Executive Director

Prof. Dr. Mwinyikione Mwinyihija

PhD,DSc., D.Phil., D. Mngt., HSC.,FRSB.,FCIWEM, FCMI, CMgr, C.Env., C.Sci.,C. Biol.,C.WEM.

  • Ph.D : Ecotoxicological analysis of the tanning Industry
  • DSc (Post Doc) : Management and Remediation of Tannery Waste
  • D.Mngt. : Conceptualization of opportunity management towards value addition strategy for the leather sector
  • D. Phil. : Management Science
  • CSci. : Chartered Scientist (Council of Science, UK)
  • C.Biol. : Chartered Biologist (Society of Biology, UK)
  • C.WEM : Chartered Water and Environmental Manager
  • C.Env. : Chartered Environmentalist (Society of Environment, UK)
  • HSC : Head of State Commendation, Kenya
  • Post Grad. Cert. : Strategic Leadership
  • Post Grad. Cert. : Management
  • Post Grad. Cert. : Policy analysis
  • Fellow : Society of Biology
    : Chartered Institute of Water and Environment
    : World Institute of Certification
    : Chartered Institute of Management
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Ex-Programmes Coordinator

Mr. Nicholas Mudungwe

  • MSc : Master of Science in Project Management
  • MBA : Master of Business Administration
  • BSc.(Hon.) : Economics
  • Certificate: Certificate in Quality Infrastructure for Sustainable Development (Standards development, Metrology, Certification & Accreditation)
  • Certificate : SMEs Policy Development
  • Certificate : Certificate of Computer Studies
  • Certificate: Global Trade Analysis
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Programs Coordinator

Mr. Ghebregziabher Ghebremedhin

  • MA : Masters in Business Economics
  • BA : Bachlors in Economics
  • Certificate: Industrial Policy in Africa, United Nations African Institute For Economic Development  and Planning (UNIDEP ECA), Dakar, Senegal 2018
  • Certificate: International Trade Policy Development for National and Regional Development, United Nations African Institute For Economic Development  and Planning (UNIDEP ECA), Dakar, Senegal 2014
  • Certificate: SME Financing Approaches & Strategies, nimsme, Hyderabad, India, 2011
  • Certificate: Certificate of Recognition, ALLPI, Livingstone, Zambia, 2017
  • Certificate: Business Plan designing and Implementation, ALLPI, Mombasa, Kenya, 2018
  • Certificate: Technical & Creative Design of Leather Footwear and Leather Goods, LLPI & The Commonwealth, Mombasa, Kenya, 2015.
  • Certificate: Foreign Trade Development, JICA, Kobe, Japan, 2006.
  • Certificate: National Agricultural Development Strategy & Policy (Training), Ministry of Agriculture & FAO, Asmara, Eritrea, 2005.
  • Certificate: National Agricultural Development Strategy & Policy (participation), Ministry of Agriculture & FAO, Asmara, Eritrea, 2006.
  • Certificate: 1st International Conference on Eritrean Studies, Eritrean Studies Association, Asmara, Eritrea, 2001.
  • Certificate: Promotion of Small Scale Industries, DtA Consulting Office, Nairobi, Kenya, 1997.
  • Certificate: Procurement of goods, Services and Consultancy, the World Bank, Asmara, Eritrea, 1994.
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Personal Advisor to the Executive Director, Editor in Chief: Journal of African Leather and Leather Products Advances

Prof. Mekonnen Hailemariam

  • MVSc : Production Management and Value Chain
  • DVM : Veterinary Medicine
  • Post Graduate Certificate : Livestock Systems Economics and Planning
  • Post Graduate Certificate : Design and Management of Livestock Services and Programs
  • Certificate : Leadership and Management Capacity Development
  • Certificate : Quality Management Systems Development and Implementation
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Head, Administration and Finance/Budget

Mrs. Tigist Hailegiorgis

 

  • MBA : Masters of Business Administration
  • BSc : Business Education
  • Post Graduate Diploma : Computer Science
  • Certificate : Strategic Planning and Management
  • Certificate : Result Based Management
  • Certificate : IFRS
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Investment, Trade and Marketing Expert

Mrs. Birkinesh Gonfa Yado

  • MA : Economics (Competition Policy and Regulatory Economics), Addis Ababa University
  • BA : Economics, Addis Ababa University
  • Post Graduate Diploma : Management (Training of Women Entrepreneurs), Maastricht school of Management
  • Diploma : Commerce (Accounting), General Winget Voc. & Const. School
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Leather Value Chain and Tannery Expert

Mr. Harrison Mungai

  • BSc: Leather Technology; (University of Northampton) U.K
  • Higher Diploma: Leather Technology; (Nene College, Northampton) U.K
  • Certificate: Supervision and Quality Control in Leather Manufacture, Dyeing and Finishing; (Nene College, Northampton) U.K
  • Certificate: Heavy Leather Manufacture; (Nene College, Northampton) U.K
  • Certificate: Light Leather Manufacture; (Nene College, Northampton)
  • Certificate: Leather Dyeing and Finishing; (Nene College, Northampton)
  • Certificate : Operative in Leather Manufacture; (Nene College, Northampton)
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Ex-Cluster Development and Management Expert

