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Istag team

ISTAG cic team’s philosophy is to build well-defined, value-added businesses focusing on serving the needs of select market niches where it can compete effectively. The principal ISTAG team consists of (6) graduates of dual UK citizens and available, but serve at different geographical location as :

Abdi Ismail – Managing Director – CEO – in Sheffield – Qualification – CMCE-MBA, MSc

A seasoned and successful leader with a track record in managing the implementation of innovative business solutions. Highly motivated with a proven ability to develop people and commercialize all aspects of a business. Experienced in converting every opportunity into success to drive growth and envision hurdles as opportunities and skills. Well networked and highly successful in implementing business process and company direction. 

1.     Areas of experience:  Setting and promoting organizational strategy / vision based on analytical and creative credo using threats as opportunities to meet mission objectives / goals. 

2.     Managerial experience encompassing staff development & motivation

3.Extensive HR management with sound interpretation in Performance Reviews, Progressive discipline and documentation exercise.


Key skills: Strategic planning, financing, Business commercial operations& development, Feasibility studies, Project operational management and Business finance Performance management

2007 – 2012 - SCCS – ISTAG - Management Consultant / Director of HR. SCCS – Social Enterprise.

2000– 2007- Head of Regional Office; Program/HR officer,. WFP, UN Food Agency.

Mr. Ahmed Ali – Marketing Officer - Sheffield. Post Graduate Certificate in International Law BA (Hons) Business Studies-  University of West of England,  Bristol - 2006-2013,

2011- 2012 - Novelty Housing Support Project – Housing Finance.

2010-to 2011 Amana Education Trust – learning support manager.

Mr. Amin Haji Hussein – Sheffield – Head of Finance and Administration -BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance – Thames Valley University,       Middlesex - 1999 – 2003

 ·         2008 – till now – SCCS, self employed.

·         June 1999 to Oct 2008- Travelex UK Ltd

Ms. Faisa Ibrahim - Regional coordinator- Sheffield - Qualifications: PhD – Public Health. Lancaster University -2010 - 2012till present.  MSc – Public Health. University of Sheffield – 2009 – 2010.  BSc (Hons)– Psychology. University of Bradford – 2006 - 2009.

  •  2006– 11-Maan, Somali Mental Health Sheffield - Development Worker /Coordinator. Duties:
  • Developing healthy, sustainable and cohesive communities through Health and
  • Wellbeing initiatives.
  • Developing healthy lifestyles for individuals and communities.
  • Tackling specific issues based on local needs assessment such as Coronary Heart Disease, Diabetes, obesity, Smoking.
  • Developing a strategy for reducing health inequalities and inequity.

A / Salam Ahmed – Head of Somaliland Region- Dubai – Qualification - BSC in Economics- University of London.

  •  Progamme officer – 2007 – 2011 – Horoumrin development Agency. 
  • Ahmed Essa -  Head of Puntland Region – Bossaso – BA in Law East African University 2003 – 2008 Budgeting and Programme Officer – Gargaar National NGOs.