Tesfazghi (Tess) Tewelde

MA Africa Regional Manager

Tess re-joined APOPO in 2020 to take up the role of Program Manager in Zimbabwe and Africa Regional Manager. Tess has over 18 years of experience in the Mine Action sector, which includes 6 years with APOPO Mozambique between 2011 and 2016. With his experience, technical expertise, leadership and networking skills, he is well placed to develop APOPO’s Mine Action Program in Zimbabwe. APOPO expects additional future tasks in Mozambique, where Tess has plenty of experience with from his time with usthere. Equally, Tess has experience in Angola where he previously worked for Halo Trust.