I am an Investment director and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment. I have worked as an independent adviser to several the Ministries of Finance and Economy all over the world and I am responsible for the management of private client and trustee ethical investment portfolios, with a special interest in the development of social enterprise investment. I serve as a board director with one of the first class security company on appointment as the special adviser; l began my career at Burida Investment Management in 1999 after graduating from the University of West Cape Verde. Then moved to Framlington Asset Management where I launched the ECOWAS first tailor-made investment service for private clients, trustees, and charities in 2008. In 2009 I commissioned influential research into private companies’ family-friendly employment policies and has been involved in shareholder engagement throughout my career in socially responsible investment.