Seifu is a senior health supply chain professional and a pharmacist. He graduated from Jimma University with a degree in pharmacy, followed by a master’s degree (M.A.) in Marketing Management from Addis Ababa University. In addition to his formal education, Seifu has a Certificate for Procurement and Supply Chain Operations from CIPS, UK., and is a certified Trainee of Trainees in Health Goods Storage and Distribution Processes, among many other certifications.
He has over 10 years of experience working in pharmaceuticals supply management in Ethiopia. From 2010 to 2015 he worked as a Pharmaceutical Storage and Distribution Officer in the Western regional hub, and he worked as pharmaceuticals procurement coordinator from 2015 to 2017 in the Central Ethiopian Pharmaceuticals Supply Agency. Lastly, he served as a Health Commodities Procurement Director from 2017 to 2020.
Seifu has expertise in various areas of pharmaceutical management, warehousing and inventory management, procurement and contract administration.