On the Job Training

Ellis, Eric
April 2009
Forbes Asia;4/13/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p22
The article reports on Venancio Alves Maria who is the executive director of the Petroleum Fund of Timor-Leste. As reported, the four-year-old fund, which is based in Dili, East Timor, is worth $4.5 billion, and it's adding $150 million to $200 million a month. It is also reported that Alves Maria manages and invests the royalties rolling in from oil and gas deposits under the Timor Sea, between East Timor's southern coast and northern Australia.


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