Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani
Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani, one of Qatar’s leading entrepreneurs, plays a significant role in the development of the Qatari economy and infrastructure. He is the Chairman of the Qatari Businessmen Association, Al Faisal Holding and Aamal Company Q.S.C. For more than 40 years, Sheikh Faisal has introduced many opportunities and attracted foreign investments into many different sectors in his beloved country Qatar.
Sheikh Faisal started his business in 1964 with a small company that dealt in automobile spare parts. Today, through his vision and leadership, Sheikh Faisal has successfully established over 40 companies that operate under “Al Faisal Holding” and cover a wide range of industry and commerce.
Al Faisal Holding has many divisions operating under its umbrella including; property, hospitality, trading, services, education, international investment, transportation and entertainment. Through internal growth, mergers & acquisitions, industry success and international partnerships, Al Faisal Holding has established itself as a leading player in the fast-paced local, regional and global marketplace.
Al Faisal’s investments include its interest in Aamal Company Q.S.C., it is one of the largest diversified companies quoted on the Qatar Stock Exchange with paid up capital QAR6.3billion, and is a constituent member of the QE Index which is a measure of the 20 largest and most liquid stocks listed on the exchange market.
Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani is not only considered a leading business icon, but he is also regarded as a key player in promoting the heritage and culture of Qatar, and is very proud of Qatar’s Islamic history, and the impact it has had on the social behavior of Qatari society. As a tribute to this, Sheikh Faisal has combined and displayed his private collection of some of the most unique coins, books, manuscripts, ceramics, carpets and antique cars in a specialized museum "Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum" a popular destination not only for tourists, but for cultural and historical researchers as well.