Ambassador Carlos dos Santos - Special Guest

Ambassador Carlos dos Santos most recently served as High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (2011-2015) where he was voted "Best Diplomat of the year" (2013). Prior to that, he served as Ambassador of Mozambique to Germany (2006-2011). His long and distinguished career includes serving as Director for Europe and the Americas at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2005-2006). Advisor to the president (2003-2005) and Permanent Representative to the United Nations (1996-2002). He was the Africa and Middle East Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Ambassador Dos Santos holds a Master's Degree in International Relations from the University of Zimbabwe and a Master's of Business Administration from Baruch College, City University of New York. He speaks Portuguese, English, Spanish, and Ronga. Ambassador Dos Santos is married and the proud father of three children.