Fassil is an entrepreneur, investor, and transaction advisor. He helped launch a couple of businesses in Ethiopia.
He began a career in accounting and finance in Ethiopia 25 years ago and has since held senior-level positions in a number of companies across three continents before moving back to Ethiopia 6 years ago.
Fassil’s notable senior management level experiences include 6 years as financial controller for properties in the Starwood portfolio, CFO (senior finance director prior to CFO) for 5 years at Link TV, a television network based out of San Francisco and 2 years as manager of risk services at Evergreen Risk Management. Apart from advising numerous clients, Fassil’s experience in Ethiopia also includes a stint as director of investments and portfolio manager at an investment firm.
Fassil is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA Charterholder). He was a past member of ACCA and CIMA.