YUSUF ABDI GEDI
BA Development Studies- Kimmage Development Studies Centre- Dublin Ireland
Yusuf is a veteran development practitioner with over 30 years experience in water management and sanitation, Livelihood and community driven programs in pastoral communities in Kenya and Somalia. He has in-depth knowledge of the challenges facing pastoralist livelihoods.
Before joining the county in 2013, Yussuf worked with Oxfam GB as Public Health engineer, a Water, Sanitation and Hygiene officer for the Norwegian Refugee Council among others.
In the years 2013-2015 Yussuf served as County Executive Committee (CECM) for water, Environment, Energy and Natural resources. Between 2015-2019 he served as CECM for Agriculture, livestock and fisheries. Yussuf is currently the CECM for Trade, ICT and Cooperatives.