H.E. Sheikha Hanadi bint Nasser bin Khaled Al Thani

Position: Founder and Chairperson, Amwal
Country: Qatar

Sheikha Hanadi is the Founder and Chairperson of Amwal, Founder & CEO of AL Waab City Real Estate development project, Vice Chairman of Nasser Bin Khaled Al-Thani & Sons Group, and Founding Chairperson Q-Auto.

She started her career as an assistant lecturer in Economics at Qatar University. In 1998 Sheikha Hanadi founded Qatar Ladies Investment Company (known as Amwal), the first investment company to receive a license from Qatar Central Bank to conduct investment banking, asset and wealth management in Qatar. In 2005 she founded Al Waab City, an urban community development of over 1.2 million square meters of mixed use areas.

A fervent supporter of entrepreneurship and its positive effect on the community, Sheikha Hanadi serves on the Board of Trustees of the College for Business and Economics at Qatar University. She is a member of Board of Trustees of JA Worldwide, Chairman of Injaz Al Arab MENA Region, a subsidiary of Junior Achievement Worldwide, an organization that reaches more than 2 million youth in 14 countries , entrusted in preparing the new generation to face current evolving economic challenges , and the founding Chairperson of INJAZ Qatar. She is a member of the ME Board of Planet Finance. She is member of the Board of Governors of the Pearl Initiative a Gulf business–led organisation promoting a corporate culture of accountability and transparency as a driver of competitiveness and sustainable economic growth across the Gulf region.

Sheikha Hanadi has received numerous awards and recognition over the span of her career. She has been on the Arabian Business list of most Influential Arabs for several consecutive years. She has also been named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.