22 March 2018

08:00 am

Lagoon Beach Hotel

Event Speakers

Mozambique Opportunities Conference

Leading industry experts will share their insights on topics ranging from strategy, skills shortage, operating efficiency, investment and technical know-how.

Tomaz Augusto Salomão

Dr Tomaz Augusto Salomão, an economist by profession, is currently a Visiting Research Fellow at the Wits School of Governance at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. He is also the non-executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Standard Bank, Mozambique. View Full Biography

Omar Mithá

Mr Omar Mithá (50) is a Mozambican national. He holds a degree in Economics (1992) and a post-graduate course in management. He started his career as a teacher at the Commercial Institute in 1987. In 1990, prior to completing his studies, he joined the Local Industry Institute as a junior economist… View Full Biography

Abdul Razak Noormahomed

“Since 1976, holds a degree as a medical doctor, by the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lourenço Marques, Maputo, Mozambique. Received further education in tropical medicine and hygiene, by the Liverpool School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of Liverpool (U.K.)… View Full Biography

Lourenço Sebastião Sambo

Director General of the Investment & Export Promotion Agency (APIEX – Mozambique), since June 2017. Before that he was Director General of the Investment Promotion Centre – CPI, from July 2010 to June 2017 and Economic Adviser to the Minister of Planning and Development of the Republic of Mozambique… View Full Biography

Roberto Albino

Roberto Mito Albino was born in 1966 in Maputo City. Roberto Albino holds a degree in Economics and Management from the Mozambican Eduardo Mondlane University in 1992. He speaks Ronga, Portuguese, and English. Prior to this current position, he served as the National Director… View Full Biography

Carlos Yum

Mr. Carlos Yum graduated in Electrical Engineering from the Faculty of Engineering, at Eduardo Mondlane University holds certificates on: Technical metrology, Metering policy and Regulation (Swedkraft Meter technique), Management, Leadership and Budgeting; Advance Project Finance in EFISA Bank… View Full Biography

Salvador Namburete

Salvador Namburete is the chairman of BIG Bank and was Minister of Energy of Mozambique in the period 2004-2014. Previously, he served as Deputy Minister of functions of Trade and Industry, 2000 to 2005. In 1996, he was seconded to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation… View Full Biography

Rui Monteiro

Rui Monteiro is the Managing Partner of Turconsult, a Mozambican Tourism Consultancy firm focused on Financial Advisory Services, being also the representative of Rani Investment LLC in Mozambique as well as a partner and Board member in Rani Group Companies and some other reputable firms… View Full Biography

Kevin Record

Mr. Kevin record conceptualised, developed, and operate the highly successful boutique hotel Ibo Island Lodge in northern Mozambique, and in 2018 will complete a new second luxury island development on Mogundula Private Island, Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique… View Full Biography

Rob Gardner

Rob Gardner is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and has an MBA in International Management. He started his shipping career as a deck officer with Unicorn where a lot of his time was spent on tankers and general cargo ships servicing the Mozambique ports of Maputo Beira and Nacala… View Full Biography

Joel Rodrigues

Joel Rodrigues joined BIG team in 2008 and participated in several financial advisory mandates, for domestic and international companies, including M&A processes, business valuation, structuring of financing through debt and/or capital and financial turnarounds… View Full Biography

António Manhiça

António dos Santos Tcheco Manhiça has been working as an Operational and Technical Manager since 2013 and joined EMEM as an Executive Director/CEO in 2010 when the company started its operations. He has more than thirty years of experience in the Mineral Resources and Energy Sector… View Full Biography

Carlos Zacarias

Graduated by the Petrochemical Institute of Baku – Azerbaijan, Carlos Zacarias holds a master degree on Petroleum Geology and for about 10 years has worked at the National Directorate for Coal and Hydrocarbons (DNCH) as Head of its Technical Department that supervised the petroleum and coal activities… View Full Biography

Paulo Mandlate

I was born on the 4th June 1976, in Maputo where I concluded my primary and superior education level.  I am working for Banco de Moçambique since 2004, I took the position of Assistant Director from 2013-2016. I am currently heading the Licensing and Exchange Control Department… View Full Biography

Adrian Frey

Adrian is the Chairman of Beluluane Industrial Park – Mozambique’s largest industrial park and free-trade zone. Beluluane Industrial Park is a Public-Private Partnership with the aim to support investors with the necessary infrastructure and value-added services to successfully conduct business in Mozambique… View Full Biography

Event Details


The Mozambique Opportunities Conference will highlight investment opportunities in Mozambique within the Oil, Gas and selected key sectors.

Gala Dinner

Please join us for an eventful evening where you can network and socialize with your peers after the Mozambique Opportunities Conference.


Leading industry experts will share their insights on topics ranging from strategy, skills shortage, operating efficiency, investment and…


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