December 3, 2018
Col. Andre Ciseau
The PMAESA Board of Directors confirmed Col. Andre Didace Ciseau as the Secretary General of PMAESA Secretariat for the a tenure of 4 years. The decision by the Board was arrived at after concluding a recruitment exercise on 29 November 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya.
Speaking on his confirmation Col. Ciseau said he was happy to serve PMAESA as Secretary General and was ready for the task. “I am delighted at this new daunting task. With the support of PMAESA Council, Board and all members, we shall achieve our set goals,” he said.
Col. Ciseau, took over in May 2018 in acting capacity, following the resignation of Ms. Nozipho Mdawe (South Africa).
Col. Ciseau is a former board member of PMAESA and brings with him vast wealth and experience in the maritime and ports sector from his tenure as chief executive of the Seychelles Ports Authority (SPA) where he worked from 2004-2018. He has focused on development of the Blue Economy office recently established in Seychelles.
Prior to joining SPA, he also served in the Seychelles Peoples Defense Force and is credited with the establishment of the Seychelles Coast Guard that has complemented maritime security deployment around the Indian Ocean waters off the Seychelles archipelago.