Abelkassim Beshir is currently Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion Officer for IRC Ethiopia. He has over seven years' work experience in different International NGOs such as IRC, Islamic Relief Worldwide, Oxfam GB, Lutheran World Federation, Ethiopian Red Cross Society, and Ethiopian Environmental Health Association. Abelkassim’s academic background is in Environmental Health and he holds a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Health from Hawassa University, Ethiopia. He has taken different national and international trainings related to his profession from John Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, IFRC, PHAP, e-Cornell University and LINGOs such as IRC e-learning portals. He is a member of different Professional Affiliations such as the International Association of Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP); Member of Sphere Project Organization; Subscriber of Active learning Network Accountability and partnership organization (ALNAP) and subscriber of Core Humanitarian Standard Organization (CHS).