Hamad Al Wazzan, (born on the 5th of June 1974 in Beirut Lebanon), is an experienced businessman, restaurateur, and international real estate developer active in the Middle East and Asia. He spent most of his life in Kuwait where he and his family lived prior to the Gulf War, and then moved to the United States where he attended Harvard College. He also holds a masters degree in engineering.
Al Wazzan began his career in Lebanon where he expanded his family restaurant “Al Wazzan” turning it into a successful food chain. Soon after, Al Wazzan moved to New York his career in real estate began, specifically in contracting office buildings in Manhattan’s financial district.
He parlayed this real estate experience into real estate development projects in Lebanon and Southeast Asia where he partnered with local developers to build low income housing and shopping centers. Later in his career, Mr. Al Wazzan moved to Asia and specifically set his sights on the Malaysian state of Sabah where he worked with local and international developers and contractors to develop luxury hospitality real estate.