40 and Under: the Most Influential Young Arabs in the Middle East
Ali Sajwani

Industry: Construction and real estate

Company: DAMAC Group

Designation: General manager of operations

Country: United Arab Emirates

Age: 25

Country of residence: United Arab Emirates

At just 25 years old, Ali Sajwani is already a seasoned entrepreneur. As the general manager of operations at Damac Group, the young Emirati businessman leads a number of international groups, including the London and Maldives, Damac Maison Hotels & Resorts, as well as Quality Audit and Quality Control, and works closely with his father on the company’s strategic direction. He is also heavily involved in sales and project planning at Damac, taking an active role in the development of the business by selecting contractors and materials for the group’s various developments. He is currently pursuing his Level 3 CFA certification while overseeing the day-to-day operations of the renowned luxury real estate company.