Olivío Gambo

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Hometown: Luena, Moxico.

Education: I studied journalism at Universidade Agostinho Neto, with courses in Communication for Behavior Change at Ohio University at Athens in the US and Media for Social Change at Gold Meir Center in Israel.

Role at Djembe Communications: Country Manager – Angola.

Specialties: Media Management and Monitoring, Stakeholder Engagement and Crisis Communications.

Experience: I have over 10 years experience in communication as Information & External Relations Officer in UNICEF, as media consultant and Executive director in a government institution and ONG, respectively. I have also six years experience as a Journalist working in national and international media.

Dream Job: Priest.

Best Way to Unwind from PR: Interact with people and listen more than speaking.

Memorable PR Homerun: Making children a priority for Angola’s social and political agenda through media.

Favorite City for Business Travel: Still discovering.

Twitter or Facebook: Facebook.

Social Media of Choice: I still prefer SMS as it is one of the technologies that can reach more people in the undeveloped countries and is a great opportunity to deliver services to enhance the lives of vulnerable families.

Window or Aisle: Windows. There is nothing more inspiring then the power of nature. Windows give us the opportunity of interacting with the beauty of the light of the day and the magic of the stars during the night.