Company: Al Barari
She is undoubtedly among the UAE’s most influential names in the field of real estate, as the chief executive of Al Barari and Zaya Living carries 16 years of experience. Having come from a family of property developers, she started her career working for the $6.4bn Al Barari master development in Dubailand. She then co-founded Abu Dhabi-based luxury real estate developer Zaya, known largely for niche project Nurai Island. Zaal also led the initial public offering for the Abu Dhabi Energy Company and sat on the board of the Taweelah Asia Power Company.