Our Speakers & Moderators

Keynote Speaker


CEO, MHC International Ltd (London, Geneva, Mauritius,Nairobi) and Prof. Geneva Business
School and
Associate Prof. George Mason Univ, washington DC

Master of Ceremony


Broadcaster and master of ceremonies

Our Speakers & Moderators

Sanjiv Bhasin

CEO, AfrAsia Bank Limited

Arnaud Lagesse

Executive Director, Group CEO, IBL LTD

H.E. Mrs Marjaana Sall

Ambassador and Head of Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Mauritius and to the Republic of Seychelles

H.E. Ms Jenny Dee

Australian High Commissioner to Mauritius

Vimi Appadoo

Managing Director, Dale Carnegie Training Mauritius

Vishnee Sowamber

Group Sustainability & Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, LUX* Resorts

Christine N Umotoni

UN Resident Coordinator, UNDP Representative and UNFPA Representative in Mauritius and Seychelles.

Ivan Robert Kennedy

Professor Emeritus in Agricultural & Environmental Chemistry, University of Sydney & Quick Test Technologies PTL

Jason Theede

Senior Labour Mobility and Human Development Specialist, International Organization for Migration (IOM) – UN Migration Agency

Ann Therese Ndong-Jatta

Director for Multi-Sectoral Office in Nairobi for East Africa (Kenya) and UNESCO Representative to Comoros, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Rwanda, Seychelles, Tanzania, Somalia, South Sudan and Uganda.

Dr. Jonathan Chenoweth

Senior Lecturer, Centre for Environment and Sustainability, University of Surrey

Bérengère Series

Director, Ti Rayons Soleil

Philippe Espitalier-Noёl

Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Rogers and Company Limited

Philip Taylor

Director, Hospitality Plus


Commercial Director – Indian Ocean & Southern Africa, Greenyellow Indian Ocean

Nozipho January-Bardill

AngloGold Ashanti, MBSA, MTN Foundations and Chair of Council of the Nelson Mandela University

Jean-Luc Wilain

Head of Business Development – Strategic Initiatives and Integration

Dr Charon Büchner-Marais

Research fellow and Project manager, University of Stellenbosch

Patrick Karani

National Advisor on Climate Finance Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub

Bronwyn Corbett

Founding member and CEO of Grit Real estate income group

Kevin Ramkaloan

CEO, Business Mauritius

Linda Belkhiri

Project Manager, Lemuressens

Douglas Kativu

Director, GRI Africa

David Roger

CEO, BuyYourWay

Sylvain Guyoton

Senior Vice-President Research, EcoVadis

Dr. Achieng Ojwang

Executive Director, Global Compact South Africa

Nkiruka Chiemelu

Manager Local Networks, United Nations Global Compact New York

Graeme Robertson

Chairman, Intrasia Group

Sunil Benimadhu

Chief Executive, Stock Exchange of Mauritius

Dr. Prakash (Sanju) Deenapanray

Managing Director, Ecological Living In Action Ltd

Roshni Mooneeram

Associate Professor, Global Consultant for Africa and the University of Nottingham

Maga Ramasamy

President of World Airlines Club Association

Maureen Treanor

Head of Human Resources and Change Management, AfrAsia Bank Limited

Thierry Goder

CEO, Alentaris

André Pouillès-Duplaix

Director, Agence Française Développement (AFD)

Raj Reddi

Employee Welfare Fund Mauritius

Dr. Michaela Pawliczek

Founder & CEO, CSR Africa

Dr Laurent Musango

World Health Organisation Country Representative in Mauritius