B05-08/09, Level 5, Tower B & C, 1 Cybercity, Ebene 72201

+230 4893789

Managing Director
Deva Marianen

Deva is the founder of the SAFYR Group and he specializes in Capital Markets with a strong focus on Private Equity, serving as an advisor to several large institutions and family offices.

Deva founded Safyr Capital in 2017. He is also the Chairman of Safyr Utilis which is a licensed fiduciary platform in Mauritius and sits on the board of several listed companies with portfolio of investments across Africa. Throughout his career, he has led various mergers and acquisitions globally, in sectors such as renewable energy, agriculture, financial services, fintech and health care. He holds a degree in Economics and is qualified Chartered Secretary.

Executive Director
Anthea Antao

Anthea is a qualified barrister, having successfully passed the vocational bar exams and completing pupillages in both Mauritius and Seychelles.

She specialises in constitutional, criminal and civil law. Anthea’s core competence revolves around her cross-border compliance skills. She has been the anchor heading compliance governance and risks for the Safyr Group across all its activities. She has throughout her career assisted high profile corporates to restructure their capital base in a view to reposition their business globally. Anthea has Mauritian, Seychellois and British Nationality.

Executive Director
Mr. George Georgiou

George has several years of experience in financial services having worked for several banking institutions where he has developed key trading experience across several commodities.

George is a serial entrepreneur having founded the Gahn group which has acquired and grown a portfolio of asset classes ranging from energy, sports, real estate and financial services. George has over time developed expertise in fintech and has put together a series of solutions self serving and building continuous value across his group of companies.

Non-executive Director
Shameer Mohuddy

Shameer holds an LLB Hons from the University of London, UK and after successfully completing his Bar Vocational Course in the UK, was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2000.

Shameer started off his career in the global business sector with E&Y Financial Services Ltd. He then joined Legis & Partners as Partner and now runs his own law practice. His main areas of expertise include corporate, employment, banking and commercial law.

Chairman and Independent Non-Executive director
Shawn Thompson

Shawn is a holder of a BCOM Economics and Commercial Law degree from the University of Witwatersrand

Shawn has several years of experience in the financial services sector where he occupied several posts within the banking sector including Group Treasurer of SBM Group and COO of Investec Bank of Mauritius. With his strong background in banking, Shawn has led key initiatives in areas of risk and governance. He also advises key investment funds globally.