Executive Committee

Mathieu Mandeng

Name: Mathieu Mandeng

Job Title: Chief Executive Officer

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, where he was engaged at various levels of the economy since 2007. Mathieu is working with the Singapore Business Federation, promoting the trade and investment between Singapore and West Africa. When Mathieu joined the Bank in 2004, he held various key positions amongst which, Deputy Managing Director in Standard Chartered Cameroon. Previously, Mathieu worked for 5 years with Citibank Cameroon N.A. in several capacities, amongst which Country Head of Global Relationships and Financial Institutions. Prior to 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.

Rajnisha Abeeluck

Name: Rajnish Aubeeluck

Job Title: Head Global Banking

Rajnish Aubeeluck is a seasoned banker, with twelve years’ experience, five of which have been with Standard Chartered. He joined the Bank as Head Financial Institutions (FI) where he was involved in the geographic diversification of the business. Prior to that, he was Head Corporate Banking at HSBC in Mauritius. In his current position, Rajnish continues to serve as Head FI Mauritius. Rajnish holds BSc in Construction Studies and Quantity Surveying from the University of Cape Town and BSc in Financial Markets and Management from the IFS School of Finance.


Name: Danny Balluck

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer

Danny Balluck is a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Accountant and a member of the Mauritius Institute of Professional Accountants. He has more than 18 years of experience in finance, auditing, banking and investment. Danny has been working in different key sectors of the economy, including textile, hospitality and financial services. Prior to joining the Bank, he spent nine years in the financial services sector, as CFO of investment Professionals Limited and Bank One Limited. Danny Balluck is also acting as Executive Director of Standard Chartered Bank (Mauritius) Limited on the Board as from 16th February 2014.


Name:Othman Bin Mohd Yusoff

Job Title:Country Chief Risk Officer

Othman Bin Mohd Yusoff holds a master's degree in Economics from the National University of Singapore. He has joined Standard Chartered Bank (Mauritius) Ltd in September 2013. He has dual responsibility as Country Chief Risk Officer and Senior Operational Risk Officer for Mauritius.Prior to joining SCB, Othman had worked in a number of risk roles at Chase Manhattan Bank and Maybank. Othman joined SCB Singapore in 1997 where he held various roles in Group Internal Audit, Basel Project Team, WB Business Risk Review, WB Credit Risk Control and WB Credit Policy and Process.


Name: Keshow Khulputeea

Job Title: Chief Information Officer

Keshow joined Standard Chartered Bank in 2003 after spending 11 years at HSBC Mauritius. He has 25 years of experience in operations, technology and projects at senior management level. In his various roles in ITO, he held key responsibilities in the transformation of the Bank amongst which are the implementation of the core banking platform, the setting up of the financial markets, custody and other products rollout. Keshow holds a Degree and MBA in Financial Services from the University of Mauritius.

Nushrat Gunnoo

Name:Nushrat Gunnoo

Job Title:Head of Legal and Company Secretary

Nushrat Gunnoo joined Standard Chartered Mauritius in 2016. As a banking lawyer, Nushrat has a broad experience in corporate finance and financial markets. Prior to her present position, Nushrat worked for a corporate law firm in Mauritius before joining Barclays Bank Mauritius Limited where she held the positions of Legal Counsel - Assistance Vice President and Senior Legal Counsel - Vice President. Nushrat is a qualified barrister in Mauritius and United Kingdom.

Youvraj Madhub

Name: Youvraj Madhub

Job Title: Head Transaction Banking and Principal, Head of Sales – Corporates

Youvraj Madhub joined Standard Chartered Mauritius in May 2013. He is a seasoned professional with more than 15 years experience in the banking industry, having acquired wide experience in relationship management, business development, cash management, trade finance, forex, central banking and other key areas. He started his career as an Offshore Analyst at BDO De Chazal Du Mée where he spent a couple of years before joining Bank of Mauritius as a Senior Bank Examiner in September 2002. He then moved to Barclays Bank Plc in May 2007 as Corporate Manager – Large Corporates & MNCs where he was a key player in Asia/Africa, Europe/Africa corridor business. Youvraj possesses a vast experience with various African markets. He holds a M.A. Economics and B.A. Economics from the University of Mumbai, India.

Kiatfen Limahlan

Name: Kiatfen Limahlan

Job Title: Head Financial Markets and Financial Markets Sales

Kiatfen Limahlan is a seasoned professional with 21 years in the banking sector. He started his career in October 1997 with BNPI Offshore Banking Unit as a Private Banking Officer and moved to HSBC after a year as a Corporate Dealer. He spent 11 years at HSBC holding different roles within the Treasury function and joined Barclays Mauritius as Head of Treasury Sales in October 2009. He joined the Bank in July 2013 as the Head of Financial Markets Sales. As from 1st August 2017, Kiatfen Limahlan has been appointed Head of Financial Markets, in addition to his current role of Head Financial Markets Sales.


Name: LizzyNet Maponga

Job Title: Head, Human Resources

Lizzynet Maponga joined Standard Chartered in Zimbabwe on the Bank’s Graduate Associate program in August 2007. During her tenure with the Bank, she worked in different capacities within Human Resources including roles in HR Operations, Talent Acquisition and as Human Resources Business Partner for Corporate & Institutional Banking (CIB), Transaction Banking, Retail Banking and Support Functions. She had the opportunity to work in different markets such as Nigeria, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa. Prior to her current role, Lizzynet was HR Business Partner for the Group Specialist Functions and Transaction Banking in South Africa.

Lizzynet holds a Bachelor of Science Honours in Psychology from the University of Zimbabwe and a Masters In Business Leadership from the University of South Africa.


Name: Ayaz Panchoo

Job Title: Head of Audit

Ayaz Panchoo is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (FCCA) and member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). He has extensive experience in providing assurance and business advisory services in consumer retail, financial services, and the manufacturing sectors in the Middle East. Prior to joining Standard Chartered in 2011, Ayaz was working with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and AXA Insurance in the Gulf where he held senior position in the field of Audit. He has developed key competences in International Financial Reporting Standards, information systems assurance, internal control process improvement, corporate governance, internal audit assessments and business strategy reviews.


Name: Dalinee Soondrum

Job Title: Head Corporate Affairs, Brand and Marketing

Dalinee holds first degrees in communication and journalism and a MSc in Marketing and Communication from University of Paris IV- La Sorbonne and a Masters in French and French Literature from University Paris III. Dalinee Soondrum joined the bank in September 2013. She has over ten years working experience in the marketing, communication and brand management fields. Prior to that, she worked as a consultant. She was also Corporate Manager - Marketing at Rogers, one of the top conglomerates in Mauritius, for more than six years. She was responsible of corporate communication and branding projects for the Group.

Safia Timol

Name: Safia Timol

Job Title: Head, Compliance, Mauritius

Safia Timol holds a Bachelor of Science Honours in Politics with Economics from the University of Bath and a Masters in Capital Markets, Regulation and Compliance from the University of Reading. She joined Standard Chartered Bank in London in 2011 as a Compliance Analyst in the Group Regulatory Compliance function catering for UK and Europe. In 2014, she returned to Mauritius as Regulatory Compliance Manager supporting the Head of Compliance. In August 2018, she was appointed as Head of Compliance.


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