His Excellency Abdullah bin Hamad bin Abdullah Al Attiya
Minister of Municipality Biography
His Excellency Abdullah bin Hamad bin Abdullah Al Attiya was appointed as Minister of Municipality on 8 January 2024.
Since September 2018, His Excellency worked as Vice Chairman of the Barwa Real Estate Company Board of Directors, where he was promoted to Chairman in 2023. In March 2021, His Excellency was appointed as Deputy Chairman of Katara Hospitality, where he also served on the board.
In March 2022, he joined the Board of Directors of both the United Development Company and the Qatar Free Zones Authority. Drawing on his extensive managerial experience, His Excellency has spearheaded development across multiple sectors in the State of Qatar, supporting the country’s National Vision 2030. His Excellency is also Vice President of the Board of Directors at Al Saad Sports Club.
In January 2017, His Excellency was named to the Board of Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company, later becoming CEO in July 2018. During the same year, His Excellency joined the VINCI SA Board of Directors as a member.
Previously, His Excellency held several positions at the Public Works Authority (Ashghal), eventually assuming the post of Vice President until 2018. He was then appointed as Vice Chairman of the Qatar Primary Materials Company, where he was voted as Acting CEO by the Board, until early May 2018.
In 2014, His Excellency took on a new role as Acting Executive Director of the Programme Management Office of Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy. He then served as Director of the Technical Office at Ashghal in 2015.
His Excellency has an extensive and accomplished career working across sectors in Qatar, which began with him working as an Operations Engineer at Qatar Petroleum until 2011, later becoming a Project Engineer and then an Onshore Development and Planning Manager at RasGas in 2012.
His Excellency Abdullah bin Hamad bin Abdullah Al Attiya holds an MSc in Chemical Engineering from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, and a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cardiff University, United Kingdom.
As Minister of Municipality, His Excellency oversees all matters concerning the Ministry, including:
Preparing the country’s urban plans
Land surveying and division
Temporary expropriation and seizure of real estate for public benefit