Adnan Ahmed Yousif

Company: Al-Baraka Banking Corporation
Position: Board member, president and CEO

Biography: Adnan Ahmed Yousif has been on the board of Al-Baraka since its inception in 2002, and in August 2004 became its president and CEO. He is also chairman of Jordan Islamic Bank, Banque al-Baraka D’Algerie, Al-Baraka Turk Participation Bank, Al-Baraka Bank South Africa, Al-Baraka Bank Egypt, Al-Baraka Bank Lebanon, Al-Baraka Bank Syria and Al-Baraka Bank Pakistan.

Yousif also holds directorships in Al-Baraka Bank Sudan, Al-Baraka Islamic Bank Bahrain and Al-Baraka Bank Tunisia. In 2007, he became chairman of the Union of Arab Banks and in May 2010 was re-elected for another four-year term.

Between 1998 and 2000, he was chairman and CEO of ABC Islamic Bank, and he has also held senior positions at Investment Bank of Asia in Hong Kong. Yousif has a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Hull in the UK.

Contact Tel: (+973) 1 754 1122