H.E Getachew Reda

Getachew is currently the President of the Interim Regional Government of Tigray, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, having been appointed on 23 March 2023 by the Office of the Prime Minister of Ethiopia. Before assuming this role, he served as a trusted advisor to the former president of the Tigray Region, Debretsion Gebremichael. Alongside his administrative responsibilities, Getachew is an executive committee member and the spokesperson for the Tigray People’s Liberation Front.

On 2 November 2022, Getachew played a crucial role as the Tigray representative during the signing of a significant agreement that resulted in a permanent cessation of hostilities with the Ethiopian central government, contributing to peace and stability in the region. This achievement further solidified his leadership position, culminating in his appointment as the head of the Interim Regional Administration of Tigray.

Previously, Getachew held the position of Minister of Government Communications Affairs in Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn’s federal government of Ethiopia until 2016.