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While attending classes at Berkeley College, Rui Oliveira learned both the technical and social skills needed to work within culturally diverse groups, tools he has been able to apply to Angola, Africa’s first-ever stock exchange.
Alumnus Joins Angola’s Stock Exchange After Honing Managerial Skills at Berkeley College
Rui Oliveira came to Berkeley College from Luanda, the largest city in Angola, Africa. While attending classes at Berkeley College in Midtown Manhattan, he learned both the technical and social skills needed to work within culturally diverse groups, tools he has been able to apply to Angola’s first-ever stock exchange.
Mr. Oliveira graduated from Berkeley College in 2009 with a B.B.A. in Management. He also attended the Imperial College in London for an M.Sc. in Finance, and completed programs at the International Capital Markets Association and the London Stock Exchange Group Academy.
Upon completing his studies, Mr. Oliveira began his career in the financial sector working for Citigroup and Morgan Stanley. He then returned to Luanda, where he held senior positions in banking and financial markets at distinct firms in Angola, including the Capital Markets Authority and Atlantico.
Mr. Oliveira currently serves as an Executive Board Member at the Angola Stock Exchange (BODIVA). In this role, he is responsible for overseeing all trading activities, including managing trading members and issuers’ activity, identifying new strategic business opportunities, building key customer relationships, aligning long-term organizational strategic goals, and managing the technological direction of the company.