Melkamu Jaleta, MWA-EP Country Rep & Program Coordinator
Melkamu Jaleta became the Coordinator of the Millennium Water Program Secretariat office in Ethiopia in January 2012. Mr. Jaleta has over 24 years of experience working in development, including the WASH sector. Prior to this position, he was Ethiopia Country Program Manager for a UK-based WASH program called Partners for Water and Sanitation (PAWS) for three years, and later he was an Urban WASH Program Management Consultant for WaterAid Ethiopia for 1½ years. Mr. Jaleta served in government offices for more than 20 years in different positions. He has a Master’s of Engineering Degree in Hydraulic Engineering, specializing in Land and Water Development, from IHE, Delft-The Netherlands in October 1997.