Ambassador Zina Andrianarivelo-Razafy
Ambassador Zina Andrianarivelo-Razafy is the Permanent Representative of Madagascar to the United Nations.
From 1999 until his current appointment in 2002, Andrianarivelo-Razafy served as Madagascar's Ambassador to the United States, as well as Ambassador to the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.
From 1987 to 1998 he was Senior Manager at Henri Fraise Sons and Company Group in Madagascar.
Between 1983 and 1986 he was assistant to the President of HTR Enterprises, Inc., in Washington, DC.
Zina Andrianarivelo-Razafy holds a Master's Degree in Business Administration, specializing in International Business, from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana; a Postgraduate Degree in Organizational Management from Poitiers, France; a Master's Degree in Economic and Social Administration (Angers, France); and a Bachelor's Degree in International Trade and Applied Foreign Languages (English and German) obtained in Nates, France.
In addition to his
native languages of Malagasy and French, he
is also fluent in English and German.
Married with two children, Andrianarivelo-Razafy is a cousin of the late former Ambassador to the United Nations Blaise Rabetafika.