About Us

Leadership Team

In carrying out the FSC's mission, all staff are guided by the FSC Code of Conduct and the Core Values of the organisation, which are:

  • Ethical Behaviour
  • Team Work
  • Professionalism
  • Compliance with Rules

The Leadership Team, comprising the Chief Executive, the Deputy Chief Executive and the Directors enables the FSC to meet its statutory objectives, coordinates the activities of the various directorates and provides direction and guidance to the clusters.

 

The Leadership Team is assisted by the Head of Clusters and Team Leaders who work together to deliver the operational objectives of the FSC. They are responsible for the implementation of goals as set out in the strategic and business plans and ensure that the decisions and directions by the Leadership Team are understood by each and every member of the staff.

  • Mr Harvesh Seegolam
    Chief Executive
    Chief Executive
    Chief Executive
    Mr Harvesh Seegolam
    Chief Executive

    Harvesh SEEGOLAM is the Chief Executive of the Financial Services Commission of Mauritius since July 2017. He is equally an active member of the Executive Committees of a number of strategic international regulatory bodies and instances; including the International Organisation of Pension Supervisors (IOPS) and the Regulatory Committee on Fintech and Innovation-driven Financial Services.


    Prior to joining the Commission, Harvesh has set up and ran the Financial Services Promotion Agency, institution which operated under the aegis of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, with the mandate of promoting Mauritius as an International Financial Centre. Harvesh has equally been part of the strategic team leading the Board of Investment of Mauritius in the past, thereby successfully advising a number of global operators in setting up operations in Mauritius.


    Harvesh holds a BSc (Hon) in Economics and an MSc in International Finance, in addition to several other qualifications in accountancy and finance. He is an alumni of the London School of Economics & Political Science, the University College London, Durham University, as well as, the SKEMA ‘Grande Ecole de Commerce’ in France.

  • Mr Prakash Seewoosunkur
    Chief Operating Officer
    Chief Operating Officer
    Chief Operating Officer
    Mr Prakash Seewoosunkur
    Chief Operating Officer

    Prakash Seewoosunkur is the Chief Operating Officer.

    He joined the Commission in 2001 and held Executive position.  In 2011, he was called to assume the role of Officer -in-charge of the Commission from January to July.  He was a former employee of the Mauritius Offshore Business Activities Authority (MOBAA).

    Previously, Prakash had worked for an Atlanta based US Company. From 2014-2015, he held  a senior management position in  a leading group of companies in Mauritius. 

    Prakash holds a bachelors and a masters degree in the field of software engineering as well as an MBA (Financial Management).  He has also specialised in the field of project management from Project Management Institute (PMI), USA.

    Direct Line:  404 5680

  • Francesca O Harte
    Director of Enforcement
    Director of Enforcement
    Director of Enforcement
    Francesca O Harte
    Director of Enforcement

    Francesca is a lawyer with over 20 years of experience in the field of regulatory enforcement. Prior to joining the FSC, she held the post of Manager, Unauthorised Business Department of the Enforcement and Market Oversight Division of the Financial Conduct Authority, UK. She has experience of Authorisations, Conduct Risk as well as Wholesale and Retail Enforcement.

    A former Crown Prosecutor in the UK, she holds an LLB from the University of Ife and a Certificate of Call to the Bar of Nigeria. She was admitted to the Roll of Solicitors of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in 1999.

     

    Direct Line:  404 5662

  • Deven Coopoosamy, Head of Projects

  • Mr P K Kuriachen, FSC Representative in Mumbai

  • Jayshree Guness, Assistant Director – Enforcement

  • Gamal A. H. Ballam, Assistant Director - Global Business

  • Deerajen Ramasawmy, Assistant Director - Financial Stability & Statistics

  • Nirupa Narayen, Assistant Director - General Counsel

  • Aakash Mishra, Assistant Director - Insurance & Pensions

  • Kamalsing Burun, Assistant Director – Capital Markets