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‘‘Qatar Economic Forum, Powered by Bloomberg’ to focus on efforts on equalizing global economic recovery – June 2022

Under the high patronage of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, The Amir of the State of Qatar

‘‘Qatar Economic Forum, Powered by Bloomberg’ to focus on efforts on equalizing global economic recovery

Doha, 8 June 2022: Under the high patronage of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, the Amir of the State of Qatar, the second “Qatar Economic Forum, Powered by Bloomberg” will take place from June 20-22, 2022, in Doha, convening heads of state and more than 500 business leaders to discuss ways to equalize the global economic recovery.

The 2022 program will spotlight solutions to some of the most pressing global challenges, including the misalignment between jobs of the future and the workforce of today; tangled supply chains; a looming debt crisis; and widening global inequalities. The discussions aim to contribute to a clear roadmap for the next phase of global economic growth.

Commenting on the significance of this year’s Qatar Economic Forum, H.E. Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Qassim Al-Thani, Minister of Commerce and Industry for the State of Qatar, said: “Making conscientious decisions about the future of the global economy is a priority for governments and businesses, who are navigating a shifting financial landscape, new technologies, and a progressive focus on energy security.”

His Excellency added: “The Qatar Economic Forum, Powered by Bloomberg is an opportunity for dialogue that supports our country’s strategic directive to produce impactful growth, whilst encouraging forward-looking economic cooperation, with a view to the upcoming FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.”

M. Scott Havens, Chief Executive Officer of Bloomberg Media, noted: “In light of the global economic downturn caused by COVID-19, business leaders across the world need to take responsibility for creating an inclusive and sustainable recovery. Bloomberg Media is proud to be at the helm of this important conversation in Doha, bringing together policy innovators, thought leaders and industry experts to set a course for the decades ahead.”

The Forum is expected to draw over 75 main stage Qatari, regional and international speakers, and more than 500 global attendees, from CEOs to influential entrepreneurs and leaders of disruptive businesses.

Speakers include H.E. Sheikh Bandar bin Mohammed bin Saoud Al-Thani, Governor, Qatar Central Bank, H.E. Ali bin Ahmed Al-Kuwari, Minister of Finance, State of Qatar; H.E. Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, President and CEO of Qatar Energy,  Minister of State for Energy Affairs, State of Qatar, H.E. Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Qassim Al-Thani, Minister of Commerce and Industry for the State of Qatar;; H.E. Irakli Garibashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia; Monica Geingos, First Lady, Republic of Namibia; H.E. Dr. Mohamed Ahmed Maait, Minister of Finance, Arab Republic of Egypt; Hon. Dr. Fred Matiang’i, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government, Republic of Kenya; and Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa, United Nations.

Other notable speakers include H.E. Akbar Al-Baker, Group CEO, Qatar Airways;  H.E. Ghanem Al Ghenaiman, Managing Director, Kuwait Investment Authority; Abdulrahman Salim Al Hatmi, Group CEO, Asyad Group; H.E. Dr. Muhammad Sulaiman Al Jasser, Chairman, Islamic Development Bank Group; H.E Mansoor Ibrahim Al-Mahmoud, CEO, Qatar Investment Authority; H.E. Shaikh Nawaf Saud Al-Sabah, Deputy Chairman and CEO, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation; , H.E Ahmad Al-Sayed, Minister of State and Chairman, Qatar Free Zones Authority, State of Qatar; H.E. Hassan Al-Thawadi, Secretary General at Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, State of Qatar;  Mo Abudu, CEO, EbonyLife Group; Darius Adamczyk, Chairman and CEO, Honeywell International; Christian Angermayer, Founder, Apeiron Investment Group; Tewodros Ashenafi, Chairman and CEO, Southwest Holdings; Ade Ayeyemi, CEO, Ecobank Group; Sébastien Bazin, Chairman and CEO, Accor; Ben van Beurden, CEO, Shell; David Calhoun, President and CEO, The Boeing Company; Anthony Capuano, CEO, Marriott International; Jennifer Comalie, Chairperson, National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia; Aliko Dangote, Founder and President/Chief Executive, Dangote Group; Mohammed Dewji, CEO and President, MeTL Group; Carmelo Ezpeleta, CEO, Dorna Sports; Luis Gallego, CEO, International Airlines Group; Erez Galonska, Founder and CEO, Infarm; Toufik Hakkar, Chairman and CEO, Sonatrach; Russell Hardy, Group CEO, Vitol Services; Gianni Infantino, President, FIFA; Jenny Johnson, President and CEO, Franklin Templeton; Martina Merz, CEO, thyssenKrupp; Dozy Mmobuosi, Group CEO, Tingo; Steven T. Mnuchin, 77th Secretary of the Treasury, The United States of America; Virginie Morgon, CEO, Eurazeo; Bob Moritz, Global Chairman, PwC; Thomas Nørøxe, CEO, Joe and the Juice; Jim Ovia, Founder and Chairman, Zenith Bank; Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman and CEO, TotalEnergies; Nouriel Roubini, CEO, Roubini Macro Associates; Ferit S. Şahenk, Chairman and CEO, Dogus Group; ; Hussain Sajwani, Chairman, Damac Properties; Chatri Sityodtong, Chairman and CEO, ONE Championship; Vimal Shah, Chairman, BIDCO Africa; Jane Sun, CEO, Group; Tidjane Thiam, Executive Chairman, Freedom Acquisition Corp. 1; Michael Ward, Managing Director, Harrods; Bill Winters, Group Chief Executive, Standard Chartered; and Darren Woods, Chairman and CEO, ExxonMobil.

Produced by Bloomberg Live and editorially programmed by Bloomberg News, the Forum will be livestreamed on the Bloomberg TV and

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