Mr. Hussain is the CEO of both the American University of Sharjah Enterprises and SRTI Park. Both entities were established through royal decree by the Ruler of Sharjah, who directly appointed Mr. Hussain to these responsibilities to create collaborative long-term relationships between industry, academia and the public sector, fostering an ecosystem of enterprise and innovation.
Previously, Mr. Hussain served as the Director General of Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and GCC Chambers for 8 years. In this role, he launched several strategic economic initiatives for Sharjah such as the SME Act, Sharjah Export Centre, Sharjah Commercial Arbitration Centre, and Sharjah Business Forum.
He has held leadership roles at leading regional and international companies such as Shell Group, Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC), and Dubai Internet City. He currently serves as honorary board member of Maastricht University in Netherlands, and a founding member for the world Business Council for Sustainable Development and the Tatweer Forum. He also serves as a board member of Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa).
He possesses an MBA from the American University of Sharjah and a BA in Economics and Communications from Seattle Pacific University in the US.