Mr Rashid Al Mansoori is the current CEO and a board member of Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE). He is also a board member of Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), the Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA), and the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE).
Through his leadership, the QSE has and continues to pursue an aggressive agenda to enhance and promote the Capital Markets in the State of Qatar by actively pressing government and regulatory agencies to streamline the legislative and regulatory framework for the benefit of the investment community and the country as a whole. During his tenure, he has overseen the upgrade of Qatar to emerging market status by MSCI and to secondary emerging market status by FTSE Russell.
He champions Qatar as an investment destination of choice in the region through the instigation of and involvement in numerous international roadshows and sponsored events. He provides continuous leadership to encourage and further develop effective corporate governance practices and the creation of investor relations functions within both prospective and existing listed companies. He is a strong advocate for financial literacy of the local community and has led and supported numerous events and initiatives to support this aim. At QSE, Mr. Al Mansoori has commissioned an extensive and ongoing education programme to improve the efficiency and quality of delivery across all units of the company.
Mr. Al Mansoori has extensive administrative and technical experience gained from the senior roles he has held in a number of companies and institutions.
Prior to his appointment as CEO at the QSE, Mr. Al Mansoori served in the field of financial management at Qatar Petroleum (QP) for 5 years and worked as IT Director at the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) where he was responsible for establishing the IT department and managing investment and financial applications. In addition, Mr. Al Mansoori has gained specific knowledge and expertise in the field of sports through his secondment as IT Director to the Qatar Olympics Committee, as the Chairman and CEO of the Qatar Equestrian Federation, the Vice Chairman of the Qatar Fencing Federation and as a Board Member of Al Shaqab, which is part of Qatar Foundation.
Mr. Al Mansoori holds a BSc degree in Computer and Management Sciences (USA 1987).