Raised in Dubai, he completed his BA in Hospitality and Events Management from the University of Derby in Switzerland.
Masalawala kicked-off his career as service manager in 2007 at the iconic Radisson Hotel Dubai Deira Creek; before joining the Ramada Jumeirah Hotel as front office manager in 2012. Moving forward he became part of the pre-opening team for DAMAC Hospitality and took the lead as front office manager.
In 2016 Masalawala accepted a new challenge as front office manager and later rooms division manager at the Hilton Abu Dhabi which was rebranded as Radisson Blu Hotel Abu Dhabi Corniche in 2019.
His new appointment will be his third stint within the Radisson Hotel Group portfolio and he is excited to return back to the family.