Hussain J. Al Nowais

Position: Chairman

Company: The General Holding Corporation (Senaat)

Biography: Hussain al-Nowais is presently chairman of several public companies and institutions, such as The General Holding Corporation (Senaat), National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC), Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development, Waha Capital and Emirates Steel.  He is also a board member of Sheikh Khalifa University for Science & Technology.

Hussain al-Nowais has over 25 years of combined experience in business management, banking, project finance, investment, as well as hospitality and real estate. In addition, he has a proven track-record in the development of industrial, infrastructure, and energy projects. Al-Nowais has been actively involved in setting up new businesses and in the acquisition of existing companies, primarily in the Gulf states and the broader Middle East.

Al-Nowais holds a bachelor of arts in business administration with an emphasis on finance from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon, USA.  He has since attended various executive management courses at INSEAD in France and London Business School in the UK.

Contact: (+971) 2 6144 444

Website: www.senaat.co