Halima Hussein is a Legal Researcher at Natural Justice. As part of the Extractives and Infrastructure Programme, her responsibilities include coming up with different strategies and methodologies to address challenges posed to marginalised communities by the recent infrastructure and industrial project boom in Kenya. Halima also works for the Traditional Knowledge and Benefit Sharing Programme where she supports communities in developing their own community protocols to empower them in their engagement with those seeking to access and benefit from their TK/resources.
Halima has a legislative drafting and policy making background with institutions that spans across government, the private sector and civic sectors of society. She is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya holding an LL.B from the University of Nairobi, a PG-Dip from the Kenya School of Law and an LL.M in Energy and Natural Resources Law from Queen Mary, University of London.