MR. DE SOUSA is the founding Chairman of the Group’s Think-tank and Special Projects Committees. He took over the running of the Dups business in 1996 and was the founding Managing Director and Executive Chairman of Dups Insurance, right from its agency stage to its attainment of a brokerage licence in 2007 and to its upgrade to an Assistant Micro Insurer in 2014. Mr. De Sousa is passionate about the financial services sector, he is a former Board member of Liberty Life Swaziland. Mr. De Sousa is responsible for linking the business with strategic stakeholders and ensuring that beneficial partnerships as well as memorandums of understandings are struck with other corporates for the growth and expansion of the entity. He provides the strategic direction of the Group, ensuring projects formulation and alignment, representation of the organisation at the corporate level as well as internationally. Mr. De Sousa provides mentorship and support to the Management Team, Project Management and Business Development as well as general Stakeholder Management. He is in Architecture by profession and holds a Diploma in Building Studies from Swaziland College of Technology (SCOT).