Her Excellency Lolwa bint Rashid Al Khater is the Minister of State for International Cooperation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and is the Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs and Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
H.E. Al Khater joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as Minister Plenipotentiary. She also served as Director of Planning and Quality at Qatar Tourism Authority and as a Research Project Manager Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development.
H.E. Al Khater is also the Executive Director of the Doha Forum, and Vice-Chairman of the Qatar Fund for Development, and a Member of the Board of Trustees at College of Islamic Studies of Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), Member of the Board of Trustees at Georgetown University, and a Member of the Board of Trustees of Qatar Museums.
H.E. Al Khater worked as an Independent Policy Analyst participating in conferences and multiple publications, and she is the co-editor of “Policy-making in a Transformative State: The Case of Qatar”, a book published by Palgrave Macmillan. Her Excellency also wrote a book titled "Educational Outputs and Labor Market Needs: A Study on Labor Market Issues and Methods of Addressing Them" and was published through the General Secretariat of the Gulf Cooperation Council.
Moreover, H.E. Al Khater worked as a part-time lecturer at Doha Institute for Graduate Studies, and she is a Research Associate at The Oxford Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Forum at St. Antony’s College at the University of Oxford. H.E. Al Khater is also a board member at The Institute for Palestine Studies.
Her Excellency holds a Master of Science in Computing and a Master of Arts in Public Policy. Her research interests are Islam and Modernity, and Public Policies.