Management Team

Management Team

  • Yousuf Abdulla Al Kubaisi

    Qatari national Yousuf Abdulla Al Kubaisi is the Chief Executive Officer of Ooredoo Global Services. For more than 30 years, Yousuf has held managerial roles across Ooredoo’s international infrastructure, business services, regulatory functions and Wholesale.

    He has a track record of achieving strong organic growth for the wholesale operations at Ooredoo Qatar, which he joined in 1985 after graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Western Michigan University.

    After joining Ooredoo, he undertook on a number of key roles within the company including Senior Director - Regulatory Management; Manager - International Infrastructure; Asst. General Manager – Business Services; Divisional Manager, and Chief Wholesale and International Officer.

    Yousuf spearheaded the launch of Ooredoo Global Services at the beginning of 2014 and is responsible for leading the company’s global growth in wholesale voice, data, capacity and roaming.

    His vision is to create an ecosystem that would serve both the needs of Ooredoo’s operating companies and other strategic partners to create innovative new offerings.

    Yousuf is also a board member of Navlink, Ooredoo Tunisia, OGS and government committees.

  • Eman Mubarak Al Khater

    Eman Mubarak Al Khater is the Head of Roaming at Ooredoo Global Services.

    She is responsible for leading and synergizing the key function of Wholesale International Roaming. Eman has a keen focus on improving Roaming efficiency & increasing profitability.

    Eman has an experience of over 15 years and she has been with Ooredoo since 2007. Prior to her current role, she has worked in various positions in Banking, Sales and Distribution.

    She is actively participating in a number of initiatives such as GCC Roaming Regulation and has been strongly contributing in constructing the regional regulated roaming rates.

    Eman holds a BA in English Literature from Qatar University, and an MBA in Strategic Business Management from HEC Paris University.

  • Kalpathi Chidambaram

    Kalpathi is currently the Chief Financial Officer at Ooredoo Global Services, and has contributed significantly in improving the cash-flows of operations through benchmarking analysis, process re-engineering and enhancing shareholder’s value.

    He is a Management Graduate and Chartered Accountant who holds over 25 years of experience in all aspects of finance in manufacturing, retail and the telecom industries including green field’s telecom operations.

    Kalpathi has more than 6 years’ experience at Ooredoo Group Finance function as Senior Director Investment Management.

  • Khalid Al Mansouri

    Khalid Al Mansouri is the Chief Technology Officer of Ooredoo Global Services.

    He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and more than 21 years of proven success in executive management.

    Previous career experience includes becoming the head of national distribution control centres for Kahramaa; Manager of the public work authority business Ashghal; Executive Director of Business Solutions and Chief Officer of New Line of Business for Ooredoo Qatar.

    Khalid was the Vice Chairman of Al Jazeera steering committee, as well as a board member of many public, commercial and business organisations. He prides himself on his excellent communication, interpersonal, and innovative leadership skills.

  • Navneet Singh

    Navneet Singh is the Head of Data and Capacity at Ooredoo Global Services.

    He has over 20 years of experience working for leading global and ICT companies and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with a specialisation in telecommunications.

    Navneet has worked for and with Ooredoo for more than 7 years in various leadership positions and has demonstrated his commitment and strong leadership skills.

    Priding himself on his expertise in developing global network - submarine and terrestrial, integrated voice, roaming and data/ IP networks, Navneet is playing a key role within Ooredoo Global Services, helping to develop robust, world-class IP networks, top line wholesale data, and grow Ooredoo’s capacity business.

  • Obaid Ur Rahman

    Obaid is the Head of Strategy and Business Development at Ooredoo Global Services and has been instrumental in conceptualizing and transforming the Ooredoo Group’s wholesale business under OGS umbrella.

    He has more than 20 years of senior management experience in the telecoms industry across four different continents. He has held various leadership positions with global and blue-chip firms in transformation, strategy, wholesale and operations functions.

    He has co-led some key industry initiatives including creation of Near Real-Time Roaming Data Exchange, IPX and Global Roaming Quality programme.

    Obaid is an alumni of London Business School and an avid Formula 1 fan. He is also the Vice-Chairman of Wholesale Working Group of SAMENA Telecommunications Council.

  • Tom Perry Harnes

    Tom Perry Harnes is the Head of Voice in Ooredoo Global Services.

    He moved to Ooredoo in 2008 as head of the voice department and has been a major driver for establishing Ooredoo as a leading global voice carrier.

    Graduating from Heriot –Watt University with a degree in Business Organisation, he joined IBM and held several positions in sales and marketing departments in Norway and the UK, before moving onto several positions at global communication companies.

    Tom is an established speaker on key issues and latest innovations.