Mamo Mihretu Named Ethiopia’s Central Bank Governor
Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has appointed Mamo Mihretu, as governor of the National Bank of Ethiopia.
He replaces Yinager Dessie.
— Office of the Prime Minister – Ethiopia (@PMEthiopia) January 20, 2023
Mamo is currently the chief executive officer of state-owned Ethiopian Investment Holdings.
He previously served as a senior policy adviser to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and the nation’s chief trade negotiator and as a senior private sector specialist at the World Bank, according to the World Trade Organization.
Mamo holds an LLB degree from Addis Ababa University, a diploma in international trade and investment from the University of Amsterdam, and a Master of Public Administration from Harvard Kennedy School.