UK & Ethiopia
I am a Senior Consultant with SME Skills Academy, based in London and managing SME skills partner in Ethiopia. I am assisting micro-businesses and SMEs to transform their business to a higher level by increasing sales revenues and profitability.
I joined SME Skills Academy impressed by the unique business development model especially the proven sales strategy and process that help clients to achieve extraordinary results in a short period of time.
My background in business consultancy, relationship building, client acquisition and HRM, Knowledge Management (KM), International Development, Research & Analysis combined with SME Skills offering to enable me to provide tailored sales support and add value to various clients I work with.
I have PhD in Business Administration specializing in Knowledge Integration and application practices and worked as Postgraduate Teaching/ Research Assistant at the University of Birmingham and directed students on ‘Challenge Project’- coaching on leadership, problem-solving, time management and partnership work with the global company - PricewaterhouseCoopers. Also, I am the Urban Knowledge Management Policy Advisor at the London School of Economics- LSE Cities and produced KM Solutions Policy Paper for Addis Ababa to improve City Administration and Governance.
In my spare time I read and follow up technology advancement and digital economy; I do exercise and like travelling to different countries.
Bersisa in a Nutshell:
All-round professional with a wide range of experience.
Creative thinker, careful listener, reflective, flexible, enthusiastic.
Overambitious for unstoppable business development.
My Favourite quote is “Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle” Napoleon Hill.