Nebat Abbas – President Elect

Nebat is a Human Resource professional who has extensive experience in the areas of recruitment, learning and development, performance management, employee relations as well as diversity and inclusiveness.

She obtained her BA in Management from the Faculty of Business and Economics of Addis Ababa University and is currently studying towards an MA in Human Resources at the School of Commerce, AAU.

Nebat’s career started as a management trainee in the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia where she progressed to the level of a marketing officer. She then joined Shell Ethiopia Limited and worked in different departments such as finance and Sales & marketing. Since 2004, Nebat has been working in the field of HR. After working for Shell and Libya Oil, she moved on to become the Country HR Manager for East Africa Bottling Share Company – the franchise bottler of the Coca-Cola products  in Ethiopia- looking after the HR function for over  1000 employees. Her most recent experience is as an HR manager for MultiChoice Ethiopia Limited.

Nebat is passionate about education, healthy, active and green living, parenting and living a happy, meaningful life. Her recent obsession is baking as a stress – buster.