Mr M. Sudhamo Lal, CSK
Director General, Mauritius Revenue Authority
Mr. Sudhamo Lal is the Director-General of the Mauritius Revenue Authority since 2005. He has several years of successful experience in providing fiscal, strategic and operational leadership in revenue agencies. He has led a complete organisational transformation, with the merging of four revenue departments into an integrated revenue administration. He continually and successfully strived to implement the tax reform program and has instilled a high performance culture at the MRA through a new Human Resources Framework based on performance and efficiency, along with a flattening of the organisational structure.
Prior to working with the MRA, he worked in direct tax administration in Pakistan, progressing from Commissioner of Income Tax and Wealth Tax and Director-General (Withholding taxes), to Member (Tax Policy and Administration).
Mr. Lal acted as the President of the Commonwealth Association of Tax Administrators (CATA) from 2009 to 2012 and from 2018 to 2021, Vice Chairman for the World Customs Organization from 2011 to 2013 and Vice Chairman of ATAF from 2016 to 2020.
In March 2018, Mr. Lal was elevated to the rank of Commander of the Order of the Star and Key of the Indian Ocean (CSK) in recognition of his contribution in the administration and collection of taxes.