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PENHA Board of Trustees

PENHA has a Board of Trustees charged with policy formulation, accountability and ensuring that the organisation complies with the laws governing charities. The following are the current members of the Board of Trustees.

Dr. Lulsegged Abebe

Chair of Board, Dr. Abebe, PhD in Conflict Analysis and Resolution, Internaltional Consultant and former staff of International Alert

Dr. Zeremariam Fre

Treasurer, Dr. Fre, PENHA Founder, Lecturer and course tutor at University College London; PhD, MSc. in Agricultural Extension and Rural Development

Mr. John Plastow

Trustee, Mr. Plastow, Former UK Programme Director of CARE International with development experience in East Africa

Prof. John Morton

Trustee, Prof. Morton, Professor of Development Anthropology at the Natural Resource Institute of the University of Greenwich 

Dr. Taffesse Mesfin

Trustee, Dr. Mesfin, B.V.Sc in Veterinary Surgery with 30 years of experience as a senior official at the Ministry of Agriculture, Ethiopia and currently head of a local Ethiopian NGO

Prof. Hirut Terefe

Trustee, Prof. Terefe, MSc in Demography, PhD in Anthropology; gender specialist, a lecturer at the University of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Ms Nicole Kenton

Trustee, Ms Kenton Independent Consultant in international development 

Mr. Bereket Tsegay

Company Secretary, Mr. Tsegay, MA in Public Policy and Managment and PhD Researcher at SOAS, University of London