Oct 25, 2020 Last Updated 4:25 PM, Oct 10, 2020

Our Team

  1. Staff
  2. Board of Directors
  3. Advisory Board
Abdul Maged Hussein Physiotherapist
Dr. Abdulkarim Khidhir Abbas Psychiatrist
Abobakr Omer Ismaiel Al-Salhi Physiotherapist
Adam Jaleel Adam Medical Specialist
Dr. Adnan Asaad Tahir Psychiatrist
Adnan Jalal Mohammed Administration
Akar Omer Mohammed Counselor / Psychotherapist
Ako Faiq Mohammed Local Branch Manager
Ali Mustafa Ahmed Lawyer
Allen Jaleel Adam Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
Amanj Hussein Medical Assistant
Ammer Abbo Checho Medical Specialist
Annette Rosner Project Assistant
Aras Hewa Majeed Counselor / Psychotherapist
Araz Mustafa Mohammed Driver
Arkan Latif Hameed Counselor / Psychotherapist
Aryan Othman Abdalla Driver
Asmaa Ibrahim M.Salih Counselor / Psychotherapist
Aveen Shahab Aziz Counselor / Psychotherapist
Avin Amr Othman Counselor / Psychotherapist
Ayad Hasan Murad Medical Assistant
Azad Ali Ibrahim Supervisor
Azad Mustafa Qader Local Branch Manager
Bakhtiar Hadi Hassan Counselor / Psychotherapist
Bakhtyar Othman Omer Medical Assistant
Basoz Omed Omer Medical Doctor
Bestoon Hatam Hamarash Accountant / Administrative Assistant
Bland Barzan Ameen Counselor / Psychotherapist
Bojan Gavrilovic Legal Advisor & Trainer
Bushra Najmaddin Muheidin Counselor / Psychotherapist
Chenar Seerwan Ahmad Counselor / Psychotherapist
Chnur Ahmad Husein Janitor
Chnur Younis Mustafa Medical Doctor
Chya Khalid Abdulrahman Counselor / Psychotherapist
Chya Tofiq Mohammed Counselor / Psychotherapist
Dana Khalid Hameed Counselor / Psychotherapist
Darin Mohammad Meho Counselor / Psychotherapist
Darya Dilshad Yahea Accounting / Computer Assistant
Dawlat Juma Ali Lawyer
Deeman Talaat Mohammed Secretary / Receptionist
Delman Muhammed Kareem Public Relations Officer
Deraw Jamal Mahmood Counselor / Psychotherapist
Diana Saeed Qassim Counselor / Psychotherapist
Diyaro Farhan Sulaiman Counselor / Psychotherapist
Dlivan Mohammed Ali Counselor / Psychotherapist
Elham Salah Ibrahem Counselor / Psychotherapist
Evon Adward Youhannan Counselor / Psychotherapist
Evon Habeeb Kareem Uaqanda Secretary / Receptionist
Fahima Hasan Khalil Secretary / Receptionist
Faisal Keti Haso Community Outreach Officer
Fakhir Mohammad Abbas Counselor / Psychotherapist
Farah Jamal Ghazi Medical Doctor
Farhad Mahmood Ahmed Counselor / Psychotherapist
Farhang Mohialdeen Ghaffar Medical Doctor
Farsat S. Saadi Medical Doctor
Fathel Rasho Dahar Janitor
Fatma Mahmood Abdullah Janitor
Fouad Hamad Ameen Ismael Janitor
Friederike Regel Director of Strategy & Programs
Ghaida Yaqoub Yousif Janitor
Ghalib Qadir Hamza Guard
Goran Latif Mohammed Counselor / Psychotherapist
Gulala Hussein Mohammed Nurse
Hana Keqebad Hussein Accounting / Computer Assistant
Hardi Mohammed Dhahir Medical Doctor
Harem Sattar Abdulqader Medical Specialist
Hasan Ali Omar Lawyer
Hasan Ibrahim Khalid Counselor / Psychotherapist
Hashim Abdullah Mohammad Lawyer
Hawar Babakr Mohemmed Counselor / Psychotherapist
Hawre Rasool Raza Counselor / Psychotherapist
Hawre Sabir Qadir Counselor / Psychotherapist
Hawzhin Omar Abdulla Counselor / Psychotherapist
Hazha Ahmed Othman Lawyer
Hedayat Omer Abdullah Driver
Hedi Mohammed Dhahir Counselor / Psychotherapist
Hemin Tahseen Ahmed Medical Specialist
Hero Ahmed Ghafour Counselor / Psychotherapist
Hevi Khalil Ahmed Physiotherapist
Hive Shaban Muhammad Administrative Assistant / Secretary
Hiwa Rafeeq Fatah Lawyer
Hoshang Mhealddin Ghafar Lawyer
Huda Muhy Al Deen Rasheed Counselor / Psychotherapist
Ibrahim Ahmad Faraj Gardener
Ibrahim Hama-Sa'ed Mohammed Counselor / Psychotherapist
Idris Haji Ahmed Medical Doctor
Jaafar Omer Ahmed Psychiatrist
Jairan Mohammed Karim Janitor
Jalal Hamad Hasan Medical Doctor
Jamal Omar Tawfeeq Psychiatrist
Jihad Assi Mam Azeez Counselor / Psychotherapist
