Hussain Sajwani: innovator and influencer

Hussain Sajwani is of Emirati nationality. He is founding father as well as current chairman of Damac properties. Damac is a real estate company with its headquarters in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

The Damac Owner was born in the years between 1952 and 1953 to an entrepreneur father. The Hussain Sajwani family is comprised of 4 children and the parents. Sajwani is named in the Forbes top ten wealthiest Arabs. His net worth stands at $4.2 billion as of September 2017.

The Damac received a scholarship funded by the government to the United States of America. He undertook an Industrial Engineering and Economics Bachelor’s degree. This was at the University of Washington.

Hussain Sajwani career commenced in 1981. He worked at Abu Dhabi Gas Industries. He was based in the finance department. In 1983, he started a catering business. Read more: Hussain Sajwani | Facebook and Hussain Sajwani | Forbes

His customers were the U.S. military as well as Bechtel. The firm changed its name to Global Logistics Services. It is still operational to date.

Damac properties it has under its management built numerous apartments including luxury apartments with designer Versace. It is famed for developing the golf course engineered by Tiger Woods. It is also in the Dubai Financial Market as it can be publicly traded.

The Damac Owner has invested 600 million euros in London with its building, Aykon London One Tower located in Nine Elms. In 2017 he was named among the 100 most influential Arabs worldwide. Learn more about Hussain Sajwani: http://www.gulfconstructiononline.com/news/story/4267 and https://www.linkedin.com/in/hussainsajwani

Ali Sajwani, the firstborn son in the Hussain Sajwani family, is the General Manager of Operations in the company. He graduated from the North Eastern University based in Boston.

He holds a degree in Economics. He has been recognized among the future stars of the Middle East. This was conducted by the Arabian Business Achievement Awards in 2017.

The Damac Group, under its corporate social responsibility, sponsored a foundation called One Million Arab Coders. The initiative was launched by the ruler of Dubai: Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The effort was made to foster free training in software development and management. This was conducted to one million Arabs hence the name.