As a major player in the country, Medine Property needs to constantly re-invent itself to tap into new opportunities and keep ahead. Our continued success depends not only on our capacity to innovate but also on our ability to work together as a team.
Our management team of highly-qualified professionals with diverse experience and skill sets, ranging from project managers and developers to financial, marketing, communication and sales professionals give their best to achieve the goals.
Stéphane Poupinel de Valencé Managing Director
Born in 1978, Stéphane Poupinel de Valencé has joined the Medine Property team since November 2009.
He initially started as Sales and Marketing Manager then joined the development team in 2011 as Development Manager, focusing on several residential, educational, leisure, commercial, and industrial projects. Since January 2014 he is the Chief Operations Officer of Medine Property.
Prior to Medine Property, Stéphane has spent 8 years in the Food and Allied Group where he managed the Sales and Marketing team of Panagora Marketing Co. Ltd.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Management and Marketing and a Postgraduate Diploma in Management from Curtin University of Technology in Western Australia, and also graduated with a MBA from Université Paris Dauphine in January 2010.
Doreen Lam Hau Ching Financial Controller
Doreen Lam is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales with more than 10 years of experience in auditing, accounting and corporate finance.
Before joining Medine in 2009 as Financial Controller, she was the UK controller and UK GAAP subject matter expert of Shell U.K Limited and various other UK subsidiaries of the Shell Group based in London. She also worked as Auditor at Ernst & Young, London with FTSE 100 companies in her portfolio and a brief stint in Boston, USA.
Ian Koenig Project Developer
Ian Koenig holds a National Higher Diploma in Quantity Surveying from the Durban Technikon.
After working in South Africa for two years, he joined General Construction Company in Mauritius where he gathered some 20 years of experience. Throughout his career at General Construction, Ian got gradually involved with the running of major construction sites, which included planning, site management, administration, co-ordination with clients, consultants, sub-contractors and site staff members, among others.
He joined Medine Limited in 2008 as Project Developer for the new building and land-parceling projects in the Property Department.
Edgar Jullienne Senior Development Manager
Born in 1971, Edgar Julienne holds a "Maitrise en Sciences Economiques" (M.A. in Economic Sciences) from the Université d'Aix-Marseille III and has accumulated 17 years of work experience.
He worked at the Mauritius Freeport Development where he was responsible of Marketing. Edgar left Mauritius in 2004 to join Maersk Logistics in Dakar, Senegal, as Operations Manager. In 2007 he was recruited by Economic Zone World, a global developer and operator of economic zones, logistics and industrial parks operating under the Dubai World Group, as Project Manager for the Dakar Special Integrated Economic Zone project in Senegal.
Edgar joined Medine Property in 2010.
Olivier Desvaux de Marigny Development Manager
Born in 1985, Olivier Desvaux de Marigny holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Management & Marketing from Curtin University of Technology, as well as a Master of Science in International Project Management from the SKEMA Business School, Paris.
He worked for Medine Ltd from 2008 to 2010, and recently worked for Sagiterra Ltd as Project Manager. Newly graduated with an MBA from Université de Paris Dauphine, Olivier joined Medine Property's team in January 2015, as Development Manager.
His mission is to research, conceptualise and evaluate new property ideas and project development.
Patrick Boullé Development Manager
Patrick Boullé is a Chartered Accountant (Diplômé d’Expertise Comptable, France), holds a Master of Accountancy, Control and Audit from Paris Descartes university and a DSCG (Diplôme Supérieur de Comptabilité et de Gestion, France).
He worked as Financial Auditor for Deloitte & Associés in Neuilly next to Paris during 4 years. After an experience of Finance & Risk Manager at Prudence Leasing in Mauritius, Patrick has joined Medine Property in May 2016
His mission is to research, evaluate, conceptualise and implement new property ideas and projects in line with Medine Property strategy.
Fabien Harel Development Manager
Fabien Harel, born in 1981, holds a ‘Maitrise en Science Economique et Sociale’ from the University of Toulouse 1 and an ‘MBA International de Paris’ from the Paris Dauphine & La Sorbonne Universities.
Fabien joined the UBP Group in August 2005 as Shop Manager of Espace Maison Ltée. In 2009 he moved to UBP as Property Development Manager until 2011 when he was appointed Area Manager of the northern region. In 2012 he was promoted to the post of Sales Manager of UBP where he was responsible for the sales strategy and customer care of the core business activities whilst still being in charge of all properties within the Group.
From 2015 until June 2017 Fabien was the Production Manager of the core business activities of UBP for the northern region. Fabien joined Medine Property in July 2017 as Development Manager.
Ruvani Ramassawmy Sales & Leasing Manager
Born in 1976, Ruvani Ramassawmy studied and graduated in Hospitality & Tourism, in Reunion Island. He started his career in the same industry which he sustained for six years until he joined Panagora as Sales Manager for gastronomy products in 2006. Ruvani left Panagora for the Medine Group in 2012, where he was employed as Sales Executive. He was promoted to Sales and Leasing Manager of Medine Property in 2014, a position he holds till date.
Ruvani’s mission is to lead the sales & leasing team of Medine Property and to promote and ensure the commercial success of property development projects.
Karina Virasawmy Communication Manager
Karina Virasawmy holds an ‘MBA International Paris’ (IAE Sorbonne – Paris Dauphine), an Executive Master 2 ‘Evenementiel & RP’ (ISEG France) and a Master 1 ‘Lettres Modernes’ (Université de Lille III, France). Prior to joining Medine, Karina worked for the Mauritius Commercial Bank as Communication Specialist and Marketing Executive for the last 8 years.
Karina joined Medine Property in April 2015 and is responsible of the planning, development and delivery of all Medine Property communications both online and offline, as well as the company’s vision.
Alix Tennant Marketing Manager
Born in 1986, Alix Hernvann is graduated from both the EMP (Ecole de Management de Paris) and the EFAP (Ecole Française des Attachés de Presse).
She worked 2 years at Club Med - France in loyalty programs and CRM before moving to Mauritius. After an experience in communication agency, she joined EnAtt Ltd (Bagatelle Mall) as Marketing Manager.
She joined Medine Property's team in January 2015 as Marketing Manager and has the responsibility to conduct Medine Property’s innovative marketing strategy and lead product development, marketing communications and market research.