BIRGER. Cyber Security Breakfast Meeting, Tanzania


Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Agriculture organised a  breakfast meeting where BIRGER. Tanzania delivered presentations on cyber security awareness, threat mitigation with Managed Security Services (MSS) and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).




08:30 - 09:15   Meet and Greet: Networking Breakfast

09:15 - 09:45   Cybersecurity Awareness

09:45 - 10:15   Managed Security Services (MSS)

10:15 - 10:30   Coffee Break

10:30 - 11:00   General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
                        Closing Remarks



Jacques Harel

Chief Executive Officer

Jacques Harel holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Studies from the University of Westminster, London and is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He has worked several years for Hacker Young in London and De Chazal du Mée in Mauritius, gaining expertise in various economic sectors. He is the Chief Executive Officer of BIRGER. since April 2007, a technology company operating in Mauritius, the Indian Ocean Islands and Africa.


Parwez Bhugalee

Executive - Marketing and Business Development for BIRGER.

Parwez Bhugalee is a graduate from the University of Cape-Town, holding a BSc Degree in Engineering with specialization in Telecommunications and Electronics. He is also a certified Project Manager and holder of a Management and Leadership certificate.
Having started his career outside of Mauritius as a junior Systems Engineer, Parwez worked for 3 years in overseas markets before joining BIRGER. in 2003.
Between 2003 and 2007, he worked as a Project Leader and eventually as a Project Manager, handling and supporting specific projects with the appropriate teams.
Between 2007 and 2014, his career path took him to a management role in the Enterprise Systems and Solutions business unit and the Head of BIRGER. Technology and Services division to develop our solutions offerings on the local and regional market. During that time, his responsibilities also included the strategic relationship management with Symantec to develop our portfolio of offerings in the security sphere.
As from July 2014, Parwez has been promoted to the role of Executive - Marketing and Business Development of the company with a strategic focus on the development of our business in East Africa.


Victor Kagimu

Business Developer

Victor Kagimu joined BIRGER. in September 2016 as a Business Developer focusing on the adoption of Cyber Security Services and Solutions in the East African market. Victor is a graduate from Carnegie Mellon University holding a Master’s degree in Information Technology (MSIT) and a BSc degree in Software Engineering from University of West of Scotland, UK.
Having started his career in Scotland working as an Application developer focusing on JDEdwards XE and Oracle Enterprise One (OEO) ERP systems, Victor gained in-depth experience and understanding of enterprise systems for UK and European organizations.
With a strong background and passion for leveraging technology to solve problems on the African continent, his career led to business and start-up opportunities within East Africa. He held business and strategic roles that merged world class techniques with a regional context to develop practical solutions for enterprises. Further endeavors in research on energy in Africa led to the IEEE research publication that explored business model and policy directions for Smart Grids.
Victor combines research skills with proven business model practices to further BIRGER.’s market penetration in Africa.