Ottoniel Santos was appointed as Secretary of State for Finance and Treasury on February 2021. Before that he was the Chief Executive Officer of the Angolan Securities Exchange (BODIVA), where his main goal was to guarantee that the conditions to make BODIVA a public company were created. He has been a directly involved on the activities of Market Surveillance and Compliance. Mr. Santos hold a degree in Economics from the Catholic University of Angola, which he has completed in 2006, while working as an internal auditor at Canco Totta de Angola, where he has initiated his career in 2003. Since then, he has acquired an extensive experience on the dynamics of the financial markets in Angola, as a result of the various functions that he has held throughout his professional career, one of which as an Executive Director at the Capital Market Commission, between 2016 and 2019.