Board of Directors


Richard Etemesi

Appointed to the Board on 16th February 2014. Richard Etemesi is currently the Chief Executive Officer South Africa & Area General Manager for Southern Africa at Standard Chartered Bank. Richard has 21 years banking experience with Standard Chartered Bank Group in various capacities and different locations. He was Chief Executive Officer SCB Kenya in November 2006 and Area General Manager East Africa in November 2007.

Ebenezer Essoka

Ebenezer Essoka
Non Executive Director

Appointed on the Board on 23 October 2015, Ebenezer Essoka (Ebby) has had over 30 years of banking experience in Africa. Ebby was previously the Vice Chairman, Africa for Standard Chartered. During his career, he was also Chief Executive Officer of Standard Chartered Bank, South Africa and Southern Africa. Ebby holds an MBA in Finance as well as a Diploma in International Business from Seton Hall University South Orange, New Jersey, USA. He has also attended senior development programmes at INSEAD, London Business School, Templeton College, Oxford University and Cambridge University.

Mathieu Mandeng

Mathieu Mandeng
Executive Director

Appointed on the Board on 01 December 2015, Mathieu Mandeng is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Standard Chartered Bank Mauritius Ltd. Prior to his appointment in Mauritius, Mathieu was CEO Standard Chartered Cameroon since 2007. Over and above his fifteen years’ experience in banking, Mathieu worked for 10 years in the mining and metal industry in France. Mathieu holds an MSC in Finance and Management Control from the University of Orleans and an MBA in Enterprise Management from the University of Bordeaux (France), and is an alumnus of the Said Business School of Oxford UK.


Danny Balluck
Executive Director

Appointed to the Board on 16th February 2014. He is the Chief Financial Officer of Standard Chartered Bank Mauritius Limited. He has more than 18 years of experience in finance, auditing, banking and investment. Prior to joining the Bank, he spent nine years in the financial services sector, as CFO of investment Professionals Limited and Bank One Limited.


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