Executive Team



Finny Ipe

Executive Manager to the Chairman

Finny is an inspirational leader with over 10 years of business management and development experience in the service industry.

What he brings to any organization is highlighted in his personal tagline: Business Management, Relationship Management, Operational Excellence.

Finny has worn many hats in his career -- Business Developer, Manager, Operations Director and CEO. As a result, Finny has the ability to manage multi-disciplinary projects and to navigate complex challenges.

Being Co-Founder of Bethel Group-Company Formation Specialists, Finny had showed his dedication and hard work towards the growth of this venture.

Bethel Group is formed with the aim of equipping Qatar for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and fulfilling Qatar National Vision 2030 which aims Economic Development, Human Development, and Social Development & Environmental Development.

"I love making new professional acquaintances. Reach out if you want to talk business"

John Forde


As a resident of Qatar since 1977, John has local knowledge, invaluable resources and a great understanding of the State. With a background in sales, John has held a number of senior positions within the finance industry in the UK prior to coming to Doha. Since then, his experience in Qatar has been solely built on company formation. John specialises in understanding the process and procedures involved with business set up in Qatar. Recognising no two companies are alike in structure, goals and objectives, his strategy involves a tailored approach, which first involves identifying the appropriate company formation for Bethel Group clients.

As a witness to considerable change over the past 35 years, John knows that development has always been part of Qatar’s future. With aggressive plans underway to accommodate the FIFA World Cup in 2022, he indicates that now more than ever, the country offers tremendous opportunity to house new companies, which he is committed to undertaking.

The co-founder of PRO-Partnership, John maintains excellent working relationships with a number of organisations including the German Business Council and Australian Trade Commission. He is also a member of several business councils from Europe, North America and Australia. Currently, John lives in Doha with his wife and two young children.

In 2013, John was appointed to the Board of Directors for the Bethel Group, the parent company to PRO-Partnership.