His education background is in agribusiness with a master degree from Kenyatta University

Nkurunziza is currently working at National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB), in charge of Traditional Commodities Division – responsible to regulate and provide services as well as advocacy for four commodities namely coffee, tea, pyrethrum and essential oil.

From August, 2015 to June, 2019, He worked as Tea Division Manager in the same institution.
He also served as an Assistant Lecturer at National University of Rwanda, in the department of Agriculture Economics and Agribusiness, faculty of Agriculture from 2011 to 2015.