Abdinor Dahir

Subject studied: MSc African Studies

Matriculation year: 2020

Location: Somalia



Abdinor Dahir is a partner and managing director at Taloford Consulting Group—a Mogadishu-based development consulting firm established in response to a growing demand for professional advise on good governance and economic and social change in Somalia. He is also an academic and research advisor to the Office of the Rector, SIMAD University, Somalia.

Until recently, Mr. Dahir was a Senior Strategic Investments Advisor to the Ministry of Planning, Investment and Economic Development, Federal Government of Somalia. Before that role, he was a researcher and Sub-Saharan Africa Program Director at TRT World Research Centre a communications and media advisor for Hormuud Telecom—Somalia’s largest telecommunications company.

Mr Dahir has an MSc in African Studies from St Antony’s College, the University of Oxford, a Master of Public Administration from Sakarya University (Turkey) and a Bachelor of Business Administration from SIMAD University (Somalia).

Abdinor does research on the international politics of the Horn of Africa and the Red Sea Arena. He is a regular media commentator on the Horn of Africa regional affairs for various local, regional and international media. He also presents at academic conferences on the Horn region.