Wissam Al Mana was born on 1st January 1975 in Qatar. His two siblings are Kamal Al Mana and Hisham Al Mana. His father Saleh Al Hamad Al Mana was the founder of Al Mana Group of companies. The greatest influence in his life was his late father, who bestowed on him virtues of sincerity, humility, honesty, responsibility and to respect labour in any form. But due to the untimely death of his father, Wissam and his brothers had to hold mantle for company. It employs 3,500 employers in over 300 outlets.
Wissam completed his secondary education in London and received a master’s degree in Business Administration from the United States of America. He spent a lot of time in the west, which helped him to learn a lot in cross culture and to integrate his experience in the day to day running of his retail business.