Dr Yousouf Ismaël is the Secretary-General of the Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI). In his current role, he provides strategic leadership for the Chamber, enhances its regional and international network, engages in advocacy on diverse issues and contributes to the economic development of the country through thought strategies. He also serves as board member of the Mauritius Standards Bureau, the Mauritius Investment Corporation, the Covid-19 Development Fund, the Port-Louis Development Fund and the Investment Support Program.
Before joining the MCCI, Dr Yousouf Ismaël has held important positions in the public and private sectors. He has previously served as Chief Executive Officer of the Central Water Authority, the Chief Executive Officer of Global Finance Mauritius, as well as Head Strategy and Commercial for the St Aubin Group. Furthermore, Dr Yousouf Ismaël has acted as the Chief Group Economist for the British American Investment Group of Companies and has provided management and strategic coaching to major private and public companies in Mauritius.
Dr Yousouf Ismaël holds a Postdoctoral in Economics, a PhD in Economics, a M.Sc. in Development Economics and Planning and a BSc in Agricultural Development Economics from the University of Reading, UK.
Dr. Yousouf Ismael