American Chamber of Commerce, Chairman
Robert Hager is a founding member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Qatar and is a Partner of Squire Patton Boggs’ office in Doha, Qatar. Mr. Hager represents clients in a wide range of infrastructure and technology matters, including telecommunication ventures, transportation infrastructure development, real estate development, privatizations, and public-private partnerships in the Middle East, West Africa, Europe, the Pacific Islands, and the United States. Mr. Hager has served as counsel to governments, private companies, developers, lenders, borrowers, suppliers, engineering, and construction firms in projects and transactions finance supported by the World Bank, International Finance Corporation, the Export-Import Bank of the United States, and other international lending institutions. Robert has BS in Foreign Service from Georgetown University, and pursued Law studies at Georgetown University Law Center.
American Chamber of Commerce, 2nd Vice Chairman
Jay Turk is the CEO of Libra Trading Company Doha, Qatar since 2008. LTC specializes in Joint Venture, Recruiting, Consulting, Services (outsourcing/supply chain), plus Trading and Contracting. Mr. Turk has over 20+ years of experience with General Electric, as Project Manager and Qatar Country Manager, Jay led and managed several large international projects in Qatar (1997-2000) at Ras Gas (LNG +Power Generation Projects ) such RG Train 1-5, in South Korea, (2000) Posco Plant 400 MW Combined Cycle Power Plant. (2001) Site Project Tech. Manager Baglan Bay in the UK, first & the largest steam cooled gas turbine, (2002) West Virginia USA 250MW Power Plant. (2003-2007). Qatar Abu Fontas Engineering Manager for self performing 600 MW, Power Plant Project.
Mr. Turk holds a Bachelor in Electrical Engineering with Supplemental Courses of Electrical Power/Switchgear, Time Management, Environment Health and Safety from Turbine University. He can speak three languages English, French, and Arabic.
American Chamber of Commerce, Secretary
Richard Mundy has served as Chief Operations Officer for Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar since March 2010. He is responsible for the operational functions of the campus, with direct oversight of Human Resources, Finance, Business Operations, Facilities and Security. Prior to joining Carnegie Mellon, Richard was the Director of Operations at the American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates for eight years. Richard also has corporate experience with the global government solutions division of SCT Incorporated, which provides BANNER software and services. He earned his MBA (concentration in International Business) from the University of Kentucky, where he also worked in the finance and administration division for five years. Richard obtained his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, Kentucky.