Management Team

Rajiv Gujjalu
BA (Hons) in Economics and a Master's in Investment and Finance

Managing Director

Rajiv has been working in the financial services industry for the past 23 years in Mauritius and Canada. He started his career as a stockbroker and has over the years occupied various senior management positions. Rajiv has held senior positions with Cim Group, a listed financial services Group in Mauritius, since September 2009 as Managing Director and Chief Operations Officer. In 2014, he joined Metropolitan Mauritius, a subsidiary of MMI International as Chief Operations Officer and was promoted to the position of CEO in April 2015, position which he held until June 2019. Prior to joining Medscheme International in October 2020 , Rajiv was on assignment on behalf Ciel Healthcare in Uganda overseeing and restructuring their health insurance operations, IAA Healthcare. Rajiv is a Fellow member of the Mauritius Institute of Directors since 2012 and holds a BA (Hons) in Economics and a Master's in Investment and Finance. He was also awarded the Canadian Investment Manager (CIM) designation by the Canadian Securities Institute in 2006.

Bernard Auguste
MCSE MCDBA MBCS

Head of Information Technology

Bernard, who holds a UK Honours degree from the British Computer Society, has previously worked across numerous IT roles in several industries namely pharmaceutical, sugar industry, tourism before joining Medscheme in 2008 as Head of IT.

Linda Murdymootoo

International Operations Manager

Linda joined Medscheme in 2008 and worked her way up to Head of Operations since the last eight years.

Veronique Berthelot

Head of Local Operations Manager

Veronique has over 26 years of experience related to Customer Service Management in the insurance field. Before joining Medscheme as Operations Manager in 2015, Veronique was the Health Department Manager at City Brokers Ltd for 8 years.

Ashina Appadu
ACCA, MIPA, BSc (Hons), MSc (Hons)

Head of Finance & Compliance

A Chartered Accountant and MSc graduate from the University of Mauritius, Ashina Appadu started her career at Ernst & Young in 2011 before joining Medscheme as Head of Finance and Compliance in 2017.

Isabelle Cangy

Head of Client Relations

Isabelle has worked at Medscheme since 1989 and she has occupied various positions within the company. As Head of Client Relations, Isabelle is responsible for maintaining good relationships with Medscheme's various clients.

Josiane Eustasie
BA(Administration and Management)

Head of Human Capital

With more than 25 years of experience in Secretariat and Administration both in Mauritius and abroad, Josiane joined Medscheme in 2008 and for the past 7 years, she has specialised in the Human Resources.

Jessica Mootoosamy
BSc in Tourism & Hospitality Management

Quality & Project Manager

Jessica joined Medscheme in 2008 and has held various positions at management level within the company. As Quality & Project Manager, Jessica is responsible for the improvement of processes, management of projects as well as Medscheme's compliance with ISO 9001 & 27001.