Marla Calado

Marla Calado is Chief Operations Officer at Maputo Port Development Company.


Married and mother of 3 boys, Marla studied Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Course in the branch of Mechanical Engineering Design at the Faculty of Engineering at the Eduardo Mondlane University, in Maputo.

She kicked-off her career at Coca-Cola Sabco in 2006, where she worked for 6 years, being her last position Country Technical trainer and Improvement projects coordinator. She then took a new challenge as Logistics Manager for a steel production company and then in a Cement production company, which paved the way for her preparation in logistics and operations.


She entered MPDC in 2016 as a Senior Logistics Manager and she was appointed as COO in June 2017.