member of many leading committees for Barwa Bank (June 2006 – present).
  • Has carried out many researches related to Banks, Finance Markets and Stock Exchange.
Dr. Osama Qais al-Deraie
Dr. Osama Qais al-DeraieManaging Director and CEO


  • B.A in Hadith Science from Islamic University in al-Madina al-Munawara – KSA.
  • M.A in Islamic Sciences from International Islamic University – Malaysia.
  • PhD in Islamic Economics – Specialized in Islamic Finance Transactions – Al-Malaya University – Malaysia.


  • Worked as a lecturer at International Islamic University – Malaysia – Faculty of Shari’ah and Humanities College, and Collaborating Lecturer with Law College of Qatar University.
  • Previously worked as Head of Shari’ah Audit for First Finance Company.
  • Currently is Chief Executive Officer, CEO of Bait al-Mashura Finance Consultations.
  • Member of many Shari’ah Fatwa and Audit Commissions inside and outside Qatar. He has many studies and researches in the field of Islamic Finance Industry, and he is a specialized trainer in transactions of contemporary jurisprudence and its applications in Islamic Finance Institutions.
Khalid Mahdi Al Ahbabi
Khalid Mahdi Al AhbabiBoard Member

Khalid brings over 12 years of diverse experience across all segments of banking including Retail, Commercial, Corporate, Investment and Islamic Banking

He is experienced in building up successful Global Banking at HSBC and Islamic Banking at HSBC Amanah.

Khalid worked as Head of al khaliji al islami, the Islamic Branch of al khaliji Commercial Bank, where he set up the Corporate, Premier and Islamic Treasury businesses, as well as the supporting functions, such as Islamic core banking system and products.

Khalid has a long-standing relationship with clients in the region and a proven track record in Islamic Banking and Business Development.

Khalid has a Corporate Banking Diploma from the IFS School of Finance in UK.

Adel Abdullah Al-Abdul-Ghani
Adel Abdullah Al-Abdul-GhaniBoard Member


Al-Abdul-Ghani , graduated from the University of Beirut in 1994 with a Bachelor of Law, is a legal expert with over 26 years of experience in various Govt. and Private Organizations like Ministry of Finance and Kahramaa. He brings enthusiasm to the role, alongside the ability to contribute and interact with all levels of peers and senior management.

In this increasingly litigious world, Mr. Adel’s legal knowledge enables the company to do what it does best, as it seeks to become a world-class operation.


Mr. Adel Abdullah Al-Abdul-Ghani joined QPM as a Board member in 2012, bringing to the company nearly two decades of vocational experience, as well as a sound academic background. Mr. ‘Adel’s industry experience has seen him develop an eclectic mix of transferable skills, competencies and work environment expertise.

He is currently a prominent member of the Barwa Real Estate Group. Further to this, he is also significantly involved in matters related to Corporate Governance, Contracts and Employee relations.

He brings leadership and communication skills to the company, and has been a member of numerous committees in various bodies.