ABOUT US

The Company was incorporated in Mauritius as a public company limited by shares in accordance with the Companies Act 2001 on 20th April 2015 and holds a Category One Global Business Licence in accordance with the Companies Act 2001 and the Financial Services Act 2007 of Mauritius. The Company’s registered address is 7, Uniciti Office Park, Black River Road, Bambous, Republic of Mauritius. Click here to view the roadshow presentation.

“You do things when the opportunities come along. I’ve had periods in my life when I’ve had a bundle of ideas come along, and I’ve had long dry spells. If I get an idea next week, I’ll do something. If not, I won’t do a damn thing.”

Warren Buffett

Directors

Dean Schweizer

Dean Schweizer

Chief Financial Officer
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Dean Schweizer

Dean Schweizer

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Schweizer is a Chartered Accountant. He held various managerial roles in the Cape Town office of Ernst & Young since 2009, with a specific focus on the Financial Services Sector. Dean joined Regarding Capital Management in 2015, where he oversaw both the operations and finance teams, while serving on the Executive Committee as Head of Finance. Dean is currently a resident of Mauritius.

Piet Viljoen

Piet Viljoen

Non-Executive Director
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Piet Viljoen

Piet Viljoen

Non-Executive Director

Piet started out as a lecturer at the University of Pretoria, and subsequently joined SARB as an economic analyst. He joined Allan Gray Investment Counsel in 1991 as a portfolio manager and later moved to Investec Asset Management in 1995. Piet founded Regarding Capital Management, a Cape Town-based asset manager, in 2003 and is currently Chairman of RECM and Calibre Limited.

Catherine McIlraith

Catherine McIlraith

Independent Non-Executive Chairperson
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Catherine McIlraith

Catherine McIlraith

Independent Non-Executive Chairperson

Ms McIlraith is a Mauritian citizen and holds a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa and has been a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants since 1992. She served her Articles at Ernst & Young in Johannesburg. She then joined the Investment Banking industry and has held senior positions in corporate and specialized finance for Ridge Corporate Finance, BoE NatWest and BoE Merchant Bank in Johannesburg. She returned to Mauritius in 2004 to join Investec Bank where she was Head of Banking until 2010. Catherine is a Fellow Member of the Mauritius Institute of Directors (“MIoD”). She is an independent non-executive director and a member of various committees of a number of public and private companies in Mauritius including AfrAsia Bank Limited, CIEL Limited, and Les Gaz Industriels Limited. She is also the chairperson of the MIoD since October 2014.

(51), Mauritian, Bachelor of Accountancy

MQ51 La Balise Marina, Main Road, Black River, Mauritius

Jan van Niekerk

Jan van Niekerk

Non-Executive Director
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Jan van Niekerk

Jan van Niekerk

Non-Executive Director

Jan is a qualified actuary with more than 20 years of industry experience. He served as the Chief Investment Officer of Citadel, a South African wealth manager, after which he became CEO of Peregrine Holdings Limited, a JSE-listed financial services firm. Jan is an Executive Director of RECM and Calibre Limited.

Nicolas Hardy

Nicolas Hardy

Independent Non-Executive Director
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Nicolas Hardy

Nicolas Hardy

Independent Non-Executive Director

Nicolas holds a BSc(Maths) and an MBA from UCT Business School and has gained over 15 years of international banking experience having worked for JP Morgan Fleming in the UK before returning to Mauritius in 2002 to work at Investec Bank Mauritius. His responsibilities grew from treasurer to include the management of various committees, including credit, risk, accounts and management. Nicolas also managed the strategic operation and technical development encompassing the on-line/digital banking system and the currency cards program. Nicolas is currently the Chief Technology and Operations Officer at Afrasia Bank Limited.

Casey Jorgensen

Casey Jorgensen

Independent Non-Executive Director
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Casey Jorgensen

Casey Jorgensen

Independent Non-Executive Director

Casey is a Chartered Accountant with Executive Director experience in businesses dealing in commodities across Africa. Casey has financial management experience with specific focus on treasury management for multinational businesses. Prior to Casey entering the corporate environment she lectured Financial Management, Auditing and Taxation.

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ADDRESS

7, Uniciti Office Park

Black River Road

Bambous

Republic of Mauritius