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Mohammed Al Khater

Exec Director of Investment
Qatar Development Bank
2015 MENA Geeks

Mr. Al-Khater has held this role since January 2015, having been Executive Director of Financial Services for Enterprise Qatar, which has now merged into QDB. Mr. Al-Khater was appointed to use his background in mergers and acquisitions to establish the SME Equity Fund that will be investing in start-ups and SMEs in Qatar. Before joining , Mr. Al-Khater worked as an Associate with Latham & Watkins LLP. He was recruited to the firm’s Doha office in 2010, advising on capital markets, corporate and commercial transactions, including joint ventures, the establishment of new corporate entities, and billion dollar debt offerings. In 2013, he transferred to the firm’s New York office, where he spent more than a year working with the mergers and acquisitions practice group. Prior to that, he worked for Qatar Petroleum as a legal counsel, where he was involved in the establishment of a number of joint ventures with international oil companies, the drafting of LNG sale purchase agreements, and providing general corporate legal advice. Mr. Al-Khater has a bachelor’s degree in law from Cardiff University and is working to complete an Executive MBA degree from HEC Paris in 2016. has held this role since January 2015, having been Executive Director of Financial Services for Enterprise Qatar, which has now merged into QDB. Mr. Al-Khater was appointed to use his background in mergers and acquisitions to establish the SME Equity Fund that will be investing in start-ups and SMEs in Qatar. Before joining , Mr. Al-Khater worked as an Associate with Latham & Watkins LLP. He was recruited to the firm’s Doha office in 2010, advising on capital markets, corporate and commercial transactions, including joint ventures, the establishment of new corporate entities, and billion dollar debt offerings. In 2013, he transferred to the firm’s New York office, where he spent more than a year working with the mergers and acquisitions practice group. Prior to that, he worked for Qatar Petroleum as a legal counsel, where he was involved in the establishment of a number of joint ventures with international oil companies, the drafting of LNG sale purchase agreements, and providing general corporate legal advice. Mr. Al-Khater has a bachelor’s degree in law from Cardiff University and is working to complete an Executive MBA degree from HEC Paris in 2016.

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