Steven Olson, PhD (General Manager/Owner) is owner and founder of EthioGuzo. In 2003, after exploring the fascinating country of Ethiopia he decided to apply his professional background in promoting sustainable ecotourism here. He has an education in the social dimensions of natural resource conservation and development and is a naturlist and social-anthropologist at heart. His professional background gives him the edge required to promote conservation and community development through sustainable ecotourism. Steven spent most of his childhood and high school years in Cameroon and Nigeria and has worked and traveled extensively in West Africa. He occasionally leads some of EthioGuzo's tours.
Eyerusalem Terefe Diro (Assistant Manager), born and raised in Addis Ababa, she has an education in secretarial services/science and has a background and passion for the arts. Eyerusalem handles the work behind the scenes that keeps our tours running so smoothly.
Bertrand Duquénois (French Tour Leader and Marketing Manager), his passion for Ethiopia and its people lead him to join EthioGuzo in advocating the culture, history and nature of this amazing country. See www.dear-ethiopia.com for a photographic log of his journeys to all corners of Ethiopia.
Assefa Argachew (Assistant Tour Operator) takes care of your reservations and bookings.
Ahadu Kebede (Freelance Tour Leader) Biography pending
ErmiasTamiru (Freelance Tour Leader) Biography pending
Fitsum Ashebir (Freelance Tour Leader) Biography pending
Getachew Alemu Jejaw (Freelance Tour Leader) Biography pending
Fekadu Tesfaye (Freelance Tour Leader), Biography pending
Antenna (Driver Guide), Speaks Amhara and English. Bus driver.
HaileMichael (Driver Guide), Biography pending
Yohannes Feleke (Driver Guide), Speaks Amhara and English.
Lemma Getachew (Driver Guide), Speaks Amhara, English and Oromo. Is self trained in birds of Ethiopia.
(Bus Driver) Biography pending
EthioGuzo's staff are specialized in their specific areas and EthioGuzo has provided them with further training in sustainable tourism methods.
Our tour leaders carry certificates from a recognized tourism institute and EthioGuzo has provided them with further training in safety and sustainable tourism methods. Besides our English-speaking tour leaders, we have professional guides who speak French and German.
Our drivers are specialized for the specific vehicule they drive. They speak an adequate level of English for you to communicate with them whether it be for asking questions or discussing topics of interest. EthioGuzo has provided them with further training in safety and sustainable tourism methods.