Alemayehu Hailu, D.B.S.

Area Director for Eastern & Southern Africa


  • Doctorate of Biblical Studies, New Life Bible College & Seminary, Virginia, USA, 2010
  • M.A. (candidate) Organizational Leadership, Africa International University, Nairobi, Kenya, 2011–
  • M.A. Biblical & Theological Studies, Ethiopian Graduate School of Theology, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2002
  • B.A. Communications, Daystar University, Nairobi, Kenya, 1996
  • Diploma Management & Development, Daystar University, Nairobi, Kenya, 1998
  • Diploma Plant Science & Technology, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1987

Current Position

Area Director for Eastern & Southern Africa, 2013–

Other experience

  • SIL Ethiopia Director, 2007–2011
  • SIL Ethiopia External Relations Coordinator, 2004-2006
  • Ethiopian Hiwot Berhan Church; Department Head for Mission, Development, External Relations, Dean of Students and Teacher, 1999–2003
  • Feed the Children International-Ethiopia; Deputy Project Manager and Head of Forestry Program, 1989–1991
  • World Vision Ethiopia; Project Manager for Gemeto Gale Children, Family and Community Development Project, 1982–1989

Other Affiliations and Relevant Experience

  • Country Representative, Board Chair, New Life Bible College and Seminary, Ethiopia Extension, 2008–
  • Board Member for Yehiwot Berhan Church, 2009–2011
  • Chairman, Constitution Revision Committee, Yehiwot Berhan Church, 2010–2011
  • Elders Board Chairman, Yeka Hiwot Berhan Church, 2005–2010
  • Editor In Chief, Berhan Magazine, 1998–1999