Advisory Board

  • Prof Tim Murith (South Africa, Institute for Justice and Reconciliation)

  • Dr John Ikubaje ( Africa Union Commission)

  • Dr Baba Jallow (The Gambia, TRRC)

  • Dr Thijs Bouwknegt (The Netherlands, NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust & Genocide Studies)

  • Mr Mitiku Mekonnen Chere (Ethiopia, UNOHCHR)

  • Mr Dechassa Merga Debelo (Ethiopia, UNDP)


Board of Directors

Guided by an International Board and managed by an Executive Director, ACT's organisational framework ensures accountability and compliance with legal, financial, and donor conditions. Our board members bring diverse expertise in Transitional Justice and accountability, conflict management, human rights, victims and public participation and empirical research. They are;

  • Dr Tadesse Simie Metekia (Ethiopia, Institute for Security Studies),

  • Dr Phuong Pham (USA, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative),

  • Ms Annah Moyo (South Africa, Center for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation),

  • Mr Temesgen Lapiso (Ethiopia, United States Embassy, Addis Ababa)

  • Ms Neima Aman Shifa (Ethiopia, Ethiopian Human Rights Commission).


Mr. Muluken Getachew Birru (Ethiopia, Lawyer, and peace and conflict studies expert)

Our People