Degree in civil engineering, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics. Attended, Ecole Speciale Militaire de Saint-Cyr, France.
Career officer through the grades to colonel Malagasy Armed Forces, chief of technical office for state forces staff development, 1987—1991, instructor Military Staff School, 1993—1996, Commander 1st regiment, region northern 5 Toliara, 1998—2001. Founder & owner of private security firm. President Toliara Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Dean college leadership Federation Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Madagascar. Prime minister Republic of Madagascar, since 2009.
Married; 5 children.