I was born on the 1st of May 1968 in Panda, Inhambane - Mozambique.
I Received a Masters degree in Information Systems Management from Minho University, Portugal in 2003 and a Bachelor's degree (licenciatura) in Information Systems from Eduardo Mondlane University in Mozambique, in 1992.
I have been working at Banco de Moçambique, the Central Bank of the Republic of Mozambique Since 1992, and from 2000 I am the Information Technology Manager.
Before I joined Banco de Moçambique, I worked at the Ministry of Planning and Finance (MPF) and at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), where I had opportunity to perform managerial and technical functions.
Furthermore, as representative of Banco de Moçambique, since 1998 up to now, I am collaborating in National ICT Policy matters. In this context, I have been developing different activities, including Managerial and Coordination positions. For instance, I was appointed by the Prime Minister, as the national Director of Technical Unity for Y2K (1999 - 2000). From 2007 to date, I am the National Coordinator for Development of Unique National Citizen Number (NUIC) concept (2007 - up to now), appointed by the Minister of Science and Technology.
Additionally, I have the following responsibilities:
Chairperson of Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) for Central Banks Information Technology Forum (IT Forum).
Non Executive Director at the National Distance Education Institute (INED).
Member of the Mozambican interbank Steering Committee, responsible for the development and implementation of National Payment switch in Mozambique, chaired by Banco de Moçambique.
Vice President of ICT security Committee of the Banco de Moçambique.
Invited lecturer at Eduardo Mondlane University (UEM).
My special interest research topic is Management of Information System Development Projects (ISDP) and my experience as a researcher includes monitoring and thesis supervision, as well as article publication in the out (in) sourcing of ICT goods and service.