Yousef has an engineering degree from Purdue University, an MA Degree in Innovation & Change, a PMP certification, a Toastmasters International speaker certification, and an NLP practitioner certification, in addition to numerous self-learning programs. He led the T&D department at Sipchem for 5 years, where he delivered leadership development programs and introduced the Learning organization principles. He also led the SABIC people strategy as Sr. HRBP for 2 years where he designed and executed leadership performance-based development programs and other strategic HR initiatives. Yousef was recruited by SASREF a year ago as Sr. HR Advisor, where he led in enhancing work culture around corporate values, designed a Succession Planning program, and designed a five-point performance appraisal system, among other pivotal initiatives. Yousef is a professional speaker and has delivered countless workshops and presentations on business, leadership, and personal success topics. Yousef is a father of seven children and a grandfather.