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Florival Mucave - CEO - Mozambican Oil & Gas Chamber

Florival Mucave


CEO
Mozambican Oil & Gas Chamber

1999, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Geneva, Switzerland, Legal Trade Officer, dealing with International trade agreements and the sustainable exploitation of natural resources in Developing Countries.

2000-2001, Diamond Trading Company (DTC), a subsidiary of the De Beers Group, in London, United Kingdom as Senior Legal Counsel dealing with Competition and Anti-Trust matters pertaining to DeBeers negotiations with the European Competition Commission (DG4) as well as negotiations of new diamond concessions in Angola, Russia and Canada.  

2001-2003, De Beers Group Services, based in Johannesburg, South Africa, as Head of the Department responsible for contracts and negotiations in Southern Africa.

2004-2008, DeBeers Group Central Africa, based in Luanda, Angola, in charge of DeBeers Legal and Commercial Division for Angola, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon and the Central African Republic.  

2009-2011, DeBeers Group International, based in Johannesburg, Director for Strategic Growth and New Business Development in Africa.  My Division ascertained the commercial sustainability of new diamond projects and the expansion opportunities in Africa.

2011, After 12 years with the DeBeers Group, pursuant to my request, I became an International Consultant for the DeBeers Group in Africa, based in Johannesburg.

2012-2015, Senior Independent Consultant for the De Beers Group and Anglo-American PLC in Africa.

2015-Founded Genese Oil & Gas Mozambique, an Oil & Gas Consulting Company aimed at providing Legal and Corporate Finance services to Oil and Gas companies operating in Africa.

2015-2019, Through Genese Oil & Gas, I provided Legal services to Empresa Mocambicana de Hidrocarbonetos (ENH), which I assisted in their negotiations with Anadarko, ENI, Galp and sub-sea 7, amongst others.

Currently the Chairman of the Oil & Gas and Local Content Commission at the Mozambican Confederation of Trade Associations, which is the Mozambican Business Council.

As one of the Mozambican Business Council Chairman’s, I lead the negotiations of legislative reforms with the Government of Mozambique and represent the Business Council in international trade missions.

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