Kulow Maalim Hassan is a Kenyan politician and a current Member of Parliament for Banissa Constituency in Mandera County. Kulow Hassan has been a member of The Economic Freedom Party (EFP), since 2017 and an Aspirant Member of Parliament of Republic of Kenya representing Banissa Constituency.

Kulow Hassan started his education in 1981 at the Mandera Secondary School for his O-Level certificate and then in 1984, he moved to Mandera Secondary School for his A-Level certificate. From 1986 to 1988, Kulow Hassan attended Siriba College in Maseno to take a Diploma in Education. In 2004, Kulow Hassan joined the Kenyatta University to pursue a Bachelor of Education. In 2006, he joined the Kenyatta University to pursue a Master of Arts in Philosophy and Religious Studies.

In 1988, Kulow Hassan got a job at Wajir High School as a teacher and then in 1989, he moved to Sheikh Ali School Rhamu in Mandera where he worked as a Deputy Principal. From 1990 to 1992, Kulow Hassan worked at Kigari Teachers Training College in Embu as a Lecturer. In 1993 till 2006, Kulow Hassan joined the Arid Regional Integrated Agency as a Project Coordinator. In 2013, he got a job in Kenya Airports Authority as a Director/ Chairman. In 2017, Kulow Hassan joined the Kenya National Assembly as a Member of Parliament for Banissa Constituency.