Business trainer at the Qatar Foundation
Sheika Hanan al-Thani is a Business trainer at the Qatar Foundation, as well as Assistant Director of the Small and Medium Enterprise program. Ms. al-Thani has worked as a civil engineer and as a supervisor engineer. She has taken several training courses in graphic design, worked in an international media graphic design agency, and has participated in several international exhibitions in design. She has also worked with the International Labor Organization (ILO) as an external collaborator assisting in the establishment of the Small and Medium Enterprise program. Ms. al-Thani has participated in numerous workshops and conferences such as one on SMEs Development in Qatar, organized by UNDP in cooperation with the General Secretariat for Development Planning, as well as the GCC Exhibition for Social Work for sustaining the social work of productive Families in UAE. She has also participated in a conference on empowering women through microfinance organized by the Malaysian Ministry of Women, Family, and Community Development and the Conference on Doing Business, based on the study done by the World Bank organized by General Secretariat for Development Planning. She has finished a training course in Finance organized by the Qatar Foundation’s training department, and is as a Business Trainer and holds bachelor’s degrees in civil engineering as well as engineering management from the UK.