Rui Oliveira


Diploma in Strategy and Innovation




Asset Management



Rui Oliveira is CEO of BFA Gestão de Activos, the asset management arm of the second-largest private bank in Angola, with a 3 years’ track record of 60 billion Kwanzas of assets under management. He is an independent investor in financial markets with more than 10 years of experience and an op-ed financial columnist for Jornal Mercado, a leading Angolan business & economic newspaper. Rui was featured in 2018’s “Angola Golden Generation” as one of the top 100 young professionals in Angola.

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Posted by: on June 19, 2020

A system lens on the current social divide

Infrastructure: from French (1875); infra + structure (n.). The installations and underlying framework that form the basis for any operation or system. Oxford Languages I first encounter the concept of systems thinking during my PGDip course at University of Oxford, when I had the privilege to sit in a lecture that was conducted by George […]

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Posted by: on April 16, 2020

It is the Kimbo’s way: Angola’s pathway to social innovation

Jean-Jacques Rousseau so eloquently said “men are born free, yet everywhere are in chains,” but if so, then the civil society to which all men are “chained” to, Burke argued, must be governed by a social contract upon which “a partnership not only between those who are living, but between those who are living, those […]

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Posted by: on January 14, 2020

Escaping Plato’s Cave

As we reach the end of the year, it’s hard not to be nostalgic about my time at the University of Oxford. Being a student at this wonderful institution has been one of the most intellectually challenging experience for me, which in turn has undoubtedly allowed me to become more conscious of the ever-changing and […]

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