Ameenah Gurib-Fakim

Ambassador for the SIDS, World Diplomatic Academy; 6th President of Mauritius - Council of Women World Leaders

The 6th President of Mauritius (2015-2018), she is a distinguished figure in sustainable development. With a background in chemistry, she held a professorship at the University of Mauritius. Her academic journey includes a PhD from the University of Exeter. She is renowned for her prolific writing, with numerous books, chapters, and scientific articles to her name. She’s been honored with awards such as the L’Oréal-UNESCO Prize for Women in Science and the African Union Commission Award for Women in Science. Her presence at our event on October 3, 2023, adds profound insights to discussions on impact investing and pension funds.