Yasmin Ahmed

Yasmin Ahmed black and white shot, wearing headscarf and shirt.

Legal and Sanctions adviser seconded by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office to the Office of the President in Somalia

Currently based in: Mogadishu, Somalia

Master of Public Policy (2017)

Talk to me about: NGOs, Conflict-countries, Aid, Humanitarian Work, Post-conflict, International Law, Sanctions, Arms

Contributing to the peace-building and state building efforts in Somalia is what brought Yasmin Ahmed to Oxford to study her Master's in Public Policy. Two years on, she is seconded to the Office of National Security at the Office of the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia as the legal and sanctions adviser.

Previously she worked in the East-African region with the European Union and as a broadcast journalist for 3 years at the BBC’s World Service.


If you would like to be put in touch with Yasmin, please contact Annabelle at development@stx.ox.ac.uk