Mekonnen Feyissa is an information management officer (IMO) seconded to OCHA in order to support the Disaster Risk Management Commission of Oromia Regional State (DRMCO).
Prior to joining iMMAP, Mekonnen was an information management specialist with UNICEF in the Oromia region. He has also worked as information system developer, database designer and developer for over twenty years. Mekonnen worked with different international organizations such as the Agricultural Transformation Agency, International Livestock Research Institute, International Wheat and Maize Improvement Center as well as the Construction and Business Bank SC.
Mekonnen holds both a Bachelor and Masters of Science in Computer Science from Addis Ababa University. Mekonnen is fluent in English, Amharic and Oromiffa.