Erik Charas

Erik Charas
  • Founder and Managing Director, Charas, Mozambique

African entrepreneur and global anti-poverty social activist. Founder and Managing Director, Charas LDA, a Mozambican private sector company investing in and driving growth in Mozambique with investments in construction, real estate, transport, media, telecoms and mining. Founder, Jornal@Verdade, an Africa only high quality free newspaper. Co-Founder and Member, Executive Committee, Mozambique's Center for Investigative Journalism. Co-founding Board Member, ProVerdade, an NGO focused on advocacy and campaigning for development, democracy and human rights in Mozambique. Young Global Leader Alumni, World Economic Forum. Archbishop Tutu African Leadership Fellow. Named one of Africa's New Leaders of the Next Generation, Banker magazine.