Tatiana has 12 years of experience working in business management, human resource management, and people and organizational development.


She is the Co-founder and Executive Catalyst of ideiaLab, a Mozambican enterprise founded in 2010, that focuses on developing startups, accelerating SMEs and promoting entrepreneurship and innovation. ideiaLab acts as a catalyst within the entrepreneurial ecosystem, supports entrepreneurs in developing sustainable and innovative businesses and works to strengthen the business environment. Through tailored consultancies including franchising, training, mentoring, coaching, business idea competitions and events, ideiaLab keeps shaping the future of entrepreneurship.


Tatiana previously worked as General Manager for TR&CO and was an Executive Board Member for TORA Holding. She worked as an HR Senior Consultant at SDO Mz and LOD, and at BCI as HR Coordinator.


Tatiana is certified as a trainer for GrowthWheel, a tool for decision-making in start-up and growth companies; Incubator Management and Executive Coaching.


She holds an MBA from Curtin University (Perth, Australia) and an Honours Degree in Human Resources Management from ISCTE (Lisbon, Portugal).


In 2014, she became a Mandela Washington Fellow (President Barack Obama’s Initiative –Young African Leaders Initiative), having participated in a Business and Entrepreneurship Track at Northwestern University, Chicago, in the USA.


Tatiana is also the co-founder of the Maputo-based Lokal2896 Guesthouse, Board Member of Zizile (Institute for Early Childhood Development), President of the Mozambique/USA Alumni Association and Vice-President of Mozambique Business Angels Association.


IdeiaLab has been actively promoting initiatives to foster youth and women entrepreneurship through training, mentoring, coaching and business idea competitions. IdeiaLab recently started a new business unit, Teamvision, a franchising consultancy.