Rupert Simeon

Rupert Simeon

Company Profile

The Seychelles Investment Board (SIB) was set up in July 2004 as the one stop window for domestic and foreign investors. The Board has a young professional team of staff dedicated to promoting investment opportunities in Seychelles and furthermore facilitate the processes of establishing a business in Seychelles from scoping to implementation stages.

The Vision of SIB

The vision of SIB has been conceived in parallel with governement objectives and has set as its mark for Seychelles to be the investment centre for the region. In order to achieve this, SIB reckons that the organization must be committed to offering first class services and, more importantly, take a cohesive and well-coordinated approach with key stakeholders and economic movers to ensure that the vision is being met.

Contact Information

Seychelles Investment Board
Tel: +248 4295500
Email: [email protected]

Address: PO BOX 1167 | Caravelle House
Victoria | Mahe | Seychelles

Personal Profile


Rupert Horace Simeon is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Seychelles Investment Board. He holds a B.A. (Hons) in Banking, Insurance and Finance from the University of Wales since 1998. He has occupied several posts within the Ministry of Finance, Trade and Investment over the years and is a member of several Boards including the Seychelles International Business Authority, Development Bank of Seychelles and PTA Bank.


In 2011 he was elected as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the PTA Bank a post he held for one year. He has been involved in the Seychelles economic reform program and more recently on tax reform, which includes the introduction of the Value Added Tax (replacing the Goods and Services Tax). Mr Simeon is also the chief negotiator for Double Tax Avoidance Agreements and is the focal person for OECD Global Forum Peer Review on transparency and exchange of information in Seychelles.


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