Taking over the reins of Qatar is H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani-the second son of His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani-who in recent years has become deeply involved in Qatari decision-making. Sheikh Tamim is the chairman of the committee organising the 2022 FIFA World Cup, which will be hosted by Qatar, and chairs the Supreme Education Council. He has played a pivotal role in the development of Qatar National Vision 2030, which offers a clear roadmap for the future of Qatar by fostering human capital and economic growth. The 33 year old Emir is responsible for initiating many key projects including the Qatar National Food Security Program. He has also held several influential posts including President of the Qatar National Olympic Committee, Vice President of the Supreme Council for Economic Affairs and Investment, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Qatar Investment Authority, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Public Works Authority and the Urban Planning and Development Authority. Sheikh Tamim is also chairman of Qatar Investment Authority, the country's sovereign wealth fund, which reportedly has assets of more than $100 billion and owns stakes in many major companies such as Barclays, Xstrata, Harrods, and Volkswagen.