Mr. Desta Bekalo holds MBA (Greenwich University-UK). He has more than 20 years’ experience in banking. Immediately after graduation from Addis Ababa University (BA in Economics), he joined Commercial Bank of Ethiopia in 1995 and exposed to diverse banking operations and research activities. A decade later (2006), he joined Bank of Abyssinia where he served for 13 years at various executive management levels including assuming the role of Chief – Strategy officer and overseeing Credit and risk management functions. He is familiar with practical operations of global and regional banks as he had exposure visits to financial businesses in United States, United Kingdom and Kenya. He joined Debub Global Bank in July 2019.