Chairman and founder
Under Rizwan Sajan, Danube Properties has built a portfolio of luxury developments, including high-rise apartments. The company is an offshoot of Danube Group, which he began as a small trader in 1993. It still distributes building materials – more than 10,000 products – and has expanded to customer-facing retail stores in the UAE, Bahrain, Oman and India. It also has three sourcing centres in China. Overall, Danube Group turns over $1.5bn a year.