Chief Executive Officer
Khalid Bomba is the Chief Executive Officer of the Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA). The Agency is an initiative of the Government of Ethiopia, established by federal regulation to promote agricultural sector transformation in Ethiopia by identifying solutions to systemic bottlenecks in key program areas. Prior to joining the ATA, Khalid worked at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation where he developed and managed grants in the agriculture sector. Prior to that, Khalid served as the Regional Director for Africa at the Global eSchools and Communities Initiative, an organization founded by the United Nations ICT Task Force. He has also held senior level and executive positions in various public and private sector institutions and began his career at JP Morgan, where he spent ten years as an investment banker working on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and sovereign debt issues in Latin America, Europe and the Middle East.
Khalid received his BA from Swarthmore College in the United States and his MSc from the London School of Economics in the United Kingdom.