Ahmed Abbassi is the executive director of Competitions and Football Development at the Qatar Stars League. He is also the co-founder of Qatar Solar Energy W.L.L. Previously, Ahmed was the director of operations at the Qatar Football National Teams and was the FIFA competitions coordinator during the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018.

Ahmed is widely recognised as an experienced leader with a talent and passion in the sporting industry. Ahmed excels in all areas involving leadership, strategy, football management and governance. Ahmed is also renowned in the areas of public speaking, research, and linguistics.

Ahmed is a world-class information technology (IT) enthusiast with an Executive MBA from Manchester Metropolitan University and is currently a doctoral candidate working on the Executive Doctorate (DBA) in Business Administration and Management from École des Ponts Business School.

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