Director, Policy and Strategy Analytics

Bezawork Ketema Betemariam


Bezawork leads the Policy and Strategy Analytics and Advisory Directorate (PSA) at the Job Creation Commission. He aims to ensure policies, strategies, laws, and regulations of key sectors and the overall economy are optimized to facilitate job creation and employment.

Bezawork worked in Oromia Regional State Cooperative Promotion Bureau as Cooperative promotor for 2 years, as a Marketing expert for another 2 years and as Head of the woreda office for about 6 years. He later moved to Addis Abeba Trade and Industry office and work as a cooperative coordinator for 5 years and as a General Manager for 2 years.

Bezawork also served at the Ministry of Urban Development and Construction (MUDC) for 8 years as a coordinator and team leader for Micro and Small Enterprises Development and Urban Housing Data. He also led and gives training at Federal and regional level training during his stay at MUDC before joining the Commission.

Bezawork holds a Degree of Economics and a Master’s degree in Management. He is a strong advocate of policy recommendations aimed at advancing the Job Creation agenda and employment in Ethiopia.