Speakers

Manuel Costeira da Rocha

Managing Director, EFACEC

About

Manuel Costeira da Rocha is born in Murtosa (Aveiro), and made his academic training in Porto, Portugal, and internships in EFACEC, in Portugal, EDF, in Arcachon, France, and SIEMENS, in Erlangen, Germany. He is a senior professional with experience in B2B context, in different sectors (sheet metal machinery; wood, laminates and flooring; power and energy; management consulting), in Europe, Asia, Africa and South America. Manuel has been working in Mozambique since 2011, where he has appointed as Managing Director of Efacec Mozambique in 2012 and Board Member of Efacec Group companies in Mozambique and South Africa in 2013. Since 2017 he has been Business Development Director of the EFACEC Group for the SADC countries. He was invited Professor to Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, in Substations Engineering and Energy Market Economics. He holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, a Master's degree in Business Management from the OBS - Oporto Business School, and a PhD in Sustainable Energy Systems from Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto.
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