Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering with honors, University London, 1981.
Trainee engineer W.S. Atkins, England, 1979-1980. Graduate engineer Anglo American, South Africa, 1981-1983, division engineer South Africa, 1983-1987, management trainee South Africa, 1987-1990. Personal assistant De Beers, South Africa, 1990-1992.
Corporation manager Anglo American, South Africa, 1992-1993, marketing manager South Africa, 1993-1996. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer P.D. Naidoo & Associates, South Africa, since 1996.
Member SAACE, SABMC, SAICE, MICE.
Son of Dhanapalan Gonarathnam an dDoorgamah N. Married Jacqueline Lutchmi Padayachy, April 24, 1982. Children: Prinita, Mervyn.