About the event

The Mauritius Week in South Africa is a multi-sectoral roadshow being organised by the EDB in four major cities of South Africa, notably Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, and Port Elizabeth, from the 22nd till 30th of April 2024.

The main objective of the roadshow is to expand the market presence and country brand of Mauritius in South Africa through a sustained marketing, and to showcase all the attributes of Mauritius as an investment destination, an IFC of choice, and a vibrant centre to do business in Africa, and a harmonious place to live, work, play and retire.

The Roadshow will principally comprise four major business forums and thematic roundtable sessions aimed at showcasing the investment opportunities and the following principal sectors:

  • Financial Services;
  • Investment in the Real Estate;
  • Residency and Silver Economy

Business Forums

Business Forum

Discover investment opportunities in Real Estate, Financial Services, Manufacturing and Silver Economy (Retiring in Mauritius).

Monday 8th of May, 17h00-21h00


Venue

Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel, Sandton

Buyers Sellers Meeting

B2B Event connecting Mauritian Manufacturers, Real Estate and Financial Services companies with South African companies and entities

Monday 8th and Tuesday 9th of May, 10h00 – 17h00


Venue

Radisson Hotel & Convention Centre, Johannesburg, O.R. Tambo

Business Forum

Discover investment opportunities in Real Estate, Financial Services, Manufacturing and Silver Economy (Retiring in Mauritius).

Thursday 11th of May, 11h00-14h00


Venue

Southern Sun, Cape Sun

Buyers Sellers Meeting

B2B Event connecting Mauritian Manufacturers, Real Estate and Financial Services companies with South African companies and entities

Thursday 11th of May, 13h00 – 17h00
Friday 12th of May, 10h00 – 17h00


Venue

Southern Sun, Cape Sun

Business Forum

Discover investment opportunities in Real Estate, Financial Services, Manufacturing and Silver Economy (Retiring in Mauritius).

Monday 15th of May, 11h00-14h00


Venue

Radisson Blu Hotel

Business Forum

Discover investment opportunities in Real Estate, Financial Services, Manufacturing and Silver Economy (Retiring in Mauritius).

Tuesday 16th of May, 11h00-14h00


Venue

Southern Sun Elangeni and Maharani (Sun Group)

Business Forums

Johannesburg

Date: 22 april 2024
Time: 17hrs - 20hrs
Venue: The Maslow Hotel Sandton

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Port Elizabeth

Date: 26 April 2024
Time: 10hrs - 13hrs
Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel

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Cape Town

Date: 24 april 2024
Time: 17hrs - 20hrs
Venue: Southern Sun Cape Sun

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Durban

Date: 29 April 2024
Time: 17hrs - 20hrs
Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel Umhlanga

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Our Panelists

Sandhya Ramasawmy

Private Banker for Private Banking International at MCB
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Sandhya Ramasawmy

Sandhya Ramasawmy is a seasoned banker with more than 15 years of experience in the financial services sector. Prior to joining MCB, Sandhya has been working for several International Banks, managing Corporates and Institutional clients as well as Private clients. In her current role as Private Banker, she is committed in providing the highest level of customer service and leveraging financial expertise to develop long-term client relationships. Sandhya holds a Bachelor Degree in Management from the University of Mauritius and a Masters in International Business from Curtin University.

Olivier Brun

Senior Private Banker for Private Banking International at MCB
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Olivier Brun

Olivier is a seasoned banker spanning more than 15 years of career within the Mauritian IFC. He joined MCB in 2014 as a Private Banker and played a pivotal role in nurturing and developing key high net worth international client relationships, with a focus on the South African market. In 2023, he was appointed as Senior Private Banker and embraced additional responsibilities in leading his team in their business development activities on the African continent and the region. Olivier has a proven track record of securing holistic solutions for his clients, encompassing tailor made cross-border wealth management, specialized financing and succession advice.

Prior to joining the bank, he held relationship management roles in affluent client segments with other International banks operating in the Mauritian banking landscape. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce with specialization in Economics and Finance from Monash University (Australia) and graduated from the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (UK).

Gareth Land

2futures
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Gareth Land

Gareth, originally from Johannesburg, arrived in Mauritius as an investor, attracted by its lifestyle and the security aspect. He fell in love with the island and chose to make it his home. He loves being outdoors and has played provincial tennis and indoor cricket for many years.

Gareth is a firm believer in the transformative power of making dreams come true, Gareth is passionate about bringing value to those who envision their dream home on a tropical Mauritian island. Gareth works at 2Futures today, ensuring that each customer’s journey to their dream home is guided by his expertise, empathy and commitment to making dreams a reality. At 2Futures, Gareth embodies his philosophy of making dreams come true and enjoying the paradise that Mauritius has to offer.

Bashier Adam

Managing Director - SAB&T
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Bashier Adam

Bashier Adam’s professional trajectory epitomizes the embodiment of strategic foresight and entrepreneurial acumen. Commencing his journey by excelling in his training contract with a prominent medium-sized firm in Johannesburg, Bashier swiftly ascended to carve his legacy as the pioneering force behind SAB&T, a medium sized professional firm since its inception in 1994.

Throughout his tenure, Bashier has been the driving force steering the firm’s trajectory towards unprecedented growth and distinction. His visionary leadership is not only cemented Nexia SAB&T’s status as one of South Africa’s foremost independent empowerment firms but has also propelled it to the zenith of global recognition within the leading global network, Nexia.

Bashier’s indelible contributions extend beyond the confines of his firm’s success. His pivotal role in orchestrating SAB&T’s expansion into jurisdictions beyond South Africa, stands as a testament to his adeptness in fostering international partnerships and alliances.

In essence, Bashier Adam epitomizes a leader whose strategic vision, unwavering dedication, and transformative impact have not only reshaped the landscape of his firm but have also left an indelible mark on the global arena of accounting and business.

Jaysen Nundoosingh

Director Head of Wealth - ABSA
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Jaysen Nundoosingh

Jaysen is a seasoned banker with diverse expertise in Global Financial Markets, Corporate & Investment Banking, Retail Banking, Asset Management, and Wealth. Starting his career in London, he later held various leadership roles in Mauritius and Madagascar. Currently serving as the Director: Head of Wealth at Absa Bank (Mauritius) Limited, he has extensive experience in managing affluent banking and asset management businesses, transforming banks, and co-founding a financial services company. Jaysen holds a BA (Hons) in Economics from the University of West London, completed an Executive MBA at Bayes Business School – City, University of London, and finished an Advanced Management Program at Booth School of Business, University of Chicago. Known for his free-spirited nature and humor, Jaysen also enjoys spending time with his children and traveling.

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