Mr. Sarna oversees UWI’s financial, technical and policy provisions for developing and investing with governments to establish national infrastructure assets identified as Economic Clusters.
Before joining UWI, Mr. Sarna led investment and business development for the real estate, hospitality and infrastructure group of Mubadala Development Company in Abu Dhabi. He was also an initial team member of Dubai Holding where he was instrumental in building iconic companies like Dubai Internet City, Dubai Development and Investment Authority, and other projects that have attracted multibillion dollar investments. In this role, he developed business plans, raised funding and operationalized businesses in diverse sectors including ICT, theme parks, film studios, real estate and corporatere structuring. Mr. Sarna worked as a consultant with Arthur Anderson in the ICT and entertainment sectors in India and also worked in consumer electronics and home appliances sectors, building the ‘SUPRA’ brand across the emerging markets of the Commonwealth of Independent States, Eastern Europe, Asia and Africa.
Mr. Sarna earned his Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communications from Karnataka University (India) and his Master of Business Administration from the University of Oxford (UK).