Mr Markos Melaku
Markos is a professional engineer with over 25 years of graduate experience specializing in geothermal power development. He did his post-graduate studies at the Geothermal Institute and the School of Engineering at Auckland University in New Zealand, and his Bachelor degree (First Class) in mechanical engineering from Addis Ababa University. He was based in New Zealand for over 15 years where he worked for a number of international consulting firms and geothermal development companies.
Markos has gained broad experience in various phases of project development, encompassing project appraisal, drilling & well testing, reservoir assessment, conceptual and detailed engineering. In the past, he has worked on a number of projects with numerous responsibilities in many countries; including Ethiopia, Kenya, Indonesia, New Zealand, Philippines, USA and the South Pacific and has undertaken assignments for major independent developers, government agencies and projects financed by global financial institutions.
He is currently based in Addis Ababa and works as a freelance consultant with a focus on development of green-field geothermal projects.