Nasser Al-Khelaifi

Nationality: Qatari
Club role: President of Paris Saint-Germain FC
ECA Executive Board Member since: 2016


Nasser Al-Khelaïfi is one of the leading figures in the world of sport, entertainment, media and business.

Since 2011, Mr. Al-Khelaïfi has been the President of Paris Saint-Germain Football Club (PSG), following his appointment as Chairman of Qatar Sports Investments (QSI) and their acquisition of the French football club that year. Additionally, Mr. Al-Khelaïfi sits on the board of the French Professional League (LFP).

Mr. Al-Khelaïfi is a member of the UEFA Executive Committee, currently serving his second term, after being elected by the European Club Association (ECA) as Chairman in April 2021, a body representing almost 500 professional football clubs of Europe.

On top of his leading roles within sport, Nasser Al-Khelaïfi is the Group Chairman of beIN MEDIA GROUP, the international sports, entertainment, and media group operating in more than 40 countries worldwide. It was under Mr. Al-Khelaïfi’s management that beIN acquired MIRAMAX, the famed Hollywood film and television studio, of which Mr. Al-Khelaïfi is Chairman; and also Digiturk, Türkiye’s largest sports and entertainment platform, of which Mr. Al-Khelaïfi is Chairman.

Nasser Al-Khelaïfi is also a board member of Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund, Qatar Investment Authority (QIA).

In the world of racket sports, Nasser Al-Khelaïfi is the President of the Qatar Tennis, Squash and Badminton Federation (QTF), and oversees the country’s two biggest tennis tournaments (ATP and WTA) each year. Mr. Al-Khelaïfi is also Chairman of Premier Padel, the leading professional tour in padel – the world’s fastest growing sport. Premier Padel is one of the fastest-ever established start-up tours in world sport. Mr. Al-Khelaïfi was a world ranked professional tennis player for many years and represented his country in the Davis Cup.

Nasser Al-Khelaïfi is a global ambassador for The Youth Sports Games (YSG), founded in 1996 to enable children to participate in organised sporting events and other free activities. He is the Chairman of the PSG Foundation which supports disadvantaged and sick children, as well as young people and communities in difficulty. Since 2022 he has been a Member Friend of the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Road Safety.