Berhanu Teshome is a Finance, Accounting, and Administration manager located at Addis Ababa, the African regional office. He is responsible for executing Financial and Administrative tasks. He handles financial activities of the WRI Africa and is responsible for supporting logistics as well as procurement needs, with capacity in all necessary aspects of financial administration, procurement, accounting, logistics, and financial support to ensure strict adherence to internal controls, donor guidelines, mandated laws, proper record keeping, and efficient administration. Prior to joining WRI, Berhanu worked in different organizations in the finance profession for more than 20 years. For the past 11 years, he worked as a finance and administration manager in international non-governmental organizations, mainly responsible for leading and coordinating the overall tasks of the finance and administration department.

Berhanu holds a B. A degree in Accounting and completed 10 out of 14 courses given by the internationally accredited Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) based in the UK.

Berhanu lives in Addis Ababa with his wife Frehiwot Asmamaw and their three children.