Sintayehu worked in a range of roles and organisations in Ethiopia and abroad. He holds three master’s degrees in Human Resources & Organizational Development (Addis Ababa University), in Comparative & Global Studies in Development (University of Hong Kong), and Adult Education & Social Change (University of Glasgow, Tallinn University, University of Malta, and Open University of Cyprus). Sintayehu was engaged in projects in human resources, organisational management, leadership development, change management, career management in the labour market, training and education, research and consultancy.
Among others, he worked as Acting Director of Human Resources; Senior Manager of Talent Development and Performance Management at ALLE, and as Senior Officer of Human Resources at the Development Bank of Ethiopia. As a Lead Consultant, Sintayehu worked on large-scale project assignments workforce and leadership development, performance management and organisational change. Before joining PSA, Sintayehu was a People & Organizational Development Consultant at International Livestock Research Institute.