Mr Yussouf brings with him over 30 years’ experience in the financial sector. He started his career in accountancy with Newman & Partners and after qualifying, founded his own firm where he is still the managing partner. This enabled him to gain multi-industry experience and extensive corporate and managerial knowledge.
Prior to joining Quika, Mr Yussouf was CFO for MBI International Holdings – a hospitality and leisure group that operates hotels and real-estate across Europe and the Middle East with assets in excess of $9billion. He was responsible for financial performance management, taxation, treasury decision making, strategy setting and global mergers and acquisitions.
At MBI, Mr Yussouf gained a wealth of experience identifying key issues and priorities for the business. He is a strong negotiator with a credibility history of building successful relationships at all levels.
In addition to his business activities, Mr Yussouf has been treasurer and trustee for the Hoffman Foundation – a charity supporting people with autism.
Mr Afrasiab, Chairman of Quika commented; “I am delighted to welcome Mr Yussouf to the team at Quika, his experience will make him a valuable addition to the company as we continue to secure further investment on our mission to connect the unconnected.”
Mr Yussouf will be based at the London office.