Musa Hassan Yousuf was among the team of UK based Somali healthcare professionals who came together to create the vision of the organization. He is a dedicated health professional with over 13 years of practical and theoretical experience in public health and project management. Previous to SHiFAT, Musa worked as a Health Improvement Manager at the Bristol Public Health Directorate, NHS Bristol. He evaluated effectiveness, accessibility, and quality of personal and population-based health services.

Musa received his Master of Public Health from Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales in 2011. He is working towards his Doctorate of Public Health as candidate from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.