Dr. Arjoon Suddhoo

Chairman of the Board, Air Mauritius

Dr. Arjoon Suddhoo was appointed to the Board of Air Mauritius and elected Chairman on March 9, 2015.

After winning the national Laureateship in 1978, Dr. Suddhoo started his higher education in England.

He completed his Aeronautical Engineering course with First Class Honors at the University of Manchester and pursued his PhD in Aeronautics at the same University.

He also holds an MBA with Distinction from the University of Liverpool.

After his post-doctoral research at Manchester University,he was employed in 1986, as research scientist for Rolls-Royce Aerospace in UK.

During his eight years in the company, he worked in close collaboration with Cambridge and Oxford Universities and MIT.


In 1993, Dr. Suddhoo returned to Mauritius to be employed as head of research and planning by the Tertiary Education Commission and subsequently, in 1998, he assumed the post of Executive Director of the Mauritius Research Council.


Dr. Suddhoo is also a fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, Mauritius Institute of Directors and the Mauritius Academy of Sciences as well as founding presidentand fellow of the Aeronautical Society of Mauritius.