Mr. Mohammed Omer Mukhier-Abuzein has over 30 years of experience in humanitarian operations management, development work, representation, and strategic leadership. In his previous role as IFRC’s Deputy Regional Director in the Asia Pacific, he led programmes on disaster risk reduction, community resilience, climate change management, agriculture, food security, nutrition, community-driven development, livelihoods, National Society development and capacity building. Mr. Mukhier has also held leadership roles in IFRC offices in Iran, Kenya, Pakistan, and at Geneva Headquarters.
Prior to joining IFRC, Mr. Mukhier worked at the Ministry of Agriculture in Sudan, the Sudanese Red Crescent, Save the Children – Canada, Action Aid – UK, the UN Development Programme (UNDP), and the Cranfield Disaster Preparedness Centre at Cranfield University in the United Kingdom.
Mohammed Omer Mukhier-Abuzein, IFRC’s Regional Director for Africa.