Mr. Nasir Mahmoud Talab

  • M.A:International Relations, Karachi University - Pakistan
  • B.A:International Relations, Karachi University - Pakistan
  • Certificate:COMESA Customs Bond Grantee Scheme Khartoum
  • Certificate:Leather marketing techniques, 2003, Khartoum
  • Certificate:Trade Promotion course in Malaysia, 2007
  • Certificate:Trade policy training courses in Addis Ababa, 2004
  • Certificate:E-Business Korea, 2008
  • Certificate:Trade in Services Organized by World Bank Washington DC United States, 2009
  • Certificate:Trade in Services on the context of regional economic integration Botswana, 2010
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Information Technology and M & E Expert

Mr. Awlachew Sintie

  • MA : Development Economics
  • BA : Economics
  • BED : Mathematics
  • Post Graduate Diploma : Computer Science
  • Certificate:: CCNAv7: Switching, Routing, and Wireless Essentials-Center of Information Technology and Scientific Computing, Addis Ababa University
  • Certificate:: CCNAv7: Introduction to Networks-Center of Information Technology and Scientific Computing, Addis Ababa University
  • Certificate:: The Fundamentals of Digital Marketing - Google Digital Skills for Africa
  • Certificate:: Understanding the Role of Trade Support Institutions, International Trade Center
  • Certificate:: Designing and Implementing Monitoring & Evaluating Systems, ALISON
  • Certificate:: Business Intelligence and Knowledge Management Systems, ALISON
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Instituional Capacity Development & Consultancy Expert

Mr. Michael Kiraye

  • PhD Cand. : Chem, SP. Tannery Effluents Bioremediation Treatment
  • MSc : Chemistry
  • BSc : Biochemistry & Chemistry with Geology
  • Certificate : Computer Applications
  • Certificate : standards and certifications in the leather sector
  • Certificate : quality management system Inspection
  • Certificate : quality management system Auditing
  • Certificate : content development and delivery
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Regional Design Studio Manager

Mr. Preston Viswamo

  • BSc : Development Studies
  • Certificate : Designing , modeling and pattern engineering of shoes(TNO, Netherlands)
  • Certificate :Designing and pattern Engineering ( TPCSI – Kenya)
  • Certificate : Designing and Pattern Cutting( TPCSI- Kenya)
  • Certificate : Project Management
  • Certificate : Projects Administration
  • Certificate : Business Development Studies
  • Certificate : Micro finance Banking
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Quality Assurance, Innovation and Research and Development Expert

Dr. Eng. Abdel Rahim Mohamed Ahmed Mohamed

  • PhD : Doctor of Philosophy in Management of Quality and Excellence
  • MSc. : Master of Science in Textile Engineering
  • BSc. :Bachelor (Honor) in Textile Engineering (Mechanic)
  • Certificate : Leadership & Management
  • Certificate : Management of Change
  • Certificate : Formulation of the Basic Competencies for government employees.
  • Certificate : Strategic Management
  • Certificate : Accountability in the Creative Management
  • Certificate : Decision Making
  • Certificate : Human Capital and Strategic Planning
  • Certificate : Executive Leadership and Knowledge Management
  • Certificate : Capacity Development for Entrepreneurs and MSMEs Activation
  • Certificate : Certificate: Business English
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Administrative Service Support, Executive Director's Office

Mrs. Aster Shiferaw

  • BA : Management
  • Diplama : Secretarial Science and Office Management
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Finance Office

Ms. Beza Jema

  • MBA: Business Administration
  • BA: Accounting
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Administrator

Mr. Woreti Workneh

  • MBA: Master of Business Administration
  • BSc: Management Information System(MIS)
  • Diploma: Library and Information Science
  • Certificate: Performance Audit
  • Certificate: Leadership Essentials Training Program
  • Certificate: Leadership, Team Building and Change Management
  • Certificate: Organizational Values Training
  • Certificate: Sage VIP Basic Payroll Training
  • Certificate: HR Managers Workshop
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Cashier

Mrs. Yenenesh Assefa

  • BA : Accounting
  • Diplama : Accounting
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Chauffeur/Liaison/Protocol

Mr. Wondwossen Ayele

  • : 12th Grade Complete
  • : 4th Grade Driving License
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Chauffeur and Liaison Assistant

Mr. Tesfaye Taffa

  • Winner of Executive Director's Award (2019)
  • Winner of Best Employee Award-General Service Category (2018)
  • Certificate English Language (2018)
  • Certificate Auto Mechanics (2006)
  • Certificate First Aid Training (2016)
  • Certificate Basic Emergency Prevention & Protection (2016)
  • Certificate English for Work program at A1 level (2014)
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Chauffeur and Liaison Assistant

Mr. Daniel Esatu Lemma

  • Advanced Diploma in Tour Operation & Supervision (to be earned soon)
  • Winner of Best Employee Award-General Service Category (2020)
  • Level III in Hardware & Network Technology Graduate
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Procurement Office

Mr. Mekonnen Yeshitila

  • MBA: Business Management
  • BA: Management
  • Diploma: Purchasing Management
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Administrative Clerk

Mrs. Sintayehu Ashenafi

  • BA Degree: Management (2019)
  • Diploma: Secretarial Science and Office Management
  • Certificate: English Language (2018)
  • Certificate: First Aid Training (2017)
  • Certificate: Basic Emergency Prevention & Protection (2016)
  • Certificate: First Aid Training (2016)
  • Certificate: Basics Towards quality Management system (2015)
  • Certificate: Computer training (2014)
  • Certificate: English for Work program at A1 level (2014)
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Building and Infrastructural Support-Artisan

Mr. Demisse Yimer

  • Diploma: Construction
  • Certificate:Finishing Construction Works Level 1 (2004)
  • Certificate: Finishing Construction Works Level 1 (2013)
  • Certificate: Construction Work Level 1 (2013)
  • Certificate: English for Work program at A1 level (2014)
  • Certificate:Installation Construction Works Level 1 (2018)
  • Certificate: Installation Construction Works Level 1 (2018)
  • Certificate: English Language (2018)
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Assistant Photographer

Mr. Shemsedin Nourabdulaziz

  • Certificate: English Language (2018)
  • Certificate: First Aid Training (2016)
  • Certificate: Basic Emergency Prevention & Protection (2016)
  • Diploma: Videography and photo (2000)
Ex-Security and Safety Office Support

Mr. Mulugata Assefa (Ex- Staff)

 
Security and Safety Office Support

Mr. Dejenie Teshome

 
Security and Safety Office Support

Mr. Gessesse Getachew

  • Certificate: Photograph (1992)
  • Certificate: English for Work program at A1 level (2014)
  • Certificate: Basics Towards quality Management system (2015)
  • Certificate: English Language (2018)
  • Driving License: Public 1 (2017)
 
Security and Safety Office Support

Mr. Getnet Mekonnen

  • Certificate: Power Generator Repatr (1990)
  • Certificate: Electricity-Small House Installation (2008)
  • Certificate: English for Work program at A1 level (2014)
  • Certificate: Basics Towards quality Management system (2015)
  • Certificate: First Aid Training (2016)
  • Certificate: Basic Emergency Prevention & Protection (2016)
  • Certificate: English Language (2018)
 
Security and Safety Office Support

Mrs. Ejigayehu Kebede

  • Certificate: English for Work program at A1 level (2014)
  • Certificate: Basics Towards quality Management system (2015)
  • Certificate: Basic Emergency Prevention & Protection (2016)
  • Certificate: First Aid Training (2016)
  • Certificate: English Language (2018)
 
Security and Safety Office Support

Mr. Belay Zeleke

  • Level 4 TVET: Accounting (2012)
  • Certificate: First Aid Training (2016)
  • Certificate: Basic Emergency Prevention & Protection (2016)
  • Certificate: First Aid Training (2018)
  • Certificate: English Language (2018)
 
Security and Safety Office Support

Mr. Belay Ayele

  • Security
 
Security and Safety Office Support

Mr. Messay

  • Security
 
Office Assistant-Gardner

Mr. Adugna Mulu

 
Office Assistant-Gardner

Mr. Masresha Asefa

  • Certificate: English for Work program at A1 level (2014)
  • Certificate: Basics Towards quality Management system (2015)
  • Certificate: First Aid Training (2016)
  • Certificate: Basic Emergency Prevention & Protection (2016)
  • Certificate: English Language (2018)
 
Office Assistant-Gardner

Mr. Abebaw Belete

  • BA: Marketing Management(to be earned)
  • Level IV: Marketing Operations Coordination (2019)
  • Certificate: Power train and under Chassis servicing (2012)
  • Certificate: English for Work program at A1 level (2014)
  • Level III : General Metal Fabrication Assembly (2015)
  • Certificate: Basics Towards quality Management system (2015)
  • Certificate: First Aid Training (2016)
  • Certificate: Basic Emergency Prevention & Protection (2016)
  • Certificate: First Aid Training (2017)
  • Certificate: First Aid Training (2018)
  • Certificate: English Language (2018)
Office Assistant-Gardner

Mr. Tafesse

 
Store Clerk

Mrs. Tibka Delie

  • Diploma (Level 4) - Purchasing and supplies Management (2018)
  • Certificate: English for Work program at A1 level (2014)
  • Certificate: Basics Towards quality Management system (2015)
  • Certificate: First Aid Training (2016)
  • Certificate: Basic Emergency Prevention & Protection (2016)
  • Certificate: English Language (2018)
Health and Environment Assistant

Mrs. Yayinwaga Mehari

  • Certificate: First Aid Training (2016)
  • Certificate: Basic Emergency Prevention & Protection (2016)
  • Certificate: English Language (2018)
 
Health and Environment Assistant

Mrs. Emebet Balcha

  • BA: Accounting (to be earned)
  • Certificate Level II: Hotel Operations
  • Certificate: Customer Care & Relations and Operations Management
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IT Assistant

Mrs. Birhan Tadesse

  • Diploma: Information Technology
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