The Board of Directors comprises a team of high-calibre profiles who are responsible for the strategic direction and its long-term success in all the markets we serve.
Mr. SATTAR HAJEE ABDOULA
Date of appointment:
11 March 2020
Background and experience
Mr Hajee Abdoula is a seasoned Chartered Accountant and one of the leading insolvency practitioners in Mauritius. Well-known for being an innovative and strategic thinker, his expertise is sought after by many large companies in various sectors, both locally and internationally. He has also been an advisor for the Government of Ghana to determine the framework for the creation of the Ghana International Financial Services Centre. He has been involved in the global business sector for many years, serving both as a Board Member and advisor on structuring and tax matters on several occasions. He is a Member of the Mauritius Institute of Professional Accountants and INSOL International, an international association of restructuring and insolvency professionals. He holds an Auditor’s Licence from the Financial Reporting Council of Mauritius, an Insolvency Practitioner’s Licence of Mauritius, and the ICAEW Insolvency and Practicing Licences. He has been a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of Audit Committee of a UK FTSE 100 company at the time of its listing on the UK Stock Exchange.
Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (FCA, ICAEW)
Directorship in other entities
Banque SBM Madagascar SA (Chairman), SBM Africa Holdings Ltd, SBM Bank (India) Limited (Chairman), SBM Bank (Kenya) Limited (Chairman), SBM Capital Markets Ltd (Chairman), SBM eBusiness Ltd (Chairman), SBM Factors Ltd (Chairman), SBM (NBFC) Holdings Ltd (Chairman), SBM 3S Ltd (Chairman) and various Boards of local/ global business/ foreign entities
Mr. Roshan Ramoly
Mr. Roshan Ramoly has worked in the financial services and banking industry for more than 15 years at senior managerial levels. He started his career as a Management Consultant before branching out into the financial services industry. Mr. Ramoly has worked for 10 years with the Cim Group, where he ended as the Managing Director of Cim Stockbrokers, the largest stockbroking firm in Mauritius, while simultaneously being the Chief Executive Marketing, Communications and CSR for group. Mr. Ramoly joined Barclays Bank Mauritius from 2012 to 2014 as Head of Strategy, Marketing and Customer Experience. He is currently the Director of LinearArc Solutions that offers consultancy services and is a registered training institute. Other than the training activities, Mr. Ramoly acts as an independent director on a number of boards including Bluelife (a listed company) and SBM (NBFC) Holdings Ltd.
He holds a Master of Business Administration from Durham University Business School, United Kingdom, and a Bachelor of Science in Management studies from the University of Mauritius.
Mr. Ramoly is an Independent Non-Executive Director on the Board of Directors of SBM (NBFC) Holdings Ltd.
Mr. Pierre Marrier d’Unienville
Mr. Pierre Marrier d’Unienville is currently Senior Partner at Kick Advisory Services – a Corporate Advisory Firm engaged in the field of mergers & acquisitions. He has a career spanning over 20 years in the financial services sector where he held various senior positions, including those of Finance and Administration Manager at Phoenix Camp Minerals Ltd; Managing Director and Deal Executive of Brait (Mauritius) Ltd; and Executive Chairman of Le Warehouse Ltd.
Mr. Marrier d’Unienville has a Licence ès Sciences Économiques from Aix-Marseille III University, France, and is a graduate of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, France, with a specialisation in Finance and Strategy. He is non-executive director on the Boards of Omnicane Ltd, SBM Mauritius Asset Managers Ltd, Skylar Investments Ltd and Apex Fund Services (Mauritius) Ltd.
He is an Independent Non-Executive Director on the Board of Directors of SBM (NBFC) Holdings Ltd.
Mr. Thierry Hugnin
Mr. Thierry Hugnin is currently Managing Partner at Kibo Capital Partners Ltd. He has a long career spanning over 30 years in the financial services and investment sector, both in the United Kingdom and in Mauritius. He held several senior positions, including those of Chartered Accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Partner at Blakeney Management both in London. He has been living in Mauritius since 2004 acting as Chief Investment Officer of Ciel Capital International Ltd before co-founding Kibo Capital Partners, an investment management company focusing on private equity in Sub-Saharan Africa. Mr. Hugnin holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Science and Management from the University of Paris Dauphine, France, as well as various professional qualifications in the Investment Management industry. He is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
He serves as Director on a number of boards of public and private companies covering the banking, hospitality and leisure, and telecommunications sectors in Mauritius and the region.
Mr. Hugnin is an Independent Non-Executive Director on the Board of Directors of SBM (NBFC) Holdings Ltd.
Mr. Shailendrasingh Sreekeessoon
Mr. Shailendrasingh Sreekeessoon is currently the Chief Executive Officer of SBM (NBFC) Holdings Ltd. He has over 20 years of experience in the business and financial sectors in Mauritius across several fields including marketing and economic research, strategy, strategic communications, programme management, M&A and SME financing. He joined the non-banking cluster of the SBM Group in July 2019, and was appointed CEO of SBM (NBFC) Holdings Ltd in July 2020.
Mr. Sreekeessoon holds a BSc in Economics, with first class honours, and an MSc in Finance and Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is also a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA).
He is a Member of the Board of Directors of several entities across SBM Group.
Ms SHAKILLA BIBI JHUNGEER
Date of Appointment
31 March 2021
Masters in International Law and Criminal Justice, University of East London
Bachelor of Laws (LLB), Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College
Background and Experience
Ms Jhungeer is a barrister. She attended the Bar Vocational Course (BVC) at the College of Law, London from 2009 to 2010 and was called to the Bar at Lincoln’s Inn on 14 October 2010 and to the Mauritius Bar Association on 20 January 2012. She has previously served as Board Member of the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) from February 2015 till October 2019. She also sits on the council of SBM “Women On The Move”, a platform designed to promote women empowerment across all subsidiaries of SBM Group.
Directorship in Other Entities
Air Mauritius Ltd, SBM (Bank) Holdings Ltd, SBM Holdings Ltd, SBM 3S Ltd and State Insurance Company of Mauritius Ltd