A visionary and thought leader , entrepreneur problem solver professional with a multicultural and polyvalent 10+years’ experience combining field and academic qualifications (ASIA, Africa, Europe and Canada) with a wide range of international and regional Organizations as well.
What drives his passion is lasting, sustainable change for society and the economy. He has designed successful labour market programmes which meets the needs of industry, the economy and society. Extensively networked and a solutions driven with proven results.
Ahmed is involved on a global level on the development and growth of the halal economy from a ethical and socially responsible model perspective. He has extensive contacts with Somalia, British and European businesses and networks in halal supply chains.
This includes food and drink, cosmetics, fashion, pharmaceutical, consultancy and financial services. Ahmed will be co-launching existing/new products and services with international industry and education partners. This includes the launching of ground breaking global programmes and initiatives to be launched by Jan 2018.
Ahmed has spearheaded a global partnership with key Malaysian industry and educational institutions and British partners to create a win-win solution. These programmes will not only benefit the British and Malaysian economies, industries and education sector but also provide considerable global opportunities for to export to the rest of the world. Ahmed is facilitating the creation of a profitable and ethical global gateway to halal products and services which will benefit both economies and beyond.
Current: Founder/CEO of Malaysia –Somalia Business Society and visiting / Research and development advisor at Red sea university ,Bossaso Puntland State of Somalia , Managing director of Somali Community Micro Finance and Financial Institution (scmffi) . Researcher at Academy of Contemporary Islamic Studies (ACIS) – Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM ),Malaysia
- Former of Head of Academic development and quality assurance unit, Al-Madinah International University (Mediu) at Malaysia
- Former Faculty member at the faculty of finance and Administrative Sciences (FFA), Al-Madinah International University (Mediu) at Malaysia
- Former Project Manager Advisers/Trainer @ Puntland State University (PSU)
Dr.Ahmed has spoken internationally and nationally at over 20 conferences and events. He was also a speaker at International Summit on Employability and Soft skills,@ Daffofil International University Dhaka, Bangladesh between March,23-25 2017 where there were a number of high profile speakers including government officials private companies CEOs.
Dr. Ahmed Herzi undertook a degree in Business Administration at the East Africa University ( EAU) In Bossaso and successfully completed MBA ( Master of Business Administration ) in Management at the University of Selangor (UNISEL), Malaysia and he also successfully completed his Master’s Degrees in Foreign Language Education @ Al- Madinah International University ,Malaysia and finally he obtained his Ph.D. in economics and Muamalat administration , ( Islamic finance) from University Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM), Malaysia.
Ahmed is involved in various Youth and Women’s empowerment through micro finance projects , Leadership and enterprise related networks. He is currently a strategic adviser on a international think tank that promotes peace and democracy in the Middle East, non-executive director for Social Firms Malaysia / Somalia, Managing director of Somali Community Micro Finance and Financial Institution (scmffi) a Board member for Pupil Referral Unit which supports young people that are not succeeding in the mainstream education system.
Ahmed’s extensive credible experience and track record has enabled him to develop international strategic networks and partnerships which is now creating his a strong platform in international business arena. He has recently established and is the founding director of Malaysia –Somalia Business Society -MSBS which provides holistic education and business solutions to national and international clients. Ahmed is creating opportunities between education providers and industry and with international business and education counterparts. As a result he designed innovative, flexible and effective solutions which enhance traditional education models for win-win solutions. This has already resulted in international business agreements in a number of countries.
- Malaysia–Somalia Business Society (MSBS) , Director malaysia-somalia.com
- Managing director of Somali Community Micro Finance and Financial Institution (scmffi) scmffi.com
- The consultation in Halal Eco system project for the Young Muslim Entrepreneurs in the UK (Halalan Kamilan), Project Manager
- Somalia’s Economic Development Blue Print , Program coordinator / Consultant
Interests: Gender balanced society and Economic Equality, Social Justice, Cats and Coffee (not all together). firstname.lastname@example.org and 00252906429029/+60183851182