Founder & president of Alliance to Renew Cooperation among Humankind ‘ARCHumankind’. Founder & director of the ‘South Asia Democratic Forum’. Founder of ‘Euro Reform Initiative’ and the sustainable development consultancy ‘LessMeansMore’. Former member of the European Parliament 1999-2009 and the Portuguese parliament 1992-1993. Professor, lecturer and author of several books and reports on economics and international politics.