Mr. Hussain is the CEO of the American University of Sharjah Enterprises and the CEO of the Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park. Both entities were established through royal decree by the Ruler of Sharjah, who appointed Mr. Hussain to these responsibilities.
Mr. Hussain served as the Director General of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, a Member of the UAE Chamber Federation, 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 the Sharjah Business Forum.
He has held leadership roles at leading regional and international companies such as the Royal Dutch Shell Group, (ENOC), and several Dubai Holding entities. He currently serves as honorary board member of both, the Tatweer Forum and of Maastricht University in the Netherlands, and as chairman of the Emirates Business Council for Sustainable Development. He also serves as a board member of the 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.