RENEW Strategies

RENEW Welcomes New Members to the Ethiopia Team

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Matthew Davis, CFA
| April 5, 2013

Dawit Deresse, Bethel Yemaneberhan and Biruk Abayneh, all of Ethiopia, join the RENEW team

RENEW is happy to announce that we have hired three exceptionally talented local staff members for our Addis Ababa office.

Dawit Deresse joins RENEW PLC as a financial analyst. Dawit comes to us from Zemen Bank where he was the principal risk management officer. Dawit will help lead RENEW's finance team and focus on investment risk analysis. Dawit has a bachelor's in business management from Jimma University, and has been trained and certified in asset and project financing and financial management.

Bethel Yemaneberhan joins RENEW PLC as a financial analyst. Bethel comes to us from KPMG in London after returning home to Ethiopia after several very successful years as an auditor in the U.K. private banking sector. Bethel will help RENEW source, assess, and close investments in high-quality, high-potential SMEs, as well as build our angel network in the U.K. She has a master's in international business from Regent's College and is ACA qualified (Chartered Accountants in England).

Biruk Abayneh joins RENEW PLC as our office manager and logistics coordinator. Biruk comes to us from Precise Consult where he was a business intelligence specialist and office manager. Biruk will help RENEW PLC become a high-functioning office and streamline and lower closing costs by running exceptional logistics between the private and government entities. He has a master's of business administration from Unity University.

We are thrilled to welcome these three new members to our Ethiopia team!