Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Hussain Al Nowais is an entrepreneur who was born and currently resides in Abu Dhabi. He is the founder and chairman of ALNOWAIS, a private regional holding company that has interests in a variety of markets, including construction, hospitality, real estate, engineering, healthcare, and communications.
Hussain Al Nowais is also the chairman for SENAAT. He has worked to help young Emirates understand entrepreneurship through his work with the Khalifa Fund and Board of Trustees appointment to Khalifa University.
Educated at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, OR, Hussain Al Nowais started his first business in 1979. In the time since, he has emerged as one of the brightest finance minds in the United Arab Emirates. He resides there with his wife, two sons, and a daughter.