Supporting the Policy Environment for Economic Development

Rosemin Faquir

Rosemin is the SPEED+ legal advisor. 

With more than 15 years of public and private sector experience in tax, accounting and general regulatory and legal advisory, Rosemin Faquir has extensive experience in the drafting and revision of laws and corollary regulations, as well as the preparation and administration of training programs regarding the implementation of such legislation for both government administrators and the private sector. She participated in the reform and restructuring of the Mozambican tax system during the period 2002-2012, which included the establishment of the Mozambique Tax Authority as an autonomous administrative agency.

Prior to SPEED+, Rosemin was the tax manager, responsible for annual VAT and income tax and accounting reporting and general administration, for the Benga Coal Mining Project, a position which she assumed during the acquisition of the project by International Coal Ventures Ltd from Rio Tinto.

Rosemin holds a law degree from the Polytechnic University and a post-graduate degree in Business Law from the Center for Studies and Applied Research (CEPPA-ISPU) in partnership with the Bissaya Barreto Foundation (University of Coimbra). She is the author of the recently published book “Collection of Tax Legislation of Mozambique”. Rosemin has 3 children.

“I believe that the Government should control more and regulate less”.