Alcino dos Prazeres lzata Francisco da Conceicao has a degree in Economics and Finance from Jules Veme University, in Amiens, France.
Between 2001 and 2002 attended the International language school in Chichester, West-Sussex, United Kingdom.
He started his professional career in February 2002 at the Financial Department (DF) of Elf Exploration Angola, now Total.
In 2003, he joined the Ministry of Planning as senior officer of the National Directorate of Studies and Planning (DNEP), where he served as Head of the Department for the Coordination of Multilateral Development Assistances and, later, Head of the Department of Studies and Economic Prospects.
He worked as a professor at a private university in Luanda, between 2004 and 2008, in the subjects of Introduction to Statistics (2″d year) and Financial Economics (3’d year).
He participated in the elaboration of several social and economic works, such as the Long-Term Strategic Vision (Angola 2000-2025) and the National Medium-Term Development Plan 2009- 2012.
In August 2010, he joined the Board of Directors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), in Washington, DC, in the United States of America, as an Advisor to the Executive Director, where he accompanied, among others, the implementation of the Stand-By Arrangement program. (SBA) in Angola (2009-2012) and the Policy Support Instrument (PSI) in Mozambique (2010-2014).
He ceased to be an Adviser to the Executive Director of the IMF in order
to join, in January 2014,the cabinet of the Vice President of the Republic of Angola as Advisor (Vice Minister) for Economic and Business Affairs.
In October 2017, he was reappointed to the position of Advisor (Vice Minister) for Economic and Social Affairs of the Vice President of the Republic.
In June 2018 he was appointed Secretary (Minister) for Economic Affairs of the President of the Republic, a position he held until August 2019.
In January 2020 he was appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Angola in the Republic of Serbia.
On l6th September 2020 he was accredited as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Angola to the Republic of Serbia.