He is a graduate in Economics, Development Economics (RLDS – Regional & Local Development Studies), both from Addis Ababa University.

He is currently the General Manager of Ethiopian Coffee Exporters Association.

Prior to his current position, he served with Yheanu PLC – Sesame and pulses exporter as the General Manager from August 2015 to April 2017, General Manager at Friendship Agro Industry PLC – Poultry farm and animal feed production since May 2014 to August 2015, worked as the Commercial Manager and General Manager – Ambassador Garment PLC – men’s suit manufacturer. From December 2009 to January 2013.

Gizat also worked with Ethiopian Postal Service as the Corporate Planning and EMS Manager since May 2006 to December 2009. From December 2004 to May 2006, he served with Addis Ababa Messobo Cement Factory (The 2nd largest cement factory in Ethiopia.) as the Liaison Office Head.

From January 2003 to July 2003, he joined Sirara Universal Trading – Importer of engines, granite and ceramics. As the General Manager.

In January 2000 to December 2002, Gizat served as the Deputy General Manager at Amdehun General Trading – importer of different consumer goods.

Gizat also worked with Bure Baguna Mineral Water Factory from July 1997 to January 2000 as the Marketing and Procurement Department Manager

From November 1988 to July 1997 he worked as the Market Analyst and Foreign Exchange Auction unit head at National Bank of Ethiopia.