Captain Sahar Al Rasti – The UAE’s first female Emirati Captain!
Currently, Rasti is the Chief Executive Officer of SJR General Group (SJR), her own self-founded business. The company’s primary focus is import oriented, as it supplies quality manufactured accessories with a vision of continually enhancing the marine industry. Additionally, SJR also manages a multitude of subsidiaries conducting work related to creating smart home designs, goods and services exporting, and stable management and horse training.
Upon her entrance into the maritime industry in 2015, Rasti joined Abu Dhabi Ports as an administrative assistant before quickly climbing the ranks to become a Navigation Services Coordinator. In this role, Rasti made great contributions towards optimizing the company’s best practices and bolstering its quality of international standards. Furthermore, she became the first Emirati woman to work in the field of marine services