Profile of Directors

  • Mr SOOKUN Gooroodeo - Director and Chairman

  • Mr MUNGAR Premchand - Chief Executive Officer

    Mr Premchand Mungar is a banker with 36 years of experience at managerial and executive levels of commercial, offshore, development banking as well as of financial services.

    He has worked with the African Trade and Development Bank (TDB) Group, a multilateral financial institution and the financial arm of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), based in Nairobi, Kenya for 16 years where he was engaged in institutional transformation, corporate strategy and policy formulation, and also formed part of TDB’s executive committees. In 2017, he ended his career at the Group as the General Counsel and Senior Director, but continued as a Senior Adviser to the TDB Group after his return to Mauritius. Prior to that, Mr Mungar was with the SBM and State Bank International in Mauritius.

    Since December 2017, he serves as an independent non-executive member of the Board of Directors of the Financial Services Commission Mauritius, where he is also the Chairperson of the Audit and Risk Committee.

    Mr Mungar holds a Masters Degree in Finance and Financial Law from the University of London, and an LLB from the University of Mauritius. He is a qualified attorney and has been a member of the Mauritius Law Society since 1995.

    He has been credited with several commendations and was awarded the 2016 President’s Excellence Award in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the affairs of the TDB Group.

  • Mr GOKHOOL Ashvin Jain - Independent Director

    Mr. Gokhool is a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK), a Certified Financial Consultant (USA), an Associate Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (USA), a Member of the Mauritius Institute of Public Accountants (MIPA) and a Founder Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Rwanda (ICPAR). He is a qualified stockbroker from the Stock Exchange Commission (Australia) and also holds an Auditor’s Licence from the Financial Reporting Council (FRC).

    Mr. Gokhool is the Managing Partner at KSi (Mauritius), Public Accountants & Business Advisers and Managing Director of AG Consultants Ltd, Financial and Management Consultants. Both are member firms of Morison KSi (UK). Since 1987, he successively worked for Deloitte (Mauritius), PricewaterhouseCoopers (Mauritius, Paris and London), Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority, Tourism Authority, Tourism Employees Welfare Fund. He also served as Advisor to the Minister of Agriculture, Food Technology & Natural Resources and the Minister of Tourism and Leisure. He is an Independent Financial Analyst and worked with the Restructuring Working Group of the National Resilience Fund at The State Investment Corporation.

    Presently, he acts as the Chairman of the National Transport Corporation Board. He is an independent non-executive Director at the Bank as well as the Chairman of the Audit Committee.

  • Mr NILAMBER Anoop - Non Executive Director

    Mr. Nilamber is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Airports of Mauritius Ltd. He was previously an Economic Advisor at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development. Prior to joining the government, Anoop was a Corporate Finance Banker at HSBC in France and at the Mauritius Commercial Bank. In Paris, Anoop was also a Part-time Lecturer in Finance at Universite Pantheon Assas (Paris II) where he graduated in Banking and Finance.

  • Mr NICOLAS Jean Marie Cyril - Independent Director

    Mr. Nicolas holds a Diploma in Marketing Management, South Africa and a Diploma in Human Resource, South Africa. He is a Registered trainer with MQA since 1988 and President of the Indian Ocean Marketing Association. He is also a Director of Effective Coaching Ltd and has recently appointed as Consultant for the JSI Johannesburg School of Investment.

  • Mr CODABUX Javed - Independent Director

    Mr Javed Codabux is an Accountant, and is currently working as Accountant and Manager at D & S LINES LTD (Accredited Agent for Jubilee Insurance). Prior that, he has worked in the accounting departments of African Reinsurance Corporation, Lamco International Insurance and Cheribinny Ltd.

    Mr Codabux holds an Executive Master in Business Administration {EMBA} with First Class(Hons) from EIILM University, Sikkim, INDIA and completed his Level 2 ACCA qualifications.  He also holds a Higher National Diploma in Business Finance, BTEC, EDexcel Level 5 - EDEXCEL UNIVERSITY (U.K) under the programme of Resource Development International(RDI) U.K.

    He is a member of the Mauritius Institute of Directors.

    Mr. Codabux has served as Board member on ex Mauritius Post and Cooperative Bank from March 2015 to January 2016.

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