Dr. Osman Sh. Ahmed was the Lead Country Officer for Middle East Department of the World Bank. He joined the World Bank Group in 1985 until his retirement and has worked in various capacities, including the World Bank’s first Resident Representative in Yemen, Division Manager of Corporate Planning at the International Finance Corporation (IFC) a subsidiary of the World Bank, also as a Principal Policy Analyst, and Senior Economist.
Before joining the World Bank, Dr. Osman was the Economic Adviser to Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Finance for four years and was an Economics Lecturer at several universities in the United States (University of UNC at Chapel Hill, Elon University, and NC Central University). He has written extensively on various economic development issues such as economy of scale, income distribution, and private sector development. Dr. Osman holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has also done graduate studies in Economics at Duke University and Harvard University's Executive Development Program. Dr. Osman's other passions include leapfroggers, an organization he founded to help orphanages in Somaliland. He recently delivered major computer hardware and software to improve literacy and tech adoption in the country.
Driven by the urgency to alleviate food in-security and enhance economic development in the Somali peninsula, he founded the Boodhari group. Abdi Nur has more than ten years in soil sciences, agriculture, construction and environmental compliance sector and has participated in the completion of major projects. He put together a team of winners found here on this page and many others around the globe, each specializing in their niche to make Boodhari Mills a winning project for investors and the Somali People. His hobbies include the natural sciences and financial markets.
Mustafa has thirteen years of professional experience in logistics, technical support, and financial administration with experience in both the telecommunication and health industry backed by academic training in accounting and management. His primary focus is to be the first point of contact for Boodhari Mill’s internal and external clients while ensuring the management of shareholder investment records, dividend appropriation, and the overall financial administration of the company is aligned with Boodhari Mill’s strategic goals.
Sacad has eight years of professional experience in the Oil and Gas industry and possesses knowledge of top quartile industry standards in planning, executing, engineering and budgeting both major and minor plant shutdowns. His primary focus is to drive and deliver cost effective projects both short and long term safely. Sacad will target key performance indicators (KPIs) for Boodhari Group, and will increase the efficiency of Boodhari Mills. "What can be measured can be managed".
Mukhtar is a senior engineer and principal engineer within the electrical and instrument disciplines and is at the highest echelon of his chosen discipline. Mukhtar brings professional experience of more than 13 years in the oil & gas industry both in onshore and offshore installations in maintenance and modification of mega projects. He has broad experience in BID preparations, FEED studies and Front End Loading studies to target optimization of the conceptual design, basic and detailed engineering systems. He is currently the spokesperson in Europe for the Boodhari Group and brings top notch professional experience.
Andrea Ferreri has built large scale petrochemical plant sections exceeding over 2 billion dollars. He is currently erecting oil and gas facility for a major petrochemical company in excess of 1 billion dollars. Abdi and Andrea have worked together in the past and built strong professional friendship. Andrea will bring world class expertise to the execution of the project.
Hugh has 20 years of HSE Management experience within the heavy industry sector and holds both undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications in Construction, Occupational Health and Safety Workplace Training and Assessment. He has gained extensive experience at providing vision, leadership and strategic HSE planning. Hugh brings to Boodhari Group the ability asses risk to workers and the population at large from conception to completion and during operation of the mill.