Menbere is Senior Advisor at Zoscales Partners. He has over 30 years of investment experience in East Africa. Before Zoscales, he was a local advisor for the Danish DFI, IFU, on investments in Ethiopia, after leading the World Bank’s private sector development arm in Ethiopia for over a decade. Whilst also working for the Industrial Project Services (IPS), he conducted feasibility studies for large national investments. Menbere has held positions at Shell Oil Company, and the British Embassy as Senior Commercial Economic Officer for Ethiopia. He holds an MSc in Industrial Management from North Carolina State University, USA; and a BSc in Accounting and Business Management from Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia.