Board Members of MIPA

mipa-board-members-group-photoMIPA is self-monitored by the profession in a transparent manner through its Board which consists of 7 members of the professional accountancy bodies specified in the Act and elected by general assembly.

In accordance with section 47 of the Act, the current Board for 2016/17 was constituted on 27 September 2016 and the current office bearers are:

Priyaved JHUGROO, Chairman
 priyaved-jhugroo-mipa-board-member  Priyaved Jhugroo is a Fellow of the ICAEW. He has more than 25 years career in audit, accounting, tax and advisory in the UK and in Mauritius. In 2007 he founded Lancasters Chartered Accountants which is a member of the Geneva Group International. He is the firm’s senior partner. He specialises in auditing, business valuation and internal audit. He has also worked in industry. Priyaved shares his knowledge and experience on various companies Boards of Directors and Advisory Boards as independent director. Priyaved has been a prominent member for the development of the profession in Mauritius. He was president of the Mauritius Society of Chartered Accountants. He is the ICAEW contact member for Mauritius. He has been a member of the Audit Practice Review Panel of the Financial Reporting Council of Mauritius for the last six years and is presently its Chairman.  Priyaved was elected to the Board of MIPA in September 2013.
Dwarka (Harrish) SOOCHIT, 1st Vice – Chairperson
 dwarka-soochit-mipa-board-member Dwarka Harrish Soochit is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Management Accountants (CIMA) and fellow of the Chartered institute of certified Accountants (ACCA) and is actually the Director of Bit Consultants Ltd, a member of Leading Edge Alliance.

He has spent over seven years in a medium practice. He also carried various assignments overseas. Harrish Soochit currently sits at the CIMA African Board Forum and was a Board Member of the South African Regional Board. He was the former President of the CIMA Mauritius Branch. He is also a Board member of the Financial Reporting council.

He has joined the Board of MIPA to serve the interest of the professional accountants and public accountant.

Bheem RAMRUTTAN , 2nd Vice – Chairperson
 bheem-ramruttan-mipa-board-member Bheem is a Fellow of the ACCA and holds a Master in Finance from The University of Strathclyde. He started his career in practice and later moved to investment management. He was a Past President and Executive Committee Member of the ACCA Mauritius branch. Bheem was the Chief Executive Officer of MIPA for nearly six years before establishing MultiEdge Consultancy Services Ltd in October 2015 with other Partners.
Sin Chong LI, Treasurer
 sin-li-mipa-board-member Sin has over 29 years of audit, tax, and project finance experience. After spending 26 years in the USA, he moved back to Mauritius in 2011 and now focuses on public accounting and management consulting. Previously, he has worked at various international firms, including the Big 4 and World Bank dealing with multinational corporations, venture capital funds, and private equity firms. Sin is a U.S. CPA, CGMA, and member of the AICPA. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania and MBA from George Washington University. He also sits on the board of various NGOs.
Nooredin Shamsudin MOHIT, Secretary
 nooredin-mohit-mipa-board-member Nooredin is Fellow of ACCA and licensed auditor by the Financial Reporting Council in Mauritius. He counts more than 14 years experience in the accountancy profession, serving major corporations in Mauritius, Africa and Middle East. He is currently the CEO of Sahara Consulting specializing in accountancy and business advisory services.
Ameene KODABUX, MSK, Board Member
 ameene-kodabux-mipa-board-member Ameene Kodabux is a Fellow of the Association of International Accountants (AIA) and a Member of the Star and Key of the Indian Ocean (MSK). He started his career in 1977. Over the last thirty nine years, he has worked for several Chartered Certified Accountants firms including Cownie& Co (1977-1980), Lamusse Sek Sum & Co (1980-1986) and De Chazal & Associates (1986-1989). He is presently the Managing Partner of MABCO – Public Accountants. He was first elected to the Board of the Mauritius Institute of Professional Accountants in September 2008 and re-elected in September 2011 and September 2014. Ameene was a past Board Member of the Financial Reporting Council.
Donald LI FOOK, Board Member
 donald-li-fook-mipa-board-member Donald Li Fook is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and is an Associate Director in the Transaction Advisory Services of Ernst & Young.  Donald joined Ernst & Young in London in 2002, where he completed his traineeship, leading audit assignments on listed FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 companies.  He has worked in the UK, Australia and in the US, before returning to Mauritius in 2013, and transferring to the Transaction Advisory Services team at Ernst & Young.  Today, he provides corporate finance services to clients in Mauritius, South Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, and Madagascar among others.  He is passionate about better corporate reporting, and also advises companies on Integrated Reporting.He contributed to the Communication, Reporting and Disclosure Sub-Committee of the latest of Corporate Governance in Mauritius, and is the Secretary of the Society of Chartered Accountants of Mauritius.  He was on the organising committee of the latest Forum of Accountants organised by MIPA in August 2016.

Donald is keen to contribute to the body of accountants in Mauritius in these challenging times.

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