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Advisory Board

Universidade Europeia’s Advisory Board is the body responsible for defining strategic areas and teaching, scientific and social interaction issues. It is composed of the following personality:

Maria de Belém Roseira
Chairman of the Advisory Board

Degree in Law from the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra and in National Defense Auditor. Distinguished with the Grand Cross of the Order of Christ. She has held numerous positions over more than four decades, the last of which was dedicated to political activity. From 1995 to 1999 she was Minister of Health and Minister for Equality and Member of Parliament in various Legislatures. She was a Member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and President of the World Health Assembly of the World Health Organization. It develops an intense action in the field of volunteering, in management bodies of various institutions in the area of Social Economy, having been part of the Steering Committee of the International Association of Mutualities for several years. She was President of the Socialist Party and candidate for the Presidency of the Republic.

Pedro Rebelo de Sousa
Managing Partner and Founder of SRS Advogados

Master in Business Administration, Fundação Getúlio Vargas - School of Business Administration, São Paulo, Brazil, holds a specialization (Post-Graduate) in "Commercial and Business Law" from the Pontifica Catholic University, Brazil and a degree in Law from the Faculty of Law from the University of Lisbon (where he held teaching functions). He is currently Managing Partner and Founder of SRS Advogados. With over 40 years of experience, Pedro Rebelo de Sousa has vast experience in banking, having been Vice President of an international investment bank in São Paulo and New York and CEO of a Portuguese bank.

Vasco Antunes Pereira
CEO Lusíadas Saúde

Graduated in Law from Universidade Lusíada, obtained his MBA from Georgetown University. Vasco Antunes Pereira is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Lusíadas Saúde - a Portuguese private healthcare group integrated in the UnitedHealth Group, with private hospitals and clinics and a Public-Private Partnership hospital. Previously, he was Chairman of the Board of Directors of Hospital de Cascais and Executive Director of Grupo Lusíadas. He was responsible for Logistics and Trading in the healthcare industry. He started his career as a lawyer, focusing on Corporate and Health.

Pedro Duarte
Director of Corporate Affairs at Microsoft Portugal

Degree in Law from the Catholic University, Master in International Economics and European Studies from ISEG. He is currently studying for a PhD in Development Studies at the University of Lisbon. Pedro Duarte led the National Political Committee for Social Democratic Youth, from 1998 to 2002, having been a deputy to the Assembly of the Republic, by the Círculo do Porto, successively elected in the 1999, 2002, 2005 and 2009 legislatures. He directed the campaign of Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa to the 2016 presidential elections, won in the first round. Since 2011 he has been Director of Corporate Affairs at Microsoft Portugal and is part of the European Government Affairs team at Microsoft. Since 2018, he has chaired the Strategic Council for the Digital Economy of the CIP (Confederação Empresarial de Portugal).

Nuno Botelho
President of the Porto Commercial Association – Porto Chamber of Commerce and Industry

He has a degree in Law from the Catholic University of Porto and a postgraduate degree in Banking, Stock Exchange and Insurance from the University of Coimbra. His career has been linked to tourism since 2000, when he took over the management of clients at Exponor. Later, as Adjunct to the Councilor of the Human Resources, Sports, Education and Youth Department, between 2002 and 2004, he coordinated the Office of the Porto City Council responsible for managing the Euro 2004 – European Football Championship. Founding shareholder of the company responsible for creating and holding the largest national event in the wine industry, "Essência do Vinho", Nuno Botelho also developed the project "Essência do Gourmet", launched in 2006 the magazine "Wine" and in 2018 acquired “Revista de Vinhos”, the leading wine and gastronomy publication in Portugal. More recently, he also acquired the magazine “Gula”, in Brazil. He is currently president of the Porto Commercial Association – Porto Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Pedro Barbas Homem
Rector of the European University (2017-2020)

Full Professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, having previously held the position of Pro-Rector (2008-2010) and Vice-Rector of the University of Lisbon (2010-2011). He was a member of the National Council of Education, by cooptation, having been coordinator of its Committee on Higher Education. He was a visiting professor at the Faculty of Law at the University of Coimbra, at the Faculty of Law at the University of São Paulo and at universities in the USA, Brazil, India, Angola and Mozambique. Since 2007, Pedro Barbas Homem has been a member of the UNESCO Commission for Conciliation and Good Offices of Disputes between States. Between 2011 and 2016, he was Director of the Center for Judiciary Studies and, since 1984, has been a lawyer registered with the Portuguese Bar Association, having, in 2016, been part of its Legislation Committee. From 2017 to 2020 he was dean of the European University

Germano de Sousa
Member of the Board of Directors of the Germano de Sousa Group

Germano de Sousa is a specialist in Clinical Pathology. Full professor and director of the College of Post-Graduate Education of the Universidade Atlântica, he is director of the Clinical Pathology Service at Hospital Fernando Fonseca. Counselor of the National Council for Ethics in the Life Sciences, presides over the Portuguese Society of Clinical Chemistry and is a member of the New York Academy of Sciences. He was an associate professor at the Faculty of Medical Sciences for 20 years, founded and conducted the Master's Course in Chemical Pathology and was a member of the Graduate Studies Office at the same faculty. At the Civil Hospitals he was director of the Clinical Pathology Services at the Desterro and Capuchos Hospitals. He chaired the Portuguese Society of Clinical Pathology, the Portuguese Society of Osteoporosis and Metabolic Diseases and the National Association of Clinical Laboratories. He was Chairman of the Medical Association between 1999 and 2005.


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