Youssuff Sylla

Commercial Director

Youssuff Sylla has served as the Commercial Director of Guinea Alumina Corporation since 2019. Mr. Sylla have joined GAC as a financial controller in 2014.

Mr. Sylla has over 20 years of experience across Africa, Europe, and North America, which includes 13 years in the mining sector and five years with a financial institution in Canada. Mr. Sylla worked for Rio Tinto before joining Glencore in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where he served in variously as a financial controller, administrative and financial director.

Mr. Sylla holds a master’s degree in economics and international management from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) in Montreal, Canada, and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) in Belgium. Mr Sylla is also a Certified International Supply Chain Manager by the International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Institute.