Bereket Diriba joined the Institute in December 2019 as the Policy and Administration Officer within the Ethiopia programme. He is currently working on a Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism programme in Ethiopia.
Previously he worked with the Peace and Development Centre as a Peace Project Officer and has extensive experience in peace-building activities including facilitation of community based dialogues in Ethiopia, especially in South and Eastern Oromia. He served as a Public Relations and Communications Officer with Moss ICT consultancy and also as a Reporter and News Presenter for the English service of the Oromia Broadcasting Network for three years.
He obtained a BA degree in Political Science and International Relations from Addis Ababa University.’