STB Board

STB BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Seychelles Tourism Board is governed by a seven-member Board of Directors appointed by the President, with the Chief Executive Officer serving as an Ex-officio member. The chairperson is Kathleen Mason.



Kathleen Mason

Kathleen Mason

Mrs Kathleen Mason was appointed chairperson of the STB Board on 25th August 2016. She is considered a tourism pioneer, who in her twenties created what has become a premier Seychelles tourism destination management company - Mason’s Travels. She has also a vast experience in the hospitality industry; owning and managing several hotels in Seychelles.



Patrick Payet

Patrick Payet

Mr. Patrick Payet has an Honours degree in Accounting and Finance, and a First Class Master’s Degree in Leadership and Strategy. Mr. Payet has held several posts in the Ministry of Finance before his promotion to the positions of Deputy Comptroller General in 2009, and Comptroller General in January 2013. He was appointed the Principal Secretary for Finance in September 2013.



Sybille Cardon

Sybille Cardon

Ms Sybille Cardon is the Chairperson of the Seychelles Hospitality and Tourism Association. She is the proud owner of Les Laurier Small Hotels and Restaurant based at Cote Dor on Praslin. She was appointed as a member of the board of the Seychelles Tourism Board in August 2015.



Guillaume Albert

Guillaume Albert



Eddie D'offay

Eddie D'offay



Alan Renaud

Alan Renaud



Melanie Stravens

Melanie Stravens



Sherin Francis

Sherin Francis

Mrs Sherin Francis sits on the board as an ex-officio member. Mrs Francis has been holding key positions in the tourism sector for the past four years. She was appointed Chief Executive of the Seychelles Tourism Board in July 2013.Mrs Francis holds a Master of Science in Finance majoring in financial sector management from the University of London. She also holds a Bachelor of Art in Economics and Business studies from the University of Manchester.