Graduate, Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales, 1968.
Chargé de mission for Stabilisation and Support Fund of Agricultural Product Prices. Deputy secretary general Inter-African Coffee Organization, Paris, 1970—1971, secretary general, 1971. Joined Central Bank of West African States, 1976, director administrative and social affairs, central director securities, investment, borrowing and lending, central director research, national director, 1983, governor, 1994—2005.
Prime minister Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, Abidjan, 2005—2007.