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Florival Mucave - President - Mozambique Oil & Gas Chamber

Florival Mucave


President
Mozambique Oil & Gas Chamber

  • Speaking at: Session 6: COLLABORATION IN AFRICA: Creating New Partnerships & Lessons from the Industry

1995, Articled clerk with Schellemberg Wittmer Law firm in Geneva Switzerland.

1996, Articled clerk with Linklaters Law Firm in London, United Kingdom.

1997-1998, World Trade Organisation (WTO) in Geneva, Switzerland, Junior Legal Affairs Officer, dealing with trade disputes, the implementation of the General Agreements on Trade and Tariffs (GATT) and technical assistance to Developing Countries.

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 President at the Mozambique Oil & Gas Chamber.

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