Esselina Macome

Esselina Macome is currently the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the Financial Sector Deepening Program in Mozambique (FSDMoç) a Program funded by UK Aid from the UK Government and Swedish Government, and she is also a Professor at Eduardo Mondlane University. She was as Executive Director and Member of the Board at the Central Bank from 2005 to 2015. She was responsible for Currency Issuing, Payment systems and Information Technology portfolio, financial inclusion. Her research interests include ICT for development, e-government, gender, and the development and management of information systems in organisations, and Financial Inclusion. She has led a number of studies following the progress of telecentres in Mozambique and has acted as advisor to the Mozambique GRACE researchers.

Content by Esselina Macome
  • Project

    Electronic payments in Mozambique: Diagnosis and impact evaluation of dissemination

    The Central Bank of Mozambique has chosen financial inclusion as one of its top policy priorities. This has been underlined over the last few years, namely as a recurrent theme of its annual meetings. The recent and relatively widespread dissemination of electronic means of payment such as POSs, mobile banking (provided by banks), and mobile money (provided through cell...

    1 Jul 2014 | Margarida Ortigão, Esselina Macome, Pedro Vicente