To share my professional expertise at Senior Management/Executive level in the business or financial services sector (local or overseas) in
fields related to Strategic/Marketing/Financial Re-engineering and/or Corporate Restructuring based on my wide financial and banking
experience and study undertaken on micro finance and SME Development at MBA level.
My Bio data:
Family name: Beedasy
First name: Suryadev
Date of birth: 19 December 1948
Civil status: Married
My professional Qualifications post-secondary education (HSC) at Royal College Port Louis (1968):
(Date from - Date to)
Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained:
London Institute of Bankers (1972 -1973) Diploma in Banking - Part 1 & completed part of Part 2
University of Mauritius (1976 -1977) Diploma in Public Admin & Management
Institute of Commercial Management
Diploma in Management and Marketing
University of Technology (2004 -2005) MBA with specialisation in Marketing
My other skills: (e.g. Computer literacy, etc.)
• Ability to lead a team, good communicator and negotiator
• Possess strong analytical, training, organisational and other managerial skills
• Ability to prepare both in French and English business plans, marketing plans and develop business strategies for small and medium units
• Ability to make credit appraisals, and other reports and recommendations for high powered committees
• Fully conversant with procurement procedures and evaluation exercise
• Computer literate with operational knowledge in MS Office
My Professional and job experience
Dates Company Position Job Description
Mazars Mauritius Director,
As Head of the Corporate Finance Division, I carry out due diligence and situational analysis of companies,
review their financial structure to assess their needs, assist them in building an adapted financial model in line
with the corporate strategic orientation. If need be, I accompany them when negotiating with banks for debt
restructuring. My portfolio of activities also include SME mentoring and capacity building with objective to assist
them to grow and become financially more resilient. We also assist our Insolvency Practitioner in assignments as
Administrator/receiver-manager under the Insolvency Act 2009.
Group (RWG) which
was created to
under the Stimulus
measures 2008-09. We
worked under the State
investment arm of the
Ministry of Finance
Convener I led a team of 8 qualified personnel mainly economists, graduates in banking and accountancy. Our focus was to
financially assisting companies with growth potential within the service and manufacturing sectors more
importantly SMEs having difficulty to get further credit facilities from financial institutions. Our appraisal
involved review of the credit standing of the applicant, analyse their efficiency taking into account their business
environment so as to understand causes of their failure/ financial distress and recommend appropriate remedial
measures. In order to have an independent view, we called upon Independent Financial Analysts (IFA) for their
independent recommendations. Our findings along with the IFA report were then discussed at a stakeholders’
meeting comprising of Committee Members of RWG, lending institutions and the applicant. Once validated, a
term sheet was signed by all parties before implementation.
The RWG Committee was a joint public and private sector initiative set up with main objective to avoid collapse
and job losses for growing cash poor companies having difficulty to have access to finance. All financial
instruments were devised in consultation with industry associations namely the Joint Economic Council, the
Mauritius Bankers Association, Association of Leasing Companies, Mauritius Export Association and Mauritius
Chamber of Commerce and Industry and included debenture and/or preference share issue, import loan
guarantees, micro financing, export credit insurance, credit financing under factoring and finance leases
complemented with those provided by banks, leasing companies and other institutions.
2008 to Dec
( EM) - The National
Trade and Export
Promotion Agency for
Responsible to implement projects and programs funded by Government and/or International organisations for
development of manufacturing and services sector, devise and implement schemes to improve productivity of
export oriented industries and their export readiness, accompany them to EM led international trade fairs. I also
participated in bilateral/multilateral trade negotiation along with other Government, Customs and private sector
From July 07
to Sept 08
Mauritius Post &
Cooperative Bank Ltd
My main duties included organising marketing campaign, analyse market risk, carry out market research,
product development and branding exercise to ensure competitiveness of MPCB as well as enhancing its
February 04 to
Head of Retail
My main duties involved staff recruitment and training, development of MPCB retail business, expansion of
branch network, dealing with institutional customers especially government bodies in line with corporate
strategies for a first class banking services. The private banking and wealth management unit of the Bank was
also under my responsibility.
From April 03
to Jan 2004
CEO and Lead
GFE is a consultancy firm whose main objective was to prove coaching and training to SMES. As CEO, my
duties among others involved:
• Tendering for various national and international projects for account of GFE Mauritius Ltd.
• As registered Mauritius Qualifications Authority (MQA) trainer in management, I dispensed courses in
Marketing and Management at National Co-operative Training Centre and National Women’s
Entrepreneurs’ Council for young entrepreneurs and business start ups
• Preparing feasibility studies and business plans for SME’s under SME Challenge UNDP funded programme
Played leading role in setting up of New Co-operative Bank ltd and successfully launching its banking
operations. I was closely involved in devising micro finance schemes for the cooperative sector.
1986 to Oct
Banque Nationale De
Paris (BNP Group of
I joined as Head of the Documentary Credit Unit and owing to my dedication and professional experience, I
obtained three promotions. My key achievements and duties are highlighted below.
o February 2001: Senior Manager and Head of SME Unit
o April 1995: I was promoted Branch Manager of BNPI, then transferred to Quatre Bornes
Branch after spending four years as Team Leader of Flacq BNPI Branch.
o Dec 86 - April 1987: I worked in close collaboration with a specialist from BNP Paris Office for
creation of the local BNPI Trade Finance and Foreign Exchange Dealing Room
Bank of Mauritius Joined as clerk.
Clerk as from
I joined the Exchange Control to monitor import and export foreign exchange dealings. In 1972, I became
member of the Industrial Committee set by Government at the Ministry of Industry to overview performance and
guide the EPZ sector. I was also Committee Member for monitoring of foreign investment.
Other relevant information (e.g., Publications)
• I am a Fellow of the Mauritius Institute of Directors since May 2016.
• Awarded scholarship under the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation for a study on “The application of the Indian Model of Micro Credit Facilities
in the Mauritian Context with objective towards Poverty Alleviation”. Duration of study: 17 October 2005 to 09 December 2005.
• My project submission for my MBA was entitled “The role of micro-credit financing in alleviating poverty and in rural development in Mauritius”.
• Attended various international trainings organised by BNP Group in France, Singapore, Reunion Island and Mauritius in management, marketing, credit
• Participated in other forums organised by local banks for improvement of banking
Sport and other hobbies:
• Playing English Scrabble, Table tennis, swimming, reading philosophy and business magazines