Management Team

Michel Guy Rivalland - Group Chief Executive Officer 
Michel Guy is a graduate in economics, Bsc (Hons), UK. He joined AXYS Group in 1999, became a shareholder and Director in 2002, and since July 1st, 2010 he assumes the role of Group CEO for United Investments Ltd (UIL),  a listed investment company and holding company of AXYS. Michel is also a Director of Ireland Blyth Ltd, listed on the official Stock Exchange of Mauritius.
 

Didier Merven - Director
Didier Merven set up in 1992 Portfolio Investment Management Ltd, one of the very first professional portfolio management companies in Mauritius. Over the following 20 years AXYS evolved from these beginnings into a diversified financial services company. Didier now sits on the AXYS board and is still involved in portfolio management for the company's high net worth clients. 
 

Christine Dove - Group Financial Accountant 
Christine is a qualified member of ACCA (UK). She has previously worked for three years in the audit department with DCDM and a further 3 years in the accounting team of Rogers Group. She joined AXYS Group in 2005 as Financial Accountant, where she headed the accounts and finance department. In August 2010, Christine was appointed Financial Accountant for UIL Group. 

 

Louis Lallia - International Development Manager at AXYS 

Louis holds a B.A in Modern Literature from the Université de la Sorbonne-Nouvelle and is an Alumni of l’Institut des Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences-Po Paris) from which he holds an M.A in Finance and Strategy. Louis started his career in 2005 as an Investment Analyst with Silchester International Investors; a London based Long Term Equity Investment Fund with over $20bn under management. He moved to Mauritius in 2009 and set up the Front Office in the region for Plurigestion S.A., a Swiss-based Financial Advisory firm with some $2bn under management. Louis joined AXYS in 2012 and is responsible for the international development of the Group.
 

Constantin de Grivel - Managing Director of AXYS Investment Partners

Constantin holds a MSc in Civil Engineering from l’Ecole Speciale des Travaux Publics in Paris (ESTP) and a M.A in Finance from Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris (ESCP-EAP). He joined the European Derivatives Corporate Group at JPMorgan in 2004 in London where he was responsible for structuring and marketing derivative products for both European corporates and HNW individuals. Constantin joined AXYS in 2010 and became the CIO and MD of AXYS Investment Partners in 2013.

 

Sébastien Pitot - Managing Director of AXYS Leasing
Sébastien holds a 'BTS en Informatique de Gestion' from the Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industry Business School and an Executive MBA from the University of Birmingham. Sébastien started his career in the IT sector, more specifically in programming. He then spent five years in an asset management company holding various functions before joining AXYS Group in March 2005. He spent two years at AXYS Capital Management before joining AXYS Leasing Ltd as Business Development Manager. Sébastien was appointed General Manager of AXYS Leasing beginning 2008 and Managing Director since December 2010.
 

Vikash Tulsidas - Manager of AXYS Stockbroking  
Vikash is a BA (Hons) Law and Business Studies graduate from the University of Warwick, UK. He has worked for a couple of years as a senior analyst with a local accounting firm attached to the Marketing and Economic Studies department. He then joined our Group in early 2004 as Manager of AXYS Stockbroking and has since then built up specialist knowledge of the local stock market. Vikash shares his experience on the board of the Stock Exchange of Mauritius (SEM) as well as the Central Depository & Settlement (CDS), and he currently heads the stockbroking activities at AXYS. 
 

Eendren Venchard - Chairman of NWT Group
Eendren is a BSc (Econ) from the London School of Economics and Political Science and has been a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales since 1992. He completed his post qualification specialization in offshore and financial services with Coopers and Lybrand in Jersey. When he moved to Mauritius, he set up and headed Coopers Offshore. In September 1995, he set up Matheson Trust Company (Mauritius) Limited, now named 'MauriTrust'.He is currently Chairman of NWT Group, provider of trust & corporate services at AXYS.