Officer In Charge
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, and was appointed Deputy General Manager (Administration) in December 2012. He is an executive member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (Mauritius Branch).
Divisional Manager (Pollution Control Unit)
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.
Divisional Manager (Projects Planning & Design)
Mr. Sajid Peeroo graduated with honours in Civil Engineering from UK (London) and has a MBA from Leicester, UK. He has over 25 years’ experience in the construction industry and also holds a certificate of achievement in Contract Law from Harvard University. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and member of the Structural Engineering Institute (USA). He joined WMA in 2000 as Engineer (Civil) and was appointed Divisional Manager in May 2014.
Divisional Manager (Mechanical & Electrical Unit)
Mr Preeyadev Sookram graduated as Electrical Engineer from the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India. He holds a MBA in Project Management from the University of Technology Mauritius. He started his career as Executive Engineer (Electrical) at the Central Water Authority, and then joined the WMA in 2004 as Works Manager (Mechanical & Electrical). He was appointed Divisional Manager (M&E) in May 2014.
Divisional Manager (Wastewater Projects Implementation)
Mr. Haidar Ally Kinoo graduated with a BTech (Civil Engineering) and completed an MBA in Operations Management. He joined the WMA as Engineer (Civil) in 2002. He has more than 25 years’ experience in civil engineering works in the private and public sectors. He was formerly working in the Pollution Control Unit, and is now heading the Wastewater Projects Implementation Unit at the WMA.
Divisional Manager (Operation and Maintenance - Civil)
Mr. Shameen MEETHOO holds a B.Eng (Hons) in Civil Engineering and worked as Engineer, Senior Engineer and Works Manager (Civil) in the Operations and Maintenance Department and Pollution Control Unit after joining the WMA in 2003. He has more than 20 years’ experience in civil engineering works in the public sector and is presently heading the Operations and Maintenance Department of the WMA.
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.
Human Resources Manager
Mr Mario PONEN holds a BSc (Hons) in Management with specialization in Human Resources and has over 25 years of experience working in progressive Human resources roles in various sectors, namely manufacturing, Engineering, BPO-ITO and tourism sectors. He also has an extensive experience in continuous improvement program and aims to contribute to the implementation of best HR practices at WMA. Mr Ponen joined the WMA as Human Resources Manager on 2nd June 2020.
Mrs Ranjeeta Joysury holds an Msc and a Bsc in Chemistry. She joined the WMA as Scientific Officer in 2007. She was appointed as Laboratory Manager in February 2020. She is a qualified and registered Technical Assessor for Laboratories in the Chemical and Environmental field and is also a co-opted member of the Technical Sub-Committee of the Accreditation Committee at MAURITAS with regards to ISO 17025
Acting Financial Manager
Mrs Marie Jennifer Ah-Choon is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountant.
Before joining the WMA, she was working as Assistant Finance Officer at the Ministry of Education. She was permanently transferred to the WMA as Finance Officer since February 2003 and was appointed Accountant in 2010, Senior Accountant in November 2013 and is acting as Financial Manager with effect as from 1 June 2020. She has more than 20 years’ experience in the finance sector.
Mr Roland Bibi is a fellow member of the Associate of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA), and, holds an MBA (with specialization in Finance). Before joining WMA in May 2021 he has been working as Internal Auditor at SADC (Southern African Development Community) Secretariat for 12 years. Prior to this overseas position, he has worked at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development for 16 years