Mr. Sheikh Saj Rashid is the founder and chairman of the well-known Rashid petrochemicals ltd in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Apart from his job obligations, he has had a strong interest in horse riding since childhood and has gone on to represent his country at an international level during his teenage days.

In the same vein, during his early years in the sport, he represented his country at the Asian Games in 2016 and also competed in the World Horse Riding Championship. Afterward, he put his footsteps in the corporate world in order to achieve some big fame and success.


Sheikh Saj RashidEarly life and family

Sheikh Saj Rashid was born in Dubai on April 26, 1978, into a well-known family. Following some early academic success, he decided to pursue horse riding as a hobby. As he grew up, Sheikh Saj Rashid intended to achieve something great in the corporate sector in addition to his love of the sport.

By 1999, he realized that in order to gain all of the necessary business expertise and experience, he needed to bring in some foreign experience. In a similar vein, he chose to relocate his family from the United Arab Emirates to the United Kingdom, where he discovered all potential avenues and connections to expand his business and aptitude in the petroleum industry.

He had founded his own company, Rashid petrochemicals ltd, in 2008, after relocating to the UK. Sheikh Saj Rashid joined the company as Chairman and Managing Director and immediately completed a deal that included a merger with one of the most well-known petrochemicals companies in the world.

By 2015, Mr. Sheikh Saj Rashid had established a significant name and reputation in the petrochemicals industry, as well as receiving a number of major accolades and honors in the process.

Mr. Sheikh Saj Rashid became a British citizen in 2019, yet he continued to visit Dubai on a regular basis to see through his business. He returned to Dubai in 2020 to expand his firm in both financial and development terms.


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Sheikh Saj RashidProfessional career highlights

Mr. Sheikh Saj Rashid has recently established himself as one of Dubai’s most powerful businessmen, and as CEO of Rashid Petrochemicals Ltd, he has pushed the company to new heights via his hard efforts and dedication.
On the basis of his own commercial acumen and knowledge, he has also taken on the majority of the developmental efforts on his own. He and his buddies have become involved in a lot of humanitarian activities across the country, and it’s not all about business for them.


Sheikh Saj RashidEducation and hobbies

Mr. Sheikh Saj Rashid is a finance MBA graduate of the University of Dubai. While his initial enthusiasm for horseback riding often clashed with his business objectives, he finally learned to balance both goals with ease.
He currently enjoys playing and watching other sports such as cricket and football, and aspires to own a football team in the near future. He also enjoys traveling to different nations and intends to expand his firm into new regions around the world.