Guled Ahmed has more than 15 years of experience in hydropower, water resources management, and highways infrastructure projects in developing and developed countries. His water resources experience includes drainage and stormwater management design, green and sustainable infrastructure planning, H&H modeling of floodplains, bridges, and culverts, and GIS-based watershed assessments and planning.
Guled has also been incredibly involved as an advocate on the Horn of Africa (HoA) water transboundary treaties, cross-border energy and water security, climate change, and Paris Agreement reforms. As an entrepreneur, he has founded two renewable energy companies, Power OffGrid and Jiko Biogas, in Somalia. He has developed disruptive, innovative, and affordable smart hybrid renewable energy and asset financing systems, increasing access to electricity, adequate clean water, and clean cooking, improving productivity in sectors in rural and urban areas in Somalia. He is also certified as a Global Juror of SDG11.
Somali and English
Region of Expertise
Somaliland, Somalia, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sub-Saharan Africa and Horn of Africa (HoA)
Issues of Expertise
Climate change, water, food, and energy security, international transboundary water treaties, renewable energy, smart infrastructure and sustainable development, environment.