H.E Ato Yonas Yosef H.E Ato Yonas Yosef


H.E Ato Yonas Yosef

H.E. Mr. Yonas Yosef Sanbe is currently serving as State Minister of Foreign Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. Prior to assuming his current post, he served in various capacities at various regional government offices including as a Mayor of Hawassa City Administration, Deputy Head of Education Bureau of the Southern Nations and Nationalities and People's Region (SNNPR) as well as Administrator of Yirgalem Town.

In addition to the above mentioned posts, Mr. Yonas has served as board member of the board of Governance of Hawassa University, Furra Development Institution, Sidama Development Cooperation and Hawassa Polytechnical College.

Mr. Yonas graduated with an MA and a BA Degrees in Educational Planning and Management from Addis Ababa University Consecutively.

Mr. Yonas was appointed to his current post of state Minister for Services and Human Resources division at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from October,2015. He is married and have four children.