Mohamed Adow, a Kenyan, leads Christian Aid’s global climate policy and advocacy work.
He observes the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and other climate change and sustainable development negotiations, where he engages and influences governments and other stakeholders in favour of the world’s poor people and countries.
Mohamed has worked in Africa for ten years in international development and climate change sectors, helping to improve drought management capacities, disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation.
At Christian Aid he leads the international climate policy and advocacy agenda, specialising in developing countries’ issues. Mohamed, has cooperated over the last few years with the key southern climate groups and negotiators and is uniquely connected to the relevant decision makers in the main southern groups and NGOs. Mohamed has made significant contributions towards strengthening their capacities through support to their delegations, shared climate policy analysis and materials, and direct policy and advocacy support within the negotiations.