Hussain Sajwani is the Chairman of Global Property Development and founder of DAMAC Proprties. Sajwani graduated from the University of Washington and has a degree in Economics and Industrial Engineering.
Hussain Sajwani began his professional catering journey in 1982 and his venture has grown to become one of the prominent leaders int he market with over 200 projects. Sajwani’s companies also serve 15,000 meals per day in the CIS, Africa and the Middle East. He was one of the businessmen to start property market expansion in 2002 in Dubai. This was when he started DAMAC, since he realize that there was a huge opportunity for property development. The company has since expanded to cities such as Abu Dhabi, Doha, Beirut, Riyadh and London. DAMAC has delivered more than 17,900 homes at a variety of progress and planning stages.
Hussain Sajwani shares that his typical day involves going to meetings where he communicates with his management team. He also makes sure that he stays up to date on the multiple aspects of his companies and he reaches out to other members of the business community. This helps him to stay away of professional trends and helps him maintain his professional contacts and resources.
Sajwani also shares that he makes his ideas a reality by looking into the future. He asserts that he has often observed the state of the city of Dubai and imagined how it would be a decade or two from now. He states that taking calculated risks is an integral part of being a successful businessman and that he only does this if he feels that a new business venture has the potential to be significantly successful. Ultimately, Hussain Sajwani knows that accomplishing great things in life is a matter of not giving in to fear and being willing to take chances.