The Management Team
The NPCC Team is a lean organization with a flat and matrix type of structure.

Deodass Appalswamy
Officer in Charge and Director Capacity Development, Corporate Services and Operations
Deodass Appalswamy was appointed Officer in Charge of the NPCC on 15 October 2019. He had held the same position in the past from June 2013 to January 2018. He is a member of a core team of senior management with many years of experience in the strategic thinking, conceptualisation of programmes and projects and ensuring their effective implementation. He is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountant. He has a Post Graduate Diploma in International Business and a Master Degree in Commerce. As Officer in Charge, he also represents the NPCC on the Pan-African Productivity Association (PAPA) as First Vice President.  

Francoise Marechal Charlotte
Head Business Development and Consultancy
Françoise Marechal Charlotte is a member of a core team of senior management involved in the strategic thinking, conceptualization of programmes and projects, design of their effective delivery, implementation, review and assessment of performance. She has many years’ experience of designing and delivering learning programmes in productivity improvement. As productivity consultant she has worked with the public, private and non-governmental sector since 2001.

Vimi Goorah
Lead Innovation, Advocacy and Entrepreneurship
Vimi Goorah joined the NPCC in 2003. She is involved in the implementation of lean management techniques in enterprises. She has designed and delivered courses on productivity and quality for the Health sector. She is also responsible of the ELIT training (English Literacy using ICT) and has trained 500 women up to date. The ELIT training is also offered to enterprises who would like to improve the literacy and ICT skills of their employees.

Shalini Mathaven
Lead Productivity and Competitiveness Academy
Shalini Mathaven works at the NPCC for the last ten years, she has implemented in-plant productivity improvement workshops in public institutions and enterprises, carried out enterprise assessments (capability and economic productivity assessments) and worked out industry reports with the NPCC team. She has developed a diverse range of skills and experience in organizational improvement, analysis of productivity and competitiveness issues developed. She also got the opportunity to work in collaboration with international organizations and experts (from Kaizen Institute, ENDESCO, Commonwealth Secretariat), and has been trained in productivity improvement.

Hemlata Ramsohok
Lead Research, Advisory and Knowledge Management
Hemlata Ramsohok Jomadar has been involved in training, consulting, advocacy and research for more than 15 years. She forms part of the core management team of the NPCC.  She was formerly the Gender Focal Point at UNDP Mauritius and Seychelles. During her tenure at the UNDP, Hemlata championed the design, development and implementation of gender projects for the UN Country Team for Mauritius and Seychelles.  She also worked at the Ministry of Gender Equality as an Organising Officer and Trainee Research Officer where she was involved in advocacy programmes and research to promote gender equality. She has been awarded a few prestigious fellowships such as the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, which is a flagship programme of President Barack Obama’s Young African’s Leadership Initiative, the 2014 International Centre for Human Development Fellowship by UNDP during which she was admitted to the Indian Institute of Advanced Studies (IIAS) to pursue her research and the 1999 Indian General Cultural Scholarship (ICCR) by the Indian Government. Academically, she holds a MSC in Applied Economics with Specialisation in Economic Policy and Development (University of Mauritius), and a First Class B.A in Economics, Psychology and Sociology (University of Bangalore; Gold Medalist). 

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