Ms. Sidelil is the CEO of the Ethiopia Climate Innovation Center (ECIC). She first joined the ECIC as the Chief Operating Officer soon after its launch in April 2014. Prior to joining the ECIC she worked as Management Consultant advising start- ups and established businesses, strategizing for their success. She also worked as Project Manager introducing new commodities to be traded at the Ethiopia Commodity Exchange and as Special Assistant to the CEO of the Exchange, assisting the CEO in strategy and policy formulation; planning as well as coordinating the activities of the Exchange. In addition, she has had a number of years of experience as an in-house management consultant in the commercial banking sector.
Ms. Sidelil has a Post Graduate International Diploma in Project Management from the University of Cambridge, UK, a Post Graduate Diploma in Management and Information Systems: Change & Development from the University of Manchester, UK, as well as Certificate on Entrepreneurship and the Executive Program from UC Davis.