Brigadier General (Air) Hassen Saleh Al-Nesf is the Deputy Chairman of the Qatari National Committee for the Prohibition of Weapons (NCPW) since 2011. From 1978 to 1990, Brigadier General Al-Nesf completed his BA in Management. After that, the Brigadier General continued with a Bachelor in Business Administration in San Diego, U.S. In 2004, the Brigadier General completed a Fellowship Program on Disarmament with the United Nations and from 2006-2007, the Brigadier General finished an international training in Security Policy at the Geneva Center for Security Policy (GSCP). From October 2007 to June 2008, the Brigadier General successfully completed a Master of Advanced Studies in International and European Security at the University of Geneva.
Upon joining the Qatar Armed Forces as a candidate officer from 1987 to 1990, the Brigadier General started in 1997 as an Officer civil staff affairs at the manpower division/management. Until 1999, the Brigadier General served as an acting leader, as a liaison officer for non-Qataris affairs and as an officer of other ranks affairs at the squadron of manpower. From 2001-2003, the Brigadier General had been an assistant to the Director of Personnel and a leader of the squadron administrative supervision, after which the Brigadier General got promoted to leader of the squadron manpower at the Doha airbase. From 2003-2010, the Brigadier General served as the Secretary of the Qatari National Committee for Prohibition of Weapons.
The Brigadier General has completed various international courses, including courses on multilateral investigation to prohibit proliferation of atomic weapons (Vienna), program safety in managing and treating of hazardous residuals (Egypt), and an IAEA training course on nuclear safeguards. The Brigadier General furthermore chaired the workshop on the implementation of Security Council Resolution 1540 in Doha in 2004. The Brigadier General has been a member of the delegation of the State of Qatar at NPT Review Conferences, Arab League Meetings on Nuclear and Disarmament Activities, Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy for the Gulf Co-operation Council, IAEA Board of Governors, OPCW Executive Council and Conference of States Parties, and CTBTO, PTS and Working Groups activities.