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About the Qatar Investment Authority

Introducing Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani (“HBJ”)

Posted: July 24th, 2017

Born in 1959, Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber bin Mohammed bin Thani Al Thani—commonly known by his initials “HBJ”—is a leading member of the royal family. He served as Foreign Minister from 1992 to 2013, and Prime Minister from 2007 to 2013. He also presided over the Qatar Investment Authority sovereign wealth fund as its CEO from 2005 to 2013. HBJ’s cousin, the former emir of Qatar, famously described HBJ: “I may run this country, but he owns it”…

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Qatar Investment Authority Basics

Posted: June 1st, 2017

The Qatar Investment Authority (Arabic: جهاز قطر للإستثمار) is the Middle Eastern nation of Qatar’s state-owned sovereign wealth fund. The QIA was founded by the State of Qatar in 2005 to manage the country’s windfall profits from liquefied natural gas sales, of which Qatar is the world’s biggest exporter...

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