University College, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1955-1958, Certificate Bachelor of Surgery Engineering. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, United States of America, 1958-1960, BEE. University of Southern California, United States of America, 1989, Advanced Management Diploma.
Spoken languages: Amharic, English, French.
Special Policy Advisor, Office of the Secretary-General, International Telecommunication Union since 1985. Head, Africa Division, Tech Coop Department, 1973-1985, Project(s) Officer, Tech Coop Department, 1970-1973, International Telecommunication Union, Geneva. Chief, Tech Branch, Operations Department, 1968-1970, Chief, Transmission Branch, Telephone Department, 1963-1968, Maintenance Engineer(s), Telephone Department, 1960-1963, Ethiopian Telecom Authority.
Lecturer in Electronics, Haile Selassie University, Ethiopia, 1968-1970.