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Mr. João Marcos Alves Mendes

Born at 27-Nov-1952

Nationality Cape Verdean

P. O. Box 486 - Praia - Cape Verde Is.

Tel.: 238-2615187 / 238-9912379 - Fax: 238-2618694

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Member of OPACC-Professional Institute of Certified Accountants and Auditors of the Cape Verde Is.

Member of OCC-Portuguese Institute of Certified Professional Accountants

Member of OE-Portuguese Institute of Economists

Member of AAA-American Accounting Association

Member of APC-Portuguese Association of Accountants

Member of APOTEC-Portuguese Association of Accounting Technicians

Member of IIA-The Institute of Internal Auditors

Member of IPAI-Portuguese Institute of Internal Audit

Member of AEC-Capeverdean Association of Economists


Master of Internal Auditing and Management Control, IAE-Montesquieu University-Bordeaux IV

Bachelor of Business Management, ISEG-Technical University of Lisbon

Diploma of Accountancy and Administration, ISCAL-Polytechnic Institute of Lisbon

Diploma of Commerce and General Administration, EICM-Commercial & Industrial School of Mindelo


IV.1 – Positions held in the field of accounting, auditing and management control

Managing partner, auditor and consultant of AUDITEC-Sociedade de Auditores Certificados, Lda.

Managing partner and consultant of CONTEC-Sociedade de Contabilistas Certificados, Lda.

Statutory auditor or member of the supervisory board of several corporations and other organisations

Former Director of Internal Auditing of TACV-Transportes Aéreos de Cabo Verde, SA

Former Internal Auditor and Advisor to the President of TACV-Transportes Aéreos de Cabo Verde, SA

Former Financial Director of TACV-Transportes Aéreos de Cabo Verde, SA

Former Head of Economic and Financial Planning Service of TACV-Transportes Aéreos de Cabo Verde, SA

Former Revenue Accountant at TAP Portugal-Transportes Aéreos Portugueses, SA

Former Technicien of the Family Subventions' Service at the Financial Center of the Portuguese Army

IV.2 – Scope of the services rendered as certified auditor and management consultant

Financial auditing (audit and review) and other assurance engagements to companies and other entities

Auditing of development projects backed by international financial organisations and/or donors funds

Auditing of managerial and operating functions, activities and processes, of companies and other entities

Tax auditing of companies and response to questionnaires on tax situation of companies or other entities

Agreed-upon procedures engagements (v.g. verification of project expenses; other agreed-upon procedures)

Performing the functions of statutory auditor or member of supervisory boards of companies and other entities

Diagnosis and optimization of structural organization and of accounting & financial activities of companies

Due diligence in cases of companies mergers and/or acquisitions

Expert witness services to the civil court and to the state attorney

Reporting on realization of capital in kind, alteration of type of incorporation and companies merger & dissolution

Consultancy to Civil Aviation Authority concerning airlines licensing and proposals of regulated companies

Accounting and financial reporting services and signature of financial statements of companies or other entities

Tax services to companies or other entities, including preparation of tax complaints, in the gracious stage

Evaluation of companies and/or evaluation of specific business and/or of companies' fixed assets

Recruitment and selection of accounting, financial and comptrollership staffs, for companies and projects

Design and control of training seminars on accounting & financial matters for employment & training centers

Economic and financial feasibility studies of investment projects


Current President of the Technical Council of Cape Verdean Institute of Certified Accountants and Auditors

Has been President of Organizing Committee of I Congress of Cape Verdean Certified Accountants and Auditors

Former President of the Directive Council of Cape Verdean Institute of Certified Accountants and Auditors

Former President of Installation Commission of Cape Verdean Institute of Certified Accountants and Auditors

Former member of CNEST-Statistics National Council, representing UNTC-The Cape Verdean Labor Union

Has made technical and managerial career for 28 years in commercial aviation in Portugal and Cape Verde

Has participated in debates, seminars and negotiations of civil and commercial aviation in various countries

Participating in several training seminars on financial, internal and operational auditing in France and Portugal

Participating in several international conferences and congresses relating accounting and auditing matters

Author of several papers concerning the accountancy profession and the internal and operational auditing