Somali interim Central Bank Governor Bashir Issa and his Profile
Name Mr. Bashir Issa Ali
BA in Business Administration from American Century University, USA.
Master of Public Adminsitration from American Century University, USA.
MA Degree in Armed Conflict and Peace Studies from University of Nairobi, Kenya.
1962-68 Worked at Central Bank of Somalia in both commercial and central banking
1969-70 Chief Auditor of Central Bank.
1971-73 Deputy Director General of the Somali Commercial Bank, and its successor the
Commercial Savings Bank of Somalia.
1975 Head of a national commission tasked with reforming the financial system and
administration of state owned corporations.
1976-81 Deputy Director General and then CEO and President of the Commercial Savings
Bank of Somalia.
1981-88 Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Somalia, assisting the Governor in
setting and formulating policies and strategies for the Bank.
2006-10 Governor of the Central Bank of Somalia. Responsible for re-establishing
the Bank after the civil war.