Belachew Chekene Tesfa a Ph.D. is a qualified chartered engineer with multidisciplinary academic and practical business background with 20 years of experience. He attained his BSc in Chemical Engineering from Addis Ababa University, MSc from Leeds University, UK, and Ph.D. from the University of Huddersfield, UK.
Dr. Tesfa has worked in high rank research centers closely with state of art industries and he is the author of more than 45 articles in esteemed journals and conferences. He has worked in the top global power system and car companies in technical advisor role in emission modelling, renewable energy, data validation, project management, and system development in the United Kingdom. He was leading multi-million-pound projects with a multidisciplinary team in the project scoping, design, specification, costing, and installation and commissioning stages.
Dr Tesfa is an entrepreneur who assess his environment and change to the business, he set a range of successful businesses. He is co-founder and director of two global Fintech company which are based in Europe and the USA.
He is the founder and director for EIPSA which is a volunteer professional association working on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) for the last 8 years. He served in the director position and he has published articles and advocate in local and international media for fair and equitable share of Abay River for Ethiopia.
He is actively involved in the Ethiopian diaspora community by delivering training, workshops for parents and children in his spare time for the last 12 years. He had developed children Amharic & Ethiopian heritage teaching DVD and published parents’ guide book and lead curriculum development.
Dr Tesfa has accumulated skills in business development by using theoretical and practical engineering knowledge and problems solving techniques. Dr Tesfa is a chartered engineer in UK engineering council and trained in six Sigma green belt.