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Robert Hovenier

Head of Global Client Operations and Managing Director – Mauritius

Robert Hovenier is the Managing Director of our Mauritius office and is responsible for its growth and operation, with a special focus on outstanding delivery of client services.

Robert has over 20 years’ experience across the funds, corporate services, capital markets and private client sectors, dealing with private equity and professional investors as well as with entrepreneurs and their families in developing and implementing their strategies. He also has a proven track record in establishing operational excellence as well as delivering business growth.

Prior to joining the firm in July 2020, Robert was the CEO of the Mauritius International Trust Company (MITCO) group, a member of Ciel, a local management company part of the CIEL Group. Other executive responsibilities held in the past include: Managing Director & Head of Business Development at Rothschild Trust (Switzerland) AG, Zürich; Director, Head of Trust & Estate Advisory, Credit Suisse Trust AG, Zürich and Managing Director of Intertrust (Switzerland).

My latest articles

How effective succession planning can maximise business success

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Ocorian's group-wide mobility opportunities

When Ocorian’s CEO and Chairman, Frederik van Tuyll, was interviewed on Mauritius national televis...

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