Prof. Clara Raposo
Prof. Clara Raposo is the dean of ISEG Lisbon School of Economics and Management, University of Lisbon, where she is also a Full Professor of Finance since 2010. She has been responsible for the scientific area of Finance in the Department of Management, Director of the Master’s in Finance, and Coordinator of the Post-Graduation in Financial Analysis. She holds a PhD in Finance from the London Business School, University of London (1998), and an MSc. Economics from Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London (1994), she graduated in Economics from the Nova School of Business and Economics.
General José Eduardo Garcia Leandro
General José Eduardo Garcia Leandro is presently the President of Jorge Álvares Foundation. He was Governor of Macau between 1974-1979 where he performed an important mission of launching a program of modernization and democratization of the Territory after the Portuguese April Revolution. During its military career he assume high command position both at national level where he was Deputy Chief of High Army Command as well at international level as Military Advisory of Portuguese Delegation at NATO between 1987 and 1990 and Commander of Military Component at MINURSO/ONU. He was a Director at the High Military Studies Institute and he has been an invited professor at different university programs at prestigious schools as the ISCSP/Lisbon University and the IEP/Catholic University
Prof. Fernanda Ilhéu
Prof. Fernanda Ilhéu is a professor at ISEG/ Lisbon University and a researcher at CEsA the ISEG Centre for African, Asian and Latin American Studies. She is graduated in Economics at ISCEF (now ISEG), got Master’s degree in Strategic Management at ISCTE, and a PhD at the University of Seville. She is presently President of the New Silk Road Friends Association a Portuguese Think Tank on BRI and she is a Board Member of Jorge Álvares Foundation. She lived in Macau/China 18 years executing roles of great responsibility in both the private and public sectors; in addition, she also lectured at Macau University as invited professor.
Embassador Cai Run
Ambassador Cai Run, is the Ambassador of China in Portugal since 2015, he has a Master Degree in Law and has a relevant diplomatic career occupying important posts as China´s Embassy Counselor and Minister Counselor at USA (2005-2008); Deputy General Director of Political Research Department of Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Foreign (2008-2009); Deputy General Director of Political Planning Department of Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2009-2012) and General Director of Political Planning Department of Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China (2012-2015).
Embassador José Duarte Jesus
José Manuel Duarte de Jesus, PhD, Ambassador emeritus, during his career he was accredited in Beijing as Ambassador. He is Senior Research Fellow at the Orient Institute – School of Social and Political Sciences - Lisbon University and at the IPRI, Portuguese Institute of International Relations, Nova University Lisbon. He published several books and articles about China and Chinese Culture.
Prof. Manuel Mira Godinho
Manuel Mira Godinho is Vice Dean of ISEG and Full Professor of Economics at ISEG, the Lisbon Economics and Management School of Lisbon University. In the past he was Dean of ISEG in 2017-2018 and before that he chaired the Scientific Board of ISEG, in 2014-2017.
He was awarded a PhD degree in Science and Technology Policy from SPRU, Sussex University, in 1995. His research focus is on the areas of economics of innovation, intellectual property rights and science and technology policy.
Dr. Qi Xiao
Dr. Xiao Qi joined the Bank of China in 1994 and he performed important posts in the Bank such as: Team Head of Global Export Finance & Project Finance (2001-2007); Executive Vice President, Bank of Brazil, S.A (2008-2014), and since 2014 he is the President of Bank of China (Luxembourg) S.A. Lisbon Branch.
Eng. Alberto Carvalho Neto
Eng. Alberto Carvalho Neto is Director of the International Department of BEWG for Portuguese-Speaking Countries (PSCs), CEO of BEWG PT and BeWater. He has 17 years of professional experience in international business, 14 of which related to China and PSCs. He is highly committed to associative movements, was a founder and is Chairman of the Board of AJEPC - Association of Young Entrepreneurs Portugal-China, Vice-President of New Silk Road Friends Association and Vice-President of JEUNE-Young Entrepreneurs Organization of European. He is also an Advisory Board member of the European Chamber of Commerce. In 2017, he co-organized FIN, a networking that connects Portugal, China and the PSCs.
Prof. Álvaro Rosa
Álvaro Rosa, Associate Professor with habilitation is a faculty member of ISCTE Business School, Lisbon. He teaches and researches in the areas of strategy, quality and cross-cultural management. In addition, he is also committed to studies of Asian cultures of management.
Currently, Álvaro Rosa is the Director of Master in International Management (ISCTE Business School), coordinator of Chinese Studies in the Master of International Studies (ISCTE School of Sociology and Public Policy) and Co-Director of Post-graduate program in Telecommunications and Management (ISCTE School of Technology and Architecture).
Dr. Liu Huayin
Huayin Liu is the Chief Investment Officer of UNA Seguros, a Portugal based insurance group. Before joining UNA, Huayin is a Portfolio Manager at Reinsurance Group of America (RGA), responsible for managing RGA’s assets in the EMEA region across five difference currencies: GBP, Euro, USD, SGD and South African Rand. Huayin started his career working in various roles in both ALM and Investment Manager Research departments at Redington, advising UK Pension Schemes and Insurance Companies on asset allocation, manager selection and hedging strategies.
Huayin is a qualified actuary and a CFA charterholder.