Yousuf Mohamed Al-Jaida

Board Member & Chief Executive Officer, Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) Authority


Yousuf Mohamed Al-Jaida was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) Authority in June 2015. He previously held the role of Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Strategic and Business Development Officer at the QFC where he was responsible for the overall strategy and business development functions of the organization.

Prior to joining the QFC, he was Head of Indirect Investment at the Qatar General Retirement and Pension Authority, which included overseeing the management of hedge fund, private equity, real estate, fixed income and equity portfolio investments. He has also worked for Qatar Energy and Dolphin Energy in his career.

Yousuf serves as a board member in leading local and international organizations including the World Alliance of International Financial Centers, the Qatar Financial Center, the Qatar Finance Business Academy, the Qatar Free Zones Authority, the Qatar Stock Exchange,  the Investment Promotion Agency, and Sidra Medicine. He is also an advisory board member in the college of Islamic studies at Hamad Bin Khalifa University, and sits on the advisory council of Qatar University’s College of Business and Economics.

Previously, Yousuf was on the boards of Nakilat QSC and the US$1 billion strategic investment fund of Unicorn Investment Bank, as well as serving as Vice Chairman of Mayadeen Real Estate Company KSCC. He graduated from the University of Arizona, USA.