Born in a coffee farmers family for 3 generations.
He officially joined the coffee industry in 1984 working at Office du Café du Burundi (OCIBU) after studying electronics engineering, in France. Since then, his passion for the coffee industry has continued growing. He has run several coffee dry mills and coffee washing stations owned by the Government, private operators and cooperatives, in Burundi.
He is a co-founder Coffee Belt East Africa which focuses on specialty coffees production and export.
He is interested in new coffee processing methods and would like to dedicate part of his time training young people so that they can be engaged in the coffee Industry.