Thair Al Anani leads the Business Development Department at Qatar Media City, bringing with him two decades of experience in management and business development in various domains from media and technology to real estate, business accelerators, and free zones.
Thair began his career as a commercial manager at the French news agency AFP, where he was responsible for developing and implementing region-specific strategies and introducing new products. His efforts significantly enhanced the agency's market presence and share in the GCC countries.
In his subsequent role as Head of Operations and Business Development at twofour54 - Abu Dhabi, Thair was responsible for setting and implementing the company's objectives and strategies. He also led the development and execution of investment projects and initiatives to attract, accommodate, and serve the creative industries and content producers. These initiatives provided the company with opportunities to establish strategic partnerships and enter new global markets.
Thair possesses a business degree in management, and a higher diploma in media and marketing.