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Berhane Demissie


Ms. Berhane Demissie is Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Cepheus Growth Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on providing growth capital to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Ethiopia.

Ms. Demissie has over 10 years of Private Equity experience in Ethiopia and, prior to founding Cepheus, served as a Senior Consultant to the Public Financial Enterprises Agency in Addis Ababa for five years engaged in the Government’s reform program of the public financial institutions. She also worked for Citigroup in London as a member of their Corporate and Portfolio Risk Management groups.

Ms. Demissie holds a BSc (hon.) from Greenwich University, and a Higher Diploma (DIC) and an MBA from Imperial College in London.