Elias Welecho has more than 20 years’ experience working in government at various levels. His extensive knowledge of food security issues and PSNP implementation enable him to relate well with government and other implementation agencies as they deliver PSNP programming to chronically food insecure clients. He has also worked on multi-donor programs, so he understands program implementation from all perspectives. Elias Welecho brings strong relationships with regional and woreda government partners, including Food Security personnel, Women, Children and Youth Affairs, Education, Health, Water Resources and the Roads Authority for coordinated implementation of the regional Food Security Task Force. He is an experienced trainer, using adult-centered and experiential learning techniques as he facilitates learning among PSNP implementers.