Patrice Bastide, Head of International Business Swan

BSc and MSc in Mathematics from IUP (USA); Post-graduate in Statistical, Demographical and Actuarial Sciences from the University of Rome.

Patrice is the General Manager of International Business Development for SWAN. This role is presently largely focused on the Indian Ocean region and cross–border activities in French speaking Africa.

Patrice has continually held senior level positions in leading Mauritian insurers for the past 13 years. Patrice has extensive experience in strategic development and management focused on product distribution, product development and sales & customer relationship management.

Patrice has also been able to build an extensive applied knowledge in business planning and performance techniques & management for financial services with emphasis on insurance. He has specific experience managing business units underwriting motor, marine, life and pensions business.

Prior to working in the insurance sector Patrice worked in the IT sector and has extensive experience in IT solutions and project management.