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Christine Dawood Bio, Shahzada Dawood Wife, Age, Job

People are praying for Christine Dawood, wife of British-Pakistani businessman and philanthropist Shahzada Dawood. Her husband and her son Suleman Dawood were two of five individuals aboard the Titanic-bound submersible passengers.

After debris was discovered in the search area, the US Coast Guard determined that all five of the passengers had passed away. About an hour and a half into its dive in the middle of the Atlantic on Sunday, contact was lost. An extensive search effort was made to find the ship and everyone on board.

Who is Shahzada’s wife Christine? How old is she? What is her nationality? What is her job? We cover all the details here so keep scrolling down to learn more.

Meet Christine Dawood, Titanic-Bound Sub Passenger Shahzada Dawood Wife

Dual British-Pakistani national Shahzada Dawood and his wife Christine Dawood reportedly married in 2001. However, the couple never publicly opened up about their marriage and wedding details though Shahzada belonged to a very rich and influential family from Pakistan.

According to his bio on SETI Institute, the family lives in Surbiton, southwest London with their dog Stig, and cat Proteus. But before his expedition via OceanGate’s vessel, the family was spending a month in Canada prior to the dive.

Shahzada serves as vice chairman of the family-run Dawood Hercules Corporation, which is a member of the Dawood Group. His expertise is in corporate governance, industry turnaround, and transformation in Pakistan after joining the family firm in 1996.

The Dawood Hercules family is involved in a wide range of industries, and Shahzada has been crucial in helping diversified public-listed companies find growth and innovation opportunities through mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures in the fields of energy, agri-nutrients, consumer foods, petrochemicals, and textiles.

On the boards of Dawood Lawrencepur Limited and Engro Corporation Limited, Shahzada serves as the shareholder director. Shahzada manages the Dawood Group’s investments in the technology sector, including businesses aiming to revolutionize sectors via the Internet of Things.

As a Trustee of The Dawood Foundation, which encompasses Dawood Public School, Dawood College of Engineering, and Karachi School of Business and Leadership – serving educational needs up to the university level – his area of interest in philanthropy is supporting educational endeavors.

Shahzada is on the board of the Engro Foundation, which seeks to have the greatest possible social and economic impact. He is a proponent of inclusive business strategies that involve low-income neighborhoods developing value chains in line with the Group’s commercial objectives.

Shahzada enjoys taking pictures and has a strong affinity towards animals. Shahzadah holds an LLB from Buckingham University in the UK and an M.Sc. in Global Textile Marketing from Philadelphia University in the USA.

Did You Know? Shahzada’s father, Pakistani billionaire Hussain Dawood, was a founding patron of Prince’s Trust International. His mother is named Kulsum Dawood. He has two siblings, Sabrina Dawood, Director on the Boards of The Dawood Foundation, Engro Corporation, Engro Foundation, Dawood Hercules Corporation Limited, Dawood Lawrencepur Limited, Cyan Limited, Hajiani Hanifabai Memorial Society, and Karachi Education Initiative (KEI). His brother is named Samad Dawood.

Christine Dawood And Shahzada Dawood Son

Christine Dawood and Shahzada Dawood shared two children. Their son was named Suleman Dawood (Sulaiman) who was 19 years old at the time when he went missing.

Suleman (Sulaiman) had just finished his first year at the university’s business school at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. The teen was described as a “big fan of science fiction literature and learning new things” in a family statement. He also enjoyed volleyball and Rubik’s cubes, according to the statement. Reportedly, he just received his diploma from Surrey’s ACS International School Cobham.

The university’s principal and vice-chancellor, Prof Sir Jim McDonald, wrote to students to inform them that Suleman was in the missing sub.

In the message, Prof. McDonald said: “I write to you with a heavy heart to share the news that one of our students, Suleman Dawood, is a passenger on board the submersible that is missing in the North Atlantic. I know you will join me in sending our thoughts and prayers to their families and loved ones.”

Besides Sulaiman, Christine and Shahzada also have a daughter named Alina Dawood. Alina is 17 years of age and also attended ACS International School Cobham.

Christine’s daughter Alina allegedly opened up about her brother’s death stating that Suleman did not want to go on the submersible but he did it to make their father happy on Father’s Day.

Christine Dawood Age

Born in June 1975, Christine Dawood turned 48 years old in 2023.

What Is Christine Dawood Maiden Name?

The maiden name of Christine Dawod is not available as of this writing.

Christine Dawood Job

Christine Dawood describes herself as an “Organisational Psychologist, Executive Coach, and Agent for Change” with a professional experience of 20 years. She has worked across a range of sectors, including retail, textiles, engineering, agriculture, consultancy, mental health, training and development, and change management.

Christine is the founder and CEO of Next Step Now Ltd since 2018. She has also been working as a Member of the Board of Trustees of The Dawood Foundation. She has also worked in companies such as Karstadt, Raumausstattung Neuman, and founded and ran Imhotep Organics Pte Ltd from 2004 to 2010.

Furthermore, she has also worked at Empreinte Humaine as Freelance Trainer in Wellbeing @ Work and at Dawood Hercules Corporation Limited as a family advisor.

Christine attended Saïd Business School, the University of Oxford ().

How Much Is Christine Dawood Net Worth?

The exact net worth of Christine Dawood is unclear. However, the figure is likely above £1 million.

Related FAQs

  • When Is Christine Dawood Birthday?

Christie Dawood celebrates her birthday in June.

  • Where Is Christine Dawood From?

Christine Dawood is from Germany making her of German nationality.

  • Is Christine Dawood On Instagram And Facebook?

No, Christine Dawood is not available on Instagram or Facebook.

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