Abdurahman S.

Senior Special Advisor

Master's DegreeUniversità di Pavia

Mogadishu, Somalia


Abdurahman Sharif is a Senior Special Advisor on Development and International Relations to the Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia. He provides high level advisory support to the Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia as a specialist on Development and International Relations. He was previously the Director of the Somalia NGO Consortium, a coordination body for NGOs working in Somalia, and the Executive Director of the Muslim Charities Forum, an umbrella organisation for Muslim-led international NGOs based in the UK. He is a graduate in Languages from the University of Sorbonne in Paris (France) and holds two Master's Degrees, one in Languages from the University of Sorbonne and another one in Development Studies from the University of Pavia (Italy). Abdurahman speaks English, French, Italian, Spanish, Arabic and Somali. In 2013 he was part of the International Visitor's Leadership Program (IVLP), a flagship exchange programme run by the US State Department. In 2014, he was granted a fellowship award by the Association of chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations (ACEVO). Run in conjunction with the Leadership Trust, ACEVO Fellowships uncover and champion the most inspirational sector leaders from the UK.


  • development
  • civil society
  • trade policy / tariffs
  • administration
  • data management
  • somalia
  • italy
  • france
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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