Photo of POhWER Trustee Abdi MohamedAbdi has a background in politics at a local, regional and national level, and brings a wealth of experience in campaigning for people’s rights with a special focus on people with disabilities. His work with Action for Children and NUS has given him a good grounding in working with campaigning and communication projects across the UK in developing, delivering and evaluating public facing policy change campaigns.

In his current role as Policy Advisor to the Shadow Minister for Disabled People, he has first-hand knowledge of engaging in the legislative process in Parliament and Whitehall around disability.

Abdi has a NED role at a London Community Trust and is a school governor in Tower Hamlets.

Abdi will bring his expertise to support POhWER to enhance its campaigning and policy shaping activities, bringing positive change to society by empowering marginalised, vulnerable and socially excluded people.