Octávio Queface

Co-founder & Administration Officer

Octávio Queface is a co-founder of Bloco 4 Foundation, acting as an Administration Officer. He holds a degree in Marketing from Universidade Pedagógica de Moçambique.

In 2014, he co-organized a conference in partnership with TED Talks, called TEDxMaputo, on the motto “Ideas for Change”, which was attended by Mozambican activist speakers, artists and social entrepreneurs such as Alice Mabota, Clarice Machanguana, Stewart Sukuma and Frederico Silva.

In the year 2015, he debuted as an entrepreneur by co-creating a mobile application called Guia, which had the function of guiding motorists on issues related to the state of the traffic. The same application was the winner of the first StartUp Weekend Maputo.

He also founded the digital magazine Entrepreneur in 2016, which aimed to inspire, educate and train entrepreneurs and aspirants in order to create a more robust entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Fundou também a revista digital Empreendedor, em 2016, que tinha como objectivo inspirar, educar e formar empreendedores e aspirantes, de modo a criar um ecossistema empreendedor mais robusto.

Ladislau Namizinga

Finance Consultant

Ladislau Namizinga is an advisor and permanent financial advisor to Bloco 4 Foundation. Graduated in Economics from Eduardo Mondlane University, his research focused on the social responsibility of Mega-projects, taking Mozal-Mozambique as a case study.

Since 2013, Namizinga has been a market technician at the International Bank of Mozambique (Millennium BIM) where, in addition to managing liquidity flows, Trading of funds in Meticais with other resident banks operating in the Interbank Money Market through Liquidity Swap Operations has elaborated daily surveys of Financial Markets and management of the exchange position.

Ladislau has passed through the National Statistics Institute (INE), where he prepared quarterly reports on the economic situation.