Mr. Emanuel Zeferino
Project Manager, Sunstone Logistics Systems
Emanuel Zeferino is an Industrial Engineer currently working as a Project Manager at Sunstone Logistics Systems where he manages projects for digitalising and optimising end-to-end logistics operations for companies such as CCBA Africa (Cocacola Africa) in the greater African countries. He has experience in the plastic manufacturing industry, where he served as the continuous improvement coordinator at Gundle Plastics (Pty) Ltd in South Africa as well as in academia where he worked in various industrial projects within the Research Chair in Intelligent Manufacturing, Skills Development and Business Incubation, as a leader of the section in aircraft components localisation project. Mr. Zeferino has just completed his Masters in Industrial Engineering, entitled, Development of a Framework for Implementation of a Wisdom Manufacturing System for Transport Sector. In this study, he deployed a machine learning concept used for Smart City management to the emerging manufacturing system. He has presented in various local and international events both in English and Portuguese such as the first African IEOM international conference 2018, Tropics Business Summit 2019 and 2020, Manufacturing indaba 2018, Klevaclick Innovation Summit 2021 as well as the Global Conference in Sustainable Manufacturing (GCSM) 2022. Furthermore, he has featured in major media platforms in Angola, such as the ANGOP TV, Radio Nacional de Angola and Televisão Pública de Angola to advise on matters related to waste management, pandemic management, science and technology. Mr. Zeferino has authored various peer reviewed publications and filed a patent application with the United Kingdom intellectual property office.