Deputy Head of Mission assumes role in London

8 Feb 2021

Mr. Beyene Gebremeskel assumed his post in January 2021 as successor to the previous Deputy Head of Mission, Mr. Ababi Demissie.

Overseeing the Business Diplomacy Department, Mr. Gebremeskel’s priorities will focus on enhancing Ethio-UK relations especially in trade and investment, institutional partnerships, technical and skills transfer, and cultural heritage.

Before his role in London, Mr. Gebremeskel was Director-General of the Public Enterprises Holding and Administration Agency, where he oversaw the management of 21 state-owned enterprises.

With nearly 35 years of government service under his belt, Mr. Beyene has served at various agencies including the former Ethiopian Science and Technology Commission;  the former Engineering Design and Tool Centre/Enterprise; and as Director-General at the Public Enterprises Supervising Authority. Mr. Beyene was also State Minister at the Ministry of Public Enterprises, which is now the Public Enterprises Holding and Administration Agency.

He has also led various investment promotion tours to Asia, Middle East, Europe, and Africa.

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