H.E. Ambassador Girma Birru Geda
H.E. Ambassador Girma Birru
Chairman
H.E. Mamo E. Mihretu
Member
H.E. Dr. Fitsum Assefa
Member
H.E. Dr. Eyob Tekalign
Member
H.E. Fikadu Digafe
Member
H.E. Yasmin Wohabrebbi
Member
Ato. Gebreyesus Guntie
Secretary
H.E. Mamo E. Mihretu
Governor
Biography

H.E. Mamo E. Mihretu is the 10th Governor of the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE). Before he was appointed as the Governor of NBE, Mr. Mihretu served as the founding CEO of the Ethiopian Investment Holdings (EIH), the strategic investment arm of the government of Ethiopia. EIH manages all key commercial companies of the government of Ethiopia, such as Ethiopian Airlines and EthioTelecom.

Mr. Mihretu is a member of Ethiopia’s Macroeconomic Council, which is the body that steers economic policy and strategic decisions. He has been a member and a Secretary of the Council for the last four and half years. He was an active member of the economic team that conceptualized, developed and implemented Ethiopia’s economic reform program.

As a Board member of the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) for four years, the largest financial institution in the country, Mr. Mihretu chaired CBE’s transformation program.

Mr. Mihretu also served as a Senior Policy Advisor to the Prime Minister of Ethiopia and Ethiopia’s Chief Trade Negotiator from 2018-2021. While working at the Office of the Prime Minister, Mr. Mihretu helped create the policy and performance department that oversees performance outcomes of government agencies. Before joining the Ethiopian government in 2018. Mr. Mihretu was a Senior Project Manager at the World Bank Group in Kenya from 2010 to 2018, working mainly on finance and competitiveness issues. Mr. Mihretu obtained a Master’s Degree in Leadership, Public Administration and Economic Development from the Kennedy School of Government of Harvard University in the United States. He also holds a post-graduate degree in Trade and Investment from the Universities of Pretoria and University of Amsterdam. He was a gold medalist when he graduated from Addis Ababa University, School of Law.

H.E. Mamo E. Mihretu
Governor
H.E. Eyob Gebreyesus
V/Governor, Corporate Service
H.E. Solomon Desta
V/Governor, Financial Institutions Supervision
H.E. Fikadu Digafe
V/Governor and Chief Economist
Gebeyaw Takele
Director, Projects Management Office
Zemzem Ahmed
Director, Economic Modeling and Statistical Analysis Directorate
Temesegen Zeleke
Director, Financial Inclusion Secretariat
Muhidin Shifa
Acting Director, Financial Consumer Protection and Education Directorate
Wondewosen Tsegaw
Director, Information Systems Management Directorate
Belay Tulu
Director, Insurance Supervision Directorate
Befkadu Gashaw
Director, Domestic Economic Analysis and Publication Directoriate
Abebe Senbete
Director, Currency Management Directorate
Eyasu Teshome
Director, Engineering, Property, and Transport Services Management Directorate
Mesfin Getachew
Director, Legal Service Directorate
Wondimeneh Asrat
Director, Internal Audit and Risk Management Directorate
Frezer Ayalew
Director, Bank Supervision Directorate
Yenehassab Tadesse
Director, Foreign Exchange Monitoring and Reserve Management Directoriate
Solomon Damtew
Director, Payment and Settlement Systems Directorate
Sintayehu Desalegn
Acting Director, Micro-Finance Institutions Supervision Directorate
Merema Kamil
Director, Corporate Finance Directorate
Woyenshet Zeberga
Director, Monetary and Financial Analysis Directorate
Workabeba Bahiru
Director, Human Resources Management Directorate
Zelalem Abera
Director, Procurement Service Management Directorate
Kassahun Yohanes
Acting Director, Ethiopian Institute of Financial Studies
Habtamu Workineh
Director, External Economic Analysis and International Relations Directorate
Ato. Gebreyesus Guntie
Senior Advisor to the Governor
Wro. Marta H/Mariam
Advisor to V/Governor, Financial Institutions Supervision Cluster
Mulualem Eshetu
Advisor to V/Governor and Chief Economist
Helaway Tadesse
Senior Advisor, Head of OTM
Jotework Ayele
Senior Advisor, Financial Sector
Dr. Naoll Addisu
Advisor, Technology
Negede Yilma
Advisor, Communications
Tilahun Binalf
Acting Director
Wondimeneh Asrat
Director, Internal Audit and Risk Management Directorate
Gebeyaw Takele
Director, Projects Management Office
Habtam Shumbeza
Deputy Director
Dawit Tesfaye
Deputy Director

Foreign Exchange Monitoring and Reserve Management Directoriate

Yenehassab Tadesse
Director, Foreign Exchange Monitoring and Reserve Management Directoriate
Shambel Teshome
Acting Deputy Director
Abebayehu Dufera
Acting Deputy Director

Domestic Economic Analysis and Publication Directoriate

Befkadu Gashaw
Director, Domestic Economic Analysis and Publication Directoriate

External Economic Analysis and International Relations Directorate

Habtamu Workineh
Director, External Economic Analysis and International Relations Directorate

Monetary and Financial Analysis Directorate

Woyenshet Zeberga
Director, Monetary and Financial Analysis Directorate

Economic Modeling and Statistical Analysis Directorate

Zemzem Ahmed
Director, Economic Modeling and Statistical Analysis Directorate

Bank Supervision Directorate

Frezer Ayalew
Director, Bank Supervision Directorate
Gobena Worana
Deputy Director

Insurance Supervision Directorate

Belay Tulu
Director, Insurance Supervision Directorate

Currency Management Directorate

Abebe Senbete
Director, Currency Management Directorate

Micro-Finance Institutions Supervision Directorate

Sintayehu Desalegn
Acting Director, Micro-Finance Institutions Supervision Directorate

Payment and Settlement Systems Directorate

Solomon Damtew
Director, Payment and Settlement Systems Directorate

Financial Inclusion Secretariat

Temesegen Zeleke
Director, Financial Inclusion Secretariat

Credit Reference and Movable Collateral Registry Directorate

Temliso Abebe
Director

Financial Consumer Protection and Education Directorate

Muhidin Shifa
Acting Director, Financial Consumer Protection and Education Directorate

Human Resources Management Directorate

Workabeba Bahiru
Director, Human Resources Management Directorate

Engineering, Property, and Transport Services Management Directorate

Eyasu Teshome
Director, Engineering, Property, and Transport Services Management Directorate

Corporate Finance Directorate

Merema Kamil
Director, Corporate Finance Directorate

Information Systems Management Directorate

Wondewosen Tsegaw
Director, Information Systems Management Directorate

Ethiopian Institute of Financial Studies

Kassahun Yohanes
Acting Director, Ethiopian Institute of Financial Studies
Girmay Amare
Acting Deputy Director

Legal Service Directorate

Mesfin Getachew
Director, Legal Service Directorate

Procurement Service Management Directorate

Zelalem Abera
Director, Procurement Service Management Directorate