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Thursday, March 28, 2013
4:00 - 5:30 pm
CID Perkins Conference Room (R-415)
Olivier Donat Andriamahefaparany, Mason Fellow Mid-Career MPA student at Harvard Kennedy School. In the last 12 years, Mr. Andriamahefaparany took different high level responsibilities in the Malagasy Government.
Title: Madagascar: Water and Sanitation Issues on an Island Country
Olivier Donat Andriamahefaparany is currently a Mason Fellow Mid-Career MPA student at Harvard Kennedy School. In the last 12 years, Mr. Andriamahefaparany took different high level responsibilities in the Malagasy Government: Secretary General of the Ministry of Tourism affairs from May 2002 until February 2004, Secretary General of the Municipality of Antananarivo City from Mars 2004 until December 2004, Minister of Energy, Mines, Potable water and Sanitation from December 2004 until September 2007. In September 2007, he was elected Member of Parliament in the National Assembly of Madagascar where he was member of the two commissions “Infrastructure” and “Finance and Economy”. His constituency was the fifth district of the Capital City Antananarivo.
He received a Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences of Constance, Germany, a Master of Science in Renewable Energies from the University of Oldenburg in Germany and a master’s degree in business administration from the Lancaster University Management School, UK. From July 2009 until June 2010, he was Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow at the University of Minnesota, Humphrey School of Public Affairs.