Guleid Hassan Dirrir
Guleid is a Project Manager at Altai Consulting, based in Altai’s Hargeisa office. Guleid also leads Altai’s local partner, Tusmo. His focus is M&E and socio-economic research in the Horn of Africa. Over the past ten years working in Somaliland, Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia, Guleid has designed advanced M&E protocols and managed large socio-economic projects. Recently he supported a large-scale field-based mapping effort on migration flows from Eastern Africa to North Africa, and participated to a research engagement on community-strengthening programs in Somaliland and in Somalia. Before working with Altai Consulting, Guleid was an M&E team leader across Somaliland, Puntland and South-Central Somalia for national and international NGOs, including the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) and CARE international as an external consultant. During his time with DRC, he supervised major assessments for a wide variety of humanitarian and development programs. He has also developed an extensive network of experienced professional researchers that reaches out to each Somali region. Guleid has a background in business administration and speaks fluent Somali and Amharic.