Founder and President of St. Mary’s University (SMU)
Founding Director, International Network for Higher Education in Africa, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Secretary-General of the Association of African Universities (AAU) and a former Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture in Nigeria
President, Association of African Universities
Vice Chancellor, National University of Educational Planning and Administration
UNESCO Director to the Liaison Office to the African Union & UNECA as well as the Representative to Ethiopia.
Founding director of the FinTech program at KSU
President of Bahir Dar University (BDU).