Prof. Abdullahi Ahmed Afrah

Prof. Afrah is currently the President /CEO of the Somali Development and Reconstruction Bank. He has long time experience of National Planning and banking service. He obtained his Bachelor of Economics from the National University of Somalia. He then received his master in Socio-Economic Development and Policy Planning at the Institute of Social Studies, Hague, in the Netherlands.   He was formerly a Minister of Commerce, member of Transitional Federal Parliament and member of Parliamentary committee on financial control. Mr. Afrah had served as General Manager of the Bardera Cement Project, senior Advisor of Minister of National Planning, Central Bank representative of east and northern regions of Somalia.   He was also lecturer of Somali Universities and research fellow and visiting lecturer of at the Universita’ degli Studi La Sapienza-Roma Italy (fellowship financed by the Italian Development Cooperation).

Abdullahi Ahmed Afrah

Mr. Abshir Mohamed Isse

Mr. Abshir is currently the Director General of the Somali Development and Reconstruction bank. He has over 26 years of banking experience covering both conventional and Islamic investment Banking and Finance. Before joining Somali Reconstruction and Development Bank, Mr. Abshir was the General Manager of Dayax Islamic Bank in Bosaso, Puntland, Somalia for six years. He was also the General Manager of Amaahda Danyarta- microfinance institution funded by the European Union , which was operating in Bosaso and Galkaio in Puntland, Somalia. He attended many seminars and conferences relating planning and managing Microfinance institutions. Mr. Abshir holds a Bachelor  Degree in Economic Science from Florence  University, Itally.

Mr. Abshir Mohamed Isse
Director of SDRB.