Rachid works as a communications officer and supports the ‘Natural Resources’ and ‘Rights, Remedy & Accountability’ teams to maximize the communications impact of their work. In particular, Rachid provides the SOMO-researchers with advice and support on how to maximize the visibility of their research outcomes among press, public and other target groups.

Before joining SOMO, Rachid worked as a communications officer for various organisations in both the profit and non-profit sector, including BoP Innovation Center. For this organisation he worked on projects which aim to stimulate inclusive business in developing countries.

Rachid has a bachelor degree in Communications from the Fontys Hogeschool Eindhoven.