Mehret Debebe (M.D, FAPA)

Chief of the Academy

Mehret Debebe (M.D.) was appointed Chief of the African Leadership Excellence Academy (AFLEX) in October 2021. An alumnus of Addis Ababa University, and St Louis University, Mehret is a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and a Board-Certified Psychiatrist. He has published several articles on peer reviewed international journals and book chapters on specialized psychiatric textbooks.

Prior to joining AFLEX he was the Managing Director of MindSet Consult, a premier social change and personal development consulting agency. He is a frequent guest on local radio and TV stations where he shares ideas on social and personal affairs. Mehret is a renowned public speaker, and author who has penned two bestselling novels: “Yetekolefebet Qulf” and “Lela-Sew”.

In addition to his AFLEX responsibilities, he is the Board Chair of the Addis Ababa University.