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PROFILE OF MANAGEMENT TEAM

Mr Jacques Alexis RADHAY

Acting General Manager

Mr Jacques Alexis Radhay holds a Degree in Civil Engineering and an Msc in Sanitary Engineering. He joined WMA in 1997 as Engineer (Civil) and was appointed Divisional Manager in May 2014.

Mr Navindranath JOWAHEER

Deputy General Manager
(Administration)

Mr Navindranath Jowaheer holds a Master of Business Administration (Edinburgh Business School) and is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (UK). He is also a holder of a Diploma in Journalism from the London School of Journalism. Before joining WMA, Mr Jowaheer held various technical and Administrative positions at the Mauritius Broadcasting Corporation (MBC). He held the post of Corporate Secretary at the MBC prior to joining the WMA as Secretary to the Board in July 2005. He is an executive member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (Mauritius Branch).

Mr Sooyashdeo SOOKHEE

Divisional Manager
(Operations & Maintenance)

Mr Sooyashdeo Sookhee graduated with a B.E (Civil) and completed an Msc in Environment Engineering. He worked as Senior Engineer at the then Ministry of Energy prior to joining the WMA as Works Manager (Civil) in 2003. He has more than 25 years experience in civil engineering works in the public sector and has been heading the Operations and Maintenance Department at the WMA as Divisional Manager since 2011.

Mr Premkumar RAMGOOLAM

Financial Manager

Mr Premkumar Ramgoolam graduated with BCom(H) from Delhi University and is a fellow of the Associate of Chartered Accountant (ACCA). He holds an MBA in Human Resource, a Master in Software Project Management and a Master degree in Economic Development, as well as a Post graduate degree in Forensic Accounting. Mr Ramgoolam has been working in different sectors for the past 15 years, both in private and parastatal bodies. Before joining the WMA, he was Manager/Partner in a Forensic Accounting Office.

Dr Banishta BULLYRAZ-KUREEMAN

Information Technology Manager

Dr Banishta Bullyraz-Kureeman holds a Doctor of Business Administration from Leeds Beckett University, UK, as well as a Masters in E-Business and Honours Degree in Information Technology, from the University of Mauritius. As a certified IT professional, she joined the Authority in 2007 in the IT cadre and was appointed as IT Manager in August 2016. Dr B. Kureeman is responsible for the implementation of IT projects and infrastructure of the WMA.

Mr. Desire Gerard Jean Roland BECHARD

Internal Auditor

Appointed as WMA Internal Auditor, Mr. Desire Gerard Jean Roland BECHARD has 34 years experience in Finance & Accounting in the private sector. He is a fellow member of the ACCA and holder of an MBA from UK. He worked for 23 years in South Africa as an Auditor and Financial Manager. He then moved to France in 1998 as a Project Manager for various European SAP and ERP projects. Mr. Bechard is also a Member of MIPA (Mauritius Institute of Professional Accountant).

Mrs Ranjeeta JOYSURY

Acting Laboratory Manager

Mrs Ranjeeta Joysury is the Ag Laboratory Manager. She holds an Msc and a Bsc in Chemistry. She joined WMA as Scientific Officer in 2007. She has been assigned the duties of Laboratory Manager since 2012. In that position she contributed in the maintenance of the accreditation of the WMA Laboratory for ISO 17025:2005.