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Sheikh Hamad bin Thamer bin Mohammed Al Thani (Arabic: حمد بن ثامر بن محمد آل ثاني) is the chairman of the board of the Al Jazeera Media Network, which is based in Qatar. He also served briefly as director general until the appointment of Dr. Mostefa Souag and has served as president of the board of administration.[1]

Hamad bin Thamer bin Thani Al Thani
EducationQatar University
Alma materQatar University
OccupationCEO of Al-Gharafa Sports Club, Chairman of Al Jazeera Media Network
Net worth1.78 billion

He is also the president of the Al-Gharafa Sports Club.

Before starting Al Jazeera, he joined the ministry of information in 1987 and then served as undersecretary to the minister of information until 1994.[2]

He is a member of the ruling family of Qatar, the House of Thani.


  1. ^ Worth, Robert F. (4 January 2008). "Al Jazeera No Longer Nips at Saudis". The New York Times. Archived from the original on 14 March 2018. Retrieved 11 September 2015.
  2. ^ "TBS Focus: Al-Jazeera: Sheikh Hamad bin Thamer Al Thani". Transnational Broadcasting Studies. 2001. Archived from the original on 11 September 2015.