Hussain Sajwani: Respected Businessman and Philanthropist

Hussain Sajwani, chairman, CEO and founder of the DAMAC Group is a well respected businessman and known philanthropist. Born in Dubai in 1956, Hussain graduated from the University of Washington in Seattle with a Bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering and economics. His name is among the 100 most globally influential Arabs, and his leadership and vision has been the driving force behind the creation of many amazing properties and residential estates. He has pursued many different business opportunities and succeeded with all of them, but his greatest accomplishments have come with his time spent with DMAC. There he has been able to do what no one else in the Dubai Real Estate industry has.


One of Hussain Sajwani’s accomplishments has been to form a business partnership, over time, with Donald Trump. During this partnership that both have profited from, many exquisite and exclusive homes have been built. One of their greatest feats is a private gated island community that provides the highest of international standards for refinement and design. Hussain Sajwani has also worked with Mr. Trump to have his Real Estate complexes serviced with golf courses of the best quality.


Hussain Sajwani’s philanthropic endeavors are well known and he has changed the lives of many people from different walks of life who’ve suffered for various reasons. He believes in contributing to the better good of humankind and has donated millions of dollars to different charity organizations. One of these organizations is the UAECompassion campaign, which delivered aid to areas that were most effected by snowstorm Huda in the Levant region. It’s mission was to support refugees in Lebanon and Jordan. He also supported the UAE Red Crescent whose mission was to help suffering refugees. He also has donated to the London Business School to further education.


Hussain Sajwani learned plenty from his father about business and the issues a businessman faces in life. His father’s hard work and ambition inspired Hussain to become an entrepreneur and to create a business for himself. Hussain has taken the lessons learned from his parents and applied it to his own life in a unique way. He now passes on his own values and good morals along with his loving wife to his four children.