Khaled Abdull Al Qubaisi (born 22 December 1975 in Abu Dhabi) is the Chief Executive Officer of Real Estate & Infrastructure Investments at Mubadala Investment Company and is also an accomplished Emirati racing driver. In his role at Mubadala, Al Qubaisi has oversight over a portfolio of both physical and digital assets around the globe, which includes properties, real estate, and the consolidation of Mubadala’s international infrastructure that offer long-term stable returns across business cycles.[1]

Al Qubaisi is also member of the Investment Committee at Mubadala, which is mandated to develop the organization’s investment policies and guidelines, and to review all proposed projects and investments to ensure they are aligned with Mubadala’s business objectives.[2]

Education

Al Qubaisi holds a Master of Science in Project Management (MSPM) degree from the George Washington University, and a bachelor’s degree in finance and operations management from Boston University. He was also awarded the CFA in 2003.[3]

Career

Before taking over his role as the Chief Executive Officer of Mubadala’s Real Estate & Infrastructure Investments platform in 2021, Al Qubaisi also served as the Chief Executive Officer of Aerospace, Renewables, and ICT where he oversaw the company’s Aerospace, Renewables, Information Communications Technology, Utilities and Defense Services portfolios.[4] Prior to this role, he also served as Chief Human Capital Officer at Mubadala, with responsibility for performance management, learning and development, employee career growth, talent acquisition and Emiratization.[5]

Before joining Mubadala, Al Qubaisi was the Chief Investment Officer at International Capital, where he managed a diverse investment portfolio, and the execution of large-scale, multi-billion Dirham real estate projects. He was also the Head of Corporate Finance & Business Development at the National Bank of Abu Dhabi, where he focused on developing the Bank’s investment banking capabilities.[6]

Institutional oversight

Al Qubaisi is the Chairman of the National Central Cooling Company (Tabreed). He is also the Director and Vice Chairman of Abu Dhabi Motor Sports Management and Finance House and sits on the boards of Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar), Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC), Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (du), GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Mubadala Petroleum and Insurance House. He is also a member of CFA Institute.[7]

Motorsport

Al Qubaisi has been active in the international grand touring races since the beginning of the 2010s. His biggest accomplishments were overall victories at Dubai 24 Hour 2012 and 2013; each driven out in Black Falcon - Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 and teammates Sean Edwards, Jeroen Bleekemolen and Thomas Jäger (2012) and Bernd Schneider (2013).[8][9] In 2013, he also won the Yas Marina 12-Hour Race.[10] He also raced three times in 24 Hours of Le Mans, with the best finish 2014 when he finished 19th in the overall standings.[11]

Personal life

Al Qubaisi is married and has three children, two daughters, Amna Al Qubaisi and Hamda Al Qubaisi who are also race car drivers, and a son.[12]

Racing record

Career summary

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles F/Laps Podiums Points Position
2009 Porsche Supercup Abu Dhabi Race Team 2 0 0 0 0 0 NC†
2010 Porsche Supercup Team Abu Dhabi by Tolimit 10 0 0 0 0 6 21st
2010 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East Team Abu Dhabi by Tolimit 12 0 0 0 0 90 9th
2011 Porsche Supercup Team Abu Dhabi by Tolimit 11 0 0 0 0 15 17th
2011 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East Tolimit Arabia 12 1 1 1 6 156 5th
2012 Porsche Supercup Team Deutsche Post by Tolimit 2 0 0 0 0 0 NC†
2014 FIA World Endurance Championship - GTE Am Proton Competition 8 0 0 0 2 121 4th
2015 FIA World Endurance Championship - GTE Am Abu Dhabi Proton Racing 8 0 0 0 2 82 7th
24H GT Series Abu Dhabi Racing Black Falcon 1 0 0 0 0 0 NC†
2016 FIA World Endurance Championship - GTE Am Abu Dhabi Proton Racing 9 2 3 0 3 151 2nd
24H GT Series Abu Dhabi Racing Black Falcon 1 0 0 0 0 0 NC†
2017 FIA World Endurance Championship - GTE Am Gulf Racing 1 0 0 0 1 18 9th
24H GT Series Black Falcon 1 0 0 1 0 0 NC†
2018 24H GT Series Black Falcon 1 0 0 0 0 0 NC†
2018–19 FIA World Endurance Championship - GTE Am Dempsey-Proton Racing 3 0 1 0 1 15 18th
2019 24H GT Series Abu Dhabi Racing Black Falcon 1 0 0 0 0 0 NC†
2019–20 FIA World Endurance Championship Dempsey-Proton Racing 2 0 0 1 1 23 21st
F3 Asian Championship Abu Dhabi Racing UAE 3 0 0 0 0 2 18th
2020 24H GT Series Black Falcon 1 1 0 0 0 30 2nd
2021 F3 Asian Championship Abu Dhabi Racing by Prema 6 0 0 0 0 0 25th
24H GT Series Team HRT Bilstein 1 0 0 0 1 24 NC
FIA World Endurance Championship - GTE Am Dempsey-Proton Racing 2 0 0 0 0 0.5 25th
2022 Formula Regional Asian Championship Abu Dhabi Racing by Prema 15 0 0 0 0 0 35th

As Al Qubaisi was a guest driver, he was ineligible to score points.
* Season still in progress.

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