Rashid al-Mansoori

Company: Qatar Exchange
Position: Chief executive officer (CEO)

Biography: Rashid al-Mansoori was appointed CEO of the Qatar Exchange (QE) in early October, after serving the past 18 months as deputy CEO to Andre Went. Al-Mansoori will be responsible for driving through plans to develop the exchange to trade bonds and sukuk (Islamic bonds), as well as building on its position as an equity trading platform.

New regulations to govern the listing of government, corporate and projects bonds are understood to already be in place. Before joining the QE, Al-Mansoori served as a director of local brokerage firms Dlala Holding and Qatar Exchange, which shares the same name as the exchange.

He has also been IT director at the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) and has held positions with the Qatar Olympics Committee, Interior Ministry and Qatar Petroleum. He has a degree in computer and management sciences.

Contact Tel: (+974) 4 433 3666
Website: www.qe.com.qa