Who we are

DDM relies on the know-how and expertise of its partners. DDM’s two non-Mozambican partners have been visiting and doing business in Africa since the early 1990s. For the past 15 years they have worked in Mozambique and elsewhere as independent business consultants. Before that, both were employees of major multinational British companies. All of our partners have direct experience of supporting clients who have decided to set up work in Mozambique. As a result of this, and because of the huge developments currently taking shape in Mozambique with the opportunities they bring, the partners decided it was time to leverage their business contacts,  both inside and outside the country, to develop a local business similar to the one they have successfully developed in Switzerland.

Pemba Construction worker
Our local Mozambican partners have accompanied the development of the country since the time of Mozambique’s first president, Samora Machel. Over the years they have developed an encyclopaedic knowledge of Mozambique, its culture and people.
They have a finger on the pulse of the country and of projects of interest to local and foreign investors. Our joint objective is to attract investors to Mozambique to work together with the Government and / or local partners.

Meet the team

David CEO

David Jewell

David is an experienced company director having been CEO or MD of Inchcape Latin America’s operations in Brazil, Peru, and Colombia and General Manager of Inchape’s company in Zimbabwe. UK-based since 1994, he travels regularly to Mozambique and other countries in the region working in the area of business development.

Experienced in negotiation, risk management, Business to Government contracts, and strategic planning. Schooled in the UK and Kenya, David has an honours degree in Engineering from Trinity College, Dublin and a diploma in business administration from the Manchester Business School. He is fluent in Portuguese.

Jeremy Knight

Jeremy Knight

Jeremy has lived and worked in East and Southern Africa for over 20 years. He helped to establish a banknote factory for De La Rue plc in Nairobi in 1996 and has since worked for a number of companies including Intertek plc. He set up his own company, Audax Global Sàrl in Switzerland in 2005.

His speciality is connecting people and companies to commercial and government mandated projects in emerging markets globally. In addition to Mozambique he has a strong partner network which spans all five main continents. He spent time in the British Armed Forces in the 1980s and has an MBA from EAP (École d’Administration Publique) which in 1999 merged with ESCP (École Supérieure de Commerce de Paris). Although he is now resident in Switzerland, he is a regular visitor to East Africa and Mozambique.

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