Yusuf Haliru Binji, is a Chemical Engineer with degrees from Ahmadu Bello University and the University College, London. He is a Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, the Solar Energy Society of Nigeria and the Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers; with over 30 years of experience across various organisations which includes: Cement Company of Northern Nigeria (CCNN), BUA International Limited, Obu Cement Company Limited, among others. He was the Managing Director, Obu Cement Company in 2017 before his appointment as the Managing Director, Cement Company of Northern Nigeria, in 2018. In December 2019, he was announced as the Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer, BUA Cement Plc, the resultant entity from the merger between Obu Cement Company and Cement Company of Northern Nigeria.
He has attended various executive management courses in Nigeria and abroad, including the Harvard Business School in USA, Institute for Management Development (IMD), Switzerland and INSEAD, France.