Gebregziabher was appointed State Minister for Livestock and Fishery in 2013. He has a profound experience in Ethiopia’s livestock sector. He has BSc and MSc degrees from Haramaya University. During his MSc studies, he was a graduate fellow in animal production at ILRI. After gaining research experience in animal production, he completed a PhD in dairy animal breeding at Kasetsart University. He has more than 25 years research experience, and he served in the Oromia and Tigray agricultural research institutes in different research and administrative positions. His most recent position was Director General of the Tigray Agricultural Research Institute. He joined the Board representing the Government of Ethiopia in November 2015.