Amre Youness is the Chief Executive Officer of International Mineral Resources (IMR), a UK-based mining and metal processing company with a global sales and operations presence. He also serves as the Chairman of leading mineral processing companies based in sub-Saharan Africa, including Samancor Chrome, the second largest chrome producer in the world; Shaft Sinkers, one of Africa’s most experienced mining contractors; and Chambishi Metals, a leading Zambia-based copper and cobalt producer.
Prior to joining IMR, Mr. Youness was the President of TMC Financial, a California-based private investment company focused on mobile telecommunications and technology. Mr. Youness is a long-time advocate for education and human rights, with experience in sub-Saharan Africa. His not-for-profit work includes, among other things, serving on the Policy Advisory Board of ONE International, an organization committed to fighting against extreme poverty and preventable disease with a focus on Africa.
Mr. Youness holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He currently lives in London with his wife, Caroline, and his children.