-Getachew Tikubet, operations director at Bio-Economy Africa
Getachew Tikubet holds a PhD in Biology with specialization on ecology and integrated systems. Together with his wife, Selamawit Assefa (PhD),
-Fatoumata Nafo-Traore’(MD), executive director of Roll Back Malaria.
Fatoumata Nafo-Traore’(MD), a Malian doctor, is the executive director of Roll Back Malaria (RBM), a successful global-partnership against the disease.
Leo Vinovezky, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Israel
Leo Vinovezky serves as the Deputy Chief of Mission and Counselor at the Embassy of Israel in Addis Ababa.
Paolo Elmi, general manager of Elmi Olindo Construction Company
Established in 1937, Elmi Olindo Construction is one of the oldest building companies in Ethiopia; in fact it is one of the first business enterprises in Ethiopia.
Guang Z. Chen, WB country director for Ethiopia
The World Bank this year set a record high funding to Ethiopia.
Mark Fitzpatrick, director, non-proliferation and disarmament programme, IISS
The International Institute for Strategic Studies (ISS) conducts research on issues related to conflict. Currently, IISS works with the UN on sanctions on North Korea.
Tesfachew Taffere is an Ethiopian national who leads (director) the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD's) Division for Africa, Least Developed Countries and Special Programs since his appointment in October 2011.
Simon Langan (Ph.D.)
The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) has been in Ethiopia since 2003, after signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the then Ministry of Water Resources to help the country that has long been affected by a series of drought and famine, though it is often dubbed as the water tower of Africa.