Zain has over 10 years’ experience in the global business sector in Mauritius and is a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
She started her career with CIM Global Business, where she performed a team leader role in the Fund Administration department. The role consisted of net asset valuation calculations, ensuring regulatory and compliance aspects for the funds under her responsibility as well as attending board meetings and dealing with clients.
As part of Zain’s portfolio while at CIM Global Business, she administered The Carlyle Group, an American multinational private equity, alternative asset management and financial services corporation, which entailed overseeing a team of 10 staff. This experience has aided Zain in acquiring a good understanding of the regulatory and operational aspects of funds, in particular private equity.
After spending 5 years with CIM Global Business, Zain joined Inter-Ocean Management Limited (now Maitland (Mauritius) Limited) as Manager of Corporate Services, and worked with Brendon. As part of her role, Zain oversaw a team of corporate administrators and senior corporate administrators and was responsible for the administration and execution of the full portfolio of companies and trusts. She also performed the Money Laundering Reporting Officer function of Maitland (Mauritius) Limited.
In 2015, Zain moved across to Adansonia Management Services Limited where she became a shareholder in the business in addition to taking on the Managing Director role. She oversees the day-to-day functioning of the business as well as being Company Secretary of Alphamin Resources Corporation, a TSX-listed entity which forms part of the Tremont Group.
Zain serves, inter alia, on the boards/investment committees of BSI Steel Africa Limited.
Zain is a Mauritian citizen married to Ahmad and has 2 children.