Mrs. Aruna L.V.Radhakeesoon

A seasoned senior corporate executive with 22 years’ experience in Mergers and Acquisitions, Restructuring, Business Strategy, Risk Management, Change Management, Stock Market regulations, Board practices, Regulatory Compliance and Corporate Governance. She is a practising Attorney-at-Law and a Solicitor of England and Wales. She holds a BA (Hons) Jurisprudence (Law) from Balliol College, Oxford University and read Executive Education Programs at London Business School and INSEAD.

She is the Chair of (i) the National Committee on Corporate Governance, (ii) the Central Depository & Settlement Co. Ltd. and (iii) NanoSAIO Ltd. She is also a member of the Credit Risk Committee of Care Ratings Africa Private Ltd. She has recently been appointed as an independent director of Absa Bank (Mauritius) Ltd.

Through the National Committee on Corporate Governance, she has spear headed the corporate governance agenda of Mauritius. She has led complex projects to fruition, influenced changes in corporate behaviour and broken new grounds within the sectors she has worked in.

She was until mid-last year Executive Director, Chief Legal & Compliance Executive of Rogers and Company Limited, listed on the official market of the Stock Exchange of Mauritius. She has now opened her own practice, Prakriti One Ltd. and acts as independent legal, governance and compliance Consultant.