Yusuffali M.A is an Indian businessman from Nattika in Thrissur district of Kerala. He is the Managing Director of Abu Dhabi-headquartered EMKE LuLu Group of companies that owns the Lulu Hypermarket chain in Middle East. The Group employs the largest number of Indians outside India. According to the recent Forbes Listing, Yusuff Ali is currently the 39th wealthiest Indian and the 737th richest in the world.
He left India in 1973 to Abu Dhabi where his paternal uncle, MK Abdullah, the Chairman and the founder of the EMKE Group of companies was doing business. He ventured in to the supermarket business by launching Lulu Hypermarket in 1990s.The EMKE Group alias LuLu Group International commenced its operations as a family business venture, headquartered in Abu Dhabi.