Abdirashid Abdi | Political Advisor, Somali Program
Abdirashid Mohamed Abdi’s work with Conflict Dynamics’ Somali program supports high-level facilitation, political analysis, and outreach. Abdirashid previously served in the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia as Minister of Commerce from 2009 to 2011. From 2004 to 2012, he was a Member of Parliament in the Somali Federal parliament. In 2001 and 2002 he served as the Deputy Speaker of the Puntland Parliament. He is a highly respected former politician, with extensive experience in both politics and business. He has worked with the European Union, the World Bank, and the Government of Djibouti.