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Board of Directors

Board of Directors


Mr Manickchand BEEJAN

Mr Manickchand (Prem) Beejan has a long and successful career with work experience in government,   state-owned enterprises and private sector companies. He sat in capacities ranging from Chairman, Executive Director and Independent Director on more than 40 Boards of companies that are involved in a diverse range of activities including insurance, equity investment, portfolio and wealth management, fund management, casinos, housing, property development, sugar sector, IT sector, commerce and education.

Prem has more than 35 years of professional experience starting his career as Government Economist and successively moving up to the level of CEO in a large group with more than 1,000 employees. His areas of competence include project conception, development and implementation, designing innovative financial instruments, designing and implementing business processes, and long range asset-liability matching with scenario planning.

Prem holds a B.A. Hons with Distinction in Economics from a Canadian University and an MSc in Financial Management from the University of London. His pastime includes complex modelling in EXCEL and trading at the stock market.

Board of Directors

Mr Anandsing ACHARUZ




Mr Bojrazsingh BOYRAMBOLI

(Alternate Director: Mr Veenay Rambarassah)

Mr Bojrazsingh BOYRAMBOLI is currently the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Social Security and National Solidarity, Environment and Sustainable Development. Prior to that, he was posted at the Ministry of Social Integration and Economic Empowerment and was also member of the National CSR Committee and National Empowerment Foundation.

Mr Boyramboli has a long career in the public service and has served different Ministries. Mr Boyramboli is the representative of the NPF/NSF on the Board of Directors of Cyber Properties Investment Ltd and Mauritius Housing Company Ltd.

Mr Boyramboli holds a Diploma in Public Administration and Management.


ACII, Chartered Insurer

Mr Gilles Chaperon is currently the Acting Group Chief Executive Officer, effective as from 1st October 2017. He joined SICOM as a Technical Officer in 1981 and served in the Life and Pensions Department in various positions at management level before being promoted to Senior Manager (Legal and Compliance) in 2004.

He subsequently held the position of Chief Support Officer responsible for the Group's Strategic Marketing, Communication, CSR and Compliance functions. He was also overseeing the Group's IT activities.

Gilles is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII) and holds Chartered Insurer status.


Mr Chandrek DUSSOYE
BSc (Hons), ACCA

Mr Chandrek (Nitin) Dussoye currently works as Investment Executive at the State Investment Corporation Limited where he is involved in portfolio and investment management. Mr Dussoye has been working in the financial sector since 2000 as Business and Financial Consultant and Financial Analyst. He also has extensive exposure to private equity financing.

Mr Dussoye is an Affiliate of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants since 2005 and holds a BSc (Hons) in Business Management from University of Mauritius.



Designated ‘Man of the Year 2008’ by “Le Defi Media Group, Dr. Rajun Jugurnath is presently the CEO of Sugar Insurance Fund Board. Prior to that, he was the Officer-in-Charge of the Public Sector Efficiency Bureau, Ministry of Financial Services, Good Governance and Institutional Reforms. In June 2002, Dr. Rajun Jugurnath was appointed Director of Audit, at the National Audit Office where he retired after a career extending over 40 years in the civil service.

Dr Jugurnath is a Fellow of ACCA, is the holder of a PhD, an MBA, and a Certificate in Company Directorship from the Institute of Directors of New Zealand.  In 1991 he was appointed Director of Management Audit Bureau, Ministry of Finance where he stayed in post, for 11 years.    

Dr Jugurnath served as Council Member of ACCA in London, for six years, President of ACCA Mauritius for 3 consecutive years and represented Mauritius on the Executive Board of Eastern, Central and Southern African Federation of Accountants (ECSAFA). He is also a member of the American Management Association (AMA), and member of All India Management Association (AIMA).


Mr Kee Chong LI KWONG WING (G.O.S.K)
BSC(Econ), LLM

Mr Kee Chong LI KWONG WING (K.C.LI), Economist, is holder of a B.S.c (Econ) from the London School of Economics and LLM in International Tax Law. He started his professional career in 1974 as a Lecturer in Public Finance at the University of Mauritius.

