Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu is the Minister for Foreign Affairs. He took office on November 2016.
Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu was the Minister of Transport of Ethiopia since September 2012. He has also been serving as an elected member of Addis Ababa city Council.
In his political career, he has been a member of Oromo People`s Democratic Organization and EPRDF since 1991 and an executive member of both parties since 2012.
He was also a commissioner General of the Ethiopian Federal Police Commission from 2001 to 2012.
Prior to his position as Federal Commissioner (1991 to 2000), he had been serving in different positions in regional and federal levels.
BA in Political Science and International Relations, Addis Ababa University, 1991.
MA in International Relations, Addis Ababa University, 2006.
PHD in Criminal Justice and Police Science, University of South Africa(UNISA), April 2016.