Speakers and Panelists

Abreham Mersha

Abreham Mersha
A/Deputy General Manager
Nib Insurance S.C.

Ahbabu Abdella
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Behailu Nigussie

Behailu Nigussie
Chief Warehouse Operations Officer,

Belay Tulu

Belay Tulu
Insurance Supervision Directorate,
National Bank of Ethiopia

Boniface Mungania
Head, M-Pesa Product Management
Safaricom Plc

Caesar Balona

Caesar Balona
Assistant Actuarial Manager,
QED Actuaries and Consultants

Chris Saigbe

Chris Irikefe Saigbe
Director, Life Operations,
African Reinsurance Corporation

Endalkachew Sime

Endalkachew Sime

Ethan Laub

Ethan Laub
Executive Director, Marketing

Fikru Tsegaye
Business Development and Corporate Service Affairs
Ethiopian Reinsurance S.C.


Frezer Ayalew
Director, Banking Supervision,
National Bank of Ethiopia

Getahun Nana

Getahun Nana
Former President, DBE
Former Vice Governer, NBE

Haile-Mlichael Kumsa
Management Consultant,

Jerry Sogoli

Jerry Sogoli
Head of COMESA Pools, Projects and Stakeholder Relations
ZEP-RE (PTA Reinsurance Company)

Melesse Minale Tashu
Senior Macroeconomic Advisor,
National Bank of Ethiopia


Meseret Bezabih
United Insurance S.C.

Myriam Said
Director, Digital Transformation Program
Ministry of Innovation and Technology

Nissar Ahmad Yatoo

Nissar Ahmad Yatoo, PhD
Head, Department of Islamic Economics, Banking and Finance
Islamic Online University

Paul Reynolds
Pan-African Business Development,
Inchcape-MOENCO, Rothschild

Shaun Bennet
Actuarial Manager,
QED Actuaries and Consultants

Sewagegn Chane.
Director, Financial Institutions

Tegene Sisay.
Ethiopian Bankers Association

Teshome Berhe
Managing Director,
Upfront Consultancy and Promotion

Tilahun Kassahun, PhD
Private Sector Specialist,

Turi Goshe
Advisor to the President,
Commercial Bank of Ethiopia


Yared Hailemeskel
Managing Director
YHM Consulting

Yared Mola
Nyala Insurance S.C.

Yitbarek Takele, PhD
Department of Management,
Addis Ababa University

Yodit Kassa
Interim Head of ACCA Ethiopia,

Zafu Eyesuswork Zafu
Board of Director Chairperson,
United Bank S.C.

Zemedeneh Nigatu
Global Chairman,
Fairfax Africa Fund LLC

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