Posted on June 16, 2014
The QFC Regulatory Authority (QFCRA) announced today that it has appointed Eisa Ahmed Abdulla to the newly created role of Chief Administrative Officer (CAO).
Mr Abdulla will initially be responsible for a suite of operational departments within the Corporate Services Division including Facilities Management, Corporate Communications, and the Regulatory Authority’s nationalisation programme. Michael Ryan, Chief Executive Officer of the QFC Regulatory Authority, welcomed Mr Abdulla’s appointment: “We are very pleased to welcome Eisa to our senior leadership team. Eisa’s commercial background and deep experience in building human capital through nationalisation will assist us to advance the human capital objectives outlined in the joint Strategic Plan for Financial Sector Regulation and the Qatar National Vision 2030.”

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Mr Abdulla joins the Regulatory Authority from a major telecommunications provider in Qatar where he was the Head of Qatarisation and the Technology Business Partner. A graduate of the University of Bradford School of Engineering, Design and Technology (UK), Mr Abdulla holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical, Telecommunication and Internet Engineering. This qualification is underpinned by professional memberships including Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and a Diploma in Human Resources Practice from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
Mr Abdulla serves as a Fellow of the Gulf Talent Advisory Board of Oxford Strategic Consulting, providing advice on strategic nationalisation matters.