Welcome to Absa Bank (Mauritius) Limited
Absa Bank (Mauritius) Limited is part of Absa Group Limited, an African financial services group that aims to be the pride of the continent. Absa Group Limited is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in South Africa and is one of Africa’s largest diversified financial services groups with a presence in 12 countries across the continent and around 42,000 employees.
We’re committed to finding local solutions to uniquely local challenges and everything we do is focused on adding value. To this end, we offer our clients a range of retail, business, corporate and investment, and wealth management solutions as well as ensure a positive impact in all the countries in which we operate.
We’re a truly African brand, inspired by the people we serve and determined to always be Brave, Passionate and Ready so that we can make our continent proud.
To bring your possibility to life
We believe in possibility, in the actions of people who always find a way to get things done. We believe in creating opportunities for our customers to make their possibilities real and supporting them every step of the way. Our group is a future-focused organisation, driven by progress and our desire to thrive in the digital age.
We are committed to being: Brave, Passionate and Ready.
We aim to play a shaping role in society and be an active force for good by:
Earning trust: By acting with fairness and providing just outcomes for all stakeholders and becoming known for reliability by delivering consistently on our promises.
Shaping societies: By contributing significantly to the communities in which we operate, thereby enhancing the continent’s economic growth and development.
Promoting intergenerational sustainability: By being accountable for our impact on the environment and building viable communities by evolving as their needs change.
Driving thought leadership: By providing insights that help the industry to develop new and innovative ways to solve society’s challenges.
- Global Finance 2021
-Best Bank in Mauritius
-Best Investment Bank in Mauritius
- The Asian Banker, Middle East and Africa Regional Awards 2020
-Best Retail Bank in Mauritius
Absa knows that Africa has what it takes to take on the world. It’s why you’ll find us getting big things done for big business, in 12 countries across the continent, and internationally too. So, whatever your vision, Absa Corporate and Investment Banking has the finance, the experience and the award-winning expertise to get it done.
- The Asian Banker, Middle East and Africa Transaction Finance Awards 2020
-Best Trade Finance Bank in Africa
-Best Cash Management and Transaction Bank in Kenya
-Best Cash Management in Mauritius
- Euromoney – Excellence in Leadership in Africa Award 2020
As a strategic first response to the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, Absa was recognised for its outstanding performance during an unprecedented era of constant change and uncertainty as a result of the crisis. The award recognises the efforts that Absa made to ensure that its employees had all the tools required to work remotely and that its offices observed all health and safety protocols for on-site essential employees. It also recognises the investment Absa made in providing valuable counselling and mindfulness initiatives to preserve its customers’ physical health while simultaneously offer payment moratoriums to ease their financial hardship during this time of economic strain.
- African Banker – Investment Bank of the Year 2019
- EMEA Finance – Best Investment Bank in Africa 2019
- Global Finance – Best Treasury & Cash Management Bank in Mauritius – 2019
Global Finance recognised Absa Bank (Mauritius) Limited as one of the banks to feature on the list of best financial institutions around the world. The bank won the 2019 Best Treasury & Cash Management Bank in Mauritius and this is a clear indication of our unwavering commitment and ambition to grow sustainably with our capacity to innovate and adapt to the evolving needs of our customers.
- The Asian Banker – Best Transaction Bank in Mauritius – 2018
- The Asian Banker – Best Cash Management Bank in Mauritius – 2018
- Global Finance – Best Bank in Mauritius – 2015
- Euromoney – Best Investment Bank in Africa – 2014
- The Banker – Best Bank in Mauritius – 2011
- EMEA Finance – Best Foreign Bank in Mauritius – 2008 - 2014
- Global Finance 2021
Company Secretary to the Board
Nafeez is a Barrister-at-Law, qualified in Mauritius. Nafeez, who joined the bank in June 2011, was appointed as Company Secretary for the bank in April 2014. Nafeez holds an LLB (Hons) from the University of Mauritius and an LLM with specialisation in Commercial and Corporate Law from the University of London, in collaboration with University College London and Queen Mary.
Head of Customer Experience and acting head of business banking
Shaun has a proven track record of engaging and reinvigorating businesses in view of enhancing efficiency and driving profitability. Over the course of his rich 20-year career, he held several senior management roles and worked for some of South Africa’s largest companies listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Prior to joining Absa Bank Mauritius in December 2020, Shaun was Head of Private Education for First National Bank, one of South Africa’s leading banks.