Our team of professionals provide for product and services solutions for your needs. Our client's satisfaction and continued loyalty remain the most reliable measure of our success. We have a dynamic, proactive team firmly rooted in providing advice and operational support to our individual and corporate Clients with a pioneering spirit.
Tim holds an MBA (Hons) DMD MAICD from the Lausanne Business School and has over 20 years of experience in the corporate finance and financial services industries, with a particular focus on company structuring and capital raisings in the offshore and natural resources sectors.
Tim’s professional experience has led to him living and working in Australia, South Africa, UK, France, Switzerland and Mauritius. He has founded and held executive and non-executive positions in a number of public and private companies, he is a co-founder of Vuna.
Tim is fluent both in English and French which has proven to be invaluable in Vuna’s principal region of interest. Tim is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Isabelle has numerous years' experience in services industry and has been working in Financial Services Sector for over 7 years where she held senior leadership roles. She is focused on identifying business opportunities and assists individuals, entrepreneurs and corporations to unveil a family's goals, business objectives and dreams. Isabelle is self-motivated and dynamic. Bilingual in English and French, she focuses on customer service and care for the individual and businesses of Clients.
Through Surrey University, Isabelle completed an Advanced Certificate in Human Resources Management and has achieved several other professional courses. Having lived in Australia, South Africa and Mauritius, Isabelle has an in-depth understanding of diversity and culture which is a great addition to our client focus.
Consultant and Director
An engineer by profession, Laurent started in the BTP and construction industry working for COLAS and its associated companies for around 5 years. Posted at COLAS Madagascar, Laurent has lead projects in Madagascar, Djibouti and Reunion Island, managing large & complex projects, pulling disparate teams together to focus on execution and delivery, effectively managing risks and applying mitigation strategies and developing thereof an astute understanding of key success factors.
Rich of this experience, over the next 8 years, Laurent went on to set up his own project management
companies with other partners in Reunion Island (DLC & B&L Construction), Madagascar (Carré Millénium). These companies were successfully sold off to locals at a profit. Currently Laurent assists the Vuna Group with its project set up and implementation on the resources sector bringing to the team his vast and invaluable experience of working in the African continent. Being French Laurent also understands the expectations of our European Clients well and assists them in establishing their international structures via Mauritius in a tax efficient manner.
Client Services Manager
Dev is a self-motivated individual with a “can do” attitude. Having been in the Offshore Industry since 2009, Dev has worked with some of the largest Management Companies in Mauritius. He has led the Fiduciary Services Department and has created an atmosphere of teaching and sharing of knowledge within his teams. Respected by his peers for his dedication, Dev is dynamic and strives to assist his clients on all aspects of their structures, providing support and knowledge for the benefit of better administering their private and commercial assets.
He is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioner (STEP) and the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (CISI), and holds a BSC in Law and Management. Over eight (8) years of experience in the Trust Administration and Private Wealth Sector. He is well versed with the laws of trusts of various jurisdictions including Mauritius, South Africa, Seychelles, Singapore, UK, Cayman Islands and the US. Dev is currently pursuing his education and has undertaken the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and has already successfully completed levels 1 and 2 and is currently half way through level 3 which will bring additional benefit to his career in providing a rounded support system to our clients.
Senior Corporate and Trust Administrator
Joëlle started her career by assisting High Net Worth Clients at Frontière Finance Ltd as Corporate Administrator where she worked for 10 years. Following which, she worked for a short period at Alliance Trust Co. (Mauritius) Limited as Corporate Administrator. As one of the founding members of the Vuna Group, Joëlle has been involved in the international management and administration and providing back office support services to our clients and to the Nelson family.
Joëlle followed the ICSA Foundation Course and has since grown with the company demonstrating commitment and dedication through her hard work and expertise. Over the years, she has built and maintained very good relationships with people of the industry and is able to guide our clients through the loops of running their offshore structures via Mauritius. Being of Mauritian nationality, Joëlle is bilingual (English and French) and is able to communicate with ease with her clients coming from diverse backgrounds. Every client is treated with special care and a personal customer dedication.
Compliance Manager & Business Development Assistant
Laetitia has gained extensive and diverse experience over the last 12 years in Banking Sector. During this time, she has successfully gained hands on experience while working with Management Companies in Mauritius and has also provide excellent support services and guidance to Private and Corporate Clients on the available services which they can obtain from the banking institution. Whilst working, Laetitia completed a Certificate in Economy and Management and has achieved the ACI Diploma. Since 2014, she joined another large bank in
Mauritius and has been exposed to regulatory and industry related standards in the Compliance Department. Having sustained ongoing compliance with local and global regulatory standards, Laetitia, is a great addition to the Vuna Group Team, as she will be able to assist all our clients and team with the fast-changing regulations and standards related to Corporate and Trust Administration. With her bubbly and enthusiastic demeanor, she has a willingness to reach for the skies when it is to support our Clients.