John Paul Youel is a US citizen who has been living in Fresno, California since 1992.
Mr. Youel was born In France and spent over 3 decades working in the Oil and associated Industries in Iraq, Kuwait and Cyprus. He speaks English, Arabic and Assyrian.
His experience includes Project Management and Administrative positions in various capacities, Industrial Catering, Sales Direction and has served as an expert in various fields of management and as an Interpreter for various companies in the region.
He was the president for the Christian communities in Kuwait during the Iraq/Kuwait War with direct negotiation experience with both the British and American Ambassadors and the UN representatives at that time.
Mr. Youel is currently Chairman for the California Business Advisory Committee in Fresno, a Commissioner for the Fresno Housing Authority and Senior Member of the Fresno Chamber of Commerce International Trade Committee.