BSc (Hons), MRPharmS, (British), aged 55, was a Director and Shareholder of Dallas Chemists Limited, a retail pharmacy chain based in the UK. In 1994 and 1995 he won the Sunday Times Fantasy Fund Manager contest. He has been Fund Manager of Manek Growth Fund since 1998 and a Director of the Company, Manek Investment Management Limited since October 1995.
Subhash V Thakrar
B.Com (Acc), FCA, FRSA, aged 58, is a Partner, CBW Blackstone Franks LLP, Former Director, Blackstone Franks Premnarayen Pvt (India) Limited and ICS Infrastructure Pvt (India) Ltd. As part of his professional activities, he acts for a number of Indian companies and individuals with businesses and investments in the UK. He has also been involved in a number of joint ventures and collaborations between UK, South African, Australian companies and Indian companies. He is the Co promoter of Triangle Real Estate India Fund, listed on Mauritius Stock Exchange and has been
Director since July 1998. Mr. Thakrar is the past Chairman of London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, UK
K Dev Joory
He is the co-founder and Executive Director of International Financial Services Ltd. (IFS), a leading management company specializing in International Tax. He presently looks after International Taxation and Marketing. His prior experience has been with PWC, Touché Ross (London), Arthur Young and as a Senior Tax Executive at Ernst & Young, London office. He has over twenty years of experience in International Tax planning and business structuring. Areas of specialization cover International Banking, Financial services including Islamic banking, offshore fund structuring and administration, Intellectual and Real property planning, Aircraft and ship leasing, franchising and retail operations. Qualification - Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and Associate member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.
Couldip Basanta Lala
He is the co-founder and Executive Director of International Financial Services Ltd (IFS). He has also led and directed the production of the "IFS Guide to Mauritian Company Law". He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Global Board of Trade. He has been a partner of one of the Big Four Accounting Firms and in the past has lead audit assignments of World Bank financed projects in East and West Africa. He was the Chairman of the Stock Exchange Commission. He has also been called upon by the Mauritius Government in the past to serve on commission and fact-finding committees. Mr. Lala presides on numerous other Board of companies, with diverse interests, ranging from financial institutions, private equity and hedge funds, tourism ,to oil and general trade business. Qualification - Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Abdool Fareed Soreefan
Joined IFS in August 1995 and is presently overseeing corporate secretarial matters, compliance issues and fund set up/ administration. He has 11 years experience as a Court Officer with the Mauritius Judicial Department and worked for about a year with the secretarial arm of KPMG as Deputy Manager, being in charge of its secretarial and insolvency departments. Mr. Soreefan also serves as Director of offshore companies and investment funds. Qualification - Chartered Secretary from the UK Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and holds a Masters in Business Administration (Finance), UK.