Tesfaye Hailu is born on June 19, 1985, in Addis Ababa Ethiopia. Tesfaye studied his primary school in Medhanealem elementary school and secondary school in Addis Ketema secondary school. He joined Jimma University, Ambo College of Agriculture in 2003 and graduated in Applied chemistry in 2007. After he graduated, he joined Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI formerly known as Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute) in Food Science and Nutrition Research Directorate as a junior researcher. He served the institute as a laboratory quality office and different level of the research career. In 2011, he joined Hawassa University and studied his masters in applied human nutrition. After his MSc graduation, he served EPHI as director of food science and nutrition research directorate. Currently, he is a researcher in the area of human nutrition at EPHI and in October 2017, he joined Wageningen University and Research to study his Ph.D. in human nutrition.