Esselina joined FSDMoç. after a 10-year career at the Central Bank of Mozambique where she was an Executive Director, Payments Systems, and Board Member. She led the drafting of the Central Bank’s financial inclusion strategy. Esselina is a Associate Professor at the Eduardo Mondlane University. She has extensive experience in information and communication technology – ICT, payments systems, financial inclusion and currency management. She holds a Doctoral Degree (PhD) in Information Communication Technology from the University of Pretoria, South Africa and a Certificate from the FSDAfrica Academy.