Mr.Hussien Rifai

Mr.Hussien Rifai


• Hussien started his official career as a Consultant Engineer at Cegman and Assistant Professor of Construction Engineering at The American University in Cairo.• In 2002, he co-founded Aura, a creative design studio delivering state of the art architectural, interior design, and landscape designs.

• In 2007 he co-founded INERTIA Holding a real estate developer and its construction arm; comprising of INERTIA Properties and INERTIA construction with the aim of growing it into a full-fledged real estate conglomerate.

• INERTIA started off with a first to market innovative business model of revenue sharing, and now with an evolving model, its current land bank is 6.5m sqm, 10 developments across Egypt, 3000 clients, and from zero investment to 48b EGP over 12 years. Its annual sales turnover is circa 4bn EGP.

• In 2017 Hussien founded Marrafiq, an infrastructure contractor with the vision of building an end to end construction capability.

• In 2018 he founded Linchpin Heft, a customized fine finishing contractor.

• Hussien is a selected qualified Endeavor entrepreneur and identified outlier who was able to scale up INERTIA to where it is today. He’s also a member of the Egyptian Junior Business Association.

• Hussien is known for being a serial entrepreneur with an enterprising mindset, he takes a lot of pride in supporting and mentoring entrepreneurs and youth talents in achieving their big dreams.

• Hussien is greatly passionate about people, sustainable development, community work, customer experience, and team effectiveness. In his free time, he likes to read, travel, play squash and spend time with his family and friends.

All session by Laurence Francis

Mr.Hussien Rifai