Jihad Ibrahim Hama Medical Doctor
Jiwan Salih Hasan Counselor / Psychotherapist
Juman Awni Naoom Computer Assistant / Librarian
Jutyar Aziz Hussein Medical Doctor
Jwan Qader Rahman Counselor / Psychotherapist
Jwana Salah Faraj Counselor / Psychotherapist
Karim Kaka-Ameer Kareem Driver
Karzan Jasim Mohammed Counselor / Psychotherapist
Kaveen Fatah Mohamad Counselor / Psychotherapist
Khairi Kabo Rasho Pharmacist
Khairy Murad Ahmad Counselor / Psychotherapist
Khalil Akram Mohammed Physiotherapist
Kurda Faraidoon Muhamad Medical Doctor
Kurdistan Muhammad Muhammadamin Counselor / Psychotherapist
Kwestan Tawfeeq Ameen Janitor
Laila Ahmed Saleh Counselor / Psychotherapist
Laith Khalaf Kishter Psychiatrist
Lavan Jalal Omar Counselor / Psychotherapist
Layla Rifat Tawfeeq Counselor / Psychotherapist
Leif Hinrichsen Project Manager
Lena Otte Capacity Building
Maha Khalid Aziz Medical Doctor
Makwan Mohammed Abdulkareem Medical Doctor
Mariam Yousif Daniel Medical Doctor
Maryam Hussain Karamati Accountant / Administrative Assistant
Maryam Hussein Qoro Secretary / Receptionist
Mayan Ismael Hussein Counselor / Psychotherapist
Meran Rafiq Abda Pedagogue
Mohammed Jalil Shafeeq Driver
Mohammed Wali Abdulla Counselor / Psychotherapist
Mosleh Saber Kareem Counselor / Psychotherapist
Muneer Narsi Wardah Driver
Nabaz Azwar Ahmed Counselor / Psychotherapist
Najat Mahmood Hasan Medical Doctor
Narin Ahmad Rahim Counselor / Psychotherapist
Narmin Karim Mohammed Counselor / Psychotherapist
Narmin Mahdi Salh Accountant
Nazanin Mahdi Salih Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
Niyan Abdulla Isamael Counselor / Psychotherapist
Noor Muhsin Ali Lawyer
Nora Shilaimon Athnil Janitor
Omer Ali Mohammed Counselor / Psychotherapist
Paiman Ashraf Hama Ahmed Secretary / Receptionist
Pakhshan Hakim Radha Counselor / Psychotherapist
Payam Ismael Mohammed Volunteer
Payam Saeed Hassan Secretary / Receptionist
Dr. Perjan Hashim Taha Psychiatrist
Pirko Selmo Research & Monitoring
Qamar Ramdan Yaseen Janitor
Rabea Patros Yonis Branch Administrator
Rana Agoubi Yousif Janitor
Randa Jozeph Jajo Secretary / Receptionist
Rane Noel Baho Driver
Rangin Raies Mohealdin Counselor / Psychotherapist
Ranj Talal Abdulrahman Medical Doctor
Rebin Ahmed Rashid Medical Doctor
Rebwar Faraj Abdalrahman Medical Doctor
Rebwar Kamal Hama Physiotherapist
Redar Mohmed Amin Psychiatrist
Rizgar Ahmed Ibrahim Counselor / Psychotherapist
Rizgar Qadir Rahman Counselor / Psychotherapist
Rospin Noel Baito Local Director
Salah Mustafa Hama Shareef Driver
Salar Mohammed Ameen Medical Doctor
Sally Bahnam Habeeb Medical Doctor
Salm Mahmood Mohammed Counselor / Psychotherapist
Sana' Dawod Mikhaeel Janitor
Sardar Mohammed Rashed Driver
Sarheed Jabar Muhammed Medical Doctor
Sarwan Jamal Abdul-Qadir Counselor / Psychotherapist
Sarwat Ahmad Abdulqader Pharmacist
Sarya Abdalrahman M. Ali Nurse
Savinya Khalid Hamahali Secretary / Receptionist
Sazgar Jabar Mohammed Counselor / Psychotherapist
Sdeeq Mohammed Hasan Local Branch Manager
Shadan Hamalaw Radha Counselor / Psychotherapist
Shahab Aziz Ali Driver
Shahla Yaseen Hesein Counselor / Psychotherapist
Shara Barzan Ghafoor Counselor / Psychotherapist
Shareef Jawdat Ali Local Director
Sharief Qasim Mirza Medical Doctor
Sharmeen Mawlood Hasan Counselor / Psychotherapist
Shawkat Haji Saeed Physiotherapist
Shayma Ahmed Othman Nurse
Shayma Faraj Hama-Sharif Counselor / Psychotherapist
Shaymaa Khaleel Ibrahim Counselor / Psychotherapist
Sheerin Karim Juma Nurse
Sherko Ghadrpoor Accountant / Administrative Assistant
Sherko Qadir Mahmood Driver
Sherwan Abdulsttar Hesen Counselor / Psychotherapist
Shorash Khalid Mohammed Counselor / Psychotherapist
Sinan Abdulameer Anwer Medical Doctor
Sirwa Najmaldin Jalal Al-Jaf Pediatrician
Sivan Abdalla Mahmood Counselor / Psychotherapist
