Supporting the Policy Environment for Economic Development
SPEED+

Our Team

Sérgio Chitará

Sérgio Chitará is the Chief of Party for SPEED+. He is a distinguished Mozambican policy reform leader with more than 25 years of experience spanning agriculture, forestry, business enabling environment, power, water.

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Ashok Menon

Mr. Menon is the Deputy Director of SPEED+. He has been supporting USAID projects for 20 years, helping to support countries to grow economically and reform policies to support trade, investment and job creation in countries from Africa, Asia and Latin America.

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Benjamim Nandja

Benjamim Nandja is the SPEED+ Finance and Administrative Director

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Honorata Chipepo

Honorata Chipepo is the Trade Portfolio Coordinator for SPEED+ Project

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Rosario Marapusse

Rosario Marapusse is Portfolio Manager for Trade and Investment

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Pedro Zamba

Pedro Zamba is the Administration and Procurement Officer for SPEED+

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Vera Julien

Vera Julien is the SPEED+ Policy Portfolio Coordinator for Biodiversity.

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Clerico Constantino

Clérico Constatino is a Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist at the SPPED +

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Jaime Palalane

Jaime Palalane is the SPEED+ Policy Portfolio Coordinator for Water.

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Hercilia Hamela

Hercilia Hamela is the SPEED+ Policy Portfolio Coordinator for Agriculture.

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Afonso Madope

Afonso Madope is the SPEED+ Policy Portfolio Manager for Biodiversity.

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Jennifer Garvey

Jennifer Garvey is currently the Manager of the Energy Portfolio in the USAID SPEED+ project. 

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Claudette Lavallée

Claudette Lavallée SPEED+’ embedded water project adviser for DNAAS and has more than twenty years of experience in development programs in the field of water and sanitation and has actively influenced reforms in rural and urban water supply.

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Alima Hussein

Alima Hussein is the SPEED+ Business Environment portfolio manager. Prior to joining SPEED+ she spent 5 years working with Rio Tinto as Principal Advisor for External Affairs in Africa, and Principal Advisor for External Affairs in Mozambique. 

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Deizy Benesse

Deizy Benesse works as Administrative Assistant since the beginning of the project in September 2016. 

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Charmila Alibhai

Charmila Alibhai is an administrative assistant for the Portfolio Managers. She is supporting the team with administrative tasks that also include organizing events such as workshops, seminars, consultant travels and trainings.

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Kevin Carlucci

Kevin Carlucci é Coordenador Técnico de Implementação

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Isabel Lopes

Isabel Lopes is the Senior Accountant for SPEED+ with more than 25 years experience in accountant, finance and administration in different industries. 

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Stelio Nhampule

Stélio Nhampule is the Human Resource and Office Manager for SPEED+

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Sheila Amaro

Prior to joining the SPEED+ team, Sheila Amaro worked as researcher on Soybean and Cowpea crops, a Legume Program implemented by International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA).

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Fernando Macamo

Fernando works as a driver and document expeditor for SPEED+, joining the team from predecessor program SPEED and before that having worked for Nathan Associates.

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