Abraham Asmare

Regional Director of Ethiopia


Abraham Asmare serves as the Head of CIFF Ethiopia Office and WASH Director. In his previous role with World Vision, he has served as WASH Director for East Africa Region and Ethiopia office.

Abraham played a key leadership role for the establishment and growth of the WASH Program both in Ethiopia and other East African countries while working for World Vision. He has been heavily involved in cross sectoral programs design and implementation as one of the senior leadership members of World Vision Ethiopia and CIFF Africa leadership at present. His contribution both as a co-chair and chair of the WASH Forum in Ethiopia has contributed greatly towards fostering strong collaboration between Civil Society Organizations and Government.

Abraham holds a B.Sc. Degree in Water Resource Engineering, Post Graduate Diploma in Construction Technology and Management, MBA in Non-profit Corporate Management, and PhD in Civil Engineering for Sustainable Development.