Br. Sylvain Ramandimbiarisoa

Councillor General – Prov. Madagascar

Mahajanga, Madagascar (06/02/1962)

He was born in 1962 in Mahajanga, Madagascar. He made his first vows in 1979 and his perpetual profession in 1986. He worked during several years in a primary and secondary school.

After his studies in Religious Psychology in the Gregorian University in Rome, in 1994, and Post-Graduate in Education in Nairobi, he was Formator at the Marist International Center of Nairobi during 7 years, after which he was named Provincial and fulfilled this charge from 2002 to 2007. He was responsible for the Pastoral work of Vocation Promotion from 2008 to 2012. Then he was Director of a School in the North of Madagascar. Once again he was named Provincial, a function which he assumed since January 2014, until the end of the month of December 2017.

During that time of leadership he was President of the Union of Major Superiors of Madagascar. He was member of the enlarged Secretariat of the Marist Laity from 2009 to 2016. On October 10, 2017 he was elected as a General Councillor.