Endalkachew Sime

Secretary General

Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations, Ethiopia

About

Endalkachew Sime is the Secretary General of the Ethiopian Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations. For the past 17 years, Mr. Sime has held various positions in the Ethiopian private sector, including in leadership of private sector organizations and cooperatives, covering areas such as livestock, textiles and garments, and construction. Mr. Sime has represented the interests of the Ethiopian private sector at various national business events, and has served as a panellist and presenter on many regional and international events. This includes: the Global Cotton Summit in Bangkok, Thailand; COMESA events on private sector strategy development; events of the African Cotton and Textile Industries Federation on white paper development for the request of extension under the African Growth and Opportunity Act; the Ethio-Japan Business Investment Forum in Tokyo; the Ethio-German Business Forum in Munich and Hamburg; the Ethio-India Business Forum in India; and many more. Mr. Sime has an academic background in Agro-Economics with a specialization in Business Administration.

Experience

  • Secretary General

    Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations, Ethiopia