Skala Adnan Majeed Administrative Assistant
Skala Ahmed Rashid Counselor / Psychotherapist
Suham Jameel Rashid Medical Doctor
Suham Sabir Ghafoor Counselor / Psychotherapist
Suham Wahab Mohammed Nurse
Tawoos Jalal Salih Cook
Thamir Aswad Khalaf Counselor / Psychotherapist
Viyan Azad Shauqi Counselor / Psychotherapist
Wafa Kamal Hama Rahim Medical Doctor
Dr. Wahid Ablahad Harmz Counselor / Psychotherapist
Warjin Sarhan Mho Counselor / Psychotherapist
Warzer Jalal Ali Counselor / Psychotherapist
Yousif Abdulla Qadir Counselor / Psychotherapist
Yousif Abdulmuhsin Salih Local Director
Yusra Salam Ali Counselor / Psychotherapist
Zaid Khalaf Ali Counselor / Psychotherapist
Zarya Usman Ali Counselor / Psychotherapist
Zewar Abdlbaki Ahmad Counselor / Psychotherapist
Zhino Kamal Rashid Medical Doctor
Zhyar Ali Abdalla Lawyer
Zozan Mohammed Islam Medical Doctor
Salah Ahmad President • Director-General
Michael Lehmann Vice-President • Director of Strategy
Yousif Abdulmuhsin Salih Director of External Affairs
Friederike Regel Director of Strategy & Programs
Shareif Jawdat Ali Director of Medical Services
Bayan Azizi Director of Legal Affairs
The Jiyan Advisory Board is a council of committed men and women who share the values and goals of the Jiyan Foundation and who help us improve our daily work. Board members have various professional and cultural backgrounds and contribute their expertise and thinking to our current and future activities. Please meet them here!
Rizgar Mohammed Amin is the former chief judge who presided over the first trial of Saddam Hussein for charges of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide. Amin graduated from the Law School of Baghdad University in 1980. He was reluctant to join the Ba’ath party and long prevented from joining the ranks of his colleagues.
Dr. Derek Farrell is a senior lecturer in psychology at the University of Worcester, United Kingdom. He is an expert in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) and has extensive experience in psychological interventions and trainings within humanitarian assistance programs.
Prof. Christine Gosden is a British professor for Molecular and Clinical Cancer Medicine working at the University of Liverpool. She developed a particular interest in the study of the long-term health consequences of the 1988 chemical weapons attack on the civilian population of Halabja, Northern Iraq, and has done extensive research on this topic.
Sherzad Qader Mahmood is the Group Director of Human Resources at Halabja Group of Companies, an entity with more than 1,000 staff based in Sulaymaniyah. He has earned a Master's degree in International Management and Leadership and has more than 18 years of experience in business services management.
Prof. Friedbert Pflüger is a German entrepreneur, senior advisor and former member of the German Parliament where he served as parliamentary secretary of state at the Ministry of Defence. He teaches at the King’s College London (department of War Studies) and is the managing director of Pflüger International Consultants in Berlin and KGE Business Alliances in Berlin and Erbil, Kurdistan-Iraq.
Dr. Rebwar Saeed is a Kurdish artist who spent several years in London where he earned his PhD in Fine Arts. His paintings have reached a large international audience. Saeed is currently the head of the art’s department of the University of Sulaymaniyah, Kurdistan-Iraq.
Our Team

Order of Merit

Bundesverdienstkreuz Salah Ahmad

Salah Ahmad Receives Order of Merit

Salah Ahmad, founder of the Jiyan Foundation for Human Rights, received the Order of Merit on Neck Ribbon of the Federal Republic of Germany from the Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Dr. Gerd Müller for his humanitarian work...

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