Dr Tomaz Salomão joined the Board of Metallon as an Independent Non-Executive Director in December 2014. He is the former Executive Secretary of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and served from August 2005 until September 2013. His role at the SADC has been commended for his outstanding contribution and remarkable achievements during his tenure of office.
Dr Salomão has made significant contributions to the development of Mozambique and the Region, serving his country in senior positions for a period of 22 years. He was the Minister of Transport and Communications from 2000 to 2004 and Minister of Finance and Planning from 1994 to 1999. During this period, he also served as Governor for Mozambique at the African Development Bank, International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. Dr Salomão is qualified as Certified Public Accountant, has Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts Degrees in Economics.
He is currently the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Standard Bank, Mozambique (non executive), and a visiting Research Fellow at the Wits School of Governance at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa.