At Shark Business Consulting, we take immense pride in acknowledging exceptional individuals who embody the spirit of dedication, leadership, and transformative impact. Today, we extend our heartfelt congratulations and gratitude to Alanoud bint Hamad Al-Thani for her remarkable seven-year journey as the Deputy CEO of the Qatar Financial Center Authority.

Alanoud bint Hamad Al-Thani's professional journey serves as an inspiration not only to the financial sector but to women aspiring to break barriers and redefine success. As Qatar's financial ambassador, her contributions have been instrumental in positioning Doha as a leading global financial and commercial hub.

Empowering Qatar's Financial Landscape: A Legacy of Leadership

Alanoud Al-Thani's tenure has been marked by unwavering commitment and strategic vision, as she played a pivotal role in attracting foreign direct investment and nurturing a sustainable local economy. Her meteoric rise in the world of finance symbolizes the seamless integration of financial acumen, a global perspective, and a deep commitment to her country's growth.

Under her leadership, the Qatar Financial Center managed assets totaling $8.5 billion, with 1,400 registered firms employing 8,500 people by the end of 2021, according to the World Economic Forum. The growth and success witnessed during her tenure are a testament to her dedication and impact on Qatar's financial landscape.

A Trailblazer for Women Empowerment

At Shark Business Consulting, we are particularly inspired by Alanoud Al-Thani's role as the first woman and youngest person on the Qatar Financial Center's executive committee. Her recognition by Forbes as one of the 100 Most Powerful Businesswomen in 2023 reflects her trailblazing spirit and commitment to breaking gender barriers.

Beyond her role in finance, Alanoud Al-Thani has been actively involved in empowering Qatar's youth and women. As the vice chair of the Bedaya Center for Entrepreneurship and Career Guidance, the Qatar chair for global dignity, and a global ambassador for Qatar for Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, she has contributed significantly to fostering entrepreneurship and career growth.

Awards and Accolades: Recognizing Excellence

Alanoud Al-Thani's contributions have not gone unnoticed on the global stage. Named one of Forbes' 100 Most Powerful Businesswomen in 2023, she received the London Arabia Organization’s Arab Woman of the Year Award in 2022 and was recognized in 2021 as a WEF Young Global Leader. These accolades underscore her impactful journey and the transformative role she plays in various spheres.

A Heartfelt Thank You from Shark Business Consulting

As we express our admiration for Alanoud Al-Thani's outstanding achievements, we want to convey our gratitude for her dedication, professionalism, and the positive impact she has made. Working with her has been an absolute pleasure, and we look forward to witnessing her continued success in future endeavors.

Alanoud Al-Thani's journey aligns seamlessly with Qatar's focus on women's empowerment, a commitment we at Shark Business Consulting share wholeheartedly. As a company dedicated to guiding businesses to greater heights, we celebrate individuals like Alanoud Al-Thani who exemplify excellence, leadership, and the spirit of positive change.

Here's to celebrating remarkable journeys and inspiring the next generation of leaders!