Director of the Peace Fund Secretariat at the African Union
Dagmawit Moges Bekele is currently Director of the Peace Fund Secretariat at the African Union. Prior to this role, she served as Minister of Transport of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) from October 2018 until January 2023.
After studying for her bachelor’s degree in Public Administration and Development Management (PADM), she worked as a Graduate Assistant Lecturer at Addis Ababa University (AAU). She acquired her master’s degree in Public Management and Policy (MPMP) from that same department. Ms. Moges worked as General Manager of Kolfe Keranyo Sub-City and later Micro and Small Enterprises Development Head for Addis Ababa City Government. Subsequently, she worked as a Deputy Bureau Head of Addis Ababa City Government’s Trade and Industry Bureau, later worked as Deputy Bureau Head of the City Government Capacity Building Bureau, and finally was promoted to Communication Affairs Bureau Head of Addis Ababa City Government.
Before her current post, Ms. Moges served as Deputy Mayor and Communication Affairs Bureau Head of Addis Ababa City Government, Cabinet Member of the City Government, and Board Chairperson of Addis Ababa Mass Media Agency. She is also a Board Chairperson of Woldia University and the Ethiopian Postal Service Enterprise. She is also a Board Member of Ethiopian Airlines; Ethiopian Petroleum Supply Enterprise; Ethiopian Investment Commission; and Ethiopia’s Public Private Partnership (PPP) Board.