Afterwards, he held different prominent positions including Advisor to the Minister of Finance and Chairman of the Stock Exchange Commission. He launched the first Unit Trust and the first Property Fund in Mauritius in 1989.

K.C.LI was also Board member of the State Trading Corporation, the National Remuneration Board, the National Economic and Social Council and the University of Mauritius. K.C.LI was an external lecturer for the University of Surrey School of Management (UK) and has published numerous reports and articles on cooperative banking, project management, development finance, structural adjustment and fiscal planning issues.

In 1992, Mr. Li started his own private consulting firm and served as Consultant to the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the U.N. Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).

In 1993, he founded the Mauritius International Trust Co. Ltd (MITCO), one of the first professional firms licensed to provide international tax and investment advisory services in Mauritius. He was also a Member of the Parliament of Mauritius (2010-2014) and sat on the Public Accounts Committee. He sits on the Board of Directors of several emerging markets funds and Asia Hedge Funds, including Infrastructure and Real Estate Funds in Africa & Asia. He is also a Board Director of Afrexim Bank.

Mr K.C Li was awarded the national honour of ‘Grand Officer of the Star and Key’ (GOSK) of the Indian Ocean by the Republic of Mauritius in 2015 for distinguished services in the economic, social and political fields.

He is currently the independent non-executive Chairman of SBM (State Bank of Mauritius) Group, the 2nd largest banking group in Mauritius and a public listed company.

Mr Ramprakash MAUNTHROOA

Mr R  Maunthrooa is the Senior Adviser at the Prime Minister’s Office. He is also a Member of the Board of Directors of Air Mauritius Limited and Board of Investment. He serves as a Non-Executive Director of the Board of SBM Holdings Ltd since June 2015.  

Mr Maunthrooa has also been the Managing Director of the Board of Investment during 2010/11.  He has also served as Chairman of the Mauritius Ports Authority (MPA) during 2000 – 2003. Mr Maunthrooa has held various positions at the MPA including Administrative Services Manager, Deputy Director General, and also Director General.  

Mr Rishianandsingh MOORUT


Mrs Nandita RAMDEWAR
FCCA, MBA (Finance)

Mrs Ramdewar is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and holds a Masters in Business Administration, with specialisation in Finance, from Manchester Business School (UK). She is also a Fellow of the Mauritius Institute of Directors. She joined the Company in 1992 after having worked in a leading audit firm and has served the SICOM Group in various capacities.

She is responsible for the overall strategic and administrative functions of the Group’s Finance, Legal and Corporate Departments and currently oversees the activities of the Facilities Department. She also forms part of the Internal Risk Committee (IRC) and contributes to the implementation of an Enterprise Risk Management Framework.

Mrs Ramdewar also currently serves as Executive Director on the boards of SICOM Global Fund Limited and SICOM Management Ltd.



(Alternate Director to Mr Bojrazsingh Boyramboli)

Mr Veenay Rambarassah, currently holds the post of Lead Analyst at the Ministry of Finance and has recently been assigned the post of Director Investment and Asset Management of the National Pensions Fund has been managing the Fund since April 2006.

Before joining the Fund, he has served in the capacity of Accountant at the Business Parks of Mauritius Ltd to help in the implementation of the Cybercity and Cybertower (2002-2004), and thereafter was assigned duties at the Customs Department to help in the investigation team.

Mr Rambarassah manages the National Pensions Fund, and the National Savings Fund. The total assets under his management is around Rs 130 Billion. He also sits in the Board of National Investment Trust and Port Louis Fund.

Mr Rambarassah is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountant and holds a Masters in Finance and Investment.

Company Secretary

Mrs Theresa M. LEE SHING PO

Theresa Lee Shing Po joined SICOM in 2000, with experience gathered from working in a leading audit firm, at the Attorney General's Office and as Independent Practitioner.

She is presently the Senior Executive Officer - Legal & Corporate and heads the Legal Department. She acts as Company Secretary to the State Insurance Company of Mauritius Ltd, SICOM General Insurance Ltd and SICOM Financial Services Ltd. She also acts as Alternate Money Laundering Officer.

Theresa was admitted as Attorney-at-Law in 1986.