Advisory Board

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Dr. Solomon F. Bitew

Co-Founder & Deputy Chairman External Operations

Nephrology specialist, Los Angeles, CA

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Mulugeta Tesfaye

Co-Founder & Deputy Chairman Internal Communications

(Retired) Mulugeta Tesfay is an accomplished business owner, successfully managing a portfolio consisting of personal and laundry services, restaurants, and residential and commercial real estate.

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Mrs. Aster Asgedom

Co-Founder & Treasurer

A scientist in an international environmental law, Msc environmental law. Works for the Swedish Government with authorization and probation of water related activities. Interested in Forest and Water protection as well as the development of society Chairwoman of Hope for Sustainable Forest & TDA Europe. Sweden

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Professor Elias Kassa (Gebretsadik)

Co-Founder & Board Member

Professor Elias Kassa (Gebretsadik) is researcher and university professor in the area of railway engineering. Norway

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Dr. Aster Gebrekirstos Afwork

Co-Founder & Board member

Scientist on climate change and head of the Dendrochronology lab, World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF); Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Technical University Dresden, and affiliation with University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany. Germany

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Haftu Abrha

Co-Founder & Executive & Board Secretary

Mr. Haftu Abrha is BSC graduated from Mekele institute of technology (MIT) in Electronics and communication engineering. He has experience in aviation industry for eleven years as an aircraft mechanic and aircraft technical instructor. USA

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Dr. Gebrekidan Gebresilassie Eshetu

Co-Founder & Board member

Senior Scientist at ISEA, Postdoctoral researcher Electrochemical Energy Storage. Germany

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Shimon Solomon

Co-Founder & Board member

Former Israeli politician, he served as a member of the Knesset African Chamber in Israel. Israel

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Dr Tesfaye Tetemke MD

Co-Founder & Board member

General Medical Practitioner, Aviation Medicine Specialist, Chief Flight Surgeon, and Hospital Medical Director and Air Force Surgeon General. For Ethiopian Air Force Fighter Pilot, Ethiopian Airlines Pilots instructor. USA

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Dr. Maru Aregawi

Co-Founder & Board member

Scientist, World Health Organization. Interested in Global health in the fight against infectious diseases, Peace & Development. Doc. V Medicine, MSc PhD. Switzerland

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Dr Hailay Abrha Gesesew

Co-Founder & Board member

Postdoctoral fellow (NHMRC) at Flinders University of South Australia and Honorary Assistant Professor at Mekelle University of Tigray, TDA Board member of Australia and New Zealand, President of Tigray Community Association of South Australia, and active member of GSTS. Australia