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THAKOOR, Dhanesswurnath (Vikash)


Mr. Dhanesswurnath Thakoor is the Chief Executive of the FSC Mauritius since 18 May 2020.

He holds a Masters’ Degree in Information Technology, Electronics and Systems Automation from Polytech Lille - France (Ex Ecole Universitaire d’Ingénieurs de Lille) and an MBA with Specialisation in Finance. He has over 25 years of Central Banking experience.

Mr Thakoor has been at the forefront in the establishment of a modern regulatory framework of a spectrum of innovative financial products and services such as peer-to-peer lending, special purpose funds and robotic and artificial intelligence-enabled advisory services, amongst others.  He also spearheaded, in his capacity as Chief Executive, a number of digitalisation-driven projects amongst which the FSC One platform and now driving the National Insurance Claims Database project.

Prior to joining the FSC Mauritius, he held the post of Assistant Director - Payments Systems and the Mauritius Credit Information Bureau (‘MCIB’) at the BoM. He was also a member of the internal Fintech Committee and a member of the National Regulatory Sandbox License technical committee at the BoM.

He is a member of the National AML/CFT Committee, the National Regulatory Sandbox Licence Committee, the National Sanctions Committee, the National Committee on Corporate Governance, the FSC Regional Centre of Excellence Governing Board and the Financial Reporting Council.

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