Nitish BENIMADHU B.Sc. (Hons), M.Sc Chief Investment Officer Born in 1979. Nitish Benimadhu holds an honours degree in Economics and Masters of Arts in Economics from the University of Ottawa (Canada). He has more than 15 years’ experience in the finance industry and has expertise in asset management, investment advisory and insurance. He is the chairperson of the Central Depository & Settlement Co Ltd (CDS) and also holds directorship positions on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius, MDA Properties, Constance Hotels Services Ltd, Moka City Ltd, The Old Factory Ltd amongst others and regularly lecturers at the University of Mauritius in Economics & Finance. He joined Anglo Mauritius Investment Managers Ltd (now Swan Wealth Managers Ltd) in 2005 and now heads the non-insurance cluster of SWAN (Capital Markets) together with the Loans and Property segments of SWAN. Nitish is a Board director on a numerous Swan companies and is also a member of the Investment Committee of SWAN. He is equally involved with the African initiatives of the group.