Our Management Team comprises of lawyers, professional accountants, economists, company secretaries, and international tax advisors and combines fund administration expertise, wealth structuring and administration and significant capital markets reach.
Deva is an economist, a chartered secretary and an administrator and is the founder of the SAFYR Group. In addition to being a passionate entrepreneur, Deva specialises in capital markets with a strong focus on private equity and has consequently acted as advisor to several large institutions and family offices. Throughout his career, Deva has led various mergers and acquisitions and built strong networks globally. He held key positions in regional financial services groups and has proven successful track record for bringing such institutions to new heights. He has also served on boards of investment funds, major corporates and family offices. Over the past 10 years, Deva has assisted large multinationals and ultra-high net worth individuals to consolidate their international businesses in a tax and exchange control efficient manner to cater for their strategic objectives. Deva was also the leading person behind several listings in Mauritius and Europe, both IPO and technical listings via structured products. Deva also serves as a member of the Listing Committee of the Stock Exchange in Mauritius. He has built expertise in the understanding of business environment of several countries within the African continent, especially within the Southern and Eastern African countries.
Reshan Rambocus, 46 years, Chartered Accountant, is the CEO of SAFYR UTILIS LTD, a Management Company licensed by the Financial Services Commission of Mauritius. Mr. Rambocus manages key aspects of structuring, treasury and reporting for funds in excess of US $5 billion. Mr. Rambocus also serves as member of various investment committees and is also an independent director in various private equity funds. Mr. Rambocus is a former partner with Ernst & Young Mauritius, where he led the client advisory team for IREO since its formation in 2004. Prior to that, he was the Chief Financial Officer for HSBC Mauritius. Mr. Rambocus returned to Mauritius in 1996 after spending a number of years with KPMG Tax Advisers in London. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and The Institute of Taxation (UK).
Imteaz was called to the bar at the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple in 2000, after completing a law with French law degree in London and Toulouse, France. He was called to the bar in Mauritius in 2001 and joined the Chambers of Sir Hamid Moollan QC. As a barrister in private practice in both the civil and criminal field, Imteaz has appeared regularly before all the Courts and Tribunals in Mauritius. He has advised a number of institutions and corporates in Mauritius on a wide range of legal matters and acted as counsel in local and international arbitration. Imteaz joined Safyr Utilis in 2013 bringing in his experience both as a practising barrister and in house lawyer, having served as Senior Vice President, Head of Legal and Compliance of Century Banking Corporation Ltd, the first and only Islamic bank in Mauritius in 2012. At Safyr Utilis, Imteaz is in house counsel on all law related issues.
Shaheen has more than 13 years of experience in the Global Business sector. After having spent 2 years at KPMG PEAT MARWICK INTERNATIONAL LTD, she joined KROSS BORDER TRUST SERVICES LIMITED where she worked until 2008, when she joined TURNSTONE CORPORATE (MAURITIUS) LIMITED as Client Executive. In 2013 Shaheen was promoted as Head of Corporate Services at NINETYEAST FINANCIALS LTD. Shaheen is a holder of a B.A. (Hons) Law and Management Degree, is partly qualified ICSA and is a member of the Mauritius Institute of Directors. She has over 13 years’ experience in the Global Business Sector in Mauritius where she has gained extensive experience in Company formation, Corporate secretarial, Corporate Structuring, Fund and Trust administration and Client Servicing. She has been director on the Board of several GBC1, GBC2 and domestic companies.
Deven is a Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) and a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA). He was Senior Tax Manager at Ernst & Young from 2002 to 2015. Deven has serviced clients in various industries: oil and gas (upstream and downstream), mining, hospitality, financial services, energy, retail and medical. His areas of competence cover corporate tax, value added tax, personal taxation, customs duty and registration and transfer taxes. Deven has also a strong experience in international taxation and has advised in numerous cross border structuring. He is also our in-house specialist on transfer pricing matters.
Prior to joining SAFYR UTILIS LTD, Mr. Moheetah worked as Corporate Services Manager for the AAMIL Group of Companies, a global financial services provider. Mr. Moheetah was responsible for leading the operations of AAMIL (Mauritius) Ltd and AAMIL (Seychelles) Ltd and the branch office of AAMIL in Mumbai India. Mr. Moheetah has 10 years’ experience in the administration of offshore companies in Mauritius and Seychelles. Mr. Moheetah holds a Bsc (Hons) in Management and a Diploma in Business Administration, graduated from the University of Mauritius. Mr. Moheetah is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (UK).
Mokshana holds a LL.B (Hons) from the University of Mauritius and an LL.M, Master of Law of International Trade, University of Wales (Holborn College). She started her career in 2008 after completion of her studies in Mauritius and London. She joined the Compliance team of Ireland Blyth Limited (IBL), which is one of the biggest conglomerates in Mauritius, as Compliance Assistant Legal, managing a team of 3 compliance officers. She was involved in the compliance monitoring of the companies within the group, including DTOS Ltd, Knights & Johns Management Ltd, Interface Ltd and Mauritian Eagle Leasing Co. Ltd. In 2012 Mokshana joined Investec Trust (Mauritius) Ltd (now Salamanca Group Trust (Mauritius) Ltd) as Compliance Officer. Mokshana joined SAFYR in 2015 as Compliance Manager. She has extensive experience in compliance monitoring, risk management, and disaster recovery. She has had international exposure, being part of two major international groups. Mokshana is well-versed in anti-money laundering legislations and regulations and brings with her a high level of expertise and know-how in terms of compliance and risk management.
Pechal is a Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ACA). He has over 10 years experience in corporate tax and financial reporting. Prior to joining Safyr Utilis Tax Services, Pechal has worked as a tax accountant for a large UK head-quartered multinational group and as a Tax Advisor for a Big 4 tax practice in London. During his time there, he had extensive experience in direct tax compliance and tax audits in various sectors such as transport, leisure, energy, medical and Financial Services. Pechal has also significant exposure to international tax matters such as transfer pricing, withholding tax and double tax relief.
After completion of her studies at the University of Mauritius, she joined the accounting team of Cim Leasing Ltd (a member of the Rogers Group) in 2003. In 2005, she was promoted to the supervisory level and after having completed her ACCA Studies and admitted as a Member, she joined IMS in 2008 as an Accountant and as from 2011 as a Team Leader. Naina Golam has over 7 years’ experience as an Accountant/Team Leader. She is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) (UK) and a holder of a BSc (Hons) Management with specialization on Accounting and Finance from the University of Mauritius.
Neetu has been a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India since 2011. Prior to relocating to Mauritius she was with Ernst and Young LLP and Nangia & Co LLP. She instructed some of the most prominent lawyers in India in respect of tax matters. She is a regular contributor to leading newspapers like Financial Express and Financial Chronicle. She has a rich experience in providing corporate tax advisory and litigation services to large domestic companies and multinationals, focusing on cross border tax issues. She therefore also specializes in the interpretation and analysis of double taxation avoidance agreements.
Chetanand joined the Company in July 2017 as Senior Manager_Fund Accounting. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a Member of the Mauritius Institute of Professional Accountants. He also holds a Diploma in Business Administration majoring in Banking and Financial Services. Prior to joining the Company, he has been involved in accounting and auditing of domestic and global business companies for ten years. Chetanand has then been with the Cim Global Business Ltd for the last 9 years and has acquired extensive experience in the provision of administration and accounting services to a wide range of GBC1, GBC2, fund structures and domestic companies. He has served as director and authorized signatory for a large number of entities administered by Cim Global Business Ltd. He is also a Member of the Mauritius Institute of Directors.