Leadership

FOUNDING

The Somali Institute of Security Studies (SIOS) was founded on July 1st,  in 2017 by its President, Ambassador H.E. Dr. Badal W. Kariye, in partnership with the Somali Media Empire (SME) & The Somali Foundation.

General Abdihakin Siad Said, Somali Commissioner of Police

The Honorary Chair of the Somali institute of Security Studies (SIOSS)

Major-General Bashir Mohamed Jama “Bashir Goobe”

The Honorary Vice Chair of the Somali institute of Security Studies (SIOSS)

Col. Hussein Hassan Jibril, Vice-President

Col. Hassan Abdikarim, Security Studies Program Director

Col. Mohamed Abdi Maow, Director for Academic Programs

Col. Zakiya Director of Public Policing, Arts and Cultural Programs

Ex- Col. Hussein Hassan Hussein, Associate Director for Development, Communications, and Strategy

Ambassador H.E. Dr. Badal W. Kariye, President & Director of Strategic Studies and Policy

Ex- Col. Asha Abdi Mohamed, Communications Coordinator

Col. Hawo Abdi, Office Manager