Iraq Country Director
Based in Baghdad, Osamah Kadhim is CLIC’s Country Director for Iraq and Deputy Director on the BRIDGE Project. He has over fifteen years of experience managing education, humanitarian, and development programming in the Iraq context. He has gained a wealth of experience working with international and national organizations in the field education, training, and capacity building. Kadhim held prominent positions such as the IOM National Officer for the EU funded HIKRA AMINA where he worked closely with relevant Government of Iraq ministries focused on migration and border management issues. Prior to joining IOM, Kadhim was the Assistant Director Programmes and Business Development for the British Council in Iraq where he oversaw the implementation of four grants and projects designed to assist employability for Iraqi youth. Kadhim worked closely with Government of Iraq agencies and private sector companies to devise programs to meet their training and educational needs. Kadhim is a professional with a great desire to assist Iraqi students and professionals achieve their desired objectives.