Victor Phillip Michael Dahdaleh is owner and chairman of Dadco and affiliated companies. Dadco is a privately owned investment, manufacturing and trading group. Its founding company was established in 1915 with operations and investments in Europe, North America, the Middle East, Africa and Australia.
Victor Dahdaleh holds several positions within non-profit organisations. He is an Honorary Fellow of the LSE; has been a governor since 1995 and is a leading donor to the school. He has been active in promoting the interests of the school externally in many places and contexts around the world, including persuading various foundations to give to the School to support specific programmes.
Victor Phillip Dahdaleh is a board trustee of the William J Clinton Foundation; a board member of the McGill University Trust; immediate Past-President of the Canada-United Kingdom Chamber of Commerce (2004–2009); a board member of the International Aluminium Institute (IAI); and a Fellow of the Duke of Edinburgh Award World Fellowship.
The Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Charitable Foundation grants scholarships to needy students at several universities. It supports a range of causes including the Heart and Lung Foundation at Imperial College, London, Cancer Research and other types of medical research. The Foundation has also contributed to a wide range of other causes such as the economic and social development of poorer countries.