AFSIC is believed to be the largest Africa investment event taking place annually outside Africa and has become one of the most important conduits of investment into Africa.
Esselina Macome – Associate Professor at the Eduardo Mondlane University. She holds a PhD in Information Technologies and MSc in Analysis, Design and Management of Information System by LSE – University of London.
She concluded courses in Digital Money, Leading Digital Money Market, Leading for Frontiers, Bitcoin and Block chain, Gender, regulating Fintechs, Humanitarian payment offered by the Digital Frontiers Institute and in Leadership for Financial Inclusion offered by Fletcher School.
She worked at the Central Bank of Mozambique from 2005-2015, as Executive Director and Member of the Board. She was responsible for Currency Issuing, Payment systems, information Technology and financial inclusion portfolio.
Presently, beside her academic activity, she is also working at the FSDMOç (Financial Sector Deepening Moçambique) as the Chief Executive Officer since July 2017. Her areas of interest include the usage of Information Communication Technology (ICT) for development, Financial Inclusion with more focus to Digital financial services (DFS), Fintech and ICT for Gender related issues