Country Managing Director – Mozambique
Hélia joined AMSCO in October 2013 as Project Officer for Lusophone countries, where she was in charge of managing and growing the portfolio in Angola and Mozambique, in 2016 Hélia became Development Adviser Specialist for the same region, having to expand operations in Cape Verde. Currently she is Country Managing Director for Mozambique, overseeing other Lusophone countries. She brings 18 years working experience in international development, focusing in financial inclusion and SME’s business management. Hélia’s experience spans from leading the setup of a fully licensed Microfinance bank, providing consulting services for donors implementing Microfinance projects, consulting to SME’s and management to credit management of SME’s. Hélia holds a Masters in Microfinance and a Degree in Economics (Business Management Specialization), and a specialization in entrepreneurship, she is also part of the Microfinance Association. Hélia is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, English and Italian.