Our Board Members
Oosman Mohamed Oomar Noormohamed (“Mushtaq Oosman”)
Independent Director from 3 March 2016 and Chairman as from 21 October 2016
Mushtaq Oosman, born in 1954, is an independent Director of La Prudence Leasing Finance Co Ltd. He has worked for 30 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers Ltd and he became a Partner of PwC in July 1991. Primarily an Assurance Partner, he was also responsible for Business Recovery Services. He has served on the Governance Board of PwC Africa and was also responsible for the financial affairs of PwC in Mauritius.
He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.
LAGESSE Marie Danielle
Independent Director (Mrs)
Danielle Lagesse, born in 1953, has been an independent Director of La Prudence Leasing Finance Co Ltd since 29 January 2016. She qualified as Attorney at Law of the Supreme Court of Mauritius in 1980. In June 2010, she was the first woman from the private sector to receive the title of Senior Attorney. Between 1981 and 2016 she was the Head of Chambers at Etude Lagesse.
She has been a Litigation Lawyer very involved in corporate disputes but is now more active in Private Mediation and Arbitration including International Arbitration. She is a founder member and Fellow of the Mauritius Institute of Directors where she was a director for 5 years. Member of the Australian Institute of Directors, she is also an Independent Director of P.O.L.I.C.Y. Limited.
MAUREL Philippe Olivier
Mr Philippe Olivier Maurel has been a non-executive Director of La Prudence Leasing Finance Co Ltd since 30 June 2016. Born in 1982, he holds a BSc Marine Biology from James Cook University and a BSc in Land Surveying from Curtin University, Australia. He is a surveyor and director at Merestone Ltd where he works on a full-time basis. He is also a director of Coastal Hire Ltd and Multibox Ltd.
Gopeechand Garsee, born in 1956, has been an independent Director of La Prudence Leasing Finance Co. Ltd since December 2013. He has worked for 37 years with Barclays Bank in Mauritius.
From 2000 to 2006 he was Senior Corporate Manager at Barclays Bank Mauritius. From 2006 to 2013, he was Corporate Director/Head of Large Corporates of the bank.
Mr Dominique Galea, born in 1952, holds a degree from HEC (Paris) H77. He started his career in the clothing industry by setting up a buying office for overseas buyers (Kasa Textile Ltd). He has since diversified his activities by acquiring controlling stakes in Ducray Lenoir Ltd in 1988, and in Rey & Lenferna Ltd in 1998. He was appointed to the Board of The Mauritius Union Assurance Cy. Ltd in 2010 and was elected Chairman. Mr Galea is the Chairman of United Docks Ltd, Rey & Lenferna Ltd and Forges Tardieu Ltd. He is also a Director of Ascencia Ltd.
FON SING Max Tony Kim Tow
Max Tony Fon Sing, born in 1962, graduated in BSc Hons Computing & Mathematics at North London Polytechnic and did his post-graduate studies at the University of Birmingham leading to a DBA & MBA. He was a systems analyst at Peat Marwick/KPMG and managing director of Bona Aluminium & Sign Express. He is presently a Director of MaxCity Group of Companies.
Gerard Lionnet, born in 1950, has acquired a long experience at senior management level with a substantial amount of achievements at the Mauritius Commercial Bank Ltd. where he ended his career as regional manager of the Curepipe Region leading twelve branches in 2012. He had a large exposure to a wide range of industries and experienced risk management, financial management at the regional level. Mr. Lionnet has a wide experience of preparing for, participating and managing proceedings at strategic levels.
DE FROBERVILLE Bruno
Bruno de Froberville, born in 1962, is currently the general manager and owner of Square Lines Ltd, a property development company. Bruno has extensive knowledge in the construction sector. From July 1988 to June 1994, he was a manager at Building Art Ltd. From July 1994 to December 2004, he was the general manager and owner of B.E.A.M Ltd (a residential and industrial construction company). From 2005 to 2008, he worked at the property development arm of La Prudence (Mauricienne) Assurance Ltee. He also worked as marketing manager at Loom Art Ltd, a manufacturer of hand- made carpets. He was appointed to the board of directors of Mauritius Union Assurance Company Ltd in August 2010. Bruno De Froberville holds an MBA from the University of Birmingham and a Bachelor in Science with a major in Marketing from Louisiana State University.
Directorship in listed companies: Mauritius Union Assurance Company Ltd, Mauritius Freeport Development Group Ltd.
Clement Yue Chi Ming, born in 1966, has been appointed as Executive Director to the Board on 22nd June 2017. He holds a DipCRM from the Institute of Financial Services (UK) and a BSc (Hons) in Financial Services, UMIST (UK). He is an Associate member of the Institute of Bankers (ACIB) London, UK. He spent 30 years with Barclays Bank Mauritius Ltd, holding various roles in the branch network, Credit Risk, Recovery and Corporate & International Banking Division.