Posted on July 13, 2014

The Qatar Financial Centre Authority (QFC Authority) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sheikh Salman Bin Hassan Al-Thani as Chief Financial and Tax Officer. 

Salman Bin Hassan Al-Thani, QFCA 1 [].jpgSheikh Salman Al-Thani said: “I am honoured to be appointed to this prominent position. The QFC Authority plays a key role in Qatar’s development, contributing particularly to the growth of business and the financial sector. I am looking forward to helping the QFC further strengthen its world-class business environment as a base from which domestic and foreign firms can operate in Qatar and abroad.”

Shashank Srivastava, Chief Executive Officer of the QFC Authority, said: “We are delighted to welcome Sheikh Salman to the QFC Authority team as Chief Financial and Tax Officer. His considerable experience will be invaluable in building on our success in creating a highly attractive tax environment and robust financial system and ensuring the QFC’s continued progress.” Before joining the QFC Authority, Sheikh Salman Al-Thani was Director of Risk Management at the Qatar Central Bank. He also worked for Qatar Petroleum in a variety of roles in the Project Finance Department. Sheikh Salman has a BA degree in Banking and Financial Studies from Qatar University.