Council Members

Sujoy BUSGEETH
Chairman
Sujoy BUSGEETH

Mr. Sujoy Busgeeth was appointed Chairperson of the NPCC in July 2020. He completed his LLB Honours at the University of Wolverhampton, UK, in 2005. He obtained his MBA from the University of Gloucestershire and holds a diploma in health education from the Institute of Health Care Administration in Chennai, India. Mr. Busgeeth has 15 years' experience in the legal field. He also has wide experience in the public sector including the Department of Civil Aviation, the Ministry of Housing and Lands and the Registrar General's Department. From 2010 to 2014, he was advisor to the Attorney General. Presently, he is an Assessor to the Environment and Land Use Appeal Tribunal.


Sameer CHITBAHAL
Vice-Chairman
Sameer CHITBAHAL

Mr. Sameer Chitbahal was appointed the Vice Chairperson of the Council in July 2020 and the Chairperson of the Finance and Audit Committee. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants with more than 18 years' experience in finance. Mr. Chitbahal started his career in the Big Four prior to moving to a private company where he is currently leading the finance department. He has wide experience in areas including leasing, food and agriculture as well as Anti-Money Laundering and Combatting the Financing of Terrorism.


Dr Bhesraj Rishi DOMUN
Member representing the interests of Government
Dr Bhesraj Rishi DOMUN

Dr. Bhesraj Rishi Domun is Principle Analyst in the Industry Division at the Ministry of Industrial Development, SMEs and Cooperatives.


Madhavi RAMDIN-CLARK
Member representing the interest of the employers
Madhavi RAMDIN-CLARK

Mrs. Madhavi Ramdin-Clark, holds a BA (Hons) in Modern Languages and Business Studies from the University of Stirling in Scotland and a professional qualification in Overseas Trade from the Institute of Export in London. Mrs Ramdin-Clark has built professional experience in management, marketing, strategy analysis, business development, sales, and public relations, having worked in various economic sectors and international organisations in Spain, Austria, Scotland and Mauritius.


Jugduth SEEGUM
Member representing the interests of the federations of trade unions
Jugduth SEEGUM

Mr. Jugduth (Vinod) Seegum is the negotiator of the Government Teachers’ Union (GTU), the largest union in the Mauritian education sector. He is also President of the All Civil Service Employees and other unions Federation (ACSEF) and the Confederation of General Trade Unions (CGTU). Mr. Seegum is also an elected Board Member of the Canada-based Comité Syndical Francophone de l’Education et de la Formation (CSFEF), representing six countries of East Africa.


Giandev SEEWOOTOHOLL
Member drawn from industry associations and consumer organisations
Giandev SEEWOOTOHOLL

Mr. Giandev Seewootoholl was appointed Council member in July 2020. He holds a “Diplome Universitaire Supérieur de Technologie (Maintenance et Automatisme Industriel)” from the University of Limoges and the Technical Management Trust Fund. Mr. Seewootoholl is active in social work as the Vice President of SOS Mother, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO). As Council member, Mr. Seewootoholl represents the interest of industry associations and consumer organisations.


Annmaide FRANCOIS
Co-opted Council Member from Rodrigues
Annmaide FRANCOIS

Mrs. Annmaide François is the Coordinator and Ag. Head of the Human Resource Development Centre Commission for Training in Rodrigues.


Geerish BUCKTOWONSING
Co-opted Council Member
Geerish BUCKTOWONSING

Geerish Bucktowonsing is the Director of the Industry sector at the Economic Development Board. His expertise lies in Strategic Management & International Marketing, having served for more that 20 years in key management positions with reputable national and international organisations. He has been instrumental in positioning products ‘Made with Care’ from Mauritius in a number of important markets, in Europe, USA and Africa. His continuous, consistent and credible engagement is known to stakeholders of the industry and his expert guidance is regularly sought.

Mr. Bucktowonsing holds an MBA from Edinburg Business School, Heriot Watt University and a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering from the prestigious National Institute of Technology of West Bengal. He has been mentoring enterprises on strategic planning, marketing and negotiation for a decade and has contributed to a number of workshops and seminars, at both national and international levels, to share his experience and to grow the spirit of ‘Let Make Things Happen’.

Mr. Bucktowonsing has served as Regional Focal Point for East Africa at GEF-NGO network (USA) and was an active Board Director at the National CSR Foundation and the National Empowerment Foundation of Mauritius. He also served as the Chairperson of the Mauritius Council of Social Services (MACOSS) from 2013 to 2017. He believes in the spirit of Live to Serve, to develop a more just, fair and sustainable society. An avid Social Activist but also a dedicated partner in the socio-economic development of the Mauritian Society, he believes that considering the new challenges that the world is facing following the advent of Covid 19, Mauritius must craft a new development path and find a new equilibrium to keep on shining brightly as the Star and Key of the Region.


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