Dr Yanembal Moorghen

Dr Yanembal Moorghen

Role
Permanent Secretary, the Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation in Mauritius

Dr (Mrs) Rooba Yanembal Moorghen is the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation in Mauritius.  She  has more  than forty years of experience in the Civil Service of Mauritius and has developed expertise in public policy administration, Information Technology, computerization of government services; Civil Service Reforms . She is now overseeing a whole gamut of initiatives to promote policy coherence  for cyber security to promote an enabling environment to address  threats posed by cybercriminals . As part of the cybersecurity agenda, Mauritius has adopted a series of measures in terms of infrastructure, legislation, policy strategies for capacity building, data management system and preventive strategies to make Mauritius a digital gateway for Africa and other countries including the elaboration of cybersecurity initiatives in collaboration with local, regional and international agencies. As head of the Ministry and under the able leadership of Honourable Minister  Sawmynaden and support from the team ,  much progress has been achieved .

Dr Moorghen holds a PhD from the University of Birmingham (UK); a Master degree in Public Sector Management, (University of West Indies, (Jamaica); a Master in Business Administration, University of Warwick (UK); a BA degree in English and French, University of London (UK) and  she is also a Hubert Humphrey Fellow from   the University  of Washington, USA.