Hussein Khalid is currently the Executive Director of HAKI Africa. For the last 15 years, Mr. Khalid has been at the forefront of agitating for the rights of community members at the grassroots level in Kenya and the general East African region. Mr. Khalid has worked with and served as a member of numerous civil rights groups and institutions, including Muslims for Human Rights (MUHURI), Government Taskforce on Grievances of Coast People, the Centre for Law and Research International (CLARION) and the Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC). He has been involved in various national and international processes to promote and protect fundamental rights and freedoms of the people including giving testimonies to numerous taskforces. Mr. Khalid is a lawyer by profession and has also undertaken other courses including Fundamentals of Social Accountability at Rhodes University (South Africa), International Human Rights Conventions at the University of Nottingham (United Kingdom) and Crime Prevention in Kenya with the United States International University (Kenya).