Mr. Yonas Gebru Gebreegziabher is an Ecologist by training. He holds his MSc from Addis Ababa University in Ecological and Systematic Zoology. Mr. Yonas joined; a local environmental NGO called Forum for Environment (FfE) in 2005 and served in different capacities. Notably, he served as an Executive Director and Editor-in-Chief of Akirma Magazine (a magazine on environment and development) which has been in circulation for more than 15 years. He also served as a pre-college Biology Instructor before joining FfE.
Currently, he is the National Coordinator of the Consortium for Climate Change – Ethiopia (CCC-E), a network of more than 30 National and International non-governmental organizations based in Ethiopia and working on issues of Environment, Climate Change and Management of Natural Resources.