2017 Forum programme

Debretsion G. Michael
 Debretsion G. Michael

Deputy Prime Minister, Finance and Economy Cluster Coordinator and Minister of Communication and Information Technology
Ministry of Communication and Information Technology
Ethiopia

Biography

Dr Debretsion Gebremichael is Minister of Communication and Information Technology of Ethiopia and has served as Deputy Prime minister for economic cluster and currently Board Chair of Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation, Ethiopia. Dr Debretsion was previously Director General of the Ethiopian Information and Communication Technology Development Agency. He is one of the commissioners of Broadband Commission, ITU.

He holds B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, M.Sc. in Electrical/Communication Engineering, M.Sc. in Public Policy and Management, and PhD in IT.