Hussain Sajwani is one of the most celebrated business executives in Dubai. He is the founder, CEO, and chairman of DAMAC Groups with its headquarters in Dubai. His shrewd business sense combined with intelligence and a strong dedication to his company has seen him get global recognition as one of the most popular entrepreneurs.



Besides being a very successful businessman, Hussain Sajwani is also a philanthropist. Several charities from the U.A.E and other parts of the world benefit immensely from Hussain Sajwani and the DAMAC Group, through the DAMAC Maison segment, which offers a diverse range of donations, and aid to the less fortunate and charities.


Early Years

Born in 1954 to a middle-class family, Mr. Sajwani inherited his business acumen from his father. His father owned a shop that sold pens and watches, and he was in real estate. His mother also chipped in by selling household goods and fabrics to the locals. Instead of joining the family business, Mr. Sajwani chose to attend a college of medical studies but did not complete his studies. He would later attend the University of Washington from where he graduated with a degree in Economics and Industrial Engineering.



DAMAC Properties

Mr. Sajwani started DAMAC in 1982 as a catering venture. With branches in Commonwealth of the Independent States, the Middle East, and Africa, the success of DAMAC catering was and is still so huge making it a global market leader today.



While studying in the US, Mr. Sajwani had a stint in selling time-share apartments, and that is when he developed a love for real estate. He later established DAMAC Properties which has extensively delivered many homes in cities like Doha, Abu Dhabi, Beirut and London just to name a few. DAMAC properties is not only one of the largest property companies in UAE, but it has global recognition.



Trump Connection

Long before Donald Trump became the US President, DAMAC owner Hussain Sajwani had, on behalf of the DAMAC Group, met up and agreed to construct two golf courses. The first golf course named the Trump International Golf Course in Dubai opened its doors in February of 2017. Learn more:

Hussain Sajwani success story is all due to hard work, focussed energy. His dedication his to his wife and kids and the entire Hussain Sajwani family and his generosity to the society have also been instrumental in ensuring his success. Because of his dedication, DAMAC Properties continues to expand its horizons worldwide.