9 February 2016

Dr Arjoon Suddhoo, Chairman of Air Mauritius, has been confirmed as a guest speaker at Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport’s 2016 Africa Forum, in Mauritius.

He will speak to delegates on the opening day of Forum on Open Air Acess Policy for Connecting Africa: Issues and Challenges

Dr Arjoon Suddhoo was appointed as Board Director of Air Mauritius and elected as Chairman of the Board for the second time on 09 March 2015. Dr Suddhoo was also the Chairman of Air Mauritius Ltd for the period 2001 to 2005

After winning the national Laureateship 1978, Dr A Suddhoo started his higher education in England. He completed his Aeronautical Engineering course with First Class Honours at the University of Manchester and pursued his PhD in Aeronautics at the same University. He is also holder of an MBA with Distinction from the University of Liverpool.

After his post-doctoral research at Manchester University, he was employed in 1986, as Research Scientist for Rolls-Royce Aerospace in UK. During his 8 years in the company, he was promoted to Principal Scientist and Research Manager, contributing significantly to the Company Research and Development while working closely with responsibility for Company in-house and external Research and Development. During the same years, Dr Suddhoo worked in close collaboration with Cambridge and Oxford Universities and MIT.

In 1993, Dr Suddhoo returned to Mauritius to be employed as Head of Research and Planning by the Tertiary Education Commission and subsequently, in 1998, he assumed the post of Executive Director of the Mauritius Research Council, where he is currently.

Dr Suddhoo is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, Fellow of the Mauritius Institute of Directors and Fellow of the Mauritius Academy of Sciences as well as Founding President and Fellow of the Aeronautical Society of Mauritius.

Air Mauritius are the Official Airline for Africa Forum 2016 and are offering special discount rates to delegates travelling to the conference

Visit the Africa Forum 2016 website here

Register for your place at Africa Forum here 

To book your accommodation: The Intercontinental Hotel is now fully booked but delegates are able to obtain a special rate at the Westin Resort close by. Please email Sales Manager Mr. Gerald Wong and copy your request to  Karan Emerit (kemerit@intnet.mu)