Hussain’s year of birth is not clear but it is thought to be either 1952 or 1953. His father was an entrepreneur who sold goods from China. Out of his experience with his dad, Hussain got interested in business. Learn more about James Larkin: http://www.forbes.com/sites/kerryadolan/2016/03/01/the-donald-of-dubai-hussain-sajwani-interview/#1b049a722f15 and https://newskira.wordpress.com/2016/06/02/hussain-sajwani/
Luckily, Sajwani acquired a scholarship from the government. He was among the few students sponsored by the government to study in the US. He enrolled at the University of Washington where he graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Industrial Engineering and Economics.
After graduating, Sajwani got a job in Abu Dhabi Gas Industries where he worked in the finance department. After two years in his career, Hussain ventured into catering. This idea was a success and he got contracts with the U.S Military and Bechtel. The venture acquired a new name, Global Logistic Services and it is still offering services until date.
Sajwani launched DAMAC Properties in 2002. He acts as the Chairman and the CEO of the firm, It is located in Dubai. The company has grown tremendously and it is among the biggest development companies in the Middle East.
Over the years, DAMAC has successfully completed 19,000 apartments. It has more than 43,000 units that are under development.
DAMAC Properties have contributed to numerous development projects. Among them is the golf course that was designed by Tiger Woods. The Trump Organization managed this project. The firm has developed luxury apartments with the interior designed by Versace and Fendi, Luxury villas designed by Bugatti. DAMAC Properties also collaborated with Paramount Pictures in the construction of Paramount Hotels and Resorts.
Hussain Sajwani and DAMAC Properties have supported various philanthropic activities. They include Dubai Cares, Emirates Red Crescent, and Dar Al Ber Society. Sajwani believes in being selfless therefore supporting others has been a routine for him and his family.
DAMAC Properties has helped Sajwani in educating the youth and preparing them for jobs that are likely to come up in future. Sajwani is also focused on making the lives of the community in the Arab region better and wishes to contribute to His Highness project.