Advisory board members

 


H.E. Hailemariam Desalegn

Former Prime minister  of Ethiopia, Protectorate

Erling J. Ølstad

Honorary consul of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in Norway and Founder of Mestergrønn

Endre Skolt

Founder/CEO Change Com

Sarah Prosser, PhD

Founder of Tøyen Unlimited/ Unlimited Norway

Solome Tadesse

Founder of the Network of Ethiopian Women’s Associations, former Spokesperson for the, former GM of Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation

Gaute Gulliksen

Excutive Director at NorskKarakteranalytik Institutt, Excutive Director Bethics and Prtner at Orgpro

Josef Noll, PhD

Professor at the University of Oslo (UiO) and Secretary General at the Basic Internet Foundation

Markos Feleke, MD, MPH

Founder and CEO ABH Services PLC

 

Prof. Mammo Muchie, PhD

DST/NRF South African Research Chair in Innovation Studies, Tshwane University of Technology

Jørn Lein-Mathisen

Managing director Business Angels Norway & founder of Oslo International Hub

Nigest Haile

Excutive Director at Center for African Women Economic Empowerment

 

Administrative Team

Lydia Eshetu

Administrative Manager

Ashenafi Mulugeta

Founder/Managing Director

Kjetel Hermansen

Project Engineer

Gemechu Waktola, PhD

Founder, Country Director

Ayalew G. Desta

Founder, CEO

Samson Gejibo, PhD

Digitalisation Director

Neo Brown

Media and Communication Manager

 

Messay Wondimeneh

Media Advisor

 

Esrael Brihane Michael

Fund and Marketing Manager

 

Aida B. Solomon

Operations Manager

Bhanu Pratap Singh
African Innovation Week Project Manager (Oslo)

Alamin Faris Siraj
African Innovation Week Project Coordinator (Oslo)

 

Country Representatives

Ashenafi G. Biru, PhD

Australia

Dagmawi A. Bekele, PhD
Denmark
Hilda N. Liswani
Zurich, Swizerland
Gashaw Teshome, PhD
Finland
Bekam Merdassa
USA, Connecticut