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Beyene Petros


Ethiopian politician and biologist

Professor Beyene Petros Lodamo (born 11 March 1950) is a professor at Addis Ababa University and a member of the Ethiopian House of People's Representatives, representing an electoral district in Badawacho of Hadiya Zone.

Professor Beyene joined the staff of the University in 1978 when he became a Lecturer. He became a Professor of Biology in 2006.

Professor Beyene was first elected to the CPR in the May 2000 elections. In the 2003 parliament, he served as chairman for the combined Council of Alternative Forces for Peace and Democracy in Ethiopia, the Southern Ethiopia Peoples' Democratic Coalition, and the Hadiya National Democratic Organization. When parties joined to form the United Ethiopian Democratic Forces (UEDF) in 2004, Prof. Beyene became the chairman of the UEDF. He by now is serving as chairman for Ethiopian Federal Democratic Forum (Medrek).

Member of Parliament (May 2000 - ?)
Associate Professor of Biological Science (1996 - )
Chairman (1993 - ?)
Chairman - Joint Political Forum (1993 - 1995)
Chairman - Southern Ethiopia People's Democratic Coalition (1992 - ?)
Assistant Professor (1986 - 1995)
Lecturer (1978 - 1982)