​Business Development department is responsible for strategic investment relations with foreign governments and sovereign entities, with respect to investments for both State of Qatar and QIA.

In addition, the department  serves as the first point of contact for new investments ideas for QIA, and is in charge of originating, evaluating and recommending investment ideas, in close collaboration with other QIA Departments.

The department is also responsible for establishing and managing QIA’s joint ventures and funds with other sovereign entities.​