Key Person

Key Person

There are no shortcuts in business. Focused attention to detail, deriving clarity of direction, being astutely aware of what is and what can be derived with present scenarios and responding as opposed to reacting is what creates outstanding results.

Mr. Yousuf H Sharaf is a versatile UAE National with 25 years of work experience in diverse sectors, many of which were executive positions.

He served as a Managing Director & Board Member with Sharaf Industries. The different businesses under his management were Hospitality, FMCG, Real Estate, Manufacturing Cement and Project Management. As a Managing Director, he has established a record of innovative strategy creation and execution that produces operational excellence, both in new companies and in those with major financial and operational challenges.

He also played integral roles as a General Manager with EPPCO Retail Stations / Lubricants From 1995 till 2005 and at the Emirates Petroleum Products Company. He managed a diverse mandate during his time with Emirates National Oil Company, Marketing and Sales, Operations, Refinery, Retail, Developments and Expansions.

At the helm of the organization, his responsibility spanned from a hands-on approach using his expertise in the petroleum industry from identifying opportunities, strategic and operational excellence, business performance, joint ventures, and partnerships in addition ensuring the company was a profitable venture. Reporting to the Board of Directors internationally and locally.