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Francisco Mendes

Partner, Luanda
Coordinates the work in the public and financial sectors in Angola, as well as the work in public-sector finance and aviation in Africa

About Francisco

Francisco has worked in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and South America, with a focus on public-sector finance, the financial sector (banking and insurance), and transport and logistics, notably in aviation.

In the public sector, Francisco has led large-scale tax-transformation programs in a number of sub-Saharan African countries to increase internal tax revenues, as well as economic development projects focused on boosting economic growth and job creation.

In the financial sector, he has supported banking and insurance institutions in Africa and Europe on the implementation of growth strategies and results’ improvement, including privatization processes.

In the travel, transport, and logistics sector, Francisco has helped develop a strategy for the air-transport sector of an African country and has led financial-turnaround programs for various African air carriers experiencing difficulties.

Education

INSEAD
MBA

University of Lisbon (Faculty of Pharmacy)
Bachelor's Degree