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RDIF’s international advisory board appoints three new members

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) has appointed three new members to its international advisory board. 

The three new members are Gao Xiqing (pictured), president of the China Investment Corporation (CIC); Khaldoon Khalifa al-Mubarak, chief executive of Mubadala Development Company; and Ahmad Mohamed Al-Sayed, chief executive of Qatar Investment Authority.
Immediately prior to his post, Xiqing served as deputy chairman of the National Council for the Social Security Fund. He also worked as deputy chairman at the China Securities Regulatory Commission, and general counsel and the director general of the Public Offering Supervision Department. In the 1990s, he served as deputy chairman and chief executive officer of the Bank of China International.
Al Mubarak is chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Affairs Authority, which provides strategic policy advice to the chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, of which he is also a member. He is chairman of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation and Emirates Aluminium. He is also deputy chairman of the Urban Planning Council and a board member of First Gulf Bank and Ferrari SpA.
Prior to his assignment to the Qatar Investment Authority, Al-Sayed worked as the managing director and chief executive officer at Qatar Holding. Al-Sayed has been the vice chairman of Qatar Exchange since June 2009. He has been a member of the board of Canary Wharf Group since December 2009.

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