Hussain Sajwani is a billionaire, living in Dubai, UAE. He is one of the richest Arabs in the world. He is the founder and chairman of DAMAC Properties. He develops and sells high-end apartments and many other United Emirates real estate properties.
Sajwani founded DAMAC in 2002 and it is one of the biggest real estate companies in the Middle East. Sajwani and DAMAC have sold over twenty-thousand luxury homes, villas and apartments, with thousands more on the way. They hire the best employees, use the finest building materials and find the best locations, one near a park and another by a Trump Golf Course. Sajwani also builds hotels, a few in collaboration with the Radisson Hotel Group. DAMAC made Forbes 2017 Global 200 list and Sajwani himself has been listed on many prestigious lists, like the one for the top 100 most influential Arabs.
Sajwani earned a prestigious college scholarship to study in the United States. He graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Industrial Engineering and Economics. Upon graduation, Sajwani worked in finances at GASCO, part of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company. After that, Sajwani started a catering company, now known as Global Logistic Services, which serves almost two hundred thousand meals a day. Sajwani looks to explore more opportunities in the UK and North America.
Sajwani is a philanthropist too. He donated software coding lessons to young Arabs. As the chairman and founder of DAMAC, Sajwani donated two million dollars to be used to clothe one million children from around the world. He has been photographed with Bill Gates, another philanthropist. They both attended the World Economic Forum.
Sajwani and President Donald Trump are social friends and business colleagues. They have collaborated on two golf courses in the Middle East. One is called the Trump International Golf Club in Dubai. Trump praised Sajwani and his family at a recent New Year’s Eve gathering, held at the president’s Florida golf result at Mar-a-Lago. Donald Trump Jr. and his brother, Eric Trump attended the wedding of Sajwani’s daughter, Amira. The First Lady and Mrs. Sajwani are good friends too.