Managing Committee

Rawlin Pinto

Rawlin Pinto

Chairman

Rawlin is an Entrepreneur, heading an Information Technology company for the past 28 years. He is a longstanding member – over 40 years - of the WCG, and all through these years he has been actively involved in many social and sport activities. He is an avid bridge player and represents the Willingdon Catholic Gymkhana in various tournaments pan India. He is married with four kids and a grandson. Rawlin is currently in his second term as Chairman of the Willingdon Catholic Gymkhana.

Deanne Menon

Deanne Menon

General Secretary

Deanne has been a member of the Willingdon Catholic Gymkhana for 30 odd years. She has served on the Managing Committee since 2017 and is currently General Secretary of the WCG. The WCG is her second home - a place where she bonds with the staff, members, and guests. Deanne has successfully balanced home and work without compromise. She is currently on a 3-year extension post retirement with one of India's largest shipping companies. Deanne has a strong connect with music. She sings with the church choir and Santacruz Ensemble and enjoys dancing, which she says keeps her physically fit!

Sunil Lobo

Sunil Lobo

Treasurer

Sunil has been in the banking sector for over 2 decades primarily in Corporate & Investment Banking, besides a short stint in wealth management. He is on the Board of Bombay YMCA, managing committee of Catholic Gymkhana, KCA and on the Investment Committee of Bandra Gymkhana. He is a trustee of a school in South Mumbai and of a residential school in Panchgani.

Maurice Caeiro

Maurice Caeiro

Secretary - Projects & Estates & Joint Secretary

A member of WCG since the 90s, Maurice started his career in the Hospitality industry and this spanned two decades with companies like Hotel President, The Ambassador, Cricket Club of India and Offshore Catering.  Then 25 years ago, Maurice switched gears and moved into being an Independent Entrepreneur specialising in Interior and Civil Construction. This is his second term on the Managing Committee and this is the second term that he is Secretary for Projects & Estates. Except that in this term he has the additional responsibility of being Joint Secretary as well.

Sanjay Rego

Sanjay Rego

Jt. Treasurer

Sanjay Rego is a practising Lawyer, and also a qualified Chartered Accountant. He is also a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Professionals, (STEP). He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Securities Laws. Sanjay has over 24 years of post-qualification experience. Sanjay specialises in estate planning and advises high networth individuals with regard to their estate and succession plans. This includes drafting of Wills, Trust structures, advising of family agreements, Family Constitutions etc. Sanjay assists in advising clients on complex issues and has been able to provide innovative solutions to problems considering legal (including personal and inheritance laws), tax and financial implications. He also advises clients on property law, commercial corporate, & distressed debt resolution issues.

Neil Francisco

Neil Francisco

Trustee & Secretary- Memberships & Rules

Neil P Francisco is an ex banker having over 27 years’ experience in the Financial Services industry in India. His last assignment was with HDFC Bank Limited (early retirement in March 2019) as Group Head, Retail Credit. A member of WCG since the 90s, Neil loves sports and enjoyed playing squash and hockey.  Neil has a Bachelor of Engg. Degree (Mech) from Sardar Patel College of Engineering, Mumbai University as well as a Master of Science (Material) and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA.  Neil lives with his wife Dr. Leela and three children in the WCG neighbourhood. He has a keen interest in developing the WCG as a go to place for families.

Ryan Martin

Ryan Martin

Trustee & Secretary - Indoor Sports

Ryan is born and brought up in Santa Cruz.  Currently he runs a unit manufacturing metallic graphics, dustbins, trolleys etc. He has been associated with the WCG for a very long time and was a member of the Managing Committee previously and is currently a Trustee and Secretary for Indoor Sports.

Stanley Lasrado

Stanley Lasrado

Joint Treasurer

Stanislaus Mark Lasrado (Stanley/Stan) is a Chartered Accountant in practice.  He is in the profession for more than 40 years which is in the field of accounting, auditing, direct & indirect taxation, company law, FEMA & consultancy in allied matters. He had served WCG as a Trustee in the past. He is one of the conveners on the Managing Committee of Christian Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

Percival Aguiar

Percival Aguiar

Secretary - Housie & Administration

WCG LM since late 1980. Retired Merchant Navy Officer. Held various portfolios with the WCG MC since 2004. Been in charge and conducting the WCG Housie since 2004 till date without a break.

Lorraine Martin

Lorraine Martin

Secretary – HR & Communications

The first half of Lorraine’s career was in publishing, talent & event management at The Business India Group; then 3 years in television/production with Shekhar Kapur, post which she has been with Ogilvy for 24 years heading the PR practice & talent management; currently she is the Communications Head for The Ogilvy Group in India. Lorraine has numerous industry awards & recognition to her credit; more recently 2 Golds - the much sought-after industry Award for ‘South Asia’s Corporate Communications Person of the Year-2016’ & a Gold from Social Samosa for ‘India’s Corporate Communications Person-2019’; thrice she has been listed among the ‘100 Most Influential PR Professionals’ by Reputation Today. She is also President of SCADAMS (Santa Cruz Amateur Dramatics And Music Society).

Colin Coelho Jr.

Colin Coelho Jr.

Secretary – F&B

Colin is a hospitality professional with 18 years of experience in Hotel Management and Travel & Tourism, within India and overseas. He has been a WCG member since birth and is extremely passionate about the WCG. He is zealous about the culinary industry and loves a challenge, thus has chosen to be your F&B Secretary.

Joaquim Carvalho

Joaquim Carvalho

Secretary – Outdoor Sports

Joaquim is a former Hockey Olympian, India Captain, Coach having rep India at the Olympics, World Cup, Asian Games and the World XI. He is a proud recipient of the Govt of India Arjuna Award and Govt of Maharashtra Shiv Chathrapathi Award and the Gaurav Puraskar for his achievements in sports. He worked with Mahindras for over 20 years. He also served as a committee member of the Mumbai Hockey Association Ltd and was instrumental in the laying of the new artificial turf and Floodlights. He has been a member of the Willingdon Catholic Gym for the last 35 years and has served as its Joint Secretary-Sports in his last stint as a committee member. He has been a pioneer in the promotion and development of sports in the city having his presence as a sports advisor in many institutions.

Mimosa Almieda Pinto

Mimosa Almieda Pinto

Secretary – Social & Cultural

Born and raised in Santa Cruz, Mimosa has been involved with the Gymkhana since an early age as her parents Maurice & Merle Almeida would frequently help with major events like the Carnival, Christmas season events, etc. in the WCG. Mimosa is a BSc graduate, but she chose to make music her career. At the age of 14 she conducted her first choir and there has been no turning back since then. She is the founder/conductor of ‘The Santacruz Ensemble’ formed in 1992.  She was the Choral Director for the musical, Jesus Christ Superstar, directed by the renowned late Alyque Padamsee.  She is currently a vocal coach for a singing reality show.

Joaquim Anthony Barretto

Joaquim Anthony Barretto

Committee Member

Tony works as a Business Development Officer at LIC of India.  Team Development and Building Relationships with individuals and corporates is his forte.  Being a former National Athlete and Footballer, he is most tenacious and Never Gives up until he achieves his goals. Tony loves to meet and entertain his friends and acquaintances, equally. His strength is humility and serving people.  He served as the Honorary General Secretary of the WCG Managing Committee in 2017-2019.

Deepak Netto

Deepak Netto

Committee Member

Deepak, a Chartered Accountant by profession, has been an active part of the Managing Committee for over 15 years in various capacities: a Managing Committee member, the Honorary General Secretary, the Treasurer as well as a Trustee.

Leslie Mascarenhas

Leslie Mascarenhas

Committee Member

Leslie is a banking veteran with 25+ years of experience at large multinational banks, viz. Bank of America, Deutsche Bank, ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank, has spearheaded business/technological transformations and digital initiatives in corporate/transaction banking, payments cash management & government initiatives. A keen planner & strategist with strong business acumen, process re-engineering capabilities and innovative skills.

A member of WCG for 15+ years and has served on the Managing Committee since 2017 as an elected member. Held Social & Cultural Secretary (Jan'19-Sep'19) portfolio efficiently and profitably managed large events, ‘Fellowship Nites’ and also successfully introduced ‘Hip-Hop Nites’ for the younger generation every Friday. All these events were self-funded through sponsorships and ticket sales.

Leslie holds Master’s degree in Finance (MBA) and Honours in Systems Management. A sportsman and an avid sports enthusiast, features in various talk shows/events. Also a guest speaker & panellist at banking conclaves/Management Institutes.