Baron Henri Estramant, Diplomat Magazine’s Diplomatic Advisor and HE Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman bin Hassan bin Ali Al Thani.
Tuesday, 27 October 2020, Doha, State of Qatar: Emiri decree no. 5 of year 2020 was issued by HH The Emir of the State of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, appointing HE Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman bin Hassan bin Ali Al Thani as the novel Chief of Diwan, the Qatari princely court as well as a symbol of state sovereignty in the Gulf country.
Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman (b. 19 February 1970) had been deputising at the Diwan Al Amiri since returning to Qatar from his ambassadorship to the Federal Republic of Germany with co-accreditation to Czechia in 2019.
Previously to that high diplomatic office, he served as long-term Secretary-General of Qatar Olympic Commitee, bringing a plethora of global competitions to Qatar, and investing and local talents, particularly promoting women involvement in the sports.
The new Chief of Amiri Diwan holds an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, USA, as well as a masters degree in Sports Management from the University of Lyon in France. Furthermore he is a trained officer from the Qatar Armed Forces.
For further information
Diwan Al Amiri of the State of Qatar: https://diwan.gov.qa
About Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman Al Thani: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saoud_bin_Abdulrahman_Al_Thani
On the image, HE Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman Al Thani & Managing Director of Royal Bridges, Henri Estramant, Diplomatic Adviser at Diplomat Magazine