Players of the month: Cape Verde

250e08d4-7586-4450-add2-16988a00dedcThis month saw the launch of the new office in Cape Verde.  As you know Dirce Varela recently joined the family as CEO.  For the launch, Creditinfo Cape Verde (CICV) held a 3 hour workshop at the  Auditório de Caixa Económica de Cabo Verde on the 15th July.

Dirce opened the launch with an introduction to Creditinfo and then we welcomed Mr. Carlos Burgo, the Governor of the Central Bank of Cape Verde and  Mr Amilcar Monteiro, the General Secretary of Câmara do Comércio Industria e Serviços de Sotavento (CCIS)  Mr. Burgo described the role of the Central Bank in licensing and the supervision of credit bureaus and Mr. Monteiro spoke about the role of the credit bureau in the access to credit for SMEs and Microfinance.

After which, Paul Randall delivered an informative presentation on bureau scores and credit reporting value added services, which was followed by Muhammad Jagana, CEO for Creditinfo VoLo / Group CEO of VoLo Africa who gave an interesting presentation on the importance of biometric technology for credit information systems.We hope to hear a few of these presentations in the next semester of the Creditinfo Academy webinars.