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  • CIEL Corporate Services Ltd

    CIEL Corporate Services Ltd is a service company which provides a unique combination of corporate services and strategic support to the main operational clusters of CIEL. Based at the head office in Ebene, it formulates the overall strategic planning of the group and also offers several services such as :

    • Strategic Opportunities, Strategic Planning & Decision-Making
    • Risk Management, Financial Services, Accounting
    • Business Valuations
    • Corporate Finance
    • Feasibility Studies
    • Internal Audit
    • Project Management
    • Treasury Management
    • Legal Support & Advice
    • Corporate Affairs
    • Company Secretary
    • Group External and Internal Communication
    • Human Resources Management 
    • Corporate Sustainability
    • Operational Excellence
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  • CIEL Corporate Services Ltd - Management

    Jean-Pierre DALAIS

    Group Chief Executive, CIEL Limited

    Jean-Pierre Dalais was appointed Group Chief Executive of CIEL in January 2017. He is also the former Chief Executive Officer of CIEL Investment Ltd. Jean-Pierre holds a key leading position within the CIEL Group, focusing on the management and development of the Group’s operations, both in Mauritius and internationally, with a close supervision of its Hotels & Resorts, Financial Services and Healthcare clusters. He graduated with an MBA from The International University of America, and previously worked at Arthur Andersen (Mauritius and France).

    Jérôme De Chasteauneuf

    Group Finance Director, CIEL Limited

    Jérôme de Chasteauneuf was appointed Group Finance Director of CIEL in January 2017. He joined CIEL in 1993 as Project Financier, promoted as Head of Finance of the Group in 2000 and was then Executive Director & Head of Finance of the Group. He holds a key leading position within the CIEL Group and leads the Corporate Finance and Treasury Team of CIEL. Prior to joining CIEL, Jérôme worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers (UK and Jersey), between 1989 and 1993. He holds a BSc in Economics, Accounting and Finance from London Business School and is a qualified Chartered Accountant of England and Wales.

    Hélène Echevin

    Chief Officer - Operational Excellence

    Hélène Echevin was appointed Chief Officer – Operational Excellence of CIEL as from March 2017. In parallel of her transversal operational role across the Group, Hélène has a more direct executive role in our Healthcare sector. Prior joining CIEL, she worked for Eclosia Group and Harel Mallac Group and counts 17 years of experience in operations & project management at both company and corporate levels. She holds an engineering degree in Food Technology from Polytech, France and completed her academic skills by an executive management program at INSEAD. Hélène was the first lady President of the Mauritius Chamber of Commerce. She is a member of the board of Maurilait LTD and MARENA.

    Dev Sewgobind

    Chief Officer - Talent & Culture

    Dev Sewgobind has been appointed Chief Officer – Talent & Culture as from January 2018.

    This is a newly created position at CIEL which aims at bringing further Group synergies, promoting best Human Resources Practices and Culture for the benefit of CIEL's most important asset, our people.

    Dev comes with a wealth of experience in designing human capital strategies, implementing business enabling people processes, nurturing talents, and implementing efficient talent and leadership development programs within organisations. 

    He has spent the last 18 years of his career in multinationals, namely British American Tobacco (BAT) and Barclays. With BAT, he held several senior HR Leadership positions based in Mauritius, Mozambique and Kenya. Dev holds a Degree in Management Studies from the University of Mauritius and a Masters in Human Resources Management from the University of Manchester.

    Christine Sauzier

    Head of Legal Affairs

    Christine Sauzier joined CIEL Capital Ltd in 2006 as Senior Executive Legal Affairs and was promoted Head of Legal Affairs of CIEL Limited in 2010. She is specialised in corporate and company law and has been involved in several deals, including important merger and acquisitions transactions as well as the setting up of the first private equity fund sponsored by CIEL, the Kibo Fund. Christine holds a Licence en Droit Privé from Faculté des Sciences Juridiques de Rennes, France and an LLB (Hons) from University of Mauritius. Before joining CIEL, she was practising as an Attorney-at-Law at Etude Lagesse-Sauzier in partnership with Me. Danielle Lagesse, Attorney-at-Law.

    Yogesh Kissoondary

    Corporate Finance Executive

    Yogesh Kissoondary joined CIEL Corporate Services Ltd in May 2017 as Corporate Finance Executive. Yogesh supports the CIEL leadership team on the M&A and Corporate Strategy, and also advises the investee companies within the CIEL group. Yogesh has extensive international experience working in both developed and emerging countries. Prior to joining CIEL, he spent over 10 years in London with PwC and IGT plc at M&A and corporate Strategy level. He is a qualified accountant and has passed the CFA level II.  Yogesh holds an Executive MBA and an Advance Certificate in an Energy-concerned Economy from HEC Paris.

    Sébastien Daruty

    Group Financial and Corporate Manager

    Sébastien Daruty joined CIEL, in March 2014, as Group Financial and Corporate Manager. Prior to joining CIEL, Sébastien has worked in London since 2005 for Jeffreys Henry, Ernst & Young and most recently for EDF Energy. He holds a BSc in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Southampton and is a qualified Chartered Accountant of England and Wales.

    Clothilde de Comarmond

    Company Secretary

    Clothilde de Comarmond qualified as a Chartered Secretary in 1999 and started her career at CIEL in 2000.  She acts as Group Company Secretary–Corporate Affairs and has under her direct responsibility the delivery of expertise corporate secretarial services to a portfolio of large listed and non-listed companies. Clothilde has significant expertise in corporate services. She is an Associate member of The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) of England.

    Mathieu Razé

    Head of Communications

    Mathieu Razé joined CIEL Corporate Services Ltd in December 2015 as Head of Communications. Prior to this, Mathieu spent 10 years in communications agencies, working in Brussels, Paris, New York and most recently Kuala Lumpur as Head of Corporate Communications for Edelman Malaysia. Mathieu holds a Master’s degree in Political Sciences from University Paris X Nanterre as well as a Bachelor degree in Legal and Economics from London Metropolitan University and University Paris V Rene Descartes.

    Danny Runghen

    Head of Treasury – Azur Financial Services Ltd

    Qualified as Chartered Certified Accountant UK in 1998, Danny Satuda Runghen joined CIEL in February 2006 as Head of the Treasury Department. Before joining the group he spent 7 years with Super Group Limited, a South African JSE Listed group of companies, as Financial Manager / Treasurer to all Mauritian based companies. He also worked for 3 years with Multiconsult Limited, an offshore management company, as Fund Administrator.

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