Commissioned British Merchant Navy, 1949, advanced through grades. Minister of state Office of President Government of Seychelles, Victoria, 1979-1981, minister of transport and civil aviation, 1981-1982, minister of health, 1982-1986, minister of political organization, 1986-1989, minister of community development, 1989-1993, minister of industry, since 1993.
National treasurer Seychelles People's United Party, Victoria, 1975-1984. Secretary for finance Central Executive Committee, Maison du Peuple, since 1984. Chairman emeritus Seychelles Amateur Boxing Association, 1984.
Married Monita Helena Pool, October 24, 1956. Children: Anne, Ronnie, Noel, Valerie, Juliette, Irene.