The Nuarro team
Evan and Tibea, our general managers, are here to make sure that your stay is a fabulous experience. They both have been living in Southern Mozambique for more than 15 years before joining the Nuarro team.
Tibea is in charge of our guests, answering your every question and taking care of you while staying at Nuarro. She is also a Scuba Instructor with years of experience diving in Mozambique.
By “cooking up a storm” in the kitchen Evan will take care of your culinary needs, is also a Kite-surf instructor and passionate about nature conservation.
Afonso is the chef cook. He comes from the Memba district. He has had experience in many different Mozambican 5 star resorts. With his team he knows to surprise every guest, every day with his amazing culinary delights!
Benildo (Beny) is coming from the area, he has been working from the start of the project. He is in charge of the reception and is studying Human Recourses. He is speaking Portuguese, English and Macua.
Francisco Emília Francisco
Born and raised Muelé 2 in Inhambane City, Province of Inhambane, Mozambique.
After completing grade 12 at Emilia Daússe Secondary School; he graduated a 5 year business degree at the University Mussa Bin Bique and specialized in Human Recourses and management. He speaks four languages including Portuguese, English, Guitonga and Xitsua.
Born and raised in Inhambane
He started his interest in diving at the age of 18 years in the south of Mozambique. Mauro is one of the few Mozambican dive Instructors, he qualified in September 2017, and before that, worked as a dive master for 6 years with 1500 or more dives as his experience. He is also a qualified boat skipper and is very hands-on with the technical aspects of the dive centre. He always has a big smile and the willingness to accommodate or teach everyone interested in diving and sharing his knowledge about marine life.
His specialty is macro diving and he has a special eye for spotting the most interesting critters.
Lauren is South African and has been a dive instructor and lodge manager for the past 17 years, in places ranging from the Caribbean to Africa, including Mozambique and Malawi. She is responsible for Reservations.
Co-owner / Marketing / Sales Manager
Trienke is Dutch, one of the owners and has been living in Africa for 16 years, of which 3 of those years were in Mozambique. She heads up the sales and marketing team of Nuarro lodge, based in Durban, South Africa.