About Hussain Sajwani

Hussain Sajwani is a United Arab Emirates national who founded and chairs the international property development DAMAC Properties. He is a graduate of Washington University. Hussein started his career in an oil company known as GASCO where he worked as a Contracts Manager. The GASCO Company is a branch of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company. Later on in the year 1982, he started his own business where he opened a catering venture.


Hussain Sajwani is also seen to be one of the founders of the property market and business expansion in Dubai. During the mid-1990’s Mr. Sajwani built several hotels to handle the massive number of people coming to Emirates to do their businesses. Later in 2002, he saw the business opportunity and decided to start DAMAC Properties. The property development company grew to become one of the biggest companies in the Middle East making the DAMAC owner be known all over the world.


His expertise in property development which involved sales, marketing, finance, and the administration has been able to assist him to be able to manage his company and make it a success. The company has been involved in successful projects in big cities around the United Arab Emirates in International cities like Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Amman, Beirut, Riyadh, Jeddah, and London. The company has a good record when it comes to the development of luxurious property developments in UAE.


Hussain Sajwani is recognized as a significant and determined businessman and investor. He has a lot of respect in the equity and capital markets because of his successful forays in that sector. Currently, Hussain holds investment portfolios of securities in some of the regional and global markets.One of his flagship investment companies is the DICO Investments Co. LLC. It is a company that is primarily focused on mergers, investments in private firms and acquisitions. In addition to that, the company holds a majority and minority in companies that trade publicly and looks for value propositions in the regional and global investment industry.


Hussain got into a business partnership with Donald Trump in 2013 where they developed golf courses that were Trump-branded. These golf courses include Trump International Golf Courses that was opened in February 2017, and the other golf course was the Trump World Golf Course that was designed by Tiger Woods. Hussain Sajwani also admits that their relationship is not only business oriented as they also share a lot of respect as friends. Hussain Sajwani family is always in talks and still maintain their relationship with the Trump Family.


His Philanthropy with DAMAC

Apart from being business minded, DAMAC has also been seen to take part in charity and philanthropic activities. He donated through his company about 200 million dirhams that would go to providing clothing and warmth to over 50,000 children who are in need. Learn more: