Curriculum Vitae
 
Personal Information
Name                           MR DHARAM DEV MANRAJ
Date of Birth               30th March 1949
Status                          Married w/ Two Children                      
Address                       5, Trait D’Union  
                                    Floreal Road
                                    Vacoas - Mauritius 
Academic Qualifications
Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA), United Kingdom
 
Post-Graduate Diploma in International Management, International Institute for Management
Development (IMD), Lausanne, Switzerland
 
Experience Record
1970
Joined an International Firm of Chartered Accountants
1973 - 1974
Accountant, Ministry of Finance
1974 - 1981
Senior Accountant, Ministry of Finance
1981 - 1984
Principal Accountant, Ministry of Finance
1984 - 1988
Chief Accountant, Ministry of Finance
1988 - 1990
Director, Management Audit Bureau, Ministry of Finance
1990 - 1998
Financial Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Government of Mauritius
1997 - 1998
Acted as Secretary to Cabinet and Head of Civil Service on several occasions
Assistant Secretary to the Economic Committee of Cabinet
1998 - Aug 00
Consultant
Oct 00 – Feb 03
Adviser to Prime Minister
May   12-to-date
Senior Adviser to Prime Minister, Head-Project Management & Delivery Unit, PMO
 
 
Other Past Appointments and Work Experience
1
Chairman, State Bank of Mauritius
2
Chairman, State Investment Corporation Ltd.
3
Chairman, SICOM Ltd.
4
Chairman, State Informatics Ltd.
5
Chairman, Unified Revenue Board
6
Chairman, Technical Committee, Mauritius Offshore Business Activities Authority (MOBAA)
7
Governor, Mauritius Offshore Business Activities Authority (MOBAA)
8
Chairman, Treasury Foreign Currency Management Fund
9
Chairman, National Infrastructure Development Fund
10
Director, State Trading Corporation
11
Director, Air Mauritius
12
Director, National Transport Corporation
13
Member, High-Powered Committee for Civil Service
14
Member, National Remuneration Board
15
Chairman, Casino de Maurice Ltd.
16
Chairman, Gaming Control Board
17
Chairman, Gaming Investment Corporation
18
Director, Mauritius Sugar Authority
19
Director, Mauritius Broadcasting Corporation
20
Director, EPZ Development Authority
21
Director, Overseas Telecommunications Services Co. Ltd.
22
Chairman, Airport Development Corporation Ltd. (ADCO)
23
Chairman, “Lutte contre L’Exclusion” Trust Fund
24
Visitor, University of Mauritius
25
Alternate Governor, World Bank
26
Chairman, Companies Legislation Review Committee
27
Commissioner for Fiscal Investigations
28
Chairman, VAT Implementation Scheme
29
Drafting of Legislation concerning the setting up of the Port Louis Stock Exchange, Mauritius Freeport Authority, Mauritius Offshore Business Activities (MOBAA) and the National Computer Board
30
Member of the Monetary Policy Committee
31
Carried out various management audit assignments within the whole public sector, including the Health Sector Reform Programme
32
Participated in several World Bank Loan Negotiations in Washington
33
Participated in the launching of the Unit Trust of the National Mutual Fund
34
Participated inter alia in the setting up of Sitrac Ltd., the State Property Development Co. Ltd., Mauritius Leasing Company Ltd., the National Investment Trust (NIT), Rodrigues Venture Capital Fund, State Trading Corporation, National Transport Corporation, and State Investment Corporation Ltd.
35
Chairman of the Drafting Committee of the Government Financial Management Manual
36
Participated in high-level discussions with IMF at Annual General Meetings and during Article IV Consultations
37
Participated in several Road Shows, International Conferences (ACP, SADC, Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Co-operation, IORARC)
38
Participated in several Double Taxation Avoidance Treaty Negotiations
39
Drafted several White Papers including the White Paper on Indirect Tax Reform
40
Drafting of Budget Speeches, formulation of Capital and Recurrent Budgets, Fiscal Policies
41
Member of the Civil Service Reforms Committee
42
Member, Task Force on Parastatal Bodies
43
Chairman, Civil Service Computerisation Committee
44
Director, Board of Investment (BOI)
45
Chairman, Drafting Committee of Companies Bill 2001
46
Chairman, Steering Committee on the setting-up of the Financial Services Commission
47
Chairman, Task Force on Health Sector Financing
48
Chairman, Cyber Properties Investment Ltd.
49
Chairman, Airports of Mauritius Co. Ltd.
50
Chairman, Business Parks of Mauritius Ltd. (BPML)