Iyassu is responsible for the overall leadership, strategic direction, organizational and programme management of Vita. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, majoring in Accounting and minoring in Management from the University of Asmara, Eritrea. He also has various diplomas and certificates in Accounting and Finance.
Iyassu has more than 39 years of work experience, 15 years with International Organizations; the first two years with Family Planning, a Local NGO in Eritrea, and the proceeding 13 with Vita Eritrea. He joined Vita in 2006 as the Administration and Finance Manager, and was later promoted to his current post as Vita’s Country Director.
Before joining Vita, Iyassu worked in both tobacco and textile factories, Transhorn Transport Company, merchandise firms, and other Accounting and Auditing Firms, where he held key financial, auditing and administrative posts.