Company: Sobha Group
Designation: Founder and Chairman
He started out as an interior designer in Oman, working on projects such as the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque and Al Bustan Palace Hotel, but Indian-born real estate magnate PNC Menon soon went on to found one of the region’s most recognised property development companies. Sobha Group is the force behind the $8.5bn Mohammed Bin Rashid District One development and the $4bn Sobha Hartland residential scheme.
Menon is not limited to the region, having various investments across Brunei, Tanzania and India, where his firm has a listed entity on the Bombay Stock Exchange. He told Arabian Business he is considering taking the group public in 2021.