Simegnew Bekele Aynalem was an Ethiopian engineer who served as chief project manager of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam project as well as three other similar dam projects in Ethiopia. He was considered the “public face” of the dam project.
Born: September 13, 1964, Begemder
Died: July 26, 2018, Meskel Square
Education: Addis Ababa University
Cause of death: Suicide
Burial place: Holy Trinity Cathedral, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia