Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister of Portugal
Paulo Portas served as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister of Portugal and he was also Minister of State and National Defence. Dr. Portas was the leader of the moderate conservative CDS-PP for 16 years, and MP for 7 terms. He founded Vinciamo Consulting, a strategic advisory and business intelligence company, with activities in Latin America, Africa, Asia, and the Arabian Gulf. He is a Professor of “Geo-Economics and International Relations” in the MBA of Nova School of Business & Economics and in the universities of Spain, Emirates, and China. Directs “Geo Economics and International Relations” seminars for directors and board members of multinational companies. He is also Deputy Chairman of the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce (CCIP) and a member of the Board of Trustees of Champalimaud Foundation.