Ahmed recently moved to the Portland Metro area from Southern California. Prior to joining Passage, he managed cases for an international immigration firm in East Africa.
Ahmed holds a master’s in Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, where he managed projects commissioned by the United States Special Operations Command, Federal Bureau of Investigations, and Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program. Ahmed also holds bachelor’s degrees in Religious Studies and Middle East Studies from the University of California Santa Barbara. Ahmed is Curator of the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers hub in Portland and speaks Arabic.
In his free time, Ahmed enjoys cooking vegetarian meals, hiking along the Oregon coast, and overindulging his kittens, Adi and Rudi.