Khadem Al Qubaisi is a national of the United Arab Emirates, an Emirati businessman, and a member of the Board and Managing Director of the International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC). Al Qubaisi attended high school in Abu Dhabi and studied at the University of the United Arab Emirates. He was awarded a Bachelor's Degree in Economics in 1993, and that same year commenced his career with Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), attaining the role of Senior Financial Analyst in the North American Equities Department. In 2000, accepted a position as investment manager of IPIC, and was appointed Managing Director of IPIC in May 2007. As noted above, Al Qubaisi used to work as a member of the Board and Managing Director of IPIC. He also sits on the boards of a number of international, regional and domestic UAE companies.