Prior to that, Ms. Elmi has been an active participant in Swedish politics and was appointed councilor to the local government, a member of the regional government committee for health and medical care, and a politically appointed local government commissioner representing the Swedish liberal party.
Ms. Elmi has a Masters of Pharmacy degree from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden and extensive experience as a manager in the pharmaceutical industry, with an emphasis on business development. She was also a leading pharmaceutical entrepreneur in Somaliland.
Ms. Elmi is a licensed pharmacist in Sweden and the European Union. She is also a keen promoter of wellness and healthy living and a nature enthusiast.