Representative of the Ministry responsible for finance
Mr Hemnish Ram Urdhin is the representative of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development. He is currently occupying the post of Analyst/Senior Analyst at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development with focus on the Energy and Public Utilities Sector. Mr Urdhin holds a Masters Degree with Merit in Banking and Finance, and a BSc (Hons) in Banking and International Finance (First Class Honours) from the University of Technology, Mauritius. He is also serving as Board Member at the Mauritius Renewable Energy Agency.
Representative of the Ministry responsible for wastewater
Mrs. Zeenat Guness-Goolbar is the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Energy and Public Utilities. She holds a Diploma in Administration and Management with Distinction from the University of Technology, Mauritius, a BSc (Hons) Economics with 1st Class from the University of Mauritius, and an MBA (Executive) with Distinction from the University of Birmingham, UK. She has extensive experience in public sector management and has previously served on the Board of several state-owned organisations.
Representative of the Ministry responsible for water resources (Water Resources Unit)
Mr Lomush Juggoo is the representative of the Water Resources Unit and is the Director at the latter Unit. He holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental Management, a Masters in Business Administration with Project Management and a Degree in Civil Engineering. He has about 20 years of experience in the Water Sector.
Representative of the Ministry responsible for health
Mr Doonunjoy Dassaye is a Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life. Holder of an MBA in Marketing, University of Mauritius and a B. Tech in Civil Engineering, IIT Kanpur, India, he reckons a long experience in the utilities, energy and health sector. Mr Dassaye has previously served as board member on various parastatal bodies. As representative of the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life, he also serves as board member on the National Women Council and National Children Council.
Representative of the University of Technology, Mauritius
Dr Chandradeo Bokhoree is an Associate Professor at the University of Technology, Mauritius and is leading the Centre for Applied Research for Sustainable Development. He has worked on several projects in collaboration with a wide range of stakeholders, both private and governmental institutions (Ministry of Local Government & Outer Islands, Mauritius Research Council, Indian Ocean Commission, UNDP, UNIDO, Shell Mauritius Ltd, etc) and is well grounded on consultancy projects geared towards sustainable waste management in Mauritius.
Member having wide experience in consumer interests
Member with wide experience in environmental matters
Secretary to the Board
Mr Dharanand THACOOR is the Secretary to the Board. He holds a Master of Business Administration with specialization in Human Resources and Knowledge Management and BSc in Public Administration and Management. He also reckons more than 25 years experience in administration in the Public and Parastatal sector.