Dev Pydannah Managing Partner +258 823214180

Dev is the managing partner at Grant Thornton Mozambique.

Dev started his working career in 1985 where he worked at two of the Big 4 firm. He joined Grant Thornton Mauritius in 1999 as an audit manager and was seconded to Grant Thornton Mozambique.

In November 2009, Grant Thornton Mozambique became a full member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd. and he was promoted to managing partner.


He has extensive experience in audit assurance and advisory and has been working across the African continent in countries such as Mauritius, Mozambique, Rwanda, Madagascar, Burundi, Reunion Island, Swaziland, Comoros Island and Angola.

Sector experience

He has led assignments in the public sector, offshore finance and banking, tourism and hospitality, commercial and industrial sectors.

Dev performed overseas audit assignments for several projects sponsored by the World Bank and other donor agencies. He was the finance specialist working for Global Fund in Angola and Mozambique.

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese 
  • BSBA (Batchelor of Science and Business Administration)
  • member of OCAM