Mesfin Teklu Tessema

Mesfin Teklu Tessema

Director Health, International Rescue Committee


Mesfin joined International Rescue Committee as Senior Director, Health in September 2017. Prior to that he was Partnership Leader, Health & Nutrition, World Vision International, providing leadership for strategic development, capacity building and emergency response, with responsibility for improving programme quality, and measuring programme outcomes. With expertise in maternal child health and infectious diseases, most of Mesfin’s professional career has been in resource-constrained, fragile and disaster-affected countries, designing and managing population-based reproductive, maternal and child health and nutrition programs, and leading humanitarian response during large scale emergencies for international INGOs.

Elrha is a registered charity in England and Wales (1177110).

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