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Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade

Minister Profile



The Hon. Minister Etienne SINATAMBOU
 
CURRICULUM  VITAE
  
Name:  
SINATAMBOU Etienne
Address:
​7, Granum Road, Vacoas, Mauritius
Telephone:
​Office (230) 405 2512
Telefax:
​(230) 208 9215
E-mail:
Marital Status:
​Married with two children
Date of Birth:
​25 December 1963
Languages:              
​French and English spoken and written fluently
Nationality:
​Mauritian

  

SECONDARY EDUCATION 
 
 
1975 – 1983:               
Royal College Curepipe, Mauritius
​                                                    
University of Cambridge Higher School Certificate cum
GCE “A” Levels
Laureate of the State of Mauritius Scholarship, Arts Side
Premier prix de supériorité dans la classe Terminale au concours de
langue française de L’Alliance Française de l’Ile Maurice.
 
 
TERTIARY EDUCATION
 
1984-1997:  
Anderson Scholar
University of Oxford, Balliol College
 
B. A. (Honours) Jurisprudence, M. A. Oxon
 
 
​Université de Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
D.E.A. (Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies) de Droit de l'Environment
 
Associate Research Fellow
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
University of London
 
 

EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

 

  
President, Oxford University Fabian Society
President, Balliol College Academics Society
Secretary, Balliol College Younger (Law Society)
Member, Oxford Union Debating Society
Member, Balliol College Arnold and Brackenbury Debating Society

  

 PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

 

1987 June:  
Admitted to the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, UK
1990 July:
alled to the degree of the Utter Bar of England and Wales
1990 November:
​Admitted to the Mauritian Bar
1996 December:
Passed the Notaries Professional Examination
2001 October:
​Sworn as Notary

 

OTHER ACTIVITIES

 

2002-2004:  
Deputy Head of Practice, Sinatambou Law Chambers, Republic of Mauritius
2005-2008:
Minister of Information Technology and Telecommunications of the
Republic of Mauritius from 7th July 2005 until 13th September 2008
2007 November:
​Elected Best African Minister with an ICT Portfolio and Top ICT Individual for Africa for 2007 at the ICT Achievers Award, Republic of South Africa
2007 December:
​Elected IT Personality of the Year by the Mauritian Chapter of the British Computer Society.
2008 September:
 
2010- 2014
2014 - to date
​Elected Deputy-Speaker of the National Assembly of the
Republic of Mauritius
Head of Practice, Sinatambou Law Chambers
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade