Qatar Economic Forum, Powered by Bloomberg 2022

The US-Qatar Business Council was proud to support Qatar Economic Forum, Powered by Bloomberg as a Community Partner. The event convened some of the world’s most influential financial and economic thinkers, policymakers, and influencers to prepare a blueprint for the next stage of global growth. Anchored strategically in Doha, sessions were held throughout the day to allow delegates across time zones a chance to hear from business, government, and financial leaders and make connections with peers and potential partners across borders.

The second annual Qatar Economic Forum, Powered by Bloomberg, invited Mohammed Barakat, Managing Director and Treasurer of the Board of Directors of USQBC, to participate in the Forum for the second year in a row. Mohammed Barakat joined other distinguished economic thinkers as part of "The Future of Public-Private Partnerships" roundtable including:

  • Saud Al-Attiyah, Deputy Undersecretary for Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, State
  • Saleh Al-Kulaifi, Assistant Undersecretary, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, State of Qatar
  • Bob Willen, Partner, Managing Director - Middle East & Africa Region, Kearney
  • Lena Sene, President & CEO, Developing Capital for Africa
  • Luay Al Shurafa, President and Managing Director Africa & Middle East, General Motors
  • Manish Vyas, President, Communications, Media and Entertainment Business, and CEO, Network Services, Tech Mahindra
  • Miguel Azevedo, Head of Investment Banking, Middle East and Africa, Citigroup
  • Mujtaba Jaffer, Executive Chairman Africa Gas and Oil Company and CEO Grain Bulk Handlers

To watch Mohammed Barakat's contribution to the roundtable discussion, click here.

To watch the full roundtable discussion, click here.