Meet the Leader: H.E. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud (Part II)

Meet the Leader: H.E. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud (Part II)

Interview with H.E. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, President of Somalia

Date: July 17, 2014

Guest: H.E. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud

This is the second part of a two part Meet the Leader interview with H.E. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the current President of the
Republic of Somalia, where he discusses his background, his vision for Somalia, and the challenges of leading the country in a period of rebuilding and reconciliation.

H.E. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud

President of Somalia

A civil and political activist, Mohamud was previously a university professor and dean. He is also the founder and Chairman of the Peace and Development Party (PDP). In April 2013, Mohamud was named to the *Time* 100, *TIME* magazine's annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. His efforts at
advancing national reconciliation, anti-corruption measures, and socio-economic and security sector reforms in Somalia were cited as reasons for the selection.