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Graduate of Addis Ababa University (political science), the International Institute of Social Studies (development studies), and Leiden University (African studies). He was awarded a joint doctoral degree summa cum laude by the University of Basel (African studies) and the University of Pavia (history) for a dissertation on the history of the Ethiopian labour movement. He has taught at Addis Ababa University and the Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Hargeisa, and has worked as research advisor at the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency. He began working as the IISH's regional representative in Africa in 2013.