As one of the leading groups in Mauritius, SBM Group comprises a team of high-calibre individuals who are responsible for the strategic direction of the Group and its long-term success in all the markets we serve.
Mr Bainbridge, a British citizen naturalised in Seychelles, is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Directors in Southern Africa and a Fellow of the Institute of Financial Services in the UK. Mr. Bainbridge is currently the GCEO of SBM Holdings Ltd, a position he took up in January 2018. He is also the Chair of the Infrastructure Crisis Facility Debt Pool LLP and the Chair of the Private Infrastructure Development Group. Prior to taking up the role with SBM Holdings Ltd, he was the Group Head, US Supervisory Remediation Programme, the Global Head of Commercial Clients and the Chief Risk Officer for the Western Hemisphere (Africa, India, Middle East, Europe and the Americas) for Standard Chartered Bank.
He was earlier the CEO of BMI Bank and previously the Managing Director of Barclays PLC for Africa and Indian Ocean regions. Mr. Bainbridge is Director of SBM (NBFC) Holdings Ltd. He has also been appointed as Director of SBM (Bank) Holdings Ltd on 16 April 2018.
Kabirsingh (Kavi) Baboolall
Kavi is a finance professional with a career spanning almost 15 years. He is a fellow member (FCA) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and holds a BSC in Accounting and Finance from the University of Warwick, UK. He is currently the Head of Project Implementation & Capital Management for SBM Holdings Ltd and has been seconded as interim Chief Finance Officer for SBM Bank (Mauritius) Ltd since September 2017. He has gained extensive exposure in the UK investment banking sector with HSBC and has run his own company advising/managing projects for 2 European investment banks, the Royal Bank of Scotland and UBS before relocating to Mauritius. He is a Director of the following entities across SBM Group namely: SBM Factors Ltd, SBM Overseas One Ltd, SBM Overseas Two Ltd, SBM Overseas Three Ltd, SBM Overseas Four Ltd, SBM Overseas Five Ltd and SBM Overseas Six Ltd.
Sivakrisna (Kovi) Goinden
Kovi is finance professional with more than 15 years of experience in the accounting field out of which nearly 11 years have been spent in the banking sector. He is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the Herriot Watt University, UK. He is currently responsible for the finance and procurement function of SBM Holdings Ltd, SBM (Bank) Holdings Ltd and SBM (NFC) Holdings Ltd and as well as seconded to SBM Bank (Mauritius) Ltd. He is also highly involved in SBM Bank (Kenya) Limited and with his financial/banking background, his involvement in expansion strategy and projects of the Group has been vital.
Shailendrasingh (Shailen) Sreekeessoon
Shailen is a banking strategy professional with strong drive and proven track record of fostering positive change and driving performance against strategy. He has a solid background in strategy and analysis in the banking sector underscored by his solid foundation in economics, finance and accounting. Shailen holds a BSc in Economics, with first class honours, and an MSc in Finance and Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is also a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA).
He is a Director of the following entities across SBM Group namely: SBM Overseas One Ltd, SBM Overseas Two Ltd, SBM Overseas Three Ltd, SBM Overseas Four Ltd, SBM Overseas Five Ltd, SBM Overseas Six Ltd and SBM Microfinance Ltd.