Sheikh Thamer bin Hamad Al Thani is the Director of the International Media Office of the State of Qatar.

Prior to this role, he was Deputy Director of the Government Communications Office for Media Affairs, and from 2018-2019 he served as Qatar's Media Attaché for the state of Qatar in United Kingdom where he cultivated relationships with media and relevant stakeholders across the UK and Europe.

Sheikh Thamer joined the Government Communications Office in 2016 as the Head of the International Media where he supported and coordinated international media engagements by ministries and relevant entities.

Prior to joining the Government Communications Office, he was the Head of Special Projects at the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology where he was responsible for projects focusing on digital civic engagement, youth empowerment, and digital media analysis.

Sheikh Thamer holds a bachelor’s degree in communications and media studies from Northwestern University in Qatar.