Governing Bodies

President

Professor Nuno Canas Mendes


Board of Governors

The main duties of the Board of Governors are to draft annual and multi-annual plans and reports, draw up the annual budget and annual financial implementation report and decide on proposals submitted to it by scientific coordinators. 

 

President: Professor Nuno Canas Mendes

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Vice-president: Professor Andrea Valente 

 Andrea Valente IO update

 

Vice-president: Professor Teresa de Almeida e Silva

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Member: Professor Irene Rodrigues

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Scientific Advisory Committee

The Scientific Advisory Committee consists of the President of Orient Institute, who chairs and coordinates it, and ten Portuguese and foreign specialists in the institute's fields, from outside Universidade de Lisboa. This committee is responsible for analysing the IO's operation and issuing an opinion on its plan of activities, budget and annual report.

 

Members

Dr Jorge Rangel

Gen. Vasco Rocha Vieira

Dr José Esteves Pereira

Dr Ming Chan

Dr Sunil Khilnani

Dr Michael Yahuda

Dr Chris Alden

Dr Chris R. Hughes

 

Scientific Council

The Scientific Council comprises the President of Orient Institute, who chairs it, and all tenured PhDs. The main duties of the Scientific Council are to accept tenured members or associates, approve annual and multi-annual plans and reports, approve the annual budget and annual financial implementation report and assign R&D activities to research groups in accordance with the goals of Orient Institute.

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