Mr. Ali Hassan Al Khalaf has worked for over 32 years as a leader and key member of various governmental organizations in Qatar. As the Director of Information Systems, he currently leads the General Authority for Retirement & Social Security. Mr. Al Khalaf is also a Chairman of the Board of Directors at GBI Global Cable & Data Transfer as well as a member of the Tender & Bidding Committee at the Ministry of Finance.
Mr. Al Khalaf is a highly accomplished professional with a proven record of accomplishment in all his past roles at Qatar Petroleum, QAFCO (Qatar Chemical Fertilizer Company), and he was also on the board of UDC. At Qtel, he managed many large-scale projects such as financial and Enterprise Resource Planning systems (ERP) as well as one for the electronic correspondence system.
Many government sectors, including the Ministry of Interior, mirrored a comprehensive security project that Mr. Al Khalaf worked on. This used Virtualization Environments for devices and Data Replication Technology without the use of tapes and the EMC storage technology data.
Mirroring this project made the General Authority for Retirement and Social Insurance one of the top organizations to manage security through data security and earned it the ISO certification 27001:2013. This was in addition to a B2B project that was set up to update and send data of state employees to the Authority automatically.
Mr. Al Khalaf's academic qualifications comprise a Master's in Engineering in Precision Machines & Control from Bradford University and Huddersfield University preceded by a Bachelor's in Software Engineering from the University of Essex, all in the UK.