Info About Career

Hussain J. Al Nowais is a serial entrepreneur and global industrialist who has been a leader in his field for over 30 years. The responsibilities of Hussain J. Al Nowais vary from financial investments to managing businesses in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.

Hussain Jasim Al Nowais currently serves as the Chairman and CEO of Al Nowais Investments LLC, a private investment holding company with over 25 subsidiaries. Nowais is the Chairman of AMEA Power, an organization that is spearheading the launch of renewable power and thermal projects throughout the world.

Mr. Al Nowais serves as a Board Member for both Abu Dhabi Commerical Bank and the Rotana Hotel Management Corporation. Mr. Al Nowais is also a proud founding member of Sandooq Al Watan, a philanthropic organization that focuses on projects to boost access to technology and health care in Emiratis.

Another organization that Mr. Al Nowais is proud to represent is the Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development, which is a non-profit he chairs.

Mr. Al Nowais chairs the Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development, a non-profit social impact fund and is a member of the Family Business Council Gulf, the Asia Business Council, the Arab Business Council of the World Economic Forum and the Wilson Center Global Advisory Council (GAC).

Recently, Mr. Al Nowais concluded his time as Chairman of Waha Capital, Chairman of the Mena Infrastructure Fund, Chairman and Member of the Board of ZonesCorp, and Founding Board Member of Abu Dhabi Ports Company. Other Board Member positions held by Mr. Al Nowais in the past include:

  • Abu Dhabi Ports Company
  • The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange
  • Al Dhafra Insurance Company
  • InvestBank
  • The Higher Corporation for Specialized Economic Zones
  • The Abu Dhabi Council for Economic Development
  • The Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce & Industry
  • TheUS-Arab Chamber of Commerce

On top of these positions, Mr. Al Nowais supports several other charitable organizations and is particularly fond of supporting initiatives that help with researching a cure for cancer.