Hassan is the focal person for Interpeace’s Kenya Program and currently leading the nascent Mandera pilot peacebuilding program. He has over 18 years of experience working in Northern Kenya, Somalia and Nairobi. He has, over this period, worked with Oxfam Québec, GENCAD International, Islamic Relief Worldwide, the Kenya Red Cross, the Kenya Teachers Service Commission, and as an independent consultant for various UN agencies, INGOS and regional bodies. Born and raised in North Eastern Kenya, Hassan holds an MA in Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding. He is close to finalizing a PhD in Leadership and Governance and is an active member of the Kenya Red Cross’ National Disaster Response Team.
“Education was a luxury because subsistence was not even available. ”