About Us: People
Sandra’s expertise in business development and growth has earned her two national awards including one presented by Rt Hon Gordon Brown. She frequently leads on major projects and is currently developing innovative e-learning applications with TS partner, Fresh Ground Group
Latif has worked extensively worldwide and his experience is world class. He has served on boards including The Princess Diana Memorial Fund and the National Crime Agency and has acted as advisor to organisations such as NATO. He co-founded Transparency Solutions in 2002.
Khadir manages the TS operation globally in our Hargeisa HQ. Of his many strengths, it is perhaps his formidable understanding of Somali culture and modes of operation combined with a first- hand professional knowledge and experience of the needs, desires and expectations of western agencies which adds such depth to his abilities.
Savannah divides her time between Hargeisa and the UK, supporting the senior management team. She skilfully manages the small-print of multiple and international projects, schedules and communications to ensure the smooth running of the organisation.
Abdihakim has a formidable grasp of Somali politics. He was previously senior policy advisor for the Somali Regional State of Ethiopia. He leads on social policy and research work, briefing and advising national and international stakeholders particularly in areas of governance and statebuilding.
Omer is a Somali speaking, British trained lawyer who is able to apply his knowledge and expertise in rule of law, governance, peace building and public policy in fragile states to provide first class technical advice to policy makers, national institutions, donors and civil society
HEAD OF STRATEGY
HEAD OF LEGAL SERVICES
With her deep commitment to supporting our employees across each of the countries in which we work, Hodan manages all aspects of our working practices including logistics policy development and implementation, equality and diversity, recruitment and staff training.
Based within the research team in Hargeisa, Abdilatif’s main specialism is within in our field based research team. He regularly travels the length and breadth of the country on different assignments and his key sills include engaging communities traditionally thought of as hard to reach in society
Asma works from our Hargeisa office but manages finances across the organisation and in a number of international currencies. She combines her accountancy and financial management skills with exceptional organisational skills and great attention to detail.
Amel provides first class administrative and research support to our vibrant and collaborative research team which aims to be the best of its kind in Somalia. She also provides invaluable mentoring support to undergraduates and interns who take up regular work placements with TS.
HR and LOGISTICS
Jens has a highly successful record of development and public administration reform and has worked on assignments in Syria, throughout Africa and currently in Somaliland. He brings his deep knowledge and experience of organisational and institutional development to his advisory role
Sadiya runs our marketing and communications department from our London base. She also manages a number of client campaigns. She is well-known in the Somali speaking world for founding the highly successful online magazine Elmimag.com
Olul is a well-respected Somalilander with professional interests in business and the emerging public sector. He brings to our board of advisors an in-depth local knowledge and access to a range of local and professional networks.
MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIOIN COORDINATOR
BOARD OF ADVISORS
BOARD OF ADVISORS
24 New Road
(UK) +44 (0)1249 444 780
(Somalia) +252 (0) 615 289179
(Somaliland) +2522 4718869 / +2522 4732730
KM5, Agfoye Road
Transparency Solutions is a transformative consultancy with deep local foundations and broad global expertise. We work to address the challenges and many dimensions necessary to effect political, economic, commercial and social transformative change. Our primary focus and considerable expertise is in Somalia and Somaliland and with their people and communities worldwide