Binyam Sisay Mendisu is an Ethiopian Linguist turned teacher policy and science for policy specialist.
He has a PhD in Linguistics from University of Oslo and he has taught for many years at Addis Ababa University. He served as Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Ambassador (2017-2019), the 2019 Research Associate of the International Network of Government Science Advice (INGSA), and sits in the steering committee of the Africa Science Leadership Program (ASLP) based at the University of Pretoria in South Africa. He is a member of the Global Young Academy (GYA) since 2017.
Currently, he works as a program officer for teacher education and curriculum development at UNESCO International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa (IICBA).