Hussain Al Nowais is an investment strategist based in Abu Dhabi. His two primary enterprises include the Khalifa Fund for SMEs and the Al Nowais Investments. However, he chairs and leads and other companies in different capacities. He holds the interest in multiple fields including technology, oil and gas, building material, hospitality, real estate, and healthcare, and many other sectors. Over the years, the Al Nowais Investments, which is located in the UAE, has grown into giant enterprise with over one billion USD returns per year. This investment company boasts of several subsidiaries, including infrastructure and communication.
Hussain Al Nowais also leads the AMEA power that is responsible for developing and managing the thermal and renewable power contracts in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. Besides, Al Nowais is the chairperson of the Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development, which aims at “producing a new generation of Emirati entrepreneurs” with the capacity and knowledge to develop and set up a strong economy. Al Nowais is still the chair of the Waha Capital and SENAAT General Holding Corporation, which is the biggest industrial conglomerate that gathered over 3.5 billion dollars in revenue in 2016. He ranks among the 100 most influential people in the Middle East because of his affiliation with multiple successful enterprises.
Al Nowais attended Lewis and Clark College in Portland. He attained a degree of Bachelor of Arts in Finance. In addition, he enrolled in different Executive management courses at the London Business School and INSEAD France. Al Noawais has experience in managing both public and private enterprises of over three decades, which has helped him accrue essential skills in honing successful enterprises.According to his bio, Al Nowais builds a business with the long term goal of growth and sustainability.
Regarding the personal life of Alnowai, he is a husband and father of three. Besides, he focuses on mentoring young entrepreneurs in UAE through offering them finance through the Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development. He intends to hone a generation of new and smart entrepreneurs who will assist to develop the UAE economy to the next level. Besides, he guides the young generation on methods of establishing successful businesses in a challenging environment. His primary goal is to equip entrepreneurs with the skills needed to comprehend the opportunities available in the unstable enterprising environment.
Hussain Al Nowais recognition. According to a 2013 copy of the MF International Gulf Italy, this Emirati businessman is one of the “People Who Count in Dubai.” Al Nowais was also among the “2013 Construction Week Power 100” list published by the Arabian Business.