Mr. Hetmi Ali Khalifa Al Hitmi

An academic background in business and administration has enabled Hitmi Ali Khalifa Al-Khalifa to lead the charge at several of Qatar’s iconic brands and companies.

He is the founder of Ali Bin Khalifa Al Hitmi & Co, an eponymous business that has consistently seen growth since its inception in 1963. Between 1972 and 1995 he was the Head of the Consultative Council of Qatar, an important period in the history of Qatar which saw the country register impressive social and economic changes. He was eventually made the President of the Council.

He serves as Honorary Chairman of Qatar Navigation Q.S.C., where he also previously held the position of a Director; at Milaha, an integrated transport and supply-chain entity, as a Board Member; at Al Hitmi Property Development, a group specializing in urban regeneration, as Chairman; at Ali Bin Khalifa Al-Hitmi & Co, one of the largest property developers in Qatar, as Board Member; at Al-Hitmi Facility Management, a premium property management firm, as Board Member.

His previous affiliations include chairmanship of Barwa Real Estate Company Q.S.C., as a Board Member of Nakilat, as a Board Member of Doha Insurance, as Chairman of Al Arabi Sports Club, as Board Member of Qatar National Bank, and as Board Member of Qatar Electricity & Water Company.

In 2012, prestigious Middle East-based publication, Arabian Business, named Hitmi Ali Khalifa Al-Khalifa as the World’s Most Influential Arabs in its Arabian Business Power 500 rankings.