Our Team

Who are the people behind SimienEcoTours and your holiday? We’re a well-balanced mixture of local and international tourism professionals profiting from our different backgrounds. Undoubtedly every one of us is strongly bound to Ethiopia.

MEET OUR TEAM MEMBERS

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MARCO DEGASPER

GENERAL MANAGER
Passionate about Ethiopia, born in the Alps, runner, mountaineer & cyclist

Contacts
marco@simienecotours.com
Phone: +251 920 732527

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FRANZISKA GERLING

OFFICE EUROPE & SALES GERMAN MARKETS
Lived and worked in Ethiopia, engaged in educational and environmental aid work

Contacts
franziska@simienecotours.com
Phone: +49 151 56046021

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SOLOMON GIRMAY

SALES ANGLO MARKETS & TOUR GUIDE
Born in the Simien Mountains and engaged in local tourism developments

Contacts
solomon@simienecotours.com
Phone: +251 918 209259

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TADELE MOLLA

TOUR OPERATION & TOUR GUIDE
When it comes to tour operation, he makes your trip smooth

Contacts
tadele@simienecotours.com
Phone: +251 920 501101

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BIRHAN ASMAMAW

HEAD ACCOUNTING & TOUR GUIDE
Where ever he travels, he takes his camera to capture Ethiopia's breathtaking scenery

Contacts
birhan@simienecotours.com
Phone: +251 918 731724

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YIRGA MEKURIAW

LOGISTICS & TOUR GUIDE
A true mountaineer, climbed the highest peak of Ethiopia already 100 times!

Contacts
yirga@simienecotours.com
Phone: +251 910 107166

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FIORELLA MARIO

SALES ITALIAN MARKET & RESERVATIONS
With Italian roots she is still Ethiopian by choice

Contacts
fiorella@simienecotours.com
Phone: +251 911 128085

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CHRISTIAN SEFRIN

PRODUCT & SUSTAINABILITY MANAGEMENT
Always on tour to discover new trails and secrets of Ethiopia

Contacts
christian@simienecotours.com
Phone: +251 922 138876

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LORENZO MAZZONI

OFFICE EUROPE & SALES ITALIAN MARKET
Lives and loves the Rastafarian culture of Ethiopia

Contacts
lorenzo@simienecotours.com
Phone: +39 340 8362206

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ABEBESH ESHETIE

ACCOUNTING & RESERVATIONS
Loves to enjoy with friends in Gondar with a cup of coffee

Contacts
info@simienecotours.com
Phone: +251 58 2110044

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ABEBU KOLIE

ACCOUNTING & RESERVATIONS
Enjoys extended weekend trips to Lake Tana with her family

Contacts
info@simienecotours.com
Phone: +251 58 2110044

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ABRARAW ADANE

DRIVER
Always up for a bumpy ride on Ethiopia's gravel roads

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BEKELE URGE

DRIVER
Lots of experience and he definitly knows all the roads in Ethiopia

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ABRAHAM TAKELE

DRIVER
Experienced and always interested in a chat with guests

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HAILEMARIAM NEGASH

DRIVER
A person to love and laugh with and always smiling

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ELYAS TAREKEGN

TOUR GUIDE
Fluent in German and English, one of our best mountain bike guides

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TESFAYE SISAY

FREELANCE TOUR GUIDE
Fluent in English and with history as passion, the perfect companion for cultural tours

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MIHIRET AWDIE

FREELANCE TOUR GUIDE
Originally from Southern Ethiopia, fluent in English and several local languages

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HAILEGEBRIEL ESHETU

FREELANCE TOUR GUIDE
Fluent in English, one of our best culture guides

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MOHAMMED WALLU

FREELANCE TOUR GUIDE
Fluent in English & French, one of our best bird watching guides