Posted on November 28, 2017

Qatar Leadership Centre’s (QLC) Government Leaders Program organized an exclusive seminar for its participants Tuesday at QLC’s headquarters in Al Bidda Tower. For this event QLC invited Dr. Eng. Saad bin Ahmed Al Mohannadi, President of Qatar’s Public Works Authority, Ashghal, to be the guest speaker.

The seminar explored best practices of senior management and leadership and covered Ashghal’s contribution to Qatar’s development. Ashghal is responsible for the management and delivery of major infrastructure projects in Qatar. Established in 2004, Ashghal has handled all construction and maintenance of local roads, expressways, the national drainage system, and public buildings.

Dr. Eng. Al Mohannadi emphasized the importance of creating a dynamic culture of leading by example. The renowned speaker led the participants through his experiences in creating a successful working culture that is based on engagement and informed decision-making. Focusing on both personal and professional development, Dr. Al Mohannadi advised the participants to challenge their peers and employees to break out of their comfort zones, and to engage them in a unified vision for better outcomes at their respective institutions.

Dr. Eng. Al Mohannadi earned his undergraduate and MBA from Qatar University and a Doctorate from France, has constantly challenged himself over the course of his career. The esteemed guest held several managerial positions in Qatar and is included in the membership of several prestigious committees. From 2011, Dr. Eng. Al Mohannadi served as the CEO of Qatar Railways Company where he employed his extensive experience in project management to enhance the overall performance of the company. From 2017, and following an Amiri Decree, Dr. Eng. Al Mohannadi was appointed as President of Ashghal, continuing his journey of service to Qatar. The QLC seminar is part of the Centre’s commitment to partner with other leading entities in the country to support the creation of knowledge and further the goals of Qatar National Vision 2030.

The Government Leaders Program is one of three QLC national programs designed for outstanding Qatari men and women. The program provides its participants with customized leadership education, enhancing their personal and professional development. Qatar Leadership To learn more, visit