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Short Bio - Fernando's Profile

Executive 78157

Fernando's Profile

iCEO #78157

Position: CEO

Nationality: Portugal


Experienced executive in the financial sector in Africa (West and South East regions), with a background in strategy consulting and top management positions.

Major Achievements

 Acquisition, merger, and integration of Banks;  Rebranding and creation of a common regional brand for the Group;  Successful cost optimization (covering both staff and administrative costs) programmes;  Management of lending programs with EIB and USAID, with a focus on development finance and NGO partnerships;  Development of mobile money wallet, agent banking and digital banking (mobile app) products and services.  Operational centralization program (credit, foreign operations, cards, accounts opening, ...) and credit risk analysis (policy and regulations design, scoring and document workflow);

Industry Sector Competencies

Financial Services

Professional Objectives

Function: CEO / COO / CRO
Sector: Banking, Insurance, Retail
Interim Manager: Yes
Permanent Position: No
Operational: Yes
Availability: Full time
Prefered Locations: Europe or Africa

Additional Professional Interests

Non executive director assignments

Countries Covered

Cape Verde

Operational Competencies

Business development (Expert)
Acquisition and shadow management (Expert)
New product or service launch (Expert)
Geographical expansion (Expert)



Home Country



Full time




English, French, Portuguese, Spanish

Management Experience

More than 10 years

Company Size


Interim Manager


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