Suketu Patel

Suketu Patel

Suketu Patel

Chairman of The Board of Directors | Financial Services Authority of The Seychelles

With over 40 years’ experience in the world of Financial Services, Mr. Suketu Patel has continuously been one of the well-known persons within the industry. He is a senior partner and major shareholder of the largest financial services firm in the Seychelles named Pool & Patel, and this firm has been in existence since 1972. It is an independent member of Moore Stephens International Limited, which is regarded as one of the world’s leading accounting and consulting firms with 636 offices and more than 20,000 partners and staff worldwide. Mr. Patel has been a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales since 1976 and is certified in International Financial Reporting Standards.

He was a member of The Confederation of African Football (CAF) Finance Committee for nearly 2 decades and was its President from 2004 to 2017. He was elected to the Executive Committee of CAF in 2004 and was its Vice President from 2011 to 2017. Between the years 2001 to 2002, Mr. Patel instigated and later assisted FIFA in transforming its financial reporting to IFRS standards.

For the last 4 years, Mr. Patel has been a member of FIFA Audit and Compliance Committee. In August this year, he was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Financial Services Authority.