SEEBALUCK Sateeaved, GOSK
Mr Sateeaved Seebaluck, GOSK is presently the Secretary to the Cabinet and Head of the Civil Service.
Mr Seebaluck attended the Royal College Port Louis before proceeding to Delhi University for higher
studies where he obtained the degree of BA (Hons) Economics. He is also holder of a Diploma in
Public Administration and Management from the University of Mauritius.
He joined the Civil Service in January 1976 as Economist at the Ministry of Economic Planning and
Development and shortly after joined the Administrative Cadre at the Ministry of Finance. He was
promoted to the position of Principal Assistant Secretary in 1990 and in 2000 he was appointed
Permanent Secretary. He served various Ministries and has been Chairman and Director of many
Boards and Statutory Committees during his career.
While serving at the Ministry of Environment, Mr. Seebaluck pioneered Sustainable Development and
organized the International Conference on Small Islands Developing States in 2005. He attended several
environmental summits and conferences and was the main negotiator for Mauritius of various Multilateral
Environmental Agreements. He is recipient of several International Awards on the environment.
In 2010, he was promoted Senior Chief Executive and was posted to the Ministry of Civil Service and
Administrative Reforms. He has been awarded Grand Officer of the Order of the Star and Key of the
Indian Ocean (GOSK) by the President of the Republic on 12 March 2015 for contribution in the public
service and for the protection of the environment.
FONG WENG - POORUN Kan Oye
Mrs Kan Oye Fong Weng – Poorun is presently Senior Chief Executive of the Ministry of Tourism and
External Communications. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Administration.
She has a long career in the public service and has acquired vast experience in public administration
and management in different ministries such as Ministry of Works (1979-1992), Ministry of Health
(1992-1994), Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Postal Services (1994-1997), Ministry of
Public Infrastructure and Public Safety (1997-2001), Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Natural
Resources (2001-2003) and Ministry of Housing & Lands (2003-2005), the Prime Minister’s Office
(Home Affairs) (2005-2014) where she was appointed Senior Chief Executive in March 2012. In
January 2015 she joined the Ministry of Tourism and External Communications.
She was conferred “Chevalier dans l’Ordre national de la Légion d’Honneur” in July 2011 by the
President of the Republic of France and in 2014 she was honoured Citoyenneté d’Honneur in
Rodrigues and also received the Exemplary Women Leadership Award at the Africa India Partnership
Mrs Banoomatee Veerasamy is Acting Managing Director of The State Investment Corporation Ltd
(SIC), the Investment Arm of Government. She has 30 years experience as Director on a number
of Boards where Government holds a stake. She has a strong background in strategic investment,
having managed the SIC’s portfolio of wholly- and partly-owned Government businesses. She
is the Executive Director of Prime Partners Ltd, a fully-owned subsidiary of the SIC, serving as
Corporate Secretary to subsidiaries/associates of SIC and other companies. A qualified stockbroker,
Mrs Veerasamy has managed Prime Securities Ltd and has assisted in the inception of the Stock
Exchange of Mauritius (SEM), of which she was also a member. A Fellow of the ICSA, Mrs Veerasamy
also holds a Masters degree in law from the University of London.
HEIN Marc, GOSK
Mr Marc Hein, GOSK founder and Head of Practice of Juristconsult Chambers was born and raised in
Mauritius and is a graduate of Gray’s Inn School of Law in London. Mr Hein started practicing law in
1980 at the Chambers of Sir Raymond Hein, Q.C. joining then a practice dating since 1927. Mr Hein was
elected to the Mauritius Parliament in 1983 and was a member of Parliament until 1987. Marc Hein was
also Chairman of the Mauritius Bar Council in 1992. He established Juristconsult in 1992 which has been
thriving since, as a leading business law firm. Marc Hein is currently the Editor of the Mauritius Business
Law Review and represents local and international clients on numerous cross border transactions.
Marc Hein was appointed as the first Enforcer of Global Finance Mauritius (GFM). He was also
the Chairperson of the National Economic and Social Council of Mauritius. From early 2012 to
June 2014, Marc Hein was Chairperson of the board of the Financial Services Commission.
In 2013, Marc Hein has been awarded the title ‘Grand Officer of the Order of the Star and Key of the
Indian Ocean’ (GOSK) for his contribution to the legal and financial sectors.
Mr Daniel Mackay has worked for 33 years at Air France SA where he has had various functions,
including being a member of the Audit Committee and Strategic Committee. Mr Mackay has solid
experience in Corporate Governance, Board of Directors and its Committees, good knowledge in
human resources and in social skills related to the activities of global air transport.
MUNGROO Bissoon, GOSK
Mr Mungroo, GOSK is the President of the Association of Hotels de Charme de l’ile Maurice, President
of the Rashitriya Sanatan Dharma Mandir Sangathan and the Chairman and Managing Director of
Manisa Hotel (Mauritius) and Le Flamboyant Hotel. He is the Managing Director of Mungroo & Sons
Ltd (Transport), Gitanjali Co ltd (Transport), the Director of Alteo Milling Company and the Managing
Director of Office Clean and DHR Training.
Muhammad Yoosouf Salemohamed.
NOORAULLY Fooad - Company Secretary
Mr Fooad Nooraully is the Executive Vice President-Legal, Corporate Communications & Company
Secretary. He was formerly the Company Secretary & General Counsel. He joined the Company
in April 2001. Barrister-at-law by profession, he is in charge of the Legal Department, Corporate
Communications and Company Secretariat. A former State Counsel and Lecturer in law at the
University of Mauritius, he holds a Masters in Commercial Law from the University of Birmingham.