H.E. Buthaina bint Ali Al-Nuaimi

Minister of Education and Higher Education of Qatar


Buthaina bint Ali Al-Nuaimi was appointed as Minister of Education and Higher Education in October 2021. Prior to this position, H.E. Buthaina bint Ali Al-Nuaimi was the President of Pre-University Education at Qatar Foundation from 2016 to 2021. At the beginning of her career, she was a teacher, a coordinator, a head of department then a vice principal at the Ministry of Education schools. She Joined Qatar Foundation in 2006 and worked in several leadership positions in the Pre-K-12 Education sector. She was a founding member of many schools under the QF umbrella and served in several national committees in the field of education. She holds a bachelor’s degree in arts and education from Qatar University and an EMBA from HEC Paris in Qatar.