He was appointed as Director at the Bank’s Annual General Meeting of November 23, 2013.
Qualification/Education History : He holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Harvard University and is a Fellow at Edward S. Mason Programme in Public Finance and Economics for developing countries. He has another Master of Social Science degree in Accounting and Development Finance from Birmingham University and a Postgraduate Diploma in Management Accounting from Highbury College of Technology in the UK. His Bachelor degree is in Accounting from the country’s Addis Ababa University. He has attended numerous workshops and seminars in Africa, Europe and US in economic management, finance and governance.
Work Experience : Ato Hailemelekot has brought a vast experience that he accumulated while working as a senior civil servant holding ministerial positions and advisory roles in the Ethiopian Government. As such, he has represented Ethiopia in negotiations with the World Bank/IMF, African Development Bank and the EU. He has been serving as Board Chairman and Board Member in numerous public and private enterprises. He is currently consulting in public finance and public sector management.