K.C. Li

Group Chairman

SBM Holdings Ltd, Mauritius

Biography

Mr. K.C Li, Economist, is holder of a B.Sc.(Econ) from the London School of Economics and LLM in International Tax Law. He started his professional career in 1974 as a Lecturer in Public Finance at the University of Mauritius.

Afterwards, he held different prominent positions including Advisor to the Minister of Finance and Chairman of the Stock Exchange Commission. In 1992, Mr. Li started his own private consulting firm and served as Consultant to the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the U.N. Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). He was the CEO of The Mauritius International Trust Co. Ltd (MITCO), a professional firm founded by him in 1993 which provides international tax and investment advisory services in Mauritius.

He sits on the Board of Directors of several emerging markets funds. He was also a Member of the Parliament of Mauritius. Mr KC Li was awarded the national honour of ‘Grand Officer of the Star and Key’ (GOSK) of the Indian Ocean by the Republic of Mauritius in 2015 for distinguished services in the economic, social and political fields.

He is currently the independent non-executive Chairman of SBM (State Bank of Mauritius) Group, the 2nd largest banking group in Mauritius and a public listed company.