Sheriff Yussuf Obtained a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 1983; thereafter he gained a Masters in Finance from the University of Lagos.
He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chatered Accountants of Nigeria. He is also Member of the Equipment Leasing Association of Nigeria.
After several years of work experience, Mr. Yussuf retired meritoriously in 2008 as an Executive Director from Intercontinental Bank Plc (now Access Bank Plc).
Sheriff Yussuf has held various board appointments in the following companies – Associated Discount House Limited; Gateway Bank Plc and Equipment Leasing Association of Nigeria. He is currently serving as Chairman on the Board of Toptech Engineering Limited and as a Director in Tafsan Tours and Travels Limited.
He is the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Modesty Capital Limited. He joined the Board of John Holt Plc in November 2013.