Leadership Team : Antonio Alvarenga

António is a professor and seasoned consultant specialized in the field of Strategic Foresight, Horizon Scanning, Scenario Planning, Strategy and Future Insight. Over the last 20 years, António has advised and trained +2000 managers in the areas of Foresight, Scenario Planning, Strategy, Horizon Scanning, New Product Development, Innovation and Sustainability.

He is the Founder and Executive Director of ALVA R&C, a consulting company specialized in Foresight, Scenario Planning, Strategy and Innovation. He holds a PhD in Management Sciences by the Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3, he is graduated in Economics (Porto University - Faculty of Economics), he has a MA in European Economic Studies (College of Europe ‒ Bruges) and a Master in Strategy (ISCSP, Lisbon).

He has a strong background in the coordination of projects, workshops and training sessions in Scenarios, Strategic Foresight methods and Trend Analysis/Scanning, and he is internationally trained in Strategic Foresight (PREST, Futuribles, Coates & Jarret, Outsights, Fuld & Company).

He is currently Adjunct Associate Professor (NOVA SBE - School of Business & Economics and ISEG ‒ Lisbon School of Economics & Management), researcher at CEG-IST (Lisbon University) and IHC – Contemporary History Institute (FCSH, UNL), and Member of the Advisory Board of the Department of Mechanical Engineering (DEM), IST.

Previously he was Adjunct Associate Professor at IST ‒ Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon University (Scenario Analysis), Director of the Department of Strategies and Economic Analysis of the Portuguese Environment Agency, Rapporteur for the Portuguese Green Growth Commitment, Director of the Department of Innovation and Strategic Sectors of the Lisbon City Council, and Director of the Strategic Foresight Unit of the Portuguese Department of Foresight and Planning. In 2017/18, António received the Honorable Mention Award - “Excellent Professor” (ISEG – Lisbon School of Economics & Management).

António is the author of multiple publications, and he has regular press interventions and participations in national and international conferences and projects. He has working experience and presentation skills in Portuguese, English, Spanish, French and Italian.

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