Mr. Yousif has led Al Baraka Banking Group (ABG) since its inception, developing the Group into one
of the largest and most diversified Islamic banking groups in the world. He is also the Chairman or
Director of several ABG subsidiaries globally. Mr. Yousif is a Bahraini national and has more than 34
years of banking experience and was named Islamic Banker of the Year by the World Islamic Banking
Conference twice. He was the Chairman of the Union of Arab Banks (Lebanon) for two consecutive
terms (2007-2013). Mr. Yousif holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from the
University of Hull, UK.