Mohamed Okash


With a strong passion for co-creating a fairer, inclusive, and sustainable future for #PeopleAndPlanet, Mohamed Okash formed the base of his profession for research, advocacy, and policy engagement at the intersection of local and global communities, social innovation, impact, and cross-sector partnerships.

Mohamed is a researcher, consultant, and ecosystem builder. Currently, he is the founding director of the Institute of Climate and Environment (ICE) to tackle the climate and ecological crisis in Somalia and beyond.

He has a strong passion for systems change, social justice, and sustainable development. Mohamed loves to learn, adapt, and continuously develop in business, public, and community sectors.



Mogadishu, Somalia


“Our focus is finding novel solutions to the most pressing ecological crisis threatening our livelihoods and biodiversity systems."