I am passionate about international politics and development programming, having specialized in the areas of human rights, gender equality, local capacity building, legislative development and environmental issues. I have a Master’s degree in International Development and Sociology and have lived and worked in developing countries for around 5 years, with working experience from countries such as Swaziland, Bolivia, Peru and Nicaragua.
Susana Moreira graduated in Pharmaceutical Sciences and holds a MSc in Health and Development from the Lisbon Tropical Institute of Medicine and Hygiene. With more than 15 years of professional practice in health, she combines experiences in community pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, consultancy, laboratorial analysis and health data analysis in Portugal and Mozambique.
With over 15 years of consulting experience and over 5 years in Mozambique, Thandie Harris-Sapp brings a unique appreciation and understanding of the Mozambican development landscape - to enable clients to manage projects using evidence-based solutions, therefore creating more and better opportunities for sustained improvement in the lives of people living in developing countries. Her consulting firm engages with international development organizations in the areas of strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation, reporting and documentation, M&E training and research strategies in health, gender and media communications.
Eleanor is a freelance consultant with over 15 years’ work experience. She has a wide professional profile in project and programme management, strategic analysis and evaluation gained in the areas of HIV and AIDS, health and social development. In her roles, Eleanor has provided guidance, coaching and training within organisations to Government, civil society and team members. She has worked in Mozambique for 11 years and has other country experience from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Belize, Nepal, Spain and the UK.
Grounded in her experience as a researcher, political analyst and consultant, Lily has honed her expertise into a bold, actionable, creative and successful approach. With over nine years of experience in developing nations, her strategies enable organizations to reach their organisational and funding goals.
Micaela has a 10 years of professional experience in the Marketing and Sales area in in the Pharmaceutical and FMCG industries. In the last 7 years, she has worked in a consultancy company for the Pharmaceutical Industry, gaining skills as a Project Manager. Being passionate for the FMCG sector and the marketing area she holds two post graduations in the field, and experience in both Mozambique and Portuguese Markets.
Michael holds a PhD in anthropology and has worked for over 30 years in international development project design and evaluation—principally in education, health, and agricultural development. Incorporating quantitative and qualitative methodologies, with added geo-spatial analyses where relevant, he has developed large monitoring and evaluation platforms for governments and large international donor organizations (USAID, mostly).
Charlotte has for many years been helping multinationals in recruiting local talents for managerial positions in their African subsidiaires.
She specialised in the search and selection of young African professionals who graduated in Europe and US by developing a strong network involving think-tanks, associations, medias and best Universities in Europe, connected with top African talents willing to return to their home country and become actors of the development of their continent.
Nora is a qualified Swiss-Mozambican Sociologist with several years of professional experience with both private enterprise companies and NGOs in Switzerland, Colombia, Tanzania and Mozambique.
She strongly believes in and seeks to expand her project management expertise in vocational skills development and social entrepreneurship for sustainable development.
Eileen brings over 15 years of global consulting and management experience in access to finance, with a heavy focus on skills transfer.
Over the past 18 months, Eileen has been based in Mozambique, providing on-going technical support to inclusive financial sector programs of KfW, Swiss Development Cooperation and FSD MoÌ (funded by DFID and KfW).
Morven is originally from Scotland and worked for the British Foreign Service for 16 years. During this time she organised a range of events across the world. She now lives in Mozambique and used her experience to set up OLE Lda. OLE was established in 2007 as a Mozambican company focused on delivering services in Events Management and co-ordination of logistics. Morven’s focus is on events, specialising in organising conferences, workshops and training in Maputo and provinces. She typically works with large international NGOs, Donors, Corporates and Business Associations.
Nadia is a creative social geographer devoted to social and environmental responsibility and sustainability. After doing research in Central Asia on migration and development, Nadia worked in a Swiss start up company for fair trade and organic products. Since living abroad she is active in social entrepreneurship as a co-founder and managing partner of 16NetO and Lanas Mozambique.