Dubai 100: the most influential people in the emirate

These influencers are the people who we are celebrating in this inaugural Dubai 100 list.
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1. Mohamed Alabbar
\nChairman, Emaar/Noon
\nUAE
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2. Sir Tim Clark
\nPresident, Emirates Airline
\nUK
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3. Huda Kattan
\nFounder, Huda Beauty
\nUS
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4. Dr Deeb Kayed
\nNeurologist
\nSyria
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5. Ronaldo Mouchawar
\nCEO and co-founder, Souq.com
\nSyria
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6. Hussain Sajwani
\nFounder and chairman, Damac Properties
\nUAE
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7. Helal Al Marri
\nDirector-general, Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM)
\nUAE
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8. Dr Habib Al Mulla
\nChairman, Baker & McKenzie Habib Al Mulla
\nUAE
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10. Hesham Al Qassim
\nCEO, Wasl Asset Management Group
\nUAE
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11. Elie Khouri
\nCEO, Omnicom Media Group (MENA)
\nLebanon
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12. Reif Othman
\nChef
\nSingapore
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13. Osman Sultan
\nCEO, du (Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company)
\nLebanon
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14. Paul Griffiths
\nCEO, Dubai Airports
\nUK
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15. Dr Reem Osman
\nCEO, Saudi German Hospital
\nSyria
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16. Colm McCloughlin
\nExecutive vice-chairman and CEO, Dubai Duty Free
\nIreland
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17. Sunil John
\nFounder and CEO, ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller
\nIndia
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18. Joelle Mardinian
\nOwner, Maison de Joelle/social influencer
\nLebanon
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19. Renuka Jagtiani
\nVice-chairperson, Landmark Group
\nIndia
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20. Gerald Lawless
\nHead of tourism and hospitality, Dubai Holding
\nIreland
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21. Mohammed Ahmed Al Marri
\nDirector-general, General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs
\nUAE
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22. Dr Sanjay Parashar
\nConsultant plastic surgeon, Cocoona Centre for Aesthetic Transformation
\nIndia
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23. Sunil Vaswani
\nChairman, Stallion Group
\nIndia
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24. Amina Al Rustamani
\nGroup CEO, Tecom Group
\nUAE
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25. Farid Chedid
\nChairman and CEO, Chedid Capital Holding
\nLebanon
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26. Pierre Choueiri
\nChairman and CEO, Choueiri Group
\nLebanon
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27. Kabir Mulchandani
\nCEO, SKAI Holdings
\nIndia
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28. Dr Azad Moopen
\nFounder and chairman, Aster DM Healthcare
\nIndia
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29. Nilesh Ved
\nFounder and chairman, Apparel Group
\nIndia
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30. Hayla Ghazal
\nBlogger/Founder, Hayla Couture
\nSyria
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31. Hamad Buamim
\nPresident and CEO, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry
\nUAE
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32. Fadi Ghandour
\nManaging partner, Wamda Capital
\nJordan
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33. Mohamed ‘Mo Vlogs’ Beiraghdary
\nVlogger
\nUAE
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34. Thomas Lundgren
\nFounder, The One
\nSweden
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35. Saif Belhasa
\nChairman, Saif Belhasa Group of Companies
\nUAE
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36. Sunny Varkey
\nFounder and chairman, GEMS Education
\nIndia
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37. Mansour Bin Jabr
\nChief operating officer, Bin Jabr Group
\nUAE
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38. Khurshid Vakil
\nCo-founder, Marina Home Interiors
\nIndia
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39. Simon Clegg
\nChief operating officer, Expo 2020
\nUK
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40. Marwan Bin Ghalaita
\nDirector-general, Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA)
\nUAE
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41. Patrick Chalhoub
\nCo-CEO, Chalhoub Group
\nFrance
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42. Shayne Nelson
\nCEO, Emirates NBD
\nAustralia
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43. Ghaith Al Ghaith
\nCEO, flydubai
\nUAE
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44. Badr Jafar
\nCEO, Crescent Enterprises
\nUAE
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45. Ashish Mehta
\nFounder, Ashish Mehta & Associates
\nIndia
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46. Raed Barqawi\nExecutive editor-in-chief, Al Khaleej\nUAE
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47. Saygin Yalcin
\nFounder and CEO, SellAnyCar.com
\nGermany
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48. Majid Jafar
\nCEO, Crescent Petroleum
\nUAE
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49. Rizwan Sajan
\nChairman and founder, Danube Group
\nIndia
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50. David Cook
\nCEO, Project Partners
\nUK
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51. Magnus Olsson
\nCo-founder, Careem
\nSweden
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52. Dr Maryam Matar
\nScientist, UAE Genetic Diseases Association
\nUAE
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53. LT Pagarani
\nChairman, Choithrams
\nIndia
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54. Alex Saber
\nChairman, Publicis Media ME
\nLebanon
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55. Abdulla Bin Sulayem
\nCEO, Asteco and Seven Tides
\nUAE
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56. Mohammed Khammas
\nCEO, Al Ahli Holding Group
\nUAE
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57. Shaji ul Mulk
\nFounder, Mulk Holdings
\nIndia
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58. Jayant Ganwani
\nCEO, Lals Group
\nIndia
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59. Giselle Pettyfer
\nCEO, Falcon & Associates
\nUK
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60. Shamsa Saleh
\nCEO, Dubai Women Establishment
\nUAE
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61. Evgeny Kuzin
\nFounder and managing partner, Bulldozer Group
\nRussia
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62. Sheeraz Hasan
\nPresident, Hollywood.Tech
\nUS
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63. Nicholas MacLean
\nManaging director, CBRE Middle East
\nUK
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64. Mohammed Kazem
\nPhotographer
\nUAE
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65. Sameer Yogishwar
\nCEO, HDFC International Life and Re
\nIndia
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66. Ahmad Hussain Bin Essa
\nCEO, Global Village
\nUAE
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67. Arif Naqvi
\nFounder and Group CEO, The Abraaj Group
\nPakistan
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68. Jonathan Silver
\nManaging partner, Clyde & Co Middle East and North Africa
\nUK
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69. Rashid Alabbar
\nCo-founder, Alabbar Enterprises and SIVVI.com
\nUAE
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70. Lucy Bruce
\nFounder, Harmony House
\nUK
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71. Ian Johnston
\nCEO, Dubai Financial Services Authority
\nAustralia
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72. Mushtaq Shaikh
\nFounder, Lobo Tailors
\nIndia
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73. Ramesh Shukla
\nOwner and photographer, Four Seasons Ramesh Gallery
\nIndia
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74. Yogesh Mehta
\nFounder and managing director, Petrochem
\nIndia
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75. Rashid Belhasa
\nSocial media influencer, YouTube
\nUAE
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76. Danial H Schön\nPresident and founder, Schön Properties\nPakistan
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77. Advet Bhambhani
\nFounder and chairman, Advet Bhambhani Ventures
\nIndia
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78. Souhair Al Qaisi
\nPresenter, MBC
\nIraq
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79. Mark Beer
\nOBE Co-chief executive and registrar general, Dubai International Financial Centre Courts
\nUK
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80. Colin Clague
\nChef, Rüya
\nUK
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81. Amir Kolahzadeh
\nCEO, IT Sec
\nUS
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82. Leena Parwani
\nFounder and CEO, iCareinsure
\nIndia
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83. Robert Booth
\nManaging director, Ellington Properties
\nCanada
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84. Jasper Hope
\nCEO, Dubai Opera
\nUK
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85. Firoz Merchant
\nFounder and chairman, Pure Gold Jewellers
\nIndia
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86. Shailesh Dash
\nCEO, Al Masah Capital
\nIndia
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87. Sirish Kumar
\nCEO and co-founder, Telr
\nIndia
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88. Karuna Sadasivam
\nGeneral manager, Nynas Middle East
\nIndia
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89. Debashish Neogi
\nCEO, Kaya Middle East
\nIndia
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90. Tom Arnel and Sergio Lopez
\nCo-founders, Bull & Roo
\nSpain / Australia
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91. Helen Williams
\nFounding partner and mindfulness consultant, Mindful ME
\nNew Zealand
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92. Mohanad Alwadiya
\nCEO, Harbor Real Estate
\nPalestine / Seychelles
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93. Rafic Fakih
\nManaging director, McDonalds UAE
\nLebanon
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94. Bilal Ballout and Mohamad Khachab
\nCEO and COO, BMB
\nLebanon
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95. Ziad Ghosn
\nFounder, Nomadic Capital Limited
\nLebanon
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96. Randa El Assaad
\nCEO, Arif & Bintoak Consulting Architects and Engineers
\nLebanon
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97. Salman Yusuf
\nManaging director, Takeleap
\nIndia
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99. Spencer Lodge
\nFounder, Make it Happen
\nUK
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100. Dr Pramod Warhekar
\nOpthamologist
\nIndia
Sun 28 May 2017 09:10 AM

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