Bashir Yusuf Ibrahim is the President/CEO of the Dirham Group, Abuja where his duties include planning corporate growth and strategy; implementation of corporate policy and human resource allocation and development. His previous political appointments include Special Assistant to the Nigerian Vice President (2003-2006); Special Assistant to the Nigerian President on Conflict Resolution (2001-2003); Managing Consultant, New Paradigm Limited (1994-2001); Director-General, Government House, Jigawa (1992-1994).
He received a Master of Arts in Diplomacy and International Affairs from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and also a B.A. in History/Political Science from Bayero University, Kano. He also has a Professional Certificate for TV News Production from the New York Institute of Technology, New York. He holds Board membership of Dirham Group, Tradeways Nigeria Ltd, New Paradigm Ltd, Nexus Online, Capital Equipment Ltd, Delta Oil and Chemicals Ltd and Capital Limousines Ltd.