Mr. Abdul Noormohamed is the Executive Director of ICJ Kenya.
Mr. Noormohamed is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a proven track record with solid background in policy, advocacy and research within the non- governmental Sector. Previously Mr. Noormohamed worked at the Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa (OSIEA), Nairobi, Kenya.
Mr. Noormohamed is an established transformative Leader with expertise in international justice, security and human rights. He has over the years engaged in the protection of human rights defenders at risk and civic space in seven countries in Eastern Africa including working with partners on counter-terrorism and countering violent extremist measures in Kenya. He has worked on accountability for grave crimes with a focus in Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan and Sudan. Prior to his appointment at OSIEA, Mr. Noormohamed worked at the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNHCR) where he headed the Redress and Legal Department for five years.
He has attained training in Human Rights Litigation from Central European University, Creative Activism, Effective Financial Management, Learning to Lead, Transitional Justice, Human Rights Training amongst. He holds a Master of Laws (LLM) in Public International Law, from the University College of London (UCL), a Bachelor of Law (LLB) Honors from University of Nairobi and he is a distinguished Chevening Scholar. He is a Member of the Law Society of Kenya, ICJ Kenya and the Chevening Alumni Network-Kenya. Mr. Noormohamed was admitted to the Bar in 1998 and practiced civil and criminal litigation at Taib A. Taib & Co. Advocates.