Qatar Ambassador to Italy, Vice Chairperson for the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations
His Excellency Abdulaziz Bin Ahmed Al-Malki, as of March 2015, is the Qatari Ambassador to Italy, Vice Chairperson for the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations. He was the Director of the Office of the President of Administrative Control and Transparency Authority, and formerly the General Coordinator for COP18/CMP8 and Chairman of its Executive Organizing Committee, with the rank of Minister. H.E. Al-Malki holds a number of high-level positions, including Vice Chairman of Katara Hospitality (a progressive luxury hospitality organization), Director of the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister and head of the Emiri Diwan. His other roles include Member of the Board of Directors of Nebras Power, and Chairman of Qatar Fertilizer Company (QAFCO), which was founded in 1969. QAFCO strives to work in an environmentally responsible manner by ensuring that its work does not pollute the environment and that waste is recycled. Its environmental strategy has earned it several awards, including the 1998 GCC award for industry compliance with environmental standards, and a Qatar Today green award for its work in raising public awareness of green initiatives. H.E. Al-Malki, who has a BA in Business and Economics from St Martin's University in the US, has more than 25 years of experience in business, with a strong ackground in the energy sector, public relations and protocol services. He began his career at Qatar Petroleum.