Diploma, Commercial College, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1962. Degree in accounting, Addis Ababa University, 1970.
Banking clerk, Commercial Bank of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, 1970-1972; accountant, United Touring Share Company, Addis Ababa, 1973-1976; finance manager, marketing manager, deputy general manager, Ethiopian Amalgamated, Addis Ababa, 1976-1992; managing director, Beyokaraba Ltd., Addis Ababa, since 1993.
Member Commercial Graduate Association, Addis Ababa C. of Chamber (board director), Lions Club (board directors Addis Ababa club 1996, Certified 1996), Business Club.
Married Teferra Wolde Tensai Beleyou. Children: Yohannes, Kalkidan, Redeat.