Mr. Salah Abdi Ahmed was born in 1964 in the village of Sheikh Hassan Barsane, Jowhar, in middle shabelle Region.
He completed his primary and secondary Education in Jowhar, Middle Shabelle and Mogadishu. He then participated the national service for training of soldiers in Hiil-weyne. He later enrolled at university of Middlesex in London.
In 2016, Mr.Salah was appointed as the Director General of The ministry of Public works Reconstruction and Housing. Prior to that, Mr.Salah had an extensive work experience in Construction and Engineering companies. He worked 2 years in Saudi Arabia, 2 years in Italy and 18 years in London, The United Kingdom. Mr. salah has served as Director General of the Ministry of Fisheries and Sea resources.