BOARD OF DIRECTORS

PHILLIPE ESPITALIER-NOËL
Chairman & Non-Executive Director

Born in 1965 and appointed as director on 15 June 2009

QUALIFICATIONS
– Bsc in Agricultural Economics (University of Natal, South Africa)
– Master of Business Administration (London Business School)

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
– Workers’ Right Act workshop – March 2020

THIERRY MONTOCCHIO
Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer

Born in 1973 and appointed as director on 17 July 2012

QUALIFICATIONS:
– Bachelor of Commerce – university of Cape Town
– Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting – University of Cape Town (1997)
– Member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (since 2001)

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
– The Outward Mindset Workshop – Arbinger
– Executive Leadership – Nick Binedell
– Leadership coaching – Laurent Vaulbert
– Information Security worskshop – Rogers
– Workers’ Rights Act workshop – March 2020

JACQUES MOTET

Independent Non-Executive Director

JACQUES MOTET
Independent & Non-Executive Director

Born in 1951 and appointed as director on 19 October 2015

QUALIFICATIONS:
– Graduated the Swiss Hospitality Management School – Centre International de Glion

– Extensive experience in the hospitality sector and occupied positions such as General Manager of Meridien Ile Maurice, Operations Director at Beachcomber, General Manager of Meridien Senegal, Senior Vice President of Meridien Resorts Hotels worldwide, Managing Director for Meridien hotels in the regions of South America, Caribbean, Africa and Indian Ocean and Managing Director Europe Meridien Hotels Forte.

– The Outward Mindset Workshop – Arbinger
– Executive Leadership – Nick Binedell
– Leadership coaching – Laurent Vaulbert
– Information Security worskshop – Rogers
– Workers’ Rights Act workshop – March 2020

RICHARD STEDMAN
Non-Executive Director

Born in 1959 and appointed as director on 13 November 2014

QUALIFICATIONS:
– “École Hôtelière de Lausanne”
– 21 years career with Hyatt International. After holding various operational management positions, he became an international General Manager, specializing in Hotel openings and Resort Management under Hyatt Brand. In 2004 he joined the Food and Allied group as opening General Manager for the Le Telfair Golf & Spa Resort. In his current position as CEO of Island Living Ltd, he spearheads the development and growth of the Island Living Cluster.

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
– Culture development for company consolidation
– Workshop on Workers’ Right Act – March 2020

DAMIEN MAMET
Non-Executive Director

Born in 1977 and appointed as director on 07 June 2017

QUALIFICATIONS
– Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
– Workers’ Right Act workshop – March 2020

ERIC ESPITALIER NOEL
Non-Executive Director

Born in 1959 and appointed as director on 15 June 2009

QUALIFICATIONS
– Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences (University of Natal, South Africa)
– Master’s degree in Business Administration (University of Surrey, UK)

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
– Workers’ Right Act workshop – March 2020

JEAN-MICHEL COLIN
Executive Director & Chief Finance Officer

Born in 1981 and appointed as director on 27 February 2020

QUALIFICATIONS
– Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
– Certificate in Strategy HEC Paris

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
– Workers’ Rights Act workshop – March 2020

KHADY-LIKA KONE DICOH
Non-Executive Director

Born in 1981 and appointed as director on 13 August 2019

QUALIFICATIONS
– MSc in Management from EMLYON
– Master’s degree in business & corporate law from the University Jean Moulin Lyon III

ALEXANDRE FAYD’HERBE DE MAUDAVE
Non-Executive Director

Born in 1967 and appointed as director on 18 August 2014

QUALIFICATIONS:
– BCom (Hons) and is a Member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants

BRIGITTE HUGNIN DE LOPPINOT
Non-Executive Director

Born in 1972 and appointed as director on 20 November 2020

QUALIFICATIONS
– BTS Action Commerciale – Lycée Jean Lurçat, Paris 13ème

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
– Directors Development Programme – Mauritius Institute of Directors
(i) Corporate governance
(ii) The Board and its role
(iii) Corporate and financial reporting

– Workshops on:
(i) Strategy & Risk Management for Board – Pronumeris Training Center
(ii) Resilience & Business continuity masterclass – Pronumeris Training Center
(iii) Building Better Boards – International Forum Seamus Gillen, Value Alpha