Gosaye Mengistie Abayneh

Mr. Gosaye Mengistie Abayneh is the Chief Executive Officer of the Ethiopian Electric Utility. Prior to his current position, he served as a board member of the then Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation, since 2006, and the Ethiopian Electric Power, Ethiopian Electric Utility until August 2015.

He has also been on board for Water Works Design and Supervision Enterprise and was liaison person of the Scaling Up of Renewable Energy Program (SREP).  Other capacities include serving on International Energy Institutions, mainly for, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), World Energy Council (WEC), Africa Energy Commission (AFREC), USA-Power Africa Initiative, and International Energy Agency (IEA).

Mr. Abayneh has a bachelor of Arts in Economics from Addis Ababa University and Master of Science in Energy Economics from the University of Dundee, Scotland, UK.