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Water Development and Sanitation projects in Africa – case studies and impacts

Pedro Amaral Jorge joined AfDB in 2017 to work as private sector expert in developing and structuring Infrastructure, Energy, Water and Sanitation Projects in Africa, with focus in the Sub-Saharan Africa region, undertaking the mission of supporting AfDB executing Non-Sovereign Operations by funding Public Private Partnerships, Private Sector Enterprises as well as State Owned Enterprises.…

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Climate Finance – financing climate projects in Portuguese Speaking Countries in Africa

Mariana Abrantes de Sousa is an international financial consultant, and former investment banker, Mariana was instrumental in the launching Project Financing and PPPs in Portugal and in managing the transaction cycle as arranger of award winning deals in sectors such as energy, transportation and health. A Senior PPP Specialist with extensive service as member of…

Business Digital Transformation

Tânia Barros is a Senior Business Security Consultant with 17 years of experience in IT Security management at international level, known for strategic and focused approaches to increase security and profitability while expanding business in new technology product areas. For 6 years she had the opportunity to be the Head of Innovation at the Portuguese…

Youth, Leadership and Democratic Development in Africa

Edalina Rodrigues Sanches is a Researcher on African Politics  at Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa. Her thesis “Explaining Party System Institutionalization in Africa: From a Broad Comparison to a Focus on Mozambique and Zambia” was awarded best thesis by the Portuguese Political Science Association (2016). Her research interests comprise democratization, political institutions,…

Banking Innovation

Innovative, agile and multi-award winning banking leader with over 25 years’ international financial services experience with leading blue-chip institutions across three continents in progressive leadership roles, both executive and NED, in Investment Banking, Wealth Management, general management, business development, strategy and latterly in FinTech. His value proposition is centered around enabling challenger banks to establish…

Water Sector – challenges and solutions

Alexandra Serra is an executive manager, with more than 25 years of experience in the public and private water sector and a wide experience in international markets, having participated or coordinated projects in Morocco, Algeria, Angola, Mozambique, Cape Vert and Brazil. Her main professional experience is related to water supply and wastewater management and engineering consultancy.…

Smart Cities, Smart Energy

All over the world, a new path is emerging that questions our responsibility towards future generations. New sources of power, the need for renewable and sustainable energy supplies and the growth in smart cities and related technology is creating not only massive opportunities, but significant challenges too. Miguel Marques da Silva, DHC Operations Support Executive…