Osman Yousuf is the Chief Executive Officer of The SYF Group, Inc., and brings over 25 years of international experience in energy and infrastructure business development, primarily gained in Asia, the Middle-east and Western Africa. He is responsible for the overall development of the Group’s business strategy.
Born in Bangladesh, Mr. Yousuf has extensive experience in international business development and has devoted much of his time and resources to nurturing educational access and religious and cultural tolerance the world over. Yousuf has advised the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the World Bank Group on foreign investment promotion and the development of public-private initiatives. He was the Principal Advisor to Occidental Oil and Gas Corporation (now owned by Chevron Bangladesh) for the negotiation of Bangladesh oil and gas production sharing contracts, and founded the Bangladesh US Business Council, which has actively promoted US-Bangladesh trade and investment over many years.
Yousuf received his MBA from the Kelly School of Business at Indiana University. He currently serves on the School of Public Policy Board of Visitors at Pepperdine University and is on the International Council of Advisors at the Asian University for Women.