Founder and chairperson of DAMAC Properties, Hussain Sajwani was born in the United Arab Emirates. He pursued a B.Sc in Industrial Engineering and later studied Economics from Washington University through a government scholarship.
The Emirati real estate developer kicked off his career in Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (GASCO), working in the finance department taking up the Contracts Managerial role in the year 1981.After working for two years, Hussain Sajwani decided to change path and ventured into catering services. This venture has not been in vain as it has grown to lead in the market, serving more than 150,000 meals every day in various markets and overseeing more than two hundred projects. The catering venture, presently known as Global Logistics Services , is still operational with Bechtel(construction company) and the United States Army being its clients.
After seeing an increase in population to the United Arab Emirates, mostly whose primary focus was conducting trade, Sajwani discovered a marketing opportunity. It is in the year 2002 when Hussain Sajwani developed DAMAC properties after Dubai lifted the ban on foreigners to posses properties. DAMAC properties, located in Dubai is among the leading property company in the region having conveyed more than twenty thousand two hundred and thirty units. The company has teamed up with various recognized brands like Versace Home, Just Cavalli and Trump Organization to avail new ideas to the market, working with the Americans globally in parts of Bosnia ,Gulf and also Somali.
The DAMAC owner Mr.Sajwani together with Donald Trump real estate giants, have worked together on the Trump international golf club. Hussain Sajwani connections to Donald Trump stretches out past Trump’s presidential duties to all his 3 children( Ivanka, Donald Junior and Eric).His wife often meets up with Ivanka which cements their relation ties. The DAMAC owner Mr. Hussain Sajwani is aspiring to improve his business association with Trump’s organization. Hussein a father of four, is also a philanthropist and has donated to numerous organizations and needy cases .On one occasion DAMAC owner donated 2 million to provide clothing to more than fifty thousand children.