South African Portuguese Chamber


The South African Portuguese Chamber of Commerce (SAPCC) is a non-profit company founded in 2014, acting for the benefit of its members.  The SAPCC is a member-driven, non-profit, fee-based organisation representing its members in Southern Africa. The SAPCC is recognised by the Portuguese and South African authorities.

There are over 1900 enterprises currently registered with the SAPCC. There are currently a further over 9000 connections on social media platforms.


Its main objectives are:

• To promote bilateral trade and investment between Portugal and Southern Africa;

• To provide a network for its members with the ultimate aim of stimulating and growing business and investment;

• To support our members in advocating towards an attractive investment and business climate in Southern Africa;

• To showcase, promote and award top Portuguese and Luso-South African entrepreneurs and professionals;

• To promote and protect the business and professional interests of Luso-South African entrepreneurs and professionals, as well as entities controlled or managed by such persons operating in South Africa.”

The Board

Our current board is comprised of ten executive directors and one support staff. Everyone works on a volunteer basis and originate from within our business and professional communities and add significant value to the organisation and its members. They are, in alphabetic order :
Anabella 1

Anabela Diogo

Financial and Administration
Director – AMB Business (Pty) Ltd

Business Consulting

Fernando Anceriz

Fernando Anceriz

Communications and events
Chairman –

Mincon / DriconeQ Southern Africa

Manuel Moutinho

Manuel Moutinho

Administration & Protocols
CEO – Mobicon-Mantech Holdings

Pedro Pereira

Marketing & Communications
CEO – C2 Investment Technologies Group
Ricardo de Freitas

Ricardo de Freitas CA(SA)

Youth and Events
Business Development Manager – Makosi


Chairperson – Young Adult Portuguese Society (YAPS)

Rui Fragoso

Rui Fragoso

General Manager
General Manager – South African Portuguese Chamber of Commerce (SAPCC)
Rui Marto

Rui Marto

Communications / Legal and EU Chamber
Managing Director – Attorneys Marto Lafitte & Assoc Inc
Sofia Pone

Sofia Pone

Youth and Events
Strategic Director and Deal Maker – Boardroom Appointments (35 years of Recruitment Excellence) | Snr Partner and Founder – Kulture Talent Global (IT Talent, Tech Recruitment) | VP – Boardroom Appointments USA
Tony de Gouveia

Tony de Gouveia

Marketing and Events
Psychologist/Organisational Coach/Facilitator
Zita Duarte

Zita de Abreu

Youth and Events
Director – 360Link Events & Brand Activations
Raquel Simoes

Raquel Simoes

SAPCC Secretary
Secretary – South African Portuguese Chamber of Commerce (SAPCC)