Industry: Banking & Finance
Company: Barclays Bank UAE
Sultan Abu Sultan is co-founder and managing partner of W Motors, the firm that has built the first supercar originating from the Middle East. The manufacturing process of the prestigious car (known as the Lykan) was supervised and monitored by Sultan and his founding partner who ensured that global state of the art technologies where fully utilized to produce the first highly exclusive hypercar from the region.
He is now chairman of Barclays Bank in the UAE, and is the only Emirati national chairing a global bank in the country.
He started his career with HSBC in 2003, moving up the ranks before being appointed regional managing director. He also served in Dubai Police as head of IT, where he established the Quality Department that applies today quality management systems in all police fields.