OSMAN MOHAMED BIO

Osman MAHOMED

Chairman of Steering Committee
Maurice Ile Durable and Land Based Oceanic Industry Project
Prime Minister’s Office
Managing Director – NHDC Ltd
Home Address – 26, Large Street, Port Louis
Tel: 777-0506 (Mobile) / 240 0386(Home)
Email: omahomed@mail.gov.mu
DOB: 15. 03. 68 / Married and father of two children
Personal Mission Statement

To continuously excel at the service of the Department by exceeding expectations and leveraging on my expertise and experience acquired over the years. To remain honest, industrious and committed to the work, whilst promoting an environment of team work.
Profile I have studied and work in Singapore, a country where I have lived for 10 years (4 years of studies and 6 years of working). I returned back to Mauritius in 1998 and took employment in the Private Sector before joining the Civil Service in 2003. Since then, my services has been put to several governmental departments before being appointed as Chairman to drive the Mauritian Prime Minister’s vision for a sustainable island forward.
 Education

2003 – 2005 University of Mauritius
Masters in Business Administration (MBA) Aug 2005
1989 – 1993 National University of Singapore & Nanyang Technological University
Singapore
B Eng (Civil) May 1993

1985 – 1987 Islamic Cultural College, Port Louis. Mauritius
Cambridge Higher School Certificate Nov 1997

1980 – 1985 State Secondary School Sir A. R. Mohamed, Mauritius
Cambridge School Certificate Nov 1985

 Work Experience
Managing Director of the NHDC Ltd (Aug 10 – Present)
Chairman of Steering committees (Sep 09 – Present)
“Maurice Ile Durable” and “Land Based Oceanic Industry”
Prime Minister’s Office
Mauritius
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Senior Investment Advisor (Oct 08 – Sep 09)
Board of Investment
Mauritius
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Officer-in-Charge of Housing Unit (Sep 2005 – Oct 2008)
Ministry of Housing and Lands
Mauritius
Project Manager (Civil) – Substantive post in Government (Since Jan 2003)
Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Land Transport & Shipping
Mauritius
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Engineering Adviser (Jan 2001 – Dec 2002)
Ministry of Social Security & NPF
Mauritius
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Design & Resident Engineer (Apr 1999 – Dec 2000)
Servansingh Jadav & Partners (Consulting Engineers)
Mauritius
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Resident Engineer, (Sep 1996 – Oct 1998)
Engineering 2000 (Consulting Engineers)
Singapore
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Site Engineer, (Sep 1995 – May 1996)
Chuang Uming Pte Ltd (Contractor)
Singapore
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Project Engineer (Jun 1993 – May 1995)
Safewell Contracting Pte Ltd (Contractor)
Singapore
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 Languages Written – English, French, Creole
Spoken – English, French, Creole, Malay
 Interests
Sports, travelling & Social works like…
1. Secretary of AQSA, a proactive socio Cultural/ Socio Religious Association of Port Louis
2. Member of The Mauritius Red Cross Society since 1989
List of Projects

Singapore
• Site Engineer and subsequently Resident Engineer on 3 building projects worth a total of more than US$ 100 million.
Malaysia
• Site Engineer on 4 minor marine offshore construction, dredging and reclamation projects.
Mauritius
• Resident and Design Engineer on several projects both in the private sector and the public sector.
• Advisor in technical matters to two Ministers
• Investment promotion in Mauritius
• Major Governmental projects like;
(i) Land Based Oceanic Industry Project (now termed as Eco Park based on Sea Water Air Conditioning at Flic en Flac) – (US$ 150 million)
(ii) LAVIMS (Land Administration Valuation Information and Management system) – (US$ 18 million)

Board membership/membership
1. Board member of the National Housing Development Co. Ltd (2007 to 2008)
2. Board member of the Mauritius Land Based Oceanic Park Ltd (2009)
3. Member of the Social Housing Fund Committee (Since its creation in 2008)

Participation in Conferences
1. Co-presided the Public-Private Sector Round Table on Sustainable Development in the Visit of the Prime Minister in Reunion Island on 24 and 25 January 2010.
2. Presented the Renewable Energy Programme of the Government at the 4th TIFA Council meeting in Washington in October 2010
3. Chairman for the “Green Data Centre” session of the “Data Centre Strategies International Conference” in October 2009 – Mauritius
4. Chairman in the “Green Building Initiative Workshop” with the participation of the UNESCO Chair in Sustainable Development for Asia and the Pacific, Prof Steffen Lehman in March 2009 – Mauritius
5. Chairman in the “Interactive Working Session on Renewable Energies” in December 2008 – Mauritius
6. Speaker and panelist in the “Government Social Housing Projects through Public Private Partnership” in March 2006 – Mauritius
7. Panelist in the Investment Climate Assessment Workshop organised by the World Bank in Jan 2010

International Programmes/Conferences attended
1. France’s International Visitor Leadership Program in February 2010- Paris
2. World Future Energy Summit in January 2009 – Abu Dhabi
3. SIREME 2009 in July 2009 – Paris
4. Carbon Markets Africa in December 2008 – Cape Town
5. Housing the poor through the Private Sector in November 2005 – Bangkok
6. Affordable Housing Projects in August 2010 – Singapore

Programmes and Papers
1. “Un toit pour toi”. Official spokesman for the Ministry of Housing and Lands on the Government of Mauritius’s Social Housing Policy – 11 March 2008 on MBC 1 at 2030hrs in the context of the 40th anniversary of the Independence
2. “Document de réflexion” – on the implementation of the National Residential Property Tax – 2007