Muluemebet Chekol Hunegnaw

Vice President Strategy And Measurement at HIAS

Muluemebet Chekol Hunegnaw has extensive experience in leadership roles focused on strategy, measurement, monitoring, and evaluation. Muluemebet Chekol served as the Vice President of Strategy and Measurement at HIAS, leading strategic planning and alignment efforts. Muluemebet Chekol also developed a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation system for international and US programs. Prior to this, they were the Senior Director of Monitoring and Evaluation and Knowledge Management at Save the Children US, where they established a MEAL and Knowledge Management system and managed an Innovation Fund. Muluemebet Chekol also served as the Acting Associate Vice President/Interim Area Director and later as the Deputy Area Director and Director of Programs for Save the Children's Africa region, supporting program operations in multiple countries. Before that, Muluemebet was the Country Director for South Sudan and Somaliland, overseeing program growth and contributing to the development of South Sudan's health-sector strategy. Muluemebet Chekol also worked as a Regional Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor and Planning and Impact Evaluation Global Advisor at Save the Children. In their early career, they served as a Mission Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor at USAID, where they led the development of multi-sectoral monitoring and evaluation systems. Muluemebet's work experience also includes roles at the Ministry of Mines and Energy, where they contributed to the development of the National Energy Policy and led household energy efficiency projects.

Muluemebet Chekol Hunegnaw began their education at Addis Ababa University, where they earned a Bachelor's degree in Economics between 1982 and 1986. Following this, they pursued further studies at the University of East Anglia, where they obtained an MA in Development Economics from 1993 to 1995. In 2007, they had the opportunity to attend the Yale World Fellows Program at Yale University, being recognized as a Yale World Fellow that year.



  • Vice President Strategy And Measurement

    January, 2019 - present

  • Senior Director Monitoring And Evaluation Global Programs

    June, 2018

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