Sacos is managed by a Board of Directors comprising seasoned professionals with experience in the fields of insurance, financial services, human resources management and law. They are the major decision-makers which provides strategic direction to the management team, headed by the Chief Executive Officer.
Patrice Bastide is the Senior Manager of International Business at SWAN Group. He has years of experience in international development and strategic marketing management. He was awarded a scholarship from the government of Italy where he studied Social, Economical and Actuarial Sciences at the Universita di Roma. He holds an MSc in Applied Mathematics specialising in Stochastic Modelling and a BSc in Applied Mathematics.
Louis Rivalland is the Group Chief Executive of SWAN. He has played an active role in the development of risk management, investments, insurance and pensions in Mauritius having chaired or been part of various technical committees on these areas. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries, UK. He holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Strategy and Innovation from University of Oxford and a BSc (Hons) in Actuarial Science and Statistics.
Doreen Bradburn is Deputy Chief Executive Officer at the Seychelles Public Utilities Corporation and also its Board Secretary. A highly accomplished professional accountant with over 20 years of management experience, she has headed the finance department of the Seychelles Petroleum Company for over 10 years and has been a director on several state-owned enterprises. She is a fellow of the Association of Chartered and Certified Accountants and holds a degree in business administration.
Mr Albert is a career public servant who started his career in insurance and moved to banking before joining Air Seychelles in 2008. In the last 20 years of his career, he has occupied increasingly senior positions in the civil service and in parastatal organisations and has been Deputy CEO and also Acting CEO of Air Seychelles and Deputy CEO of the Seychelles Ports Authority (SPA) and Principal Secretary for Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine. He is presently the CEO of the Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority (SCAA), a post he has occupied since 2019.
Mr Albert has a Masters in Strategic Management from the National University of Ireland and a Diploma in Insurance.
Mrs Maria brings hands-on business experience as the managing director of two media companies one each from the print and broadcast media and the manager of a travel agent. She has been holding these positions in the last 3-4 years and they are businesses that have undergone changes under her leadership. Before this, she was working in sales in various industries.
She has undertaken paralegal studies and is currently studying for an MBA in Leadership and Sustainability with Cumbria University.
Mrs Moulinié brings business management experience and is presently the manager of a private property, a position she has occupied since 2015. She has a solid sales and marketing background having worked in various positions in marketing and customer relation management in the local telecom and banking industries.
She holds a Degree in Business from Monash University.
Mr De Clarisse brings project and operations management and engineering experience and is currently the General Manager at Eden Island Village Management Association (VMA), a Luxury Residential and Marina development with more than 550 properties, where he has held various senior positions since 2014. He started his career as an engineering professional with the Public Utilities Corporation (PUC) before going on to head the engineering section at Indian Ocean Tuna Ltd (IOT), a fish processing company with the largest manufacturing operations in Seychelles.
Mr De Clarisse holds a Brevet de Technicien Supérieur (BTS) from the Lycée Technologique Etienne Mimard, France.
Mrs Furneau joined Sacos in April 2017 as the Financial Controller, before being promoted to Chief Financial Officer in October 2018. She is responsible for finance and investment for the Sacos Group.
Prior to joining Sacos, Tacey held Financial and Management Accountant roles in the largest companies in Seychelles, namely Barclays Bank, Cable & Wireless Seychelles, and Air Seychelles Ltd. She is a Chartered Certified Accountant and a fellow member of the Chartered Certified Accountant of the UK.
Georgette Capricieuse is the Interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sacos Insurance Group. She has years of experience in strategic planning and management. She has been working with Sacos for four and a half years and she also holds the portfolio of Chief Commercial Officer. She holds an MSc in Management Finance (Distinction) from Northumbria University and a BSc in International Business Administration from Swansea University.