Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani is one of Qatar’s leading entrepreneurs. He has played a significant role in the development of Qatar’s economy and its infrastructure. Over a career spanning more than 45 years, Sheikh Faisal has launched a succession of new ventures and attracted foreign investment to several sectors of the economy. He began his career in 1964, establishing a small company that traded in auto parts. The business gradually grew into a network of diverse commercial and industrial activities embracing more than 40 well-established and successful companies employing thousands of staff located in various parts of the world.