Sherriff Tahiru is a seasoned communication professional who passionately believes in the potential of digital media to spur socio-economic development. He has worked with, partnered, and collaborated with renowned global organizations, crafting compelling narratives that effect meaningful change.
As the co-founder of W45, Sherriff is instrumental in devising communication strategies and supporting media campaigns. His leadership has been pivotal in championing social change through different projects across northern Nigeria, notably in amplifying the voices of the disabled and leading advocacy for girl-child education. His consultancy roles with PPDC, the Engine Room, and Reboot underscore his expertise in policy advocacy, data-informed decision-making, and also, the vital role media plays in ensuring good governance.
In his recent role at Databoom, Sherriff was at the forefront of leveraging evidence-based insights for strategic decision-making. At FIPRA Public Affairs, based in Brussels, he supported international teams to craft content that resonated with a global audience while gaining a deeper understanding of the interplay between politics, policy, and digital communication.
His hands-on storytelling approach shines through his diverse portfolio of text, visuals, and audiovisual content. His drive for continuous growth led him to prestigious programs like the Facebook Video Storytellers-Africa and the Nas Academy, honing his skills and broadening his global connections.
Motivated by a deep-rooted moral ethos, Sherriff’s career path is a tribute to his unwavering belief in a brighter future. By embracing collaboration and pushing boundaries, he remains dedicated to joining hands with global visionaries to create lasting change.
Sherriff has a bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, and a Masters’s Degree in Political Science, both from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria. He also holds a Masters’s Degree in Communication with a focus on Digital Media from the Vrije Universiteit of Brussels. For his hobbies, Sherriff loves to hike, play billiards, and photograph nature.