Qatar Financial Centre (QFC)



Yousuf Mohamed Al-Jaida was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Qatar FinancialCentre (QFC) in June 2015.

He previously held the role of Deputy Chief ExecutiveOfficer and Chief Strategic and Business Development Officer at the QFC where he wasresponsible for the overall strategic development of the organisation.Mr Al-Jaidahas a strong financial background with experience across a variety of roles.

Prior to joining the QFC, he was Head of Indirect Investment at the Qatar GeneralRetirement and Pension Authority, which included overseeing the management of hedgefund, private equity, real estate, fixed income and equity portfolio investments.

Hisprevious experiences include engineering project work for Qatar Petroleum and DolphinEnergy and managing various real-estate projects in Qatar.Yousuf represents QFC Authority on the Qatar Exchange board and the Qatar Financeand Business Academy board. He has previously sat on the boards of Nakilat QSC andthe US$1 billion strategic investment fund of Unicorn Investment Bank, as well asserving as Vice Chairman of Mayadeen Real Estate Company KSCC. He graduated fromthe University of Arizona